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Kerry In Nigeria Urging Non-Violence

Posted On January 25, 2015

(Lagos) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is pushing for all of Nigeria to respect the outcome of the upcoming presidential election. Kerry is in the country to hold talks with President Goodluck Jonathan and his challenger before their February 14th election. A State Department official said Kerry is stressing to both the importance of…

Obama: “Ratchet Up” Pressure On Russia

Posted On January 25, 2015

(New Delhi) -- President Obama says the U.S. might exert more if its influence to confront Russia over the ongoing fighting in the Ukraine. While speaking at a news conference in New Delhi today, the President said the U.S. will continue to "ratchet up the pressure on Russia" to address the new fighting between government…

Blair: Late Saudi King Was Progressive Reformer

Posted On January 25, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The death of Saudi Arabia's king could mean policy shifts for the country both domestically and internationally. On CNN's "GPS," former Prime Minister Tony Blair said the late King Abdullah deserves credit for helping move a very conservative country toward becoming more progressive. He said the king was a reformer whose efforts…

Obama Says Progress Made In Talks With Indian PM

Posted On January 25, 2015

(New Dehli, India) -- President Obama says he's made significant progress on a range of issues with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi . The President is in India, making him the first sitting President to visit the nation twice while in office. During his three-day visit, Obama and Indian leaders are expected to iron out…

McCain: Netanyahu Should Get To Warn Americans About Iran

Posted On January 25, 2015

(Phoenix, AZ) -- The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee thinks its important for Americans to hear what the Israeli Prime Minister has to say.   On CBS' "Face the Nation," Senator John McCain supported House Speaker John Boehner's decision to invite Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress in February. The Arizona Republican pointed to…