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Obama says US tax actions 'intolerable'
US president says federal tax agency's targeting of conservative political groups was intolerable and inexcusable.
Last updated: 15 May 2013 03:45 GMT
US senators agree on gun background checks
Agreement between conservative lawmakers makes it likely that Senate will pass gun control legislation in Thursday vote.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2013 22:35 GMT
US Democrats demand vote on gun control
Republicans threatening to block debate as families of Newtown victims arrive in Washington to support Democrats.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2013 23:43 GMT
Obama signs deep US budget cuts into effect
President signs into effect $85bn in spending cuts after legislators fail to reach a deal to avert them.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2013 21:37 GMT
US braces for $85bn in budget cuts
Spending cuts to kick in midnight as Republicans and Democrats fail to resolve standoff over America's burgeoning debt.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2013 10:36 GMT
Obama urges compromises over spending cuts
Meetings planned after US Congress officially misses deadline for averting cuts to defence and other programmes.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2013 17:35 GMT
Why gridlock in Washington?
The gridlock in Washington is due to uncompromising Tea Party control over the Republican Party.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2013 07:18 GMT
Obama's choices for top jobs under scrutiny
Opinions divided over US president's nominations of Chuck Hagel and John Brennan to head Pentagon and CIA respectively.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2013 11:38 GMT
Obama picks CIA chief and defence secretary
US president nominates his counterterrorism adviser John Brennan as CIA director, and Chuck Hagel as defence secretary.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2013 01:16 GMT
Obama 'to nominate Hagel as Pentagon chief'
Ex-Republican senator, under scrutiny for his stands on Israel, likely to replace Leon Panetta, senior official reveals.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2013 05:26 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
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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