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Obama pledges more humanitarian aid, not military help, for Iraq

President Barack Obama pledged $205 million in new humanitarian aid to Iraq on Tuesday but didn't mention providing additional weapons and military support sought by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
April 14, 2015

Candle, electrical short eyed as possible church fire causes

Montreal firefighters are battling a fire in Parc Extension at this hour at Koimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church.
WBIR: April 16, 2015

Former US Ambassador: Putin has no interest in resolving Ukraine conflict

Former U.S. ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul tells VOA that Russian President Vladimir Putin has no interest in resolving the conflict in Ukraine because it serves his interest.
April 11, 2015

This is not your Western Easter egg: Why the Greek Orthodox Church dyes them red

No pastel pinks, yellows or blues here. In Eastern Orthodox Christianity, the eggs are all red. April 10, 2015

Historic US-Cuba encounter expected at Americas Summit

President Barack Obama is in Panama for a summit at which he is expected to have a historic encounter with Cuban leader Raul Castro.
April 10, 2015

Obama: Iran's Recognition of Israel Not to be Part of Nuclear Deal

President Barack Obama has rejected a call by Israel that any final nuclear agreement with Iran include a "clear and unambiguous Iranian commitment of Israel's right to exist."
April 7, 2015

'Framework' reached at Iran nuclear talks

Iran and six world powers have agreed to "key parameters" for a preliminary deal involving Tehran's nuclear program, following eight days of talks in Lausanne, Switzerland.
April 2, 2015

As deadline nears, gaps remain in Iran nuclear talks

Negotiations on the future of Iran’s nuclear program entered their final hours Tuesday, with a midnight deadline looming for agreement on the major points.
March 31, 2015

On The Occasion of Greek National Day

Remarks by Secretary Kerry
March 23, 2015

Netanyahu’s decisive win draws partisan US response

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu savors his party’s decisive victory in parliamentary elections, U.S. lawmakers are reacting along party lines while analysts are more circumspect.
March 18, 2015