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Obama plans prime time speech on Islamic State threat

President Barack Obama is preparing to lay out his strategy against militants of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria when he delivers an address to Americans Wednesday night.
September 10, 2014

Hagel denounces Russia's 'blatant aggression' in Ukraine

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has denounced what he calls Russia’s "blatant aggression" in Ukraine. Hagel’s remarks in Georgia came as the rights group Amnesty International said it was no longer possible for Russia to deny its forces are engaged in fighting in eastern Ukraine.
September 8, 2014

Obama vows to 'dismantle' Islamic State

President Barack Obama has wrapped up the NATO summit in Britain, saying the alliance has agreed to play a role in fighting Islamic State militants.
September 6, 2014

Iran 'backs US military contacts' to fight Islamic State

Iran's Supreme Leader has approved co-operation with the US as part of the fight against Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, sources have told BBC Persian.
BBC: September 6, 2014

American-Greek, Don "Da Bomb" George The New IBO Super Middle-Weight Champion!

Donovan George beat Dyah Davis on points (115-113, 115-113, 116-112) to be crowned IBO Middleweight Champion of the world.
Midfield Maestro: August 31, 2014

American jihadist killed in Syria

An American, identified as 33-year old Douglas McArthur McCain, has been killed while fighting alongside militants in Syria. Concerns about foreign fighters joining the ranks of radical groups
August 27, 2014

Arizona nine-year old in Uzi gun lesson accident

A nine year-old girl in the US has killed her shooting instructor by accident while being shown how to use a high-powered submachine gun.
BBC: August 27, 2014

US ebola patient to leave hospital

One of two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus is leaving an Atlanta hospital.
August 21, 2014

American-Greek, Don "Da Bomb" George, Fights for IBO Super Middleweight World Title

Donovan George, a Greek American boxer, has a date with destiny this Saturday night (23/8/14) in Chicago, Illinois. The big punching Super Middleweight has 22 knockouts from 25 wins and he will be hoping that his 26th will bring him the IBO World title against Dyah Davis.
Midfield Maestro: August 20, 2014

Defence minister meets with U.S. ambassador ahead of Washington, DC trip

National Defence Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos met with U.S. Ambassador to Greece David D. Pearce at the ministry on Tuesday,
August 19, 2014