New contract from an ally brings more U.S. pressure on a Chinese telecom giant suspected of cyber-espionage
Memories of massacres, sex slaves and millions dead
(WASHINGTON) — Vincent Gray declared his candidacy for a second term as District of Columbia mayor Monday, settling a question that had hung over city politics for months.
Gray’s campaign will force voters to weigh the prosperity achieved during the Democrat’s nearly three years in office against the crimes several close associates …
(WASHINGTON) — The Obama administration says it is maintaining tough oil-related sanctions against Iran even though the U.S. and five other world powers signed an initial deal earlier this week to curb Tehran’s nuclear program and prevent it developing nuclear weapons.
The White House said in a statement on Friday that there is a …
Americans are also wary of military action against Iran, even if diplomatic efforts fall through
Administration attempts to head off congressional sanctions
(WASHINGTON) — The White House on Tuesday made a holiday appeal to Iran to return a retired FBI agent and two other Americans being held in the country.
Robert Levinson, the former FBI agent, disappeared during a business trip to Iran’s Kish Island in March 2007. The United States believes the private investigator and father of …
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghanistan’s president and the U.S. delivered blunt messages to each other Monday that gave no indication of a resolution of their disagreements over a pact that governs the future of the American troop presence in the country.
Hamid Karzai said he won’t back down from his refusal to sign during the rest of …
Distrustful of Iran, both parties on the Hill are pushing new sanctions that would start in six months, or sooner if Tehran breaks the deal. The White House fears a self-fulfilling prophecy
After Israeli PM called agreement a “historic mistake”
A grueling all-nighter for the Secretary of State, charges of foolishness for the President
Of croissants and centrifuges, and the struggle to seal a deal