US, Russia make deal on Syrian arms draft

2013-09-28 00:25:23

Ending weeks of diplomatic deadlock, the United States and Russia agreed on Thursday to a UN Security Council draft resolution that will demand Syria give up its chemical arms.

Thaw in Iran-US ties offers hope for nuclear issue

2013-09-27 19:27:44

Positive signs in New York are giving hopes for progress in stalled negotiations over Iran's nuclear issue.

Senate panel drafting bill to limit spying

2013-09-27 16:35:11

The US Senate Intelligence Committee leaders began drafting legislation to increase transparency and tighten oversight to National Security Agency's surveillance programs.

Chinese FM meets Clintons on relations

2013-09-27 16:29:25

Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with former US President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary, who was a former secretary of state, on relations between China and the US at the United Nations.

Making a wobbly stand on violence against women

2013-09-27 14:58:04

"Walk a mile in her shoes" charity event is held to raise awareness and funds for the White Ribbon Campaign to end violence against women.

Popularity of Brazilian president rebounds: poll

2013-09-27 14:10:03

The popularity of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff rebounded recently after suffering significant loss amid nationwide protest in June, showed a poll released Thursday.

Pakistani honored at Clinton Global Initiative

2013-09-26 14:00:10

Malala Yousafzai gives a speech after receiving the "Leadership in Civil Society" award at the Clinton Global Initiative 2013 (CGI) in New York Sept 25, 2013.

Big cats are part of the family

2013-09-26 11:42:49

Not content with the standard dog or cat, a Brazilian family has a brood of seven tigers.

113 countries pledge against sexual violence

2013-09-25 11:31:24

Ministers from 113 countries have signed a declaration pledging new action to end sexual violence in conflict.

68th UN General Assembly in New York

2013-09-25 10:41:28

United States President Barack Obama addresses the 68th United Nations General Assembly in New York, Sept 24, 2013.

WH to enroll millions in Obamacare

2013-09-25 10:11:15

The White House kicked off a six-month campaign to encourage millions of Americans to sign up for health coverage under "Obamacare".

Brazilian president blasts US for spying

2013-09-25 09:14:17

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Tuesday slammed the US for "meddling" in her country's affairs by widespread espionage, calling it "a breach of international law".