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Obama declares Ebola a security threat, to send 3000 US soldiers to region

Sep 17, 2014

Obama declares Ebola a security threat, to send 3000 US soldiers to region

"If the outbreak is not stopped now, we could be looking at hundreds of thousands of people affected," Obama said on the Ebola epidemic. #United States #Obama #US #Nigeria #West Africa #HealthBuzz #Virus #Ebola Virus #Guinea #Health Scare #Ebola virus scare #West Africa disease #Ebola deaths #Sierre Leone
Ditching cars for buses, bikes best way to cut city pollution - study

Sep 17, 2014

Ditching cars for buses, bikes best way to cut city pollution - study

LONDON, Sept 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Encouraging people to abandon their cars and use public transport or walk or cycle around cities offers the "least pain, most gain" way to cut air pollution from traffic by 2050, a new international study said on Wednesday. The report, by the University of California and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), proposed governments expand rail and bus transport and ensure cities are safer for pedestrians and cyclists #Politics #United States #China #Business #Japan #Brazil #markets #Latin America
EXCLUSIVE - South Korea's Park says door open for talks with North

Sep 17, 2014

EXCLUSIVE - South Korea's Park says door open for talks with North

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye, thwarted so far in ambitious plans to begin the process of reunifying the Korean peninsula, said the door is open for talks with the North during the upcoming U.N. General Assembly. However, Park said in an interview that Pyongyang must show sincerity in seeking a constructive dialogue and "walk the talk" in taking up South Korea's offers for engagement aimed at ending a deadlock after a decade of warming ties. #facebook #United States #China #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Russia #South Korea #markets #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Egypt's military focus is at home, not on Islamic State - minister

Sep 17, 2014

Egypt's military focus is at home, not on Islamic State - minister

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's foreign minister has suggested his country might not provide military assistance to the United States for its battle against the Islamic State militant group, saying the army was focused on the home front. #United States #India #Egypt #Brazil #Middle East #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Crimean Tatars say Russian security agencies raid their assembly

Sep 17, 2014

Crimean Tatars say Russian security agencies raid their assembly

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Armed and masked men cordoned off the the Crimean Tatars' main assembly in the region as security officials searched it on Tuesday, a member of the ethnic minority, which widely opposed Russia's annexation, told Reuters. Russia wrested Crimea away from Ukraine and annexed it in March in spite of opposition from the Tatar community, who make up 300,000 of the Black Sea peninsula's 2 million people and are under pressure to align themselves with the new authorities. "I came to work shortly after 9.30 a.m. #facebook #United States #China #Business #Elections #Technology #Arabic #Italy #Latin America #Mexico #opinion

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In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row

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Why Devyani's G-visa shouldn't be processed by US at all

Sep 16, 2014

Dempsey: If military campaign against extremists fails, US ground troops possible

The nation's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday that if President Barack Obama's expanded military campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails, he would recommend that the United States consider deploying American ground forces to Iraq... #Iraq #Barack Obama #U.S. Congress #Washington
Why Devyani's G-visa shouldn't be processed by US at all

Sep 15, 2014

Michelle Obama to Host Fashion Designers at the White House: Who Scored an Invite?

Michelle Obama is hosting a State of Style! On Friday, Sept. 12, the First Lady of the United State[...... #Iraq #Barack Obama #U.S. Congress #Washington
Why Devyani's G-visa shouldn't be processed by US at all

Sep 16, 2014

Soldiers Killed in Suicide Attack at U.S. Base in Kabul

Three soldiers with the American-led coalition were killed Tuesday in the attack on a convoy at the gates of a United States military base, officials said... #Kabul #International Security Assistance Force #Afghanistan