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Syrian chemical weapons disposal plan to be released next week: UN
U.S. plans to destroy Syrian chemical we...

U.S. plans to destroy Syrian chemical weapons at sea

Washington – The United States is planning to destroy some of Syria’s deadliest chemical weapons in international waters aboard a government-owned ship. The Obama administration said that the plan involves destroying the weapons aboard the MV Cape Ray ship in the Mediterranean Sea, with... read more »

NSA snooped on porn habits of Islamist radicals to discredit them: Report
NSA snooped on porn habits of Islamist r...

NSA snooped on porn habits of Islamist radicals to discredit them: Report

Washington – The documents revealed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden have reportedly indicated that the US’ spy agency allegedly spied on the porn habits of Islamist radicals in order to find ways to discredit them. The classified document, dated 3 October 2012, claims that the NSA... read more »

Obama calls Saudi king over Iran: White House
Obama calls Saudi king over Iran: White ...

Obama calls Saudi king over Iran: White House

Washington – US President Barack Obama Wednesday called King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia to discuss the negotiations over Iranian nuclear programme. The kingdom had expressed unhappiness over Washington’s policies toward Egypt, Syria, and Iran. During their telephone... read more »

CIA recruited Guantanamo Bay suspects to spy on al-Qa’ida leaders post 9/11
CIA recruited Guantanamo Bay suspects to...

CIA recruited Guantanamo Bay suspects to spy on al-Qa’ida leaders post 9/11...

London – The CIA turned some terror suspects, who were rounded up and delivered to the Guantanamo Bay military prison Cuba in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, into double agents. The programme was run from a secret facility within Guantanamo Bay from 2002 to 2006 and drew the personal attention... read more »

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Kerry to join world powers in Geneva to help finalize Iran nuke deal

Kerry to join world powers in Geneva to help finalize Iran nuke deal

Washington – United States Secretary John Kerry will reportedly join the P5+1 in Geneva to help finalize an agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme. State Department spokeswoman... read more »

Merkel hails Greek progress in cutting debt

Merkel hails Greek progress in cutting debt

Berlin – German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday praised the progress Greece has made in cutting debt while meeting her Greek counterpart, but said more could be done in its efforts to... read more »

Population of homeless people in NY City and LA has increased by 27 percent

Population of homeless people in NY City and LA has increased by 27 percent

Federal statistics from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) annual survey of over 3,000 cities and counties show the number of people living in emergency shelters... read more »

Kerry blames Muslim Brotherhood for 'stealing’ Egypt revolution

Kerry blames Muslim Brotherhood for ‘stealing’ Egypt revolution

Washington – Secretary of State John Kerry has accused Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood of having ‘stolen’ the revolution that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak in... read more »

Obama defends Iranian nuclear deal against 'tough talk and bluster'

US-Iran nuke dispute might end in six months, says Obama

Islamabad – President Barack Obama has said that the United States could diplomatically resolve its nuclear dispute with Iran in the next six months. Obama also made a personal appeal to... read more »