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US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (L), South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin (R) and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera shake hands prior to the start of their meeting in Singapore on May 31, 2014. Hagel accused China on May 31 of "destabilising actions" in the South China Sea and warned that Washington will not remain passive if the international order is threatened. - AFP Photo

US accuses China of ‘destabilising’ acts in South China Sea

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel accused China Saturday of “destabilising actions” in the South China Sea and warned that Washington would not “look the other way” if international order is threatened.

US’s Hagel urges Thai junta to release detainees, call elections

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Saturday urged Thailand’s coup leaders to release detainees and call for elections immediately. “We urge the Royal Thai Armed Forces to release those who have been detained, end restrictions on free expression, and move immediately to restore power to the people of Thailand, through free and fair elections,” Hagel said at a top Asian security conference in Singapore.

Obama invokes 9/11 as new Afghan troop mission pondered

Obama invokes 9/11 as new Afghan troop mission pondered

As he ponders leaving some troops in Afghanistan after longest US war, Barack Obama harkens back to the September 11, 2001 attacks to justify more than a decade of…

May 26, 2014 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

Modi eyes power as Obama makes pledge to new India leader

US President Barack Obama pledged to work closely with the new Indian government as Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi was forecast Tuesday to have pulled off a crushing victory…

May 13, 2014 · 1 comment · International
US, Ukraine dismiss change of tack by Putin

US, Ukraine dismiss change of tack by Putin

Russian president Vladimir Putin told rebels in Ukraine to halt plans for independence votes and said his troops have pulled back from the border, but his apparent change of heart received short shrift from Kiev and Washington.

US condemns ‘unacceptable’ Odessa violence

The United States condemned ‘unacceptable’ violence on the bloodiest day since Kiev’s Western-backed government took power, urging both Ukraine and Russia to restore order.

May 3, 2014 · 0 comments · National
US fears for Bangladesh stability

US fears for Bangladesh stability

The United States on Wednesday renewed calls for Bangladesh’s leaders to work through their bitter divisions, warning that prolonged instability would take a dangerous toll on the impoverished country.

Govt, opposition responsible for abuses before, during, after polls: HRW

Govt, opposition responsible for abuses before, during, after polls: HRW

A New York based human rights watch dog held government of Bangladesh and opposition parties responsible together for the violence that scarred national elections on January 5, 2014.

US wants to see stable, democratic Bangladesh: Keshap

The United States (US) wants to see a bright, prosperous, stable, democratic Bangladesh with the participation of all people, said a US official here on Sunday…

April 20, 2014 · 0 comments · National, Politics

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