Politics

UN unity on helping poor nations with financial crisis - 06/27/2009

UNITED NATIONS, Gerard Aziakou - A UN conference ended here Friday with broad consensus on the need to help developing nations cope with the global financial crisis but with the United States voicing...

Obama, Malaysian PM discuss NKorea in phone call - 06/26/2009

WASHINGTON- US President Barack Obama spoke by telephone with Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday, and discussed proliferation, North Korea and financial regulation, the White House...

Clinton, Bahrain prince discuss Middle East - 06/26/2009

WASHINGTON- The tense post-election climate in Iran and the Middle East peace process topped talks Friday between US diplomacy chief Hillary Clinton and Bahrain's crown prince, the State Department...

Iranian doctor who claimed to save Neda blames militia - 06/26/2009

LONDON - An Iranian doctor who claims he tried to save Neda Agha-Soltan, whose death during election protests made her an opposition icon, said Thursday she was apparently shot by a member of the...

Leftist LatAm trade group slams 'coup attempt' in Honduras - 06/26/2009

UNITED NATIONS- Countries belonging to the leftist Latin American trade group ALBA condemned here Thursday what they called a coup attempt against Honduran President Manuel Zelaya. "We denounce in...

South Carolina governor admits affair - 06/24/2009

WASHINGTON- South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford on Wednesday admitted conducting a months-long affair with an Argentine woman but refused to answer questions about whether he would resign from...

US halts July 4 invitations to Iranian diplomats - 06/24/2009

WASHINGTON - The United States said Wednesday that it would no longer issue invitations for Iranian diplomats to attend July 4 parties at US embassies, following the violent suppression of protests...

Lost youth: US minors tried, jailed as adults - 06/24/2009

WASHINGTON, Lucile Malandain - Like thousands of other juveniles across the United States, Dwayne and Andre were convicted as adults by a US court and grew up fast in jail living among hardened...

Judge orders Syrian Guantanamo inmate freed - 06/24/2009

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2009 (AFP) - A federal judge has ordered the release of a Syrian man held at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, saying his imprisonment at the US-run detention after months of...

Medvedev warns against imposing democracy on Muslim world - 06/24/2009

CAIRO, Anna Smolchenko - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev warned on Tuesday against attempts to impose Western values on the Arab world, praising US President Barack Obama's recent efforts to reach...
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