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  • Obama in India a win-win for both: My Word

    President Barack Obama is visiting India to attend India's Republic Day celebration on Monday. This visit should not be limited to symbolism. Expectations in Washington and New Delhi are high, and a boost in Indo-U.S. relations, trade and defense...
  • Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' between US and India, make progress on nuclear accord

    President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened a three-day visit to New Delhi. Standing side by side at the stately...
  • Obama offers condolences to Abe, blames terror group for 'brutal murder' of Japanese hostage

    President Barack Obama has offered condolences to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over the killing of a Japanese national by the Islamic State group. The White House says Obama telephoned Abe from India. Obama arrived there Sunday morning for a three-...
  • Obama to cut short India trip to visit Saudi Arabia to pay respects after king's death

    President Barack Obama will shorten his trip to India and divert to Saudi Arabia, paying respects after the death of King Abdullah and meeting with the oil-rich nation's new monarch, the White House said Saturday. The scheduling shift, announced just...
  • More than 30 Filipino anti-terror police commandos killed in clash with rebels, mayor says

    More than 30 police commandos were killed in a clash with Muslim insurgents Sunday in the southern Philippines in the biggest single-day combat loss for Filipino forces in many years, officials said. Dozens of commandos had entered the far-flung...
  • Deal to allow US sales to Indian nuclear plants

    NEW DELHI President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a deal Sunday to clear the way for American companies to help build India's energy sector, potentially bringing tens of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs to the...
  • The carbon that's killing India, and how California can help

    This week, President Obama is the chief guest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at India's Republic Day celebrations. At the close of the historic visit, the two leaders are expected to announce cooperation on a suite of climate and clean energy measures,...
  • Obama heads to India to revive 'pivot to Asia' policy

    Obama heads to India to revive 'pivot to Asia' policy
    Just two months after his last trip to Asia, President Obama left Saturday for a three-day visit to India that includes no world summits, no major decisions to make and a relaxed schedule designed mainly to give plenty of chances for dinner and...
  • Japan, U.S. condemn unverified video claiming Islamic State hostage dead

    Japan, U.S. condemn unverified video claiming Islamic State hostage dead
    Japan's prime minister said Sunday he was "speechless" after an online video purportedly showed that one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed, and he demanded the release of the other. Shinzo Abe told Japanese...
  • Abe 'speechless' after video claims IS captive dead, vows to save 2nd Japanese

    Japan's prime minister said Sunday he was "speechless" after an online video purportedly showed that one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed, and he demanded the release of the other. Shinzo Abe told Japanese...
  • Truck bombing in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, wounds 2 in first attack on city in weeks

    A Taliban truck bomb exploded in the Afghan capital Sunday, wounding two people in the first attack targeting Kabul in almost three weeks, officials said. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi suggested the blast, which happened just before 6 a.m....