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Suspect named in quadruple homicide in D.C.

Metropolitan Police have identified a suspect in a quadruple homicide and fire that killed three family members and a housekeeper in the District last Thursday.
USA Today: May 21, 2015

Canada detains 10 youths suspected of jihadist ambitions

Canadian police have detained 10 young people at Montreal's main airport on suspicion of preparing to travel overseas to join the Islamic State militant group.
May 20, 2015

US 'deeply concerned' over Morsi death sentence

The United States says it is "deeply concerned" about the death sentences handed down to former President Mohamed Morsi and more than 100 other defendants for a 2011 mass prison break.
May 17, 2015

US-Turkish pact could slow ‘jihadist highway’

Washington and Ankara are close to signing a security deal to improve cooperation in stemming the threat of groups like the Islamic State (IS). In the face of strong criticism from its allies,
May 12, 2015

US: Too early to say is was behind texas attack

The United States is not ready to credit the Islamic State terror group with carrying out Sunday's attack on a convention center outside Dallas, Texas.
May 6, 2015

Housakos appointed as new speaker of Canadian senate

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Monday announced the appointment of Leo Housakos the new speaker of the Senate of Canada.
May 4, 2015

Giannis Antetokounmpo Ejected After Bulldozing Mike Dunleavy

Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of the NBA’s most exciting young players, but the stunt he pulled Thursday night isn’t going to win the Greek Freak many new fans. May 1, 2015

Foreign Minister Kotzias on U.S. visit: 'They received our message'

is official visit to the United States was "the most creative and productive of anything we expected based on earlier experiences," Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said on Friday,
April 24, 2015

Turkey lobbies Obama on Armenian 'genocide'

Ankara is becoming increasingly concerned about whether U.S. President Barack Obama will follow Pope Francis and the EU parliament in using the word "genocide" on the 100th anniversary (April 24) of the start of the mass killings of Armenians
April 22, 2015

The US is interested in stability in Greece and the wider region, FM Kotzias says

The meeting between Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and the US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday in Washington focused among others on the economic situation in Greece, the ways in which the US can help Greece
April 21, 2015