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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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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Cuba's war on Ebola
Stop blaming the Nepali guides
Investing in Africa on its own terms
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
An intellectual giant: Ali Mazrui (1933-2014)
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