Tag Archives: White House

Al-Qaeda Establishes New Branch Qaedat al-Jihad in India

 Al-Qaida has expanded into India, the leader of the terror group said in a video released Thursday, vowing that its militants would bring Islamic law to the entire subcontinent and “wage jihad against its enemies.” At least three Indian … read more

USA warns of a “significant escalation” in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine

US warns of ‘significant’ Ukraine escalation ahead of key meeting  The United States has warned of a “significant escalation” in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, after Kiev announced the capture of 10 Russian paratroopers ahead of a key meeting … read more

Edward Snowden has been granted permission to stay in Russia

Edward Snowden’s lawyer says the NSA whistleblower has been granted permission to stay in Russia for three more years. Snowden last year was granted temporary asylum of one year in Russia, but that ran out on Aug. 1. His lawyer, … read more

Obama dismissed Russia as a nation that “doesn’t make anything”

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama dismissed Russia as a nation that “doesn’t make anything” and said in an interview with the Economist magazine that the West needs to be “pretty firm” with China as Beijing pushes to expand its … read more

168 children as young as 11 are rescued from sex trade ;FBI

WASHINGTON (AP) — When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes. … read more

For Obama, foreign crises grow more challenging

Surveying a dizzying array of international crises, President Barack Obama stated the obvious: “We live in a complex world and at a challenging time.” And then suddenly, only a day later, the world had grown much more troubling, the challenges … read more