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Kerry addresses Erdogan Zionism remark

Kerry addresses Erdogan Zionism remark

ANKARA, Turkey, March 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Friday admonished Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for calling Zionism "a crime against humanity."

Obama aides moving on after campaign

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Some of U.S. President Barack Obama's most dedicated -- and youthful -- aides are packing their bags as his second term gets under way in earnest.

China's cyberattackers may have army link

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- China's growing digital hacking groups seem to be operating out of a building outside Shanghai that is home to an army unit, sources told The New York Times.

U.S. said close to backing France in Mali

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The Obama administration is close to offering limited support for France's military campaign in Mali, U.S. and European officials told The Wall Street Journal.
North Korean rocket launch

North Korean rocket launch

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- North Korea's Kim Jong Un gave himself a nice present at year-end to mark the first anniversary of his succession to power in the secretive country with a satellite space launch using ballistic missile technology, disregarding world opinion and U.N. Security Council resolutions.

Iran finishing work on nuclear plant

QUM, Iran, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Iran has nearly completed a nuclear enrichment plant, possibly giving the country leverage against sanctions by the United States and its allies, experts said.

White House: No one-on-one talks with Iran

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. and Iranian governments haven't agreed to meet bilaterally to discuss concerns over Iran's nuclear program, a top security official said.

Iran: New P5+1 talks possible next month

TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The "P5+1" talks between Europe, the United States and Iran -- stalled since June -- could resume next month, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi says.
Romney, Obama duel on foreign policy

Romney, Obama duel on foreign policy

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney said Monday in his third debate with Barack Obama America is seen as weaker worldwide, a contention the president flatly rejected.

Rep. Graham: Iran taking advantage

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Sunday he thinks Iran is "trying to take advantage" of the U.S. presidential elections to discuss nuclear enrichment.

U.S.: No 1-on-1 nuclear talks with Iran

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- There is no agreement between the United States and Iran to hold one-on-one talks on Tehran's nuclear program, an Obama administration official said Saturday.

U.S. security adviser on Iraq, Afghan trip

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A senior U.S. security adviser went to Iraq and Afghanistan this week to discuss issues including Afghanistan's takeover of its security, the White House said.
Memo: U.S. knew Benghazi danger was high

Memo: U.S. knew Benghazi danger was high

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- A top U.S. counter-terrorism official met with officials in Libya Tuesday as a House committee opened a hearing on the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.

U.S. tightens sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Iran may face increasing consequences should it decide to continue shirking its international nuclear and human rights obligations, a U.S. official said.

Groups say U.S. weak on child soldier ban

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Human rights groups charge the United States still gives military aid to countries with child soldiers nearly four years after Congress put a ban in place.
Obama: U.S. won't 'retreat from the world'

Obama: U.S. won't 'retreat from the world'

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- President Obama paid tribute to Ambassador Christopher Stevens Tuesday then called on world leaders at the United Nations to reject the politics of division.

No release for 'Blind Sheik'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Reports the Obama administration is considering the release from prison of "Blind Sheik" Omar Abdel-Rahman are wrong, officials said.

U.S. report: Iran advancing nuke program

JERUSALEM, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Iran has made significant progress toward a nuclear weapons capability, a U.S. National Intelligence Estimate report says.
EU tightens arms embargo against Syria

EU tightens arms embargo against Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria, July 23 (UPI) -- The European Union bolstered its arms embargo against Syria Monday, as well as tightened sanctions against supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

U.S. authorizes $10M to help Mali refugees

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Thursday authorized as much as $10 million in emergency aid to help those fleeing the conflict in northern Mali.

U.S. special forces in Yemen

WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) -- A group of about 20 U.S. special forces are on the ground in Yemen, helping the government fight insurgents in the south of the country, officials say.
N. Korea's rocket launch condemned

N. Korea's rocket launch condemned

PYONGYANG, North Korea, April 12 (UPI) -- North Korea's failed long-range rocket launch Friday was condemned by the Group of Eight nations' foreign ministers.

Israel seeks Pollard's freedom

JERUSALEM, April 10 (UPI) -- The Committee for Jonathan Pollard downplayed a statement released by the U.S. administration in response to a request to free the convicted Israeli spy.

U.S. worried by Sudanese clashes

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- Washington expressed grave concern about ongoing clashes along the border between South Sudan and Sudan.

Obama authorizes $26M for Sudan refugees

WASHINGTON, April 3 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Tuesday authorized $26 million to assist refugees from the conflict in Sudan.
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