Tag Archives: Washington

20Mar/15

New Yorkers get snow on the first day of spring

Despite the arrival of spring, more snow hits New York City and the rest of the winter-weary U.S. Northeast.

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15Mar/15

Sec State Kerry on Syria’s Assad: “We have to negotiate”

(NVO) – The United States will have to negotiate with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for a political transition in Syria and is exploring ways to pressure him into agreeing to talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told CBS News in an interview.
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10Mar/15

Peru considers lifting ban on shooting down aircrafts suspected of carrying drugs

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala says Peru is considering backing a bill that would lift a 14-year-old ban on shooting down aircrafts suspected of carrying drugs.

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08Mar/15

Tens of thousands of Israelis rally against Netanyahu

(NVO) – Tens of thousands gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday (March 7) calling for the ouster of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in the final stretch before a March 17 national election.
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02Mar/15

Obama sharply criticizes China’s plans for new technology rules

President Barack Obama in a Reuters interview criticizes China’s plans for new rules on U.S. tech companies, urging Beijing to change a policy that Obama says would allow the Chinese government to “snoop.”
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02Mar/15

Netanyahu arrives in U.S. for Iran speech to Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in Washington ahead of controversial Iran speech to Congress.
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01Mar/15

Israel’s Netanyahu flies to U.S. ahead of Congress address

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu departs Tel Aviv bound for the United States, where he is scheduled to address Congress two weeks before an Israeli election and says he will do everything is his power to “ensure the future” of the Jewish people.

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27Feb/15

Jeb Bush greeted at CPAC with cheers and boos

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is greeted at a conservative political conference in Maryland to cheers and boos, as Tea Party members walk out during his speech. Bush says the United States needs to “put ISIS (Islamic State) around a noose.”
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17Feb/15

Prosecutor asks for Strauss-Kahn acquittal in French sex trial

The prosecutor in the pimping trial of Dominique Strauss-Kahn says the former IMF boss should be acquitted.

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14Feb/15

Obama calls for more investment in education

U.S. President Barack Obama lays out his plan to ensure more children graduate from school fully prepared for college and a career during his weekly address.

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