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Research on contagious bird flu strain classified

Thursday, December 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 22, 2011

Authorities in the United States have classified a scientific report on how the deadly H5N1 virus that spreads like wildfire among birds can also be made to go viral among humans. The decision was made on recommendation from the National Bio-Security Council. Read more…

Clinton meets Syrian opposition – NHK

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Comments off

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has met with Syrian opposition figures and praised their struggle to bring about a transition to democracy in the country.

The rare 2-hour meeting took place in Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday.

Clinton spoke highly of the opposition forces for working to democratize Syria and drive the administration of President Bashar al-Assad from power. Read more…

ANKARA:Turkish president meets U.S. vice president on regional issues

Friday, December 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 2, 2011

ANKARA, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) — Turkish President Abdullah Gul met on Friday with visiting U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in the Turkish capital Ankara to discuss regional issues, Turkish semi- official Anatolia news agency reported. Read more…

Myanmar:Hillary Clinton meets Aung San Suu Kyi

Friday, December 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 2, 2011

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi have stressed the need for more democracy in the country. Read more…

Pakistan to retaliate against troop killings – NHK

Sunday, November 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 27,2011

The Pakistani government says it has closed the supply routes of NATO-led forces in Afghanistan in retaliation for the killing of 24 Pakistani troops in northwestern Pakistan. Read more…

SYRIA News:Arab-Turkish cooperation forum opens in Morocco

Thursday, November 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 17,2011
Syrian opposition resorting to violence “not surprising”: U.S.
Pro-Assad rallies sweep across Syria as international pressures build up
 Syria boycotts Arab League summit

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US,Russia,China agree to ask Iran abide by rules

Monday, November 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 14,2011

The United States has agreed with Russia and China to ensure that Iran follows international obligations regarding its nuclear program.

A senior White House official said on Saturday that US President Barack Obama met separately with Chinese President Hu Jintao and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in Hawaii on the sidelines of the APEC summit. Read more…

President Obama and Rasmussen discuss NATO’s new plans

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 9 ,2011

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Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Barack Obama. Photo: EPA

On November 7 US President Barack Obama met NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen. While the meeting held in the Oval office was formally dedicated to Read more…

US: Hillary Clinton’s mother dead at 92

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 2 ,2011

Hillary Clinton (R), her mother Dorothy Rodham (C) and daughter Chelsea Clinton (L). Photo: AFP    

Dorothy Rodham, mother of US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, died Tuesday at age 92 after an illness, CNN reports from Washington. The State Department earlier said that Hillary Clinton had to cancel planned trips to Britain and Turkey to stay by her mother’s side. Read more…

US to halt UNESCO fund over Palestine vote

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 1 ,2011
U.S. withdraws UNESCO funding 
 The United States government has announced it will cut off funding for UNESCO, the United Nations’ cultural agency, over its vote admitting Palestine as a member. Read more…