U.S.: Russia Has Violated Arms Treaty By Testing Cruise Missile

U.S.: Russia Has Violated Arms Treaty By Testing Cruise Missile

Washington (AFP) - The United States has found that Russia violated a 1987 arms control treaty by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, a senior U.S. official said late Monday ...

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Russia’s Actions In Ukraine ‘Gasoline On The Fire,’ U.S. Diplomat Says

Russia’s Actions In Ukraine ‘Gasoline On The Fire,’ U.S. Diplomat Says

By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times KIEV, Ukraine -- The U.S. ambassador to Ukraine had stern words for Russia on Friday, continuing a week in which Washington has toughened its ...

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U.S. ‘Delighted’ By Impending Arrival Of Sudanese Christian Convert

U.S. ‘Delighted’ By Impending Arrival Of Sudanese Christian Convert

Washington (AFP) -- The White House said it was "delighted" over the release by Sudan of a Christian woman sentenced to death for renouncing Islam, and welcomes her arrival "soon" ...

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U.S. Congratulates Iraq On Electing New President

U.S. Congratulates Iraq On Electing New President

Washington (AFP) -- The United States threw its weight behind the newly elected president of Iraq, Fuad Masum, and urged him to form a "cohesive government" to help fight Islamic ...

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Officials: U.S. Knew Three Days Before Mosul Fell That Islamic State Was Moving Forces

Officials: U.S. Knew Three Days Before Mosul Fell That Islamic State Was Moving Forces

By Hannah Allam, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration knew an attack was in the works three days in advance of the Islamic State's offensive in north ...

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U.S.: Sanctions ‘Very Soon’ If Russia Stays Course On Ukraine

U.S.: Sanctions ‘Very Soon’ If Russia Stays Course On Ukraine

Washington (AFP) - The United States is prepared to impose tough new economic sanctions on Russia "very soon" if Moscow refuses to sever ties with Kremlin-backed separatists in ea ...

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Bahrain: U.S. Asst Secretary Of State ‘Unwelcome’, Should Leave

Bahrain: U.S. Asst Secretary Of State ‘Unwelcome’, Should Leave

Dubai (AFP) - Bahrain's foreign ministry said Monday that U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour, Tom Malinowski, is "unwelcome" in the Sunni-rul ...

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Russians Target State Dept. Spokeswoman For Media Assault

Russians Target State Dept. Spokeswoman For Media Assault

By Lesley Clark, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Among the Russian bloggers and social media activists who are loyal to the Kremlin, there’s a favorite target when it com ...

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U.S. Slaps Sanctions On Uganda For ‘Vile’ Anti-Gay Laws

U.S. Slaps Sanctions On Uganda For ‘Vile’ Anti-Gay Laws

Washington (AFP) - The United States Thursday slapped sanctions on Uganda -- cancelling a military air exercise, imposing visa bans and freezing some aid -- amid deep U.S. anger a ...

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Kerry: U.S. Seeks To Help All Iraqis, Not Maliki

Kerry: U.S. Seeks To Help All Iraqis, Not Maliki

Washington (AFP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry insisted in remarks aired Thursday that Washington is seeking to help all Iraqis, not merely prop up Prime Minister Nuri al-M ...

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