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  • Putin promises no discrimination against gays at Russia Olympics

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin is attempting to allay fears about Russia’s new anti-gay law, saying there will be no discrimination during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. “We can be absolutely sure...
  • Obama drops in on Sweden for last-minute visit en route to Russia

    Obama drops in on Sweden for last-minute visit en route to Russia
    STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Like a distant cousin who unexpectedly shows up for dinner after years of ignoring invitations, President Obama arrived in Sweden on Wednesday for a last-minute, but first-ever, presidential visit to this Scandinavian capital....
  • Obama arrives in Russia to seek support for punitive Syria attack

    Obama arrives in Russia to seek support for punitive Syria attack
    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – President Obama arrived here Thursday for a summit of world leaders that will be dominated by discussion of U.S. preparations to attack Syria and the president’s attempts to find some measure of support from the G-20...
  • Obama cancels California trip to make Syria case

    Obama cancels California trip to make Syria case
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama will not travel to California next week so that he can press his case to members of Congress for a military strike against Syria, the White House announced. Obama was scheduled to address the AFL-CIO’s quadrennial...
  • G-20 leaders agree on remedies for global economy

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — After two days of summit meetings here, President Obama and other world leaders signed a lengthy declaration of prescriptions for the global economy, including pledges that placed a renewed emphasis on creating jobs as...
  • Pictures in the News | Sept. 5, 2013

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, technicians work on the vertical stabilizer of an experimental version of a cargo hauling airship being built by Worldwide Aeros Corp. in a WWII-era blimp hangar at the former Marine Corps Air Station in Tustin, Calif....
  • Obama calls Syria proposal a potential breakthrough; Senate delays vote

    Obama calls Syria proposal a potential breakthrough; Senate delays vote
    WASHINGTON – President Obama on Monday called a Russian proposal to put Syrian chemical weapons under international control "a potentially significant breakthrough," but said he isn't giving up his efforts to build support for possible military...
  • Attacking Syria is a terrible idea

     Attacking Syria is a terrible idea
    President Obama is trying to drum up foreign support for a preemptive strike on Syria but he is not receiving much support worldwide ("Obama says most G20 leaders agree Assad behind chemical attack," Sept. 6). What is noteworthy is that for two years...
  • Putin's dubious offer

    Putin's dubious offer
    There is every reason to doubt the seriousness of the proposal by Russia — quickly seconded by Syria — to turn over the Middle Eastern nation's chemical weapons stockpile to the international community for destruction as a way to avert...
  • The Ambrosetti Forum: Economic brainstorming, Italian-style

    It’s been a hangout of intellectuals and politicians for about 450 years, and for the last 40, the gorgeous Villa d’Este on Lake Como in Italy has been the place where other politicians and intellectuals, joined by the modern-day aristocrats...
  • The Week in Pictures | September 2 – 8, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Leaders of the G20 nations made progress on tightening up on multinational company tax avoidance,  but remain divided over the Syrian conflict at the summit in Russia. President Obama used the...