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U.S. Academics, Experts Urge Obama to Press Saudi Officials on Egypt Repression

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 29 2014, 3:26pm CDT

U.S. Thinkers, Experts Urge Obama to Press Saudi Officials on Egypt Repression; Noam Chomsky and others call on President to keep his promise to support democracy and human rights
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U.s. Senate Candidate Ken Cope Condemns Planned Cuts to U.S. Military Strength

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 27 2014, 4:11am CST

U.S. Senate candidate Ken Cope today condemned the severe budget cuts planned for the Army, which would reduce our fighting force to 1940 levels.
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Indian envoy on the job to resolve diplomatic row

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 26 2013, 11:44pm CST

Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) India's new ambassador to the US, S Jaishankar, has begun in right earnest the task of finding a way to resolve the India-US diplomatic row sparked by the arrest and strip search of an Indian diplomat.
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said.
Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing".

The worst of times for Obama and India ties (2013 In Retrospect)

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 25 2013, 3:46am CST

Washington, Dec 25 (IANS) Much like US-India relations, US President Barack Obama had a roller coaster ride in the year gone by, as he scored a couple of successes abroad, but fumbled with the ball in the rollout of his signature healthcare law.
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New Indian envoy arrives, efforts pick up to defuse row

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 24 2013, 6:54am CST

Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) With the arrival of the new Indian ambassador in Washington, efforts to defuse the India-US diplomatic row over the arrest and strip search of an Indian diplomat are gaining momentum.
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Two Indian Americans researchers get US presidential award

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 24 2013, 12:08am CST

Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) President Barack Obama has named 102 researchers, including two Indian-Americans, as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest US honour for young professionals in these fields.
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Obama warns of ending support to South Sudan

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 21 2013, 8:42pm CST

Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday urged factions in South Sudan to resolve conflict through peaceful negotiations, while warning that the use of force to seize power would end support from the US and global community.
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Obama hopes 2014 to be a breakthrough year

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 20 2013, 8:44pm CST

Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama, after the end of his fifth year in the White House, Friday rejected 2013 as the worst year of his tenure, and expected 2014 to be "a breakthrough year for America".
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Obama says not to negotiate over debt ceiling

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 20 2013, 8:32pm CST

Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday said that he would not negotiate with his Republican rivals over raising the federal government's debt ceiling and the fiscal brinksmanship should not be repeated.
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