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America – A rare superpower, has been willing to think beyond narrow self-interest: Barack Obama

Newsroom24x7 Staff We take it as a given that great powers no longer fight world wars; that the end of the Cold War lifted the shadow of nuclear Armageddon; that the battlefields of Europe have been replaced by peaceful union; that China and India remain on a path of remarkable growth. -Barack Obama New York:

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I will not allow Afghanistan to be used as safe haven for terrorists to attack our nation again: Barack Obama

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington DC: US President Barack Obama today said that he would not allow Afghanistan to be used as safe haven for terrorists to attack the United States of America again. Obama said the security situation in Afghanistan remains precarious and the Taliban remains a threat. Underscoring his decision on the US miission in

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Gunman kills 50, injures 53 at Orlando-Florida

Newsroom24x7 Desk Orlando: A gunman used an assault rifle and killed 50 and injured 53 others at a Florida gay nightclub early Sunday. The gunman, identified as Omar Saddiqui Mateen, opened fire at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in central Florida, early on Sunday, killing 50 people and wounding 53 others before he was killed in an

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State actors working with nuclear traffickers and terrorists present the greatest risk: Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington DC: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today made an intervention during the dinner hosted by US President Barack Obama, on the theme of nuclear security threat perceptions. Appreciating the US President for putting the spotlight on nuclear security, the Prime Minister said he had, by doing so, done great service to global security.

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Top priority is to defeat ISIL and eliminate the threat of terrorism: Barack Obama

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington DC: Speaking in Cuba on March 23, President Obama made a statement on horrific bombings at the Brussels airport and Maelbeek metro station in Belgium. Obama has affirmed that his top priority now is to defeat ISIL and eliminate the threat of terrorism. Addressing the media in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Obama said:

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Nuclear deal: Iran talks in Vienna at the most crucial stage

Newsroom24x7 Staff Vienna: Ahead of the July 7 deadline for an agreement with Iran to close its pathways to nuclear weapons, US Secretary of State John Kerry this past Sunday had drawn attention to certain gaps and issues that needed to be resoved and said if we can resolve them this week, we’ll have a

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On India’s Century: How Narendra Modi can propel India to move forward as a global power

Thinking Beyond Anoop Swarup As we celebrate one year of Narendra Modi government, the May 18th issue of Time carries a portrait of Narendra Modi on its cover and the Editor Nancy Gibbs goes at length to state that though Barack Obama may be the leader of the world’s most powerful democracy, the distinction of

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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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Kerry talks of effective diplomacy for potential solutions ahead of Camp David

Newsroom24x7 Desk Riyadh: Hectic discussions between the leaders of the five Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries — Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates — are continuing ahead of Camp David Summit next week. After the Gulf Arab summit in Riyadh on May 5, the GCC foreign ministers are meeting in Paris today

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Obama presses for reasonable deal with Iran, Kerry invokes “spirit of reconciliation” on Nowruz

Newsoom24x7 Desk Washington DC: In his message on Nowruz, US President Barack Obama has said that Iran’s leaders have a choice between two paths.  “If they cannot agree to a reasonable deal, they will keep Iran on the path it’s on today—a path that has isolated Iran.” US Secretary of State John Kerry, wishing the people

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US feels encouraged but maintains calculated silence on India-Pak talks

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: The US prefers to maintain a diplomatic silence or has nothing much to say when it comes to progress of talks between India-Pakistan or follow up action by the US visi-a-vis the Indian demand for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council. This is explicit from the reply to questions

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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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Iran, nuclear weapons, Netanyahu and the US

Newsroom24x7 Desk Us will have the military option if Iran fails to comply with an agreement on nuclear weapons Washington DC: Even as Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu went ahead and urged the US Congress Tuesday to block the signing of a deal to contain Iran’s ability to develop nuclear weapons coinciding with international negotiations

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US House gives one-week extension to Homeland Security funding

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: The US House of Representatives Friday approved a one-week extension to funding of Department of Homeland Security to prevent the shutting down of this crucial department at midnight. Earlier the House failed to pass a three-week extension of funding for the department responsible for domestic security Obama administration on Friday made

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