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Threats persist as Obama hosts his final nuclear security summit

President Barack Obama will host his fourth and final nuclear security summit in Washington this week with tons of loose nuclear material still not sufficiently secured and still potentially accessible to terrorists or other individuals with malicious intentions.
March 31, 2016

US relocates most defense family members from Turkey

The United States has ordered military families to leave parts of southern Turkey due to safety concerns.
March 30, 2016

Obama begins historic visit to Cuba

U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Cuba Sunday on a historic trip, with the two nations moving to normalize their relations 55 years after they broke off ties.
March 20, 2016

US House votes to declare IS genocide against Christians, Yazidis

The U.S. House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed, by a 383-to-0 vote, a bipartisan resolution declaring that systemic violence committed by Islamic State (IS) against Christians, Yazidis, Kurds and other ethnic and religious minorities
March 15, 2016

Turkey wants unconditional US support in fight against YPG

Turkey's prime minister on Saturday called on the United States to give his government unconditional support in the fight against the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia “without ifs and buts.”
February 21, 2016

Turkey's Erdogan issues ultimatum to US

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued an ultimatum to the United States to choose between Turkey and Syrian Kurds. U.S. forces have been working closely with the Syrian Kurdish group the PYD in the battle against Islamic State.
February 9, 2016

Obama reaffirms religious liberty in first visit to US mosque

President Barack Obama, on his first visit to a U.S. mosque as president, says Americans "too often" conflate Islam with terrorism.
February 3, 2016

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