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Clinton hospitalised with blood clot

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was admitted to a New York hospital with a blood clot linked to a concussion she suffered earlier this month.

US says willing to meet with Iran on nukes but no talks set

The New York Times has reported that the United States and Iran have agreed in principle to hold one-on-one negotiations on Iran's nuclear.

Chinese rights activist prepared for the long haul

Chen Guangcheng -- one of China's best-known human rights icons -- was prepared to spend years in the US embassy as he weighed his next move.

North Korea agrees to monitored nuclear moratorium

The US says North Korea has agreed to a nuclear moratorium, and Korean media say the country will allow IAEA inspectors to monitor it.

US says it hasn’t ruled out arming Syrian rebels

The US appears open to arming Syria's opposition, saying that if a political solution to the crisis was impossible, other options would be considered.

US withdraw from Iraq, so now what?

As the last American soldiers finally leave Iraq, the United States state department assumes control of a complex and risky operation.

Kiir takes South Sudan’s economic plans to US

South Sudan is due to lay out its economic plans at a US-backed conference aimed at uplifting the country and setting it on the path to development.

Burma could see lifting of sanctions for political reform

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has offered Burma the first rewards for reform, saying the US would back more aid for the reclusive country.

Clinton: Bring Taliban, al-Qaeda allies into peace process

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Washington and Pakistan must get the Taliban and Haqqani network involved in the Afghan peace process.

Clinton urges Africa to drop Gaddafi, embrace rebels

Hillary Clinton has urged African leaders to abandon Libya's Muammar Gaddafi, saying it was time to live up to their pledges to promote democracy.

World powers raise pressure on Gaddafi to go

An international coalition piled pressure on Muammar Gaddafi on Tuesday to quit, pledging to continue military action against his forces.

US support for UN’s Libya move opens new chapter

The Obama administration strongly backed a United Nations vote on Thursday for a no-fly zone and other help for Libyan rebels.

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