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Chapel Hill murders: Turkish leader challenges Obama

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticised US President Barack Obama for his silence over the murder of three Muslim students in the US.
BBC: February 13, 2015

US charges 6 Bosnian immigrants with aiding terrorists

The U.S. Department of Justice has accused six Bosnian immigrants of sending money and equipment to terrorists overseas, including fighters with the Islamic State group and al-Qaida in Iraq.
February 7, 2015

Obama security strategy warns against overreaching by US

White House national security adviser Susan Rice says she starts every morning with a briefing covering the most sobering threats on the global stage. Whether the challenge is an Ebola outbreak or Russian aggression, she says, the world would be a markedly different place without U.S. leadership to confront it.
February 7, 2015

U.S. President Obama to CNN on Greece: 'Austerity is not effective; there must be growth'

When the economy is in freefall, you need a strategy of growth, not just pressuring a population that is suffering more and more, U.S. President Barack Obama said in interview to CNN, in response to a question about Greece.
February 2, 2015

U.S. President calls PM, congratulates on election victory

U.S. President Barack Obama telephoned Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to congratulate Greece's new premier on his election victory and told him that the United States will support the Greek government's efforts to end austerity policies,
January 29, 2015

Apple posts the biggest quarterly profit in history

US technology giant Apple has reported the biggest quarterly profit ever made by a public company.
BBC: January 28, 2015

Laser-etched metal 'bounces' water

Physicists in the US have created metal surfaces that repel water to the extent that droplets bounce away.
BBC: January 22, 2015

Europe, US officials warn of severe terror threat

Prime Minister David Cameron said Britain faces a "severe" threat of terrorist attack, while a European law enforcement official describes the security environment as "difficult."
January 19, 2015

Song of My Life: A Memoir - Book Review

Alex Vavoulis reviews the book 'Song of My Life: A Memoir' written by Harry Mark Petrakis
Alex Vavoulis: January 18, 2015