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2014-07-28

    Russian Troops, Equipment Mass Along Ukraine Border
Russian Troops, Equipment Mass Along Ukraine Border

Russian troops continue to mass along the border with Ukraine, and sophisticated Russian military equipment continues to flow across the border to Russian-...

2014-07-26

    U.S. General: Russian Attacks Change Europe’s Security Landscape
U.S. General: Russian Attacks Change Europe’s Security Landscape

Russia’s decision to fire artillery from within Russia onto Ukrainian military positions transforms the security environment throughout Eastern Europe, the...

2014-07-24

    Exceptional International Development Projects Win U.S. Awards
Exceptional International Development Projects Win U.S. Awards

The U.S. Treasury Department recognizes exceptional development projects undertaken by the multilateral development banks.

2014-07-24

    Defense Spokesman: Russia Continues to Arm, Train Separatists
Defense Spokesman: Russia Continues to Arm, Train Separatists

Despite questions about its possible role in the downing of a commercial airliner over Ukraine, Russia continues to arm and train pro-Russian separatists i...

2014-07-23

    U.S. Officials Outline Implications of Energy, Climate Policies
U.S. Officials Outline Implications of Energy, Climate Policies

Climate change and global energy insecurity pose profound challenges for U.S. foreign policy, U.S. officials tell U.S. senators.

2014-07-23

    U.S. Adds $4.8 Million to End Child, Early, Forced Marriage
U.S. Adds $4.8 Million to End Child, Early, Forced Marriage

The United States will spend over $4.8 million for 2014 on programs to end child, early and forced marriage in South Asia, Africa and the Near East.

2014-07-23

    Kerry Pushes for Gaza Truce as Fighting Continues
Kerry Pushes for Gaza Truce as Fighting Continues

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says officials working on a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas have “made some steps forward” toward ending a conflict ...

2014-07-22

    U.N., U.S. Denounce ISIL Persecution of Iraqi Minorities
U.N., U.S. Denounce ISIL Persecution of Iraqi Minorities

The United States and the U.N. Security Council denounce the persecution of Iraqi minorities under the control of radical Sunni militants.

2014-07-22

    U.S. Awards Another $500 Million to Achieve AIDS-Free Generation
U.S. Awards Another $500 Million to Achieve AIDS-Free Generation

Three major HIV and AIDS awards funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief will support global efforts to create an AIDS-free generation...

2014-07-22

    Kerry Discusses Gaza with Arab League, Egyptian Officials
Kerry Discusses Gaza with Arab League, Egyptian Officials

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo for talks with Egyptian and Arab League officials on finding an end to fighting in Gaza.

2014-07-21

    HIV/AIDS Resource Adds Data from More than 100 Countries
HIV/AIDS Resource Adds Data from More than 100 Countries

The U.S. Census Bureau releases its annually updated global resource on HIV prevalence, AIDS cases and AIDS deaths — the most comprehensive resource of its...

2014-07-21

Hagel Congratulates South Korea’s New Defense Minister

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks by phone with Han Min-koo, South Korea’s new defense minister, and then with former Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin.

2014-07-21

    Iran Nuclear Talks Will Continue, Diplomats Announce
Iran Nuclear Talks Will Continue, Diplomats Announce

Iran and six world powers agreed to continue talks and to extend their deadline for reaching an agreement over Iran’s nuclear program for another four mont...

2014-07-21

Kerry Traveling to Cairo for Talks on Gaza

Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Cairo for talks with Egyptian leaders and other senior officials on ways to end the fighting in Gaza.

2014-07-21

U.S. Defense Dept.: No Hint Russia Has Ceased Rebel Support

Although it is unclear who is helping separatists fighting in Ukraine and how much help is being provided, there are no indications that Russia has stopped...

2014-07-20

    Russia Must Act to Reduce Tensions in Ukraine, Kerry Says
Russia Must Act to Reduce Tensions in Ukraine, Kerry Says

In a series of interviews on American news networks, Secretary Kerry recaps what is known about the crash of the Malaysian plane and again urges Russia to ...

2014-07-19

Crash Investigators in Ukraine Need Time, Access, Pentagon Says

International investigators will need time and unimpeded access to determine the facts surrounding the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Pentagon press...

2014-07-18

    Obama: Missile Downed Malaysia Plane over Ukraine
Obama: Missile Downed Malaysia Plane over Ukraine

President Obama says evidence indicates the Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine July 17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile launc...

2014-07-18

    Climate Data in 2013 Reflect Trends of Warming Planet
Climate Data in 2013 Reflect Trends of Warming Planet

The State of the Climate in 2013 shows the vast majority of worldwide climate indicators, such as greenhouse gases, sea levels and global temperatures, con...

2014-07-18

    Hagel Congratulates New British Defense Secretary
Hagel Congratulates New British Defense Secretary

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel calls British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon to congratulate him on his recent appointment and to communicate that he ...

2014-07-18

    Mandela’s Legacy of Inspiring New African Leaders Lives On
Mandela’s Legacy of Inspiring New African Leaders Lives On

President Obama shares the late Nelson Mandela's desire to inspire a new generation of great African leaders, as demonstrated by the Young African Leaders ...

2014-07-18

    Suriname Visitors Study Reserve Forces in South Dakota
Suriname Visitors Study Reserve Forces in South Dakota

The South Dakota National Guard hosts three leaders from the Suriname Armed Forces to share information on the structure and operational processes of the N...

2014-07-17

    Russian Military Buildup near Ukraine Concerns Defense Officials
Russian Military Buildup near Ukraine Concerns Defense Officials

U.S. defense officials are concerned about a buildup of Russian troops along that country’s border with Ukraine.

2014-07-16

    U.S. Sets New Ukraine-Related Sanctions on Entities, Individuals
U.S. Sets New Ukraine-Related Sanctions on Entities, Individuals

In response to Russia’s continued attempts to destabilize eastern Ukraine and its ongoing occupation of Crimea, the U.S. Department of the Treasury imposes...

2014-07-16

U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Approaches, Website Goes Live

Two White House officials announce the launch of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit’s official website.