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Cantor defeated in Republican primary upset
House Majority Leader loses Virginia seat to Tea Party challenger who accused him of betraying conservative principles.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 13:42 GMT
Next up: Rough-and-tumble South Carolina
Romney has won two states in a row, but the next could be fraught with challenges for the front-runner.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2012 13:09 GMT
Republicans derail US ambassador to El Salvador
Despite her commendable performance, Mari Carmen Aponte will not be returning to El Salvador as ambassador.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2012 19:40 GMT
Global markets tumble on debt uncertainty
US and European markets trade lower, Asian bourses tank and price of gold hits new record amid investor worries.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2011 22:43 GMT
World leaders confer on debt crisis
French and UK leaders discuss twin debt crises in Europe and US, amid calls for G7 nations to convene emergency summit.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2011 20:09 GMT
US midterms: Political freak show
During the current US midterm election campaigns, truth is most definitely stranger than fiction.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2010 20:37 GMT
Senators urge clarity on Afghan war
Concern voiced in US about lack of clear objectives in conflict as casualties mount.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2010 08:50 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.
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Admiral Lord West
Hijacking Nigeria's #BringBackOurGirls campaign
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Climate change: Europe's unfinished business
Jose Maria Figueres
Afghanistan's opium problem will keep growing
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