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US, EU strike new data-sharing deal

The United States and European Union have struck a new deal regulating cross-Atlantic data transfers, after a European court struck down a previous agreement in October.
February 3, 2016

Obama to reaffirm religious liberty in first visit to US mosque

President Barack Obama is visiting a U.S. mosque for the first time in his presidency, meeting Wednesday with Muslim-Americans at the Islamic Society of Baltimore (ISB).
February 3, 2016

'Putin is corrupt' says US Treasury

The US Treasury has told a BBC investigation that it considers Russian President Vladimir Putin to be corrupt.
BBC: January 25, 2016

Biden, Tsipras discuss economic reforms

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
January 20, 2016

Iran calls new US ballistic missile sanctions illegitimate

Iran's Foreign Ministry called new U.S. sanctions targeting the country's ballistic missile program illegitimate.
January 18, 2016

US warplane flies over South Korea in show of force to North

A long-range U.S. military bomber flew over South Korea Sunday, in an apparent response to North Korea over its latest nuclear weapons test.
January 10, 2016

Obama: 'Significant progress' against Islamic State by end of term

U.S. President Barack Obama expressed confidence those opposing the Islamic State group will "prevail," and said he thinks there will be "significant progress" in that effort by the time he leaves office.
December 21, 2015

Obama underscores 'great sense of urgency' in IS fight

U.S. President Barack Obama says the U.S.-led coalition is moving "with a great sense of urgency" targeting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, surgically and with precision to take out the group.
December 14, 2015

Kerry: Time to break deadlock on Libya

World powers have wrapped up a meeting with representatives of Libya’s two rival factions with an affirmation of support for a U.N.-backed plan that would establish a unity government.
December 14, 2015