ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has told the UN General Assembly that the Kashmir issue could be resolved through UN resolutions and stressed that it was necessary for “durable peace and stability” in the South Asian region, it was reported here Wednesday.
SEOUL - North and South Korea have agreed to hold military talks, their first in almost two years, the defence ministry in Seoul said Wednesday.
Feds: Cal/OSHA needs speedier complaint process
DNC head: Delaware voters can say no to tea party
US seeks to ease Chinese fears
WASHINGTON — The United States sought Tuesday to ease China’s worries over a strong U.S. presence in the South China Sea, where Beijing and its neighbors are bickering over territorial claims.
DNC chair helps rally voters at U. of Delaware
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Emanuel faces hurdles if coming home to Chicago
“President Obama made expansion of stem cell research and the pursuit of groundbreaking treatments and cures a top priority when he took office. We’re heartened that the court will allow NIH and their grantees to continue moving forward while the appeal is resolved.”
“I appreciate the hard work, led by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, to develop this recovery and restoration plan for the Gulf Coast. The BP oil spill has created significant environmental and economic challenges for the region. My Administration is committed to working with the people of the Gulf to help them restore the ecosystems that support them, rebuild their livelihoods and safeguard their health and safety.
Son of NKorean leader elected to party leadership
Ohio AG to hold summit over parishioner killings
Feingold reverses course, will appear with Obama
En Route Madison, Wisconsin
3:35 P.M. EDT
MR. BURTON: So, two things. For starters, President Obama spoke with President Carter. Sounded like he was doing great, to the point where he’s going to get back on his book tour tomorrow. So we’re all very encouraged by that news.
Key witness recants testimony against lobbyist
Rightist Dutch parties agree on minority coalition
Carter sickened on plane, rests at Ohio hospital
NKorea: Kim Jong Il’s son named to political posts
Ethics panel faces partisan split over trial dates
Carter sickened on plane, resting at Ohio hospital
MRS. OBAMA: Thank you, thanks so much, Dr. Wakefield. Thank you for that introduction but more importantly thank you for your hard work in fighting for health care reform for so many years. She’s truly been a wonderful advocate and a partner to this White House.
10:09 A.M. MDT
THE PRESIDENT: I just want to thank Andy and Etta for hosting us here today. Can everybody hear me? There we go. I want to thank Andy and Etta for hosting us today because not only did they open up their home to all these Secret Service people and all these press and the whole bit, but they also arranged for perfect weather. (Laughter.) I know Bill Richardson tried to take credit for it, but it was actually Andy and Etta that did it. And so we are very grateful to them for their hospitality here today. And obviously we’re extraordinarily grateful to Andy for his service in the Marine Corps, and for Etta, doing what she’s doing in our school system. And so thank you very much.
Obama both rallies, scolds Dems in campaign trip
Ethics panel: partisan split over trial dates
President Barack Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Bremen, Germany to Attend the 20th Anniversary of German Unity
President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Bremen, Germany to attend the 20th Anniversary of German Unity on October 3, 2010.
Obama to address Fortune’s powerful women summit
Earlier today, the Vice President spoke with Dr. Ayad Allawi, former Iraqi Prime Minister and leader of the Iraqiyya coalition. The two discussed the status of Iraqi negotiations on the formation of a new government. The Vice President said the U.S. government shares the goal of the Iraqi people for an inclusive government that reflects the results of the election. The Vice President reiterated the fact that the United States is not backing specific candidates. He said that all four winning coalitions should have the opportunity to play a role in the new government and expressed support for Iraqi consideration of power-sharing arrangements in accordance with the constitution. The Vice President urged Dr. Allawi, as he is urging all Iraqi leaders, to expedite efforts to form an inclusive and legitimate government responsive to the needs of the Iraqi people.
Tenant refuses to leave Emanuel’s Chicago house
US in last-ditch attempt to save Mideast talks
GOP hopes to win big in Obama’s home state of Ill.
Former Alaska senator buried at Arlington
ARLINGTON, Va. — Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, who served in the Senate longer than any Republican in history, was buried with full military honors Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery.
US lawmakers urge penalties for Chinese company
Oman mediators in Iran to seek release of 2 US men
Carter taken to Ohio hospital with upset stomach
Correction: NY governor’s race story
NEW YORK — In a story Sept. 27 about Rick Lazio’s withdrawal from the New York governor’s race, The Associated Press reported erroneously the third-party ballot lines held by Democrat Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo is on the Independence and Working Families party lines, not the Green Party. Howie Hawkins is the Green Party candidate.
Myanmar: working for ‘free and fair’ vote
UNITED NATIONS — Myanmar failed to answer international pleas to release detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other political prisoners, telling other nations Tuesday that it is striving to ensure its first elections in two decades are “free and fair.”
UK Labour chief Ed Miliband lays out comeback plan
Israeli’s media campaign in Turkey
ISTANBUL — A brief visit by an Israeli hospital official was meant to counter tensions over new efforts to break the Gaza blockade, and help to revive damaged ties between Turkey and Israel, both close U.S. allies.
Italy’s Berlusconi to seek confidence vote
LONDON - Ed Miliband, new leader of Britain’s Labour Party, Tuesday pledged to introduce “different ways of doing politics” as a new generation took command of the main opposition party.
NEW DELHI/PATNA - The Congress Tuesday said it had given more representation to the Muslim community, women and youth in the first list of candidates for the October-November Bihar assembly polls but a section of state leaders expressed unhappiness over their nominees being overlooked.
Israeli calls for intermediate peace agreement
KABUL - Afghan President Hamid Karzai wept Tuesday as he lamented the impact of the ongoing violence on his country’s education and future prospects.
NEW YORK - India has conveyed its concerns to the US on issues like H-1B visa fee hike, export control restrictions and the outsourcing ban, but is keen not to let the spats overshadow President Barack Obama’s visit to India.
High court enters legal fight over Navy plane