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US man 'fighting for IS group' dies in Syria
Douglas McCain, a one-time aspiring rapper from California, reported killed in fighting against al-Nusra Front forces.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2014 08:47 GMT
NSA 'spied on prominent Muslim-Americans'
Revelations bring into question the US agency's assertion that it never spies on Americans without probable cause.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2014 03:32 GMT
Obama seeks $500m to equip Syria rebels
US president asks Congress to "ramp up US support to the moderate Syrian opposition".
Last updated: 27 Jun 2014 09:52 GMT
CIA will end use of vaccine ruse for spying
White House says agency will no longer use programme as cover for operations after complaint from public health schools.
Last updated: 21 May 2014 09:07 GMT
US aircraft to aid hunt for LRA chief Kony
White House says CV-22 Osprey, refuelling aircraft and "support personnel" will help hunt for remaining rebel leaders.
Last updated: 24 Mar 2014 22:58 GMT
Obama voices support for Tibetan human rights
US President meets Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama despite China's warnings that move will damage relations.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2014 19:52 GMT
Violence as Ukraine anti-protest law enacted
Widely-condemned new legislation banning demonstrations comes in to force in Kiev, leading to further unrest.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2014 19:15 GMT
US concerned about Iran-Russia oil deal
Iran and Russia are negotiating an oil-for-goods swap worth $1.5bn a month which could trigger further US sanctions.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2014 09:51 GMT
Book: Obama lacked faith in Afghan policy
Ex-Pentagon chief Robert Gates says US president did not think 2009 surge would work and wanted exit from Afghan war.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2014 18:44 GMT
Reports: NSA spied on Spain phone calls too
El Mundo newspaper publishes document saying US agency tapped over 60 million phone calls in one month alone.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2013 11:25 GMT
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