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Alister Bull

Alister Bull

    Obama ups pressure ahead of Senate jobs bill vote
    Obama ups pressure ahead of Senate jobs bill vote
    President Barack Obama on Saturday maintained his attack against congressional Republicans over his jobs bill, upping pressure before it faces a...
    Obama to propose 'Buffett Tax' on millionaires
    Obama to propose 'Buffett Tax' on millionaires
    President Barack Obama, in a populist step designed to appeal to voters, will propose a "Buffett Tax" on people making more than $1-million a year...
    Obama's election machine revs its engines
    Obama's election machine revs its engines
    President Barack Obama began a bus tour of the US Midwest focused on jobs and the economy on Monday, aiming to leave behind doubts about his...
    Obama 'heartbroken' by Zimbabwe's decline
    Obama 'heartbroken' by Zimbabwe's decline
    President Barack Obama criticised Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe on Tuesday and warned Africa not to repeat the mistakes that betrayed the hopes...
    Obama chides banks' 'audacity' for fighting fee
    Obama chides banks' 'audacity' for fighting fee
    President Barack Obama on Saturday slammed Wall Street's "audacity" for fighting a bail-out fee he wants to slap on financial firms and said his...
    More than 80 killed in Iraq bombings
    More than 80 killed in Iraq bombings
    At least 85 people were killed on Monday by a suicide truck bomb in the volatile Iraqi city of Kirkuk, some of them trapped on a bus where they...
    US forces tighten grip on Iraq city
    US forces tighten grip on Iraq city
    United States soldiers tightened their cordon around al-Qaeda fighters holed up in the Iraqi city of Baquba on Saturday, advancing carefully...
    US forces arrest 60 in Baghdad clampdown
    US forces arrest 60 in Baghdad clampdown
    United States troops rounded up 60 suspected militants overnight in a security clampdown to stem violence in Baghdad and killed 26 insurgents in a...
    Baghdad morgue tells story of heartache
    Baghdad morgue tells story of heartache
    Almost 2 000 bodies were taken to Baghdad's morgue in July, the highest tally in five months of rising sectarian bloodshed that has forced the...