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The United Nations' main nuclear watchdog believes that North Korea has up to six nuclear weapons, its chief said yesterday.
President Bush pressed Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin on the touchy issue of democracy in Russia on Sunday but top aides went out of their way to describe the talks as amicable and open.
President Bush met Sunday night with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia in what was widely expected to be a tense encounter after days of recriminations over Russian rollbacks of democracy and the Soviet Union's actions in the World War II era, but the top foreign policy advisers to both men swiftly pronounced the meeting a success.
Speaking at a cemetery in the Netherlands where thousands of U.S. war dead are interred, President Bush commemorated the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe on May 8 by proclaiming that by that day in 1945 "the world tyrants learned a lesson: There is no power like the like the power of freedom, and no soldier as strong as a soldier who fights for that freedom.?
Hollywood's top Democrat diva, Barbra Streisand, is blasting President Bush for "controlling" the nation by ginning up fears of another terrorist attack, saying the president's tactics remind her of Nazi Luftwaffe Commander Hermann Goering.
Dutch police arrested six activists on Sunday who said they wanted to enter President Bush's Netherlands hotel and look for the suitcase which allows him to activate nuclear weapons.
A little known group known as the Soldiers of Levant (Jund al-Sham) has claimed responsibility for Thursday's explosions outside the British Consulate in New York. In a statement published via the Internet, the group said the attack was "the start of war inside America". No-one was injured in the pre-dawn blasts which shattered windows at the consulate. Soldiers of Levant claimed responsibility for a fire several weeks ago at an oil rig in Texas.
British Prime Minister Tony Blair resisted a chorus of calls over the weekend to resign before he finishes the historic third term he just won, amid discontent over his leadership from fellow party members.
A suicide car bomb has been detonated at a checkpoint in southern Baghdad, killing the three occupants of the vehicle along with another two people, police told CNN.
Senior U.S. commanders say their view of the Iraqi insurgency has begun to shift, with higher priority being given to combating foreign fighters and Iraqi jihadists.
Insurgents in Iraq are drawing on dozens of stockpiled, bomb-rigged cars and groups of foreign fighters smuggled into the country in recent weeks to carry out most of the suicide attacks that have killed about 300 people in the last 10 days, senior American officers and intelligence officials say.
Multinational force operations netted 109 terrorists and suspects throughout Iraq today and May 7, and included finding large weapons caches.
An aide to terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has been captured by Iraqi security forces, Cable News Network reported on its Web site, citing the U.S. military.
An Iraqi man suspected of leading a terrorist cell loosely tied to al-Qaida and considered a ?high-valued target? for his alleged role in crimes ranging from beheadings to bombings, has surrendered to coalition forces, the U.S. Army announced Friday. Nabil Badriyah Al Nasiri turned himself in after a number of his bodyguards and associates were arrested during a series of recent raids in Bayji, according to Army officials with the 42nd Infantry Division
An Australian Muslim leader is heading for Iraq in a bid to help secure the freedom of an Australian hostage, as a deadline set by his captors draws near.
The family of an Australian held hostage by Iraqi militants pledged a donation to the Iraqi people on Monday as a deadline loomed to meet his captors' demands and the leader of Australia's Muslims made a mercy dash to Baghdad.
A secret study urges that U.S. agencies at least agree on how to measure success or failure in Iraq.
One of four Sunni Arabs picked this weekend to join Iraq's new Shiite-controlled cabinet abruptly rejected the job on Sunday, saying he first learned of his selection from a television news report on Saturday night. He added that he felt his selection would further a quota system for Sunnis that would only make sectarian problems worse.
Fakhri al-Qaisi, a rumpled, 51-year-old dentist, is an unlikely statesman - and just the kind of person both Iraqi leaders and Americans say they need to enlist to bring Iraq's recalcitrant Sunni minority out of the armed resistance and into mainstream politics.
The Marine Corps issued to nearly 10,000 troops body armor that military ballistic experts had urged the Marines to reject after tests revealed life-threatening flaws in the vests, an eight-month investigation by Marine Corps Times has found.
Skimming low over hills in eastern Afghanistan, the 11 Marines packed into an Army Black Hawk helicopter asked for an exciting flight on an otherwise dull mission, demonstrating for visiting dignitaries how troops are sped into battle.
Marine Lt. Gen. James Mattis told congressmen Thursday that a captain relieved of his command after complaining about the lack of armored Humvees was disciplined for unrelated reasons.
The former assistant manager of a Papa John's pizza shop in Virginia who snapped many of the infamous photographs of detainee abuse at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison faces court-martial Wednesday, and unlike Pfc. Lynndie England, she won't try to plead guilty.
I was disappointed when I read the April 26 editorial "Impunity." What it proclaimed to be facts were really distortions and inaccuracies disguised as fact.
A YEAR AGO this week, the release of shocking photographs of naked and hooded Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison alerted the world to serious human rights abuses by U.S. forces
When mothers raise their daughters to be independent, strong-willed and successful they often don?t think of them growing up and joining the military.
The Marine Corps offers the ?buddy program? for new recruits who want to enlist with a friend and ship to boot camp at the same time instead of going alone. When the friend happens to be your twin brother, the program takes on a whole new meaning.
...President Bush has recommended a 3.1 percent raise for the military next year and a 2.3 percent raise for the civil service. Administration officials oppose pay parity increases, in part because they say boosting raises in non-Defense agencies diverts critical money from programs and operations
Hundreds of tribal leaders backed President Hamid Karzai's plan for a "strategic partnership" with the United States on Sunday, a government spokesman said, a pact that could cement a long-term U.S. military presence in Central Asia
...Operation Blue to Green?trading blue service uniforms for Army green?this year was expected to turn 3,500 airmen and sailors into soldiers and help the military adjust to quick-deployment, land-based warfare. More than halfway into the fiscal year (which ends Sept. 30), Blue to Green has produced 189 soldiers, according to the Army.
The US is losing billions of dollars as international tourists are deterred from visiting the US because of a tarnished image overseas and more bureaucratic visa policies, travel industry leaders have warned.
Given the Islam-Christianity conflict that's central to Ridley ScottRidley Scott's Crusades epic "Kingdom of Heaven," the film's release across the Mideast was nonetheless generating huge interest -- and nervous speculation.
?Kingdom of Heaven,? Ridley Scott?s extremely boring (so boring that film critics at the screening I attended fell asleep) movie version of the Crusades, is Twain?s words in action. Scott is serial killer of truth?giving immortality to 1,000 lies?in this propaganda film.