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Fidel Castro rips US apart, compares Nato to Nazis

Sep 02, 2014

Fidel Castro rips US apart, compares Nato to Nazis

Cuban ex-president Fidel Castro lashed out at the United States and Europe yesterday, accusing them of war-mongering and comparing the Nato military alliance's representatives to the Nazi SS. #United States #Nato #Cuba #Nazis #Fidel Catsro
US exhorts Israel to abandon Palestinian land-grab plan

Sep 02, 2014

US exhorts Israel to abandon Palestinian land-grab plan

Israel has faced increasing pressure, including from the United States, after saying it plans to expropriate 400 hectares (988 acres) of Palestinian land in the Bethlehem area in the south of the occupied West Bank. #Barack Obama #Israel #Palestine #Gaza #United States of America #Israel bombs Gaza. Israeli airstrikes on Gaza #Netaynyahu
Brazil's Silva looks presidential, but not a shoo-in

Sep 02, 2014

Brazil's Silva looks presidential, but not a shoo-in

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Popular environmentalist Marina Silva looks capable of winning Brazil's presidential election in October but a major campaign gaffe and mounting attacks from other candidates and the media suggest the race is still wide open. Polls have shown Silva with a lead of about 10 percentage points over President Dilma Rousseff if the Oct. 5 election goes to a runoff, as seems likely #United States #China #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #brazilian
Guantanamo detainee transfer to Uruguay unlikely before vote-official

Sep 02, 2014

Guantanamo detainee transfer to Uruguay unlikely before vote-official

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - The transfer of six prisoners from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay to Uruguay is unlikely to take place before presidential elections are held in October, a senior Uruguayan official said on Monday. President Jos Mujica earlier this year accepted a request to take half a dozen inmates from the center used to imprison people detained after the Sept. #United States #Business #Japan #Technology #Arabic #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Ukraine separatists seek "special status" at Minsk talks

Sep 02, 2014

Ukraine separatists seek "special status" at Minsk talks

MINSK (Reuters) - Pro-Russia separatists sat down for preliminary peace talks with Ukraine in the Belarussian capital Minsk on Monday saying they would be prepared to stay part of Ukraine if they were granted "special status", according to Russian news agencies. #United States #India #Japan #Technology #Russia #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #Ukraine #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

Aug 29, 2014

US delivers military aid to Lebanon to help bolster military amid growing militant threat

The United States has delivered its first emergency shipment of weapons to Lebanon, officials said Friday, to help bolster military forces as part of a broader regional response to combat the growing threat posed by Islamic extremists...
Why Devyani's G-visa shouldn't be processed by US at all

Sep 01, 2014

Letter From America: From Afar, the United States Seems at Odds With Its Ideals

A mysterious sign at the protests in Ferguson, Mo., bespoke a larger truth: America has lost influence by failing to embody its own creeds...
Why Devyani's G-visa shouldn't be processed by US at all

Sep 01, 2014

The Media Equation: Amazon Bets on Content in Deal for Twitch

Twitch has built a platform that hosts live events akin to the N.F.L., the United States Open or the X Games — and it has the audience to show for it...