Category Archives: United States

Lithuania to extradite Russian to US in arms case

A Lithuanian court on Wednesday ruled to extradite a Russian man to the United States on charges of arms smuggling, drawing protest from Moscow. The Baltic state’s court of appeals ordered that Dmitry Ustinov, 47, be extradited because of the … Continue reading

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North Korean secrecy on bomb test fuels speculation on nuclear advances

U.S. officials and independent experts say North Korea appears to have taken unusual steps to conceal details about the nuclear weapon it tested in February, fuelingsuspicions that its scientists shifted to a bomb design that uses highly enriched uranium as … Continue reading

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India begins use of Chabahar port in Iran despite international pressure

Reacting to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s comments that the US was engaging in “very intense and very blunt” conversations with India and others like China and Turkey to stop importing oil from Iran in order to pressure Tehran … Continue reading

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US declares Kabul major non-Nato ally

The Obama administration on Saturday placed Afghanistan in the same category of its friends as Pakistan – a major non-NATO ally of the United States, the White House said.President Barack Obama announced the formal designation of Afghanistan on the A-list … Continue reading

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US Secret Service prostitute scandal: 12 of Obama’s agents sent home from Colombia amid allegations at least one was found with hooker

The body bodyguards were relieved of duty because of accusations involving sex workers in Cartagena, Colombia, the site of a summit of more than 30 world leaders  A dozen Secret Service agents assigned to protect President Obama in Colombia were … Continue reading

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Canada not rulling out canceling F-35 buy

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s associate defense minister said Tuesday his government could back out of a multibillion-dollar plan to buy F-35 stealth fighters from the United States. Julian Fantino said that Canada is considering “if and when” to sign a … Continue reading

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Iran most likely to send RQ-170 drone back to Obama

An Iranian non-profit company says it will honor U.S. President Barack Obama’s request that Iran return a drone that crashed there last year. But instead of the actual drone, the company says it will send miniature toy versions. A lot … Continue reading

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