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The Security Council followed with a unanimous vote to ease sanctions on Libya and establish a post-conflict mission as the UN prepared to celebrate Libya as something it got right.
09/16/2011 08:11 pm
President Abbas has chosen a path Palestinians know cannot succeed, but it brings their cause maximum exposure at the UN next week and would force the US to use its Security Council veto.
09/16/2011 03:54 pm
A key senator said Tuesday that he does not want to ratify a new START, the US-Russia nuclear arms pact, this year. The Obama administration says a delay could harm fragile relations with Russia.
11/17/2010 04:27 pm
President Obama has booked a stay at the Taj Mahal Palace during his trip to India early next month. The Mumbai hotel was attacked as part of a terrorist operation in the city in November 2008.
10/28/2010 04:03 pm
President Obama hasn’t had much time lately for anything other than the economy, jobs, and maybe a little worrying about the midterm elections. But he’ll focus a good chunk of this week on foreign affairs when he decamps Washington for the United Nations in New York, spending the better part of three days – from Wednesday afternoon to Friday evening – on many of the bigger issues on his international plate. Here are five things Mr. Obama will do while in New York.
09/20/2010 08:26 pm
Mutual suspicions are expected to be set aside as Afghan President Hamid Karzai visits Washington this week. Both countries seek a stronger partnership that will help Afghanistan resist the Taliban.
05/10/2010 02:37 pm
Entrepreneurs from more than 50 mostly Muslim-majority countries are gathering at the summit on entrepreneurship in Washington to learn more about how individual action can expand opportunity in the Muslim world and beyond.
04/26/2010 08:34 pm
The security summit that begins in Washington Monday aims to ensure that nuclear weapons and weapons-grade materials are put under lock and key to prevent terrorists from getting them.
04/12/2010 10:16 am
Obama will say that Asia is crucial to answering the world's major challenges – although the US intends to remain a leader across Asia. The president visits Japan, Singapore, China, and South Korea starting Friday.
11/12/2009 12:00 am
His speech should aim to launch a new dialogue between two estranged communities of the world, some regional experts say.
06/04/2009 01:00 am