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Ross Colvin

Ross Colvin

    Obama, Medvedev urge Senate to ratify arms treaty
    Obama, Medvedev urge Senate to ratify arms treaty
    US President Barack Obama used the international stage on Saturday to press his Republican opponents in Congress to ratify a new nuclear arms deal...
    Obama signs historic Wall Street overhaul into law
    Obama signs historic Wall Street overhaul into law
    President Barack Obama signed into law on Wednesday the most comprehensive financial regulatory overhaul since the Great Depression, vowing to stop...
    World leaders meet on nuclear terrorism threat
    World leaders meet on nuclear terrorism threat
    World leaders meet in Washington on Tuesday for the biggest summit hosted by the United States since 1945, and they will have just one item on the...
    US spy chief in spotlight after botched plane attack
    US spy chief in spotlight after botched plane attack
    US intelligence chief Admiral Dennis Blair faced tough questions about his future on Wednesday as the Obama administration fended off criticism...
    Obama looks to Mubarak for help in Mideast peace
    Obama looks to Mubarak for help in Mideast peace
    United States President Barack Obama, looking to kickstart the stalled Middle East peace process, will hold talks on Tuesday with Egyptian leader...
    Obama's new Afghan plan to target al-Qaeda safe havens
    Obama's new Afghan plan to target al-Qaeda safe havens
    President Barack Obama plans to send thousands of troops to train Afghan forces as part of a new war strategy that will focus United States efforts...
    Obama administration moves to heal rift with Europe
    Obama administration moves to heal rift with Europe
    United States Vice-President Joe Biden will seek to break with the unilateralist tilt of the Bush years by emphasising cooperation and diplomacy in...
    Don't panic, Zuma tells investors
    Don't panic, Zuma tells investors
    Jacob Zuma, widely expected to become South Africa's next president, met United States government officials on Tuesday to assure them it was...
    Economic downturn hits US police
    Economic downturn hits US police
    The growing financial crisis is a double whammy for police in many United States cities: they face budget cuts as they brace for an expected surge...
    US death toll in Iraq reaches 4 000
    US death toll in Iraq reaches 4 000
    The number of United States soldiers to die in Iraq has reached 4 000, the US military said on Monday, just days after the fifth anniversary of...
    US says Iran still training Iraqi militias
    US says Iran still training Iraqi militias
    The United States military said on Sunday there had been a dramatic drop in the number of Iranian weapons being used in Iraq but no let-up in...
    US troops kill 60 in Iraq al-Qaeda offensive
    US troops kill 60 in Iraq al-Qaeda offensive
    The United States military said on Monday it had killed 60 militants during a week-long, US-led offensive in northern Iraq against al-Qaeda, a...