Stories By Lorna Shaddick
101 Sep 2014 Mon
President Obama is visiting Tallinn in Estonia before heading for the NATO summit in Wales. The focus of the discussions in both venues is likely to be the Ukraine crisis, with Baltic leaders seeking reassurance and NATO planning to create a rapid deployment force.
222 Aug 2014 Fri
However, the opinion poll released by USA Today and Pew also showed that half of the Americans surveyed are worried the US could get bogged down in yet another long and costly conflict in the Middle East.
321 Aug 2014 Thu
As the violence in Ferguson continues, the story has grown from a local problem to international news. The worldwide coverage of the shooting of Michael Brown and its aftermath not only offers Americans a different viewpoint on the events, but also reveals a lot about the countries themselves.
429 Jul 2014 Tue
The Church of England has voted to approve female bishops but a long road still remains for them to be fully accepted by the church.
519 Jul 2014 Sat
Observers say the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane is a game changer in other ways and the Obama administration must take firmer and tougher action on Russia as a result.
610 Jul 2014 Thu
Even as both candidates in Indonesia's presidential poll claim victory, the US has congratulated the country on what it called an “historic” election.
709 Jul 2014 Wed
Fifteen-year-old Tariq Khdeir from Florida said he was watching protests about the abduction and murder of his cousin, Mohammed Abu Khdeir, when he was beaten and kicked unconscious by Israeli security officers.
826 Jun 2014 Thu
China will be participating in the exercise for the first time, sending a destroyer, a missile frigate and a hospital ship, among others.
913 Jun 2014 Fri
As the crisis in Iraq shows no signs of de-escalation, Washington's plan to send more help to the Iraqi government has not met with wide-spread approval. The speaker of the US House of Representatives is accusing President Barack Obama of "taking a nap" on the matter of Iraq.
1011 Jun 2014 Wed
Worries about China have encouraged a relationship-building drive across Asia. China has accused the US and Japan of ganging up against it, after both countries made reference to China's “destabilising” actions in the South China Sea.