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Obama appoints new chief of staff
US president announces the resignation of his top aide Rahm Emanuel and replaces him with senior adviser Pete Rouse.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2010 21:55 GMT
World leaders decry Israeli move
Leaders express regret as Israel announces it would not extend 10-month freeze on new settlements in the West Bank.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2010 05:42 GMT
Abbas delays decision on talks
Palestinian president holds back from quitting talks with Israel as Netanyahu allows construction freeze to end.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2010 15:06 GMT
Israel defies building freeze calls
Netanyahu allows partial freeze on settlement construction to expire, but urges Palestinians not to abandon peace talks.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2010 12:43 GMT
Abbas non-committal on peace talks
President Abbas seems to be non-committal to continuation of talks if Israel fails to extend settlement moratorium.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2010 19:22 GMT
Quran burning 'to go ahead'
US pastor is determined to go through with his plan to burn copies of Muslim holy book on September 11, despite outcry.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2010 04:30 GMT
Obama vows aid for Gulf recovery
President tells Gulf Coast residents he will ensure they are compensated for oil spill.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2010 03:23 GMT
Obama to seek BP compensation fund
US president wants fund with "substantial" reserves for victims of Gulf oil spill.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2010 19:41 GMT
Obama to seek BP claims fund
President says BP must set up independent claims panel to compensate oil spill victims.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2010 20:23 GMT
Abbas gives peace talks four months
The Palestinian president says "proximity talks" with Israel will last four months.
Last updated: 05 May 2010 14:10 GMT
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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