Politics

US public opposes Obama on GM, Guantanamo: poll - 06/18/2009

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama's popularity has slipped and most Americans oppose his push to close the Guantanamo Bay prison and his rescue of General Motors, according to a new survey out...

Obama warns North Korea a 'grave threat' - 06/17/2009

WASHINGTON, Stephen Collinson - US President Barack Obama has warned that nuclear North Korea is a "grave threat" and said he would not tolerate the Stalinist state's provocative strategy of...

Indian PM wants to try again for peace with Pakistan - 06/17/2009

NEW DELHI- India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday he wanted to try again to make peace with Pakistan, but stressed Islamabad needed to take "strong and effective" action to end...

Ahmadinejad has strong lead in Iran count: poll chief - 06/13/2009

TEHRAN- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has taken a strong lead in his bid to be re-elected as Iran's president, chalking up 65.96 percent of Friday's vote with more than two-thirds of ballot boxes counted, the...

Can't the Arab world DO something for Arabic language ? - 06/10/2009

Today is the last day of one of the greatest Olympic events... and that is the Turkish Language Olympics... It started on 27th of May, and today the children are having their last tour in the Bosphor...

Harmless, hardened alike housed at Guantanam - 06/10/2009

Shortly after taking office, US President Barack Obama ordered that the Cuba-based facility be closed by January 2010, but some of the prisoners, who hail from 30 countries, cannot be freed until...

Gabon prime minister says not aware of president's death - 06/08/2009

LIBREVILLE - Gabon Prime Minister Jean Eyeghe Ndong told national television on Sunday that he was "not aware" of the reported death of President Omar Bongo Ondimba. "I was very surprised, like...

En route to Nazi camp, Obama pledges Mideast peace drive - 06/06/2009

DRESDEN, Deborah Cole- US President Barack Obama vowed Friday to seize the moment to advance Middle East peace, underlining the historic commitment to Israel with a solemn visit to a former Nazi...

"Carefree again", says Placebo's Brian Molko - 06/05/2009

PARIS, Paul Ricard- Troubled indie rock band Placebo release their first album in three years next week, "an album that shows we are carefree again," frontman Brian Molko told AFP. "Battle For The...

US Muslims greet Obama speech with hope, relief - 06/05/2009

CHICAGO, Mira Oberman- For eight years, US Muslims cringed at the divisions created at home and abroad by the White House's use of terms like "Islamo-fascism" and "Islamic terrorists." On...
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