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  • Micro-film festival launches in New York

    2014-10-15 13:44

    Shenzhen's International Micro-Film Festival launched at United Nations headquarters in New York on Tuesday night, kicking off an event that drew more than 1,500 original micro-film submissions from all over the globe.

  • US pledges cooperation in murder investigation in Philippines

    2014-10-15 13:33

    The United States on Tuesday pledged full cooperation with the Philippine authorities in the investigation into the killing of a Filipino allegedly by a U.S. Marine.

  • Obama, foreign military chiefs coordinate Islamic State plans

    2014-10-15 10:49

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday told military leaders from more than 20 countries working with Washington to defeat Islamic State that he was deeply concerned about the radical group's advances at the north Syrian town of Kobani and in western Iraq.

  • US insists on Palestinian statehood through negotiations

    2014-10-15 10:46

    The United States insisted Tuesday that a Palestinian state should be created through negotiations with Israel based on a two-state solution.

  • White House also produces harvest joy

    2014-10-15 10:19

    US first lady Michelle Obama (C) harvests vegetables from the White House kitchen garden with schoolchildren in Washington October 14, 2014.

  • US sets up rapid-response Ebola team

    2014-10-15 09:52

    The United States is establishing a rapid-response team to help hospitals "within hours" whenever there is a case of Ebola, the top doctor leading the fight against the deadly virus said on Tuesday.

  • US files death penalty charges against Benghazi suspect

    2014-10-15 09:50

    A federal grand jury issued a new indictment on Tuesday that includes a possible death penalty against Ahmed Abu Khatallah, a Libyan militant accused of involvement in the September 2012 attacks on the US diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.

  • NYT editorial reflects 'difficult situation' for US: Castro

    2014-10-15 09:23

    A recent New York Times editorial urging the United States to end its embargo of more than 50 years against Cuba is a reflection of the "difficult situation" the North American country now faces, said former Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

  • US offers $45m bounty for info on 8 terrorist leaders

    2014-10-15 08:59

    The United States said on Tuesday it is offering rewards totaling up to $45 million for information on eight key leaders of the Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) terrorist organization.

  • Obama to meet with partners on militant fight

    2014-10-14 14:43

    President Barack Obama and his military commanders are meeting with defense chiefs from more than 20 nations participating in the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.

  • New York celebrates 70th Annual Columbus Day

    2014-10-14 10:27

    New York celebrates 70th Annual Columbus Day

  • Canadian Ebola vaccine begins human testing

    2014-10-14 09:59

    Human testing of an experimental Canadian-made Ebola vaccine began Monday, with federal officials saying the drug could be shipped to West Africa within months if it proves successful.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.