US President Obama agrees trade boost in Mexico visit
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US President Obama agrees trade boost in Mexico visit

US President Barack Obama and his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto have agreed to boost…

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Iran defiant over talks on its nuclear programme
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Iran defiant over talks on its nuclear programme

Iran has again strongly defended its controversial nuclear programme as a new round of talks…

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34,000 US troops to leave Afghanistan next year
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34,000 US troops to leave Afghanistan next year

  WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama will announce in his State of the Union address…

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Golden Spike space firm plans $1.4bn Moon trips
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Golden Spike space firm plans $1.4bn Moon trips

A team of former Nasa executives has launched a private venture to send two people…

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The perfect storm
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The perfect storm

In what is being called “the perfect storm” — labelled so after the hugely devastating…

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Obama has failed to lead in Syria: Romney
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Obama has failed to lead in Syria: Romney

LEXINGTON: US President Barack Obama has “failed to lead in Syria,” and the strains between…

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Western embassies on alert as anger simmers over film
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Western embassies on alert as anger simmers over film

DUBAI: Western embassies across the Muslim world remained on high alert on Sunday and the…

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US panel cuts Pakistan funding over doctor row
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US panel cuts Pakistan funding over doctor row

WASHINGTON: A Senate panel voted to cut aid to Pakistan by a symbolic $33 million,…

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US commandoes rehearsed Abbottabad raid at ‘Camp Alpha’ in Bagram
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US commandoes rehearsed Abbottabad raid at ‘Camp Alpha’ in Bagram

LONDON: The headquarters of the United States Department of Defence, Pentagon, has unveiled a precise…

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Taliban launch offensive
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Taliban launch offensive

KABUL: Taliban bombers attacked a heavily fortified guesthouse used by Westerners in Kabul on Wednesday…

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Obama calls for Afghan body abuse punishment
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Obama calls for Afghan body abuse punishment

US President Barack Obama says American soldiers shown in photos apparently abusing Afghan corpses in…

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Job creation, power generation priorities of budget: PM
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Job creation, power generation priorities of budget: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani here on Sunday said job creation, food security…

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Obama asks for power to reorganise six federal agencies
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Obama asks for power to reorganise six federal agencies

US President Barack Obama has laid down the gauntlet to Republicans by asking Congress for…

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