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Obama cuts short Asia trip due to US shutdown
President Obama has postponed two stops on his four-nation Asian tour because of government shutdown, White House says.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 14:50 GMT
Obama rejects GOP offer to ease shutdown
President dismisses "piecemeal" plan offered by Republicans to restore funding to certain government programmes.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 06:41 GMT
US government partial shutdown begins
About 800,000 federal workers staying at home on Tuesday after politicians failed to reach a deal on budget.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 14:44 GMT
Senate rejects budget bill as shutdown looms
For second time on Monday, senators strike down spending bill which would have also delayed landmark healthcare law.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 02:09 GMT
Abbas urges international pressure for Israel
Palestinian president says that the current US-brokered round of peace talks may be "last chance for just peace".
Last updated: 27 Sep 2013 00:07 GMT
UN chemical inspectors submit Syria report
Ban Ki-moon to present report to UN Security Council on Monday after it was submitted to him by UN team.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2013 09:27 GMT
Damascus calls arms deal 'victory for Syria'
Syrian minister says abolishing chemical arms will help country emerge from crisis, in first reaction to US-Russia deal.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2013 04:41 GMT
Israel cautious over Syria weapons deal
Israeli PM says US-Russia deal will be judged on whether it achieves the complete destruction of Syria's chemical arms.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2013 13:03 GMT
Israel and AIPAC clash on Syria strike
Dismissing threat from Syria, many Israelis would rather keep Iran in the international community's cross hairs.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2013 17:36 GMT
US urges EU to postpone Israel settlement ban
EU imposed ban in July on giving aid to Israeli organisations in illegal settlements in occupied West Bank.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2013 14:13 GMT
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