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Stories By Lorna Shaddick

7 STORIES

  • 1
    10 Apr 2015 Fri

    Iranians in US hopeful of permanent nuclear deal

    Members of the Iranian community in the US are hopeful that a permanent nuclear deal can be struck before the Jun 30 deadline, paving the way for sanctions on Iran to be lifted. 

  • 2
    26 Mar 2015 Thu

    US lawmakers pay respects to Lee Kuan Yew

    A book of condolences for Singapore's founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew has been set up at the US Capitol, in the offices of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, for lawmakers to pay their respects.

  • 3
    24 Mar 2015 Tue

    Video Condolence book for Lee Kuan Yew opens at Singapore Embassy in Washington

    Singaporeans and diplomats of various nationalities stop to pay tribute to Mr Lee, who was instrumental in helping the Obama administration make a key policy shift towards the Asia Pacific.

  • 4
    12 Mar 2015 Thu

    Britain is still America’s indispensable ally’: Fallon

    British Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon met his new US counterpart, Ashton Carter, in Washingon DC. He urged solidarity in the face of threats from Islamic State and other terror groups.

  • 5
    10 Feb 2015 Tue

    Video Obama gives diplomacy another shot in Ukraine crisis

    US President Barack Obama is giving diplomatic efforts to resolve the Ukraine crisis another chance. He has been considering providing lethal weapons to Ukraine, but after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Washington, he said he will "wait and see".

  • 6
    09 Feb 2015 Mon

    Video Who is the real Tokyo Rose?

    Young, glamorous female radio announcers, all seemingly alike - but which of them is the American propaganda broadcaster known as Tokyo Rose? Miwa Yanagi's new play - Zero Hour: Tokyo Rose’s Last Tape - hopes to shed some light on the life of Japanese-American women during World War II.

  • 7
    27 Jan 2015 Tue

    New developments take the place of traditional US malls

    Across the US, traditional shopping malls have record numbers of empty stores inside them and are closing at an alarming rate. But a new kind of development appears to be taking their place.