BERLIN - US President Barack Obama on Wednesday said he would seek talks with Russia to reduce the number of strategic nuclear weapons both hold by up to a third. Speaking in front of Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate during a visit to the German capital, Obama said he was confident the US could maintain its security while reducing its nuclear capacity by a third. He also called for ...
KABUL - An angry Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Wednesday his government would not join US peace talks with the Taliban "until the peace process is totally under Afghan control." He also suspended talks with the US to discuss the nature of US military presence after international troops withdraw in 2014. A spokesman for President Hamid Karzai said the decision was taken over ...
WASHINGTON - The controversial US snooping of foreign emails and telephone calls has prevented more than 50 potential terrorist attacks in at least 20 countries, the director of the National Security Agency (NSA) has said in defending the surveillance programme. The targets include the New York Stock Exchange and other important installations across the world, General Keith Alexander said ...
The largest U.S. doctors' group said obesity is a disease. The decision, announced this week by the American Medical Association at its annual meeting, could lead to increased funding for obesity research and help people obtain insurance coverage for treatment for obesity. The AMA said obesity requires a range of medical interventions for treatment and prevention. Most insurance companies ...
US President Barack Obama, currently on an official visit to Berlin, Wednesday proposed plans for America and Russia to further cut their strategic nuclear warheads. During a speech at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Obama renewed his call to reduce the world's nuclear stockpiles, and said the US would ultimately strive toward eliminating nuclear weapons, Xinhua reported. "After a ...
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American women will be fully integrated into frontline and special combat roles, including elite forces such as Army Rangers and Navy SEALs, by January 2016, the Pentagon has said. More than 200,000 women are in the active-duty military, representing about 14.5 percent of the overall force, according to Pentagon figures. Most serve in the army. While air force, army, navy, Marine and special ...
US President Barack Obama, currently on a visit to Berlin, Wednesday refused to specify what military support America was providing rebels in Syria. Obama, however, reiterated that the Syrian government forces had used chemical weapons in the civil war, Xinhua reported. "I cannot and will not comment on specifics on our programmes related to the Syrian opposition," Obama said at a press ...
The Afghan government Wednesday said it has suspended talks with the US on the proposed security agreement, saying America has a contradictory stance over the peace process in the country. "The ongoing fourth round of talks between Afghanistan and the US on the security agreement is suspended. The decision was taken because of US inconsistency in statements and actions in regard to the Afghan ...
Americans view the Republican Party less favorably than the Democratic Party, a new poll has found. According to the Gallup Poll, just 39 percent of Americans said they hold a favorable view of the GOP, while 46 percent said they hold a favorable view of the Democratic Party. The poll found that a majority of Americans, 53 percent, see the Republican Party unfavorably, up slightly from 50 ...
The US-led surveillance programme which has created a lot of furor for snooping on citizens' web activities and phone records has revealed information about al-Qaeda's plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE) in 2008. FBI Assistant Director Sean Joyce said that the agency found out through the electronic surveillance that al-Qaeda was actually in the initial stage of bombing the NYSE ...
Our nuclear programmes are completely transparent. But we are ready to show greater transparency and make clear for the whole world that the steps of the Islamic Republic of Iran are completely within international frameworks. The sanctions are unfair, the Iranian people are suffering, and our (nuclear) activities are legal. These sanctions are illegal and only benefit Israel.
Iran's president-elect was speaking after his historic election victory.
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New York Knicks' guard Jason Kidd announced his retirement after 19 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) league.
Kidd, who turned 40 last March, played for New Jersey, Phoenix and Dallas and averages 12.6 points, 8.7 assists, 6.3 rebounds and 1.93 steals a game in his entire career, reports Xinhua.
"My time in professional basketball has been an incredible journey, but one that must come to an end after 19 years," said Kidd Monday, who was selected to the NBA All-Star for 10 times.
Kidd ranks second on the NBA's all-time assist list with 12,091 and second in career steals with 2,684, sixth in games played with 1,391, third in minutes played at 50,111 and 3-point baskets at 1, 988 and is the NBA's all-team rebound leader among guards with 8,725.
He led the New Jersey Nets to the NBA Finals in 2002 and 2003 but did not win a championship.
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