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Obama: Iran 'year or so' from nuke weapon

Obama: Iran 'year or so' from nuke weapon

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- Washington believes Tehran is more than "a year or so" away from developing a nuclear weapon, President Barack Obama said ahead of his visit to Israel.
Obama: Afghan war to end in 2014

Obama: Afghan war to end in 2014

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama says Afghan forces will take over security this year and the war in Afghanistan "will come to a responsible end" by the end of next year.

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U.S. mulls military departure from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The Obama administration is mulling a total military withdrawal from Afghanistan, officials said, as Afghan President Hamid Karzai began Washington meetings.

China defends South China Sea policy

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea is an integral part of Chinese territory, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said in Cambodia.
Official: Obama to move forward with pivot

Official: Obama to move forward with pivot

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The Asia-Pacific pivot of U.S. President Barack Obama, who just ended his Asia trip, will move forward despite crises elsewhere, a U.S. official said.

Obama, Noda meet in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama met with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda in Cambodia Tuesday and said the meeting helped "reaffirm" the bilateral alliance.

Obama: Committed to working with China

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama assured Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao during a meeting in Cambodia Tuesday of his commitment to working with Beijing.

Japan committed to peaceful solutions

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda said his county remains committed to a peaceful solution to territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
Obama: Cambodia must improve rights record

Obama: Cambodia must improve rights record

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- President Obama and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen had what one White House official said could be described as an intense meeting Monday in Phnom Penh.
Israel's right to self-defense stressed

Israel's right to self-defense stressed

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Israel has the right to self-defense when facing "indiscriminate rocket fire" from Gaza, a U.S. official said while calling on Hamas to de-escalate tensions.

U.S. policy to refer to Myanmar as Burma

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- It is the policy of the United States to refer to Myanmar by its former name of Burma, a U.S. official said.

Obama trip seen part of Asia pivot policy

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama's upcoming Asia visit was described by his officials Thursday as a part of his policy to refocus on the Asia-Pacific region.
Britain nearing Olympic sailing medals

Britain nearing Olympic sailing medals

WEYMOUTH, England, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Two-time defending champion Ben Ainslie of Britain moved closer to the lead Thursday with only two preliminary races left in the Olympic Finn class regatta.
Obama, Putin decry Syria violence

Obama, Putin decry Syria violence

LOS CABOS, Mexico, June 18 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama and Russian President Putin agreed Monday the violence in Syria must end during a two-hour meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico.

Pakistan road deal unlikely at NATO summit

CHICAGO, May 20 (UPI) -- The United States and Pakistan likely will not be able to finalize the reopening of NATO supply lines during the NATO summit, U.S. officials said.

Pakistan not invited to NATO summit

BRUSSELS, May 12 (UPI) -- NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Pakistan has not been invited to the 25th NATO summit in Chicago.

Rhodes: Iran nuclear talks to be positive

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, April 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes said Friday he expects talks between foreign leaders and Iran on Iran's nuclear program will be positive.
U.S.: No food aid for N. Korea

U.S.: No food aid for N. Korea

WASHINGTON, April 13 (UPI) -- A U.S. agreement to assist North Korea with food has been suspended following the North's failed rocket launch, a government spokesman said Friday.
Obama focus on economy in Latam summit

Obama focus on economy in Latam summit

WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will focus on economic issues during a summit this weekend in Colombia.
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Obama to promote trade at Americas summit

WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama sees Latin America as key to U.S. economic growth, White House officials said as he was to travel to the Sixth Summit of the Americas.

Turkey to press Iran to end Assad support

TEHRAN, March 29 (UPI) -- Turkey's prime minister was expected to tell Iran's president the Syrian government will change, so backing the Assad regime is futile, a Turkish official said.

Seoul still bristles over Cheonan sinking

SEOUL, March 27 (UPI) -- Seoul reiterated warnings to Pyongyang over future military attacks as South Korea commemorates the fatal 2010 sinking of the patrol ship Cheonan allegedly by North Korea.
Obama to Medvedev: Missile shield talks will have to wait until after election

Obama to Medvedev: Missile shield talks will have to wait until after election

SEOUL, March 26 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Monday told his Russian counterpart dealing with the European missile defense shield would have to wait until after the election.
Obama surveys Korean DMZ close up

Obama surveys Korean DMZ close up

WASHINGTON, South Korea, March 25 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama Sunday looked out over the demilitarized zone separating South Korea from North Korea after speaking to U.S. troops.
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