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Obama asks key senators for time on Iran sanctions

US President Barack Obama asked key senators Tuesday for a delay in imposing new sanctions on Iran, but faced skepticism over the terms of...

Obama, Other Leaders Receive Afghan Resources Request

WASHINGTON: As President Barack Obama and senior defense and national security leaders reconvened meetings today on the way forward in Afghanistan, they did so...

Fresh fighting erupts in Sri Lanka as Indian envoy arrives

, Heavy fighting has gripped Sri Lanka as Tamil Tiger rebels and troops blamed each other for renewed battles and India sent a top...

European defence belongs to NATO

The National Interest , America's ambassador to NATO, Nicholas Burns, told other NATO members this week that the United States was increasingly alarmed about...

Campaigners Win Landmark Ruling on BAE-Saudi Corruption Case

, At a hearing today in the High Court, Lord Justice Moses, sitting with Mr Justice Irwin, granted permission to Campaign Against Arms Trade...

Iran vows painful response to any Israeli attack

Agence France-Presse, TEHRAN: Iran on Monday vowed a "very painful" response to any Israeli action after a senior minister of the Jewish state warned...

Ericsson Sells Defense Unit to Saab

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Swedish telecom giant Ericsson said June 12 it would sell its defense unit Ericsson Microwave Systems and its 40-percent holding in Saab...

Arms transferred to Abbas with Israeli blessing: official

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, JERUSALEM: Arms were transferred early Thursday with Israel's blessing to the forces loyal to Palestinian Authority president Mahmud Abbas, parliamentary foreign affairs...

Stronger Military Needed for Bigger Threats than Cold War: Russia

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Russia faces security threats that make the Cold War look like