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Prison at Guantanamo Bay: Obama sends closure plan to Congress

Newsroom24x7  Staff Washington DC: The US administration met the deadline and on Tuesday (23 February, 2016) morning at 10:00 a.m. submitted to the Congress the plan required by the National Defense Authorization Act of fiscal 2015, seeking a plan on the future detention and on Guantanamo. Briefing media on this, a senior administration official informed that

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Obama unveils action plan to bolster cyber security

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC : President Barack Obama unveiled a cyber-security ‘national action plan’ with an objective to tackle growing risks from new technologies and persistent threat of hackers getting active from around the globe. Citing the ever-increasing attacks on security systems, keeping America safe has been scheduled as a top priority in Obama’s budget

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Obama and Modi committed to secure climate change agreement : White House

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington, DC : US President Barack Obama and Prime Minster Narendra Modi spoke over telephone yesterday and shared their personal commitment towards climate change. During their telephonic conversation, as read out from the textual transcript of the discussion by White House, both leaders emphasized their ‘personal commitment’ to secure a strong climate change

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US Prez refrains from mentioning India publicly, in Obama-Sharif meet

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington D.C: Contrary to the presumptions based on nuclear ambitions of Pakistan and its intent on setting up an agenda of India-talks with the US President, the topic of India debate did not find centre place in the discussions between the two heads of their respective states, President Barack Obama, and Prime Minister

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Pakistan admits its ready to deter conventional Indian battlefield attacks

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington D.C : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to meet with US President Barack Obama today. White House released a statement earlier this week stating that Pakistan PM’s visit would highlight the enduring nature of US-Pakistan relationship and provide an opportunity to strengthen their cooperation on issues of mutual concern, including

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Modi arrives in US with multiple agendas

Newsroom24x7 Desk New York : Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in United States of America, and made an entry into the visitor book of country heads, in the column titled ‘Second visit’ as this is his secnd US tour since attaining Prime Minister’s position in government of India. PM  was received at the JFK International Airport

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US-GCC strategic partnership to confront common threats

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington DC: US President Barack Obama and leaders of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states have underscored their mutual commitment to a U.S.-GCC strategic partnership and resolved to make progress on a shared set of priorities, confront common threats, and work to resolve, or at a minimum de-escalate, regional crises and provide humanitarian

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Obama honours African American experience on 50th anniversary of the marches from Selma to Montgomery

Newsroom24x7 Desk “If the worst in American life lurked in [Selma’s] dark streets, the best of American instincts arose passionately from across the nation to overcome it.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., March 25, 1965   Washington DC: This Sunday, US President Obama joined thousands of Americans at the foot of the Edmund Pettus

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U.S.-India Space Security Cooperation: A Partnership for the 21st Century

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Frank A. Rose, Assistant Secretary, US Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Thursday underscored a renewed U.S.-India Partnership and said ensuring the long-term sustainability and security of the outer space environment is one of the challenges that the United States and India are uniquely situated to address together. Rose, who

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US and Germany are united to destroy ISIL: Barack Obama

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC. Feb. 9: US President Barack Obama has reiterated that Germany and the United States remain united in their determination to destroy the barbaric organization ISIL. Obama, who was earlier engaged in a bilateral meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany in the White House was participating in a joint press conference.

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