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US encouraged by pledges to fight IS fighters
Kerry says different countries in the Middle East and elsewhere promised to offer military assistance to fight IS group.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2014 15:36 GMT
US senate bill drops assault weapons ban
Proposed ban part of Obama's controversial gun control measures won't be part of bill Senate plans to debate next month.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2013 15:19 GMT
Obama draft immigration plan draws criticism
Republicans and Democrats, sceptical over leaked draft bill, push for the US president to wait for bipartisan support.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2013 07:24 GMT
Obama appoints new chief of staff
President Obama names longtime foreign policy aide Denis McDonough to the post, one of several high-level appointments.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2013 11:43 GMT
The Arab Spring: Anatomy of a tipping point
Foreign intervention is a significant factor in shaping the next phase of the Arab Spring, scholars argue.
Leila Hudson and Matt Flannes
Last updated: 01 Sep 2011 10:38 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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The Sweden Democrats: A not so Swedish party
Turkey's ultras at the forefront of resistance
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