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Obama cuts short Asia trip due to US shutdown
President Obama has postponed two stops on his four-nation Asian tour because of government shutdown, White House says.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 14:50 GMT
Can the US get its house in order?
We examine what is behind the political standoff in Washington that led to a partial shutdown.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 13:03 GMT
Obama rejects GOP offer to ease shutdown
President dismisses "piecemeal" plan offered by Republicans to restore funding to certain government programmes.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 06:41 GMT
US government partial shutdown begins
About 800,000 federal workers staying at home on Tuesday after politicians failed to reach a deal on budget.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 14:44 GMT
Senate rejects budget bill as shutdown looms
For second time on Monday, senators strike down spending bill which would have also delayed landmark healthcare law.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 02:09 GMT
US government on brink of shutdown
Republicans and Democrats trade blame, but Congress does not meet on Sunday, hours before shutdown deadline.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2013 22:08 GMT
US House defies Obama on funding bill
Republican-led House passes its amended version of Senate bill, removing funding from President Obama's healthcare law.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2013 05:56 GMT
Pro-Israel lobby backs US strikes on Syria
AIPAC and some influential Republicans join forces to push Barack Obama for hawkish action on Syria.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 18:11 GMT
Obama: World cannot be silent on Syria
US president says world powers must act on regime's "barbarism" as Russian counterpart warns against unilateral action.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 17:28 GMT
Putin demands 'convincing' Syria evidence
Russian president says US must seek UN approval for any military strikes, and does not rule out supporting such action.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 13:14 GMT
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Women take on the 'confidence gap'
Sudan: Failure to talk?
East Ukraine crisis and the 'fascist' matrix
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Algeria: The challenge of poor choices
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Israeli military courts: Masquerading as justice?
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
In Pictures: Remembering Deir Yassin
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
In Pictures: Battleground Varanasi
Ancient city will see BJP's Narendra Modi and AAP's Arvind Kejriwal face off on May 12 at end of India's polling.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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