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Oct 01, 2014

US, China air differences over Hong Kong protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. and Chinese officials publicly aired differences Wednesday over the protests in Hong Kong, where students want democratic changes to the electoral system. China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi was visiting Washington as the stan... #China #Hong Kong #John Kerry #US State Department #Wang Yi

Sep 30, 2014

John Baird suggests long mission ahead in Iraq

OTTAWA—As the federal cabinet considers sending fighter jets to Iraq, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird suggests Canada and other countries could be in for a long mission. Baird predicts that battling extremists in Iraq and elsewhere will take time... #Iraq #Afghanistan #Canada #Ottawa #Libya #NATO #Stephen Harper #Somalia #Baltic #Boko Haram #Al-Shabab

Sep 30, 2014

Nuclear Iran greater threat than terrorists - Netanyahu

A nuclear-armed Iran would pose a far greater threat to the world than Isil Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said yesterday. "Make no mistake, Isil must be defeated," Mr Netanyahu told the UN General Assembly. "But to defeat Isil and leave ... #Israel #Iran #Benjamin Netanyahu #Middle East #Mahmoud Abbas #U N Security Council #Tehran #Hamas #Avigdor Lieberman #Gaza Strip

Sep 30, 2014

North Korean foreign minister begins 10-day Russia visit

Ri Su-yong will meet counterpart Sergei Lavrov and tour far-east Russia in attempt to boost cooperation between countries North Koreas foreign minister has arrived in Moscow at the start of a 10-day visit, with a bilateral agenda that includes fighti... #Sergei Lavrov #Russia #Europe #North Korea

Sep 29, 2014

New Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai sworn in after disputed vote

Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn in Monday as Afghanistan&aposs new president, replacing Hamid Karzai. RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press AMIR SHAH, Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn in Monday as Afghanistan's new p... #Afghanistan #Hamid Karzai #World Bank #Taliban #Ashraf Ghani #Abdullah Abdullah

Oct 01, 2014

Washington Issues Statement Backing Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protesters

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is due to discuss the ongoing protests with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesda... #Hong Kong #John Kerry #Wang Yi #China

Sep 29, 2014

U.S. supporting terrorists in Syria by bombing ISIS, but not other rebel groups, foreign minister tells UN

Syria's foreign minister also tried to position his country on the same side of the coalition fighting ISIS, which he said has been 'unleashed like a monster... #Syria #Iraq #United States

Sep 30, 2014

North Korean foreign minister begins 10-day Russia visit

Ri Su-yong will meet counterpart Sergei Lavrov and tour far-east Russia in attempt to boost cooperation between countries Continue reading..... #Sergei Lavrov #Russia #Europe #North Korea

Oct 01, 2014

Obama praises India's Modi, but warmer ties seem elusive

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama showered praise on India's new prime minister in an Oval Office meeting Tuesday, but there were few signs that the president and Narendra Modi had resolved issues that have often kept the two democracies at arm's ... #India #White House #Barack Obama #Narendra Modi

Sep 30, 2014

Bahamas strikes tough tone on immigration at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The foreign minister of the Bahamas said Tuesday his country is determined to control illegal immigration, saying that allowing it to balloon could be a "recipe for civil... #India #White House #Barack Obama #Narendra Modi