U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Mar 05, 2013 19:01 EST
President Barack Obama said within hours of the death of American foe President Hugo Chavez Tuesday that the United States was interested in a "constructive" future relationship with Venezuela.
Mar 05, 2013 16:49 EST
US policy has failed to end North Korea's nuclear ambitions and Washington must now seek tighter sanctions to cut off access to hard currency for the country's elite, experts said Tuesday.
Mar 03, 2013 01:38 EST
Chad says its troops in northern Mali have killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the one-eyed Islamist leader who masterminded an assault on an Algerian gas plant that left 37 foreign hostages dead in January.
Feb 27, 2013 16:03 EST
US lawmakers were introducing legislation Wednesday that would tighten sanctions on Iran, even as Tehran agreed to future talks with world powers over its contested nuclear drive.
Feb 26, 2013 17:16 EST
Sri Lankan security forces continue to use rape and other forms of sexual violence to torture suspected Tamil rebels nearly four years after the end of the island's civil war, a rights group alleged Tuesday.
Feb 24, 2013 11:58 EST
Calls mounted Sunday for stiffer US action against Beijing for cyber spying and massive theft of US industrial secrets, allegedly by the Chinese military.
Jan 28, 2013 15:14 EST
A US congresswoman on Monday urged France not to release a Lebanese militant jailed in connection with the murder of a US military attache in Paris, despite his being granted parole after nearly three decades behind bars.
Jan 28, 2013 10:12 EST
Taiwan urged the United States Monday to honour an agreement to supply submarines to replace its current elderly fleet, as a US congressional group visited the island to evaluate defence needs.
Jan 27, 2013 17:26 EST
A US congressional group paid a rare visit to a Taiwan naval base Sunday, a military source said, raising speculation about efforts to revive a US deal to provide the island with eight submarines.
Jan 23, 2013 22:00 EST
A fiery Secretary of State Hillary Clinton angrily dismissed Republican charges of a cover-up over the deadly Benghazi attack and warned the world needs to combat rising extremism.
Jan 14, 2013 21:20 EST
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will appear before lawmakers on January 23 to be quizzed about the deadly attack on a US mission in Libya, just days before she steps aside as top US diplomat.
Jan 02, 2013 04:53 EST
The US Congress has approved a bill which aims to make it possible for Americans to adopt orphaned North Korean children.
Dec 23, 2012 03:53 EST
Egypt has adopted a new, Islamist-backed constitution with nearly two-thirds support in a referendum preceded by weeks of sometimes bloody protests, official media said on Sunday.
Dec 23, 2012 01:10 EST
A majority of Egyptians have backed a controversial charter in a two-round referendum, ruling Islamists and official media said Sunday, as the secular-leaning opposition alleged fraud and mulled its next move.
Dec 17, 2012 17:11 EST
A keenly-awaited inquiry into a deadly militant attack on a US mission in Libya has been completed and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is reviewing it, a top official said Monday.
Dec 15, 2012 18:35 EST
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fainted and suffered a concussion while battling a nasty stomach bug, an official said Saturday, just days before the release of a key probe into the Benghazi attack.
Dec 12, 2012 21:24 EST
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will publicly testify before Congress next week about findings of an investigation into the deadly attack on a US mission in Libya, a US lawmaker said.
Dec 12, 2012 16:40 EST
North Korea's surprise long-range rocket launch has forced it back onto the agenda of re-elected US President Barack Obama, who had all but given up at finding a way to influence the pariah state.
Dec 07, 2012 21:50 EST
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will testify this month before US lawmakers at Senate and House hearings about the deadly September attack on the US mission in Benghazi, Libya, according to top lawmakers.
Dec 07, 2012 21:09 EST
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will soon testify before US lawmakers at an open-door hearing about the deadly September attack on the US mission in Benghazi, Libya, a top lawmaker said.