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France to UK: With eyes on defence pie, western powers court PM Modi

Jun 29, 2014

France to UK: With eyes on defence pie, western powers court PM Modi

, who holds the twin portfolios of defence and finance - and can therefore decide both whether to sign the deal and when to release the money.U.S. Senator
Michelle Obama says will not go into politics after White House

Jun 24, 2014

Michelle Obama says will not go into politics after White House

speculation that Mrs. Obama was mulling a future run for the U.S. Senate. President Obama's term in the White House ends in early 2017. Former first lady
In Washington, growing chorus calls for Iraq's Maliki to go

Jun 19, 2014

In Washington, growing chorus calls for Iraq's Maliki to go

."The Maliki government, candidly, has got to go if you want any reconciliation," said U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, Democratic chairwoman of the Senate
Iraq asks United States for air support to counter rebels

Jun 19, 2014

Iraq asks United States for air support to counter rebels

political exclusion among Sunnis, the minority that ran Iraq until U.S. troops deposed dictator Saddam Hussein after the 2003 invasion.U.S. Senate Majority
Obama to sign order barring federal discrimination against gays

Jun 17, 2014

Obama to sign order barring federal discrimination against gays

Democratic-controlled U.S. Senate but has languished in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.Activists lauded the White House move.The president
U.S. agency urges Myanmar to scrap proposed religion laws

Jun 13, 2014

U.S. agency urges Myanmar to scrap proposed religion laws

numerals "969," has been viewed in Washington with growing concern.A bipartisan group of prominent U.S. senators has introduced a bill in the U
U.S. Capitol briefly evacuated after plane in restricted space - police

Jun 08, 2014

U.S. Capitol briefly evacuated after plane in restricted space - police

we're going back to normal operations. We're going back into the building," Antrobus said. The U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms staff said on
D-Day memories still fresh 70 years later for U.S. veterans

Jun 07, 2014

D-Day memories still fresh 70 years later for U.S. veterans

who will sacrifice to preserve the liberty we enjoy," said the main speaker, Virginia Democratic U.S. Senator Tim Kaine.The commemoration included
China tightens security on the eve of Tiananmen Square's anniversary

Jun 04, 2014

China tightens security on the eve of Tiananmen Square's anniversary

private meeting at an apartment in Beijing to discuss the crackdown, prompting concern in the United States and Europe.U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, chairman of
Obama's new emissions rules likely to face a friendly court

Jun 03, 2014

Obama's new emissions rules likely to face a friendly court

, a lawyer who has experience challenging EPA rules that environmentalists dislike.The U.S. Senate confirmed Obamas first nominee, Sri Srinivasan, in