US readies possible solo action against Syria

2013-08-30 10:49:26

US President Barack Obama on Thursday prepared for the possibility of launching unilateral American military action against Syria.
UK parliament rejects Syria strike
Comment: No military solution in Syria, either
Chinese petroleum firm already leave Syria
War fears disrupting trade with Syria

Obama undecided on Syria attack

2013-08-29 15:58:47

But US President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he has not made a decision about how to respond to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria's internal conflict.China calls for restraint on Syria
Britain to submit Syria resolution to UN
Russian FM warns against military solution

China calls for intl support for Haiti reconstruction

2013-08-29 10:21:24

Peaceful reconstruction in Haiti remains an arduous task, said a Chinese envoy to the United Nations (UN) Wednesday, calling for continuous support from the international community.

Obama makes case for punishing Syria over gas attack

2013-08-29 09:13:34

US President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday that the Syrian government would face "international consequences" for last week's deadly chemical attack, but made clear any military response would be limited to avoid dragging the United States into another war in the Middle East.

US support for airstrikes is low

2013-08-29 07:35:16

A Reuters/Ipsos poll taken on Aug 19-23 found that 9 percent of Americans said President Barack Obama should act, while 60 percent said the US should not intervene in Syria's civil war.

Fort Hood shooter sentenced to death

2013-08-29 05:26:46

A US military court Wednesday sentenced to death the Fort Hood shooter who killed 13 and injured more than 30 others at the Texas Army base in 2009, US media reported.

Obama, marchers mark 50 yrs since King's speech

2013-08-29 04:41:25

Thousands of marchers gathered on Washington's national mall on Wednesday to commemorate civil rights leader Martin Luther King's famous "I have a dream" speech 50 years ago.

US spy satellite to be launched

2013-08-28 20:31:59

A powerful rocket carrying a US National Reconnaissance Office satellite is expected to be launched into orbit Wednesday from a California base.

New York Times, Twitter hacked by Syrian group

2013-08-28 14:49:57

Media companies including the New York Times, Twitter and the Huffington Post lost control of some of their websites Tuesday after hackers supporting the Syrian government breached the Australian Internet company that manages many major site addresses.

Obama talks Syria with Rudd; Rice meets Israelis

2013-08-27 10:29:17

President Barack Obama spoke with Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Monday about possible international responses to the Syrian crisis.

Ritual held to honour the deceased in Brazil

2013-08-27 07:48:58

Waura Indians participate in a ceremony during this year's 'quarup,' a ritual held over several days to honour in death a person of great importance to them, in Xingu National Park, Mato Grosso State, August 25, 2013.

UN vows to contact US over spying report

2013-08-27 06:04:43

The United Nations said Monday that it would be in touch with the United States over reports that the world body was spied on by the US National Security Agency.