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Obama picks Ashton Carter as Pentagon chief
Physicist turned weapons expert enjoys support among Republicans who will take control of Senate next month.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2014 17:23 GMT
Australia limits refugee settlement rights
New immigration law grants temporary visas that prohibits asylum seekers from permanent residence.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2014 16:57 GMT
Don't underestimate Obama's ability to inspire change in the last quarter of his presidency.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2014 07:14 GMT
Chuck Hagel's departure is politics as usual
Obama's perceived lack of a clear strategic approach to the problems in the Middle East and Ukraine played a part.
Lawrence J Korb
Last updated: 29 Nov 2014 07:28 GMT
Boehner slams Obama over immigration reforms
House speaker says US leader is "damaging the presidency itself" by making "unilateral" changes to immigration policies.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2014 10:15 GMT
Nigerian parliamentarians scuffle with police
Proceedings suspended during session meant to discuss president's request for extending emergency rule in northeast.
Last updated: 20 Nov 2014 20:24 GMT
Republicans key to US-China carbon emissions deal
New Senate is set to be packed with a brand new crop of Republican climate change deniers and boosters of fossil fuels.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2014 10:48 GMT
Madrid rejects fresh Catalonia freedom bid
Spanish government indifferent to region's symbolic vote for independence in which two million people took part.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2014 20:58 GMT
Obama hosts Congress leaders after elections
US president under pressure to cooperate with Republicans after they swept to victory in midterm polls.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2014 23:20 GMT
Obama: Lame duck president?
Republicans win control of the Senate as Democrats are punished in mid-term elections.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2014 03:16 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
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Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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