U.S. drone kills 3 al-Qaida militants in Yemen

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ADEN, Yemen, Jan. 27 — About three members of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch were killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen's southeastern region on Monday, a security official told Xinhua.

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Israel’s President turns down invitation to meet with Obama

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MOSCOW, Jan. 26 — Israeli President Reuven Rivlin declined the invitation of the White House to meet with US President Barack Obama during his upcoming visit to the United States, Haaretz reported Monday.

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Regional trade to be high on agenda for Obama's India trip

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 — Regional trade is likely to be "near the top" of the agenda during US President Barack Obama's India trip as expanding trade ties within the region can be a "game-changer", a top US diplomat has said.

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Obama seeks "common grounds" with GOP

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 — U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday calls for "better politics," vowing to find "common grounds" with the GOP.

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Obama: New Iran sanctions will lead to "failure of diplomacy"

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WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 — U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday warned that further sanctions on Iran pushed ahead by Congress would lead to "failure of diplomacy" in solving the Iranian nuclear issue.

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Cuba, U.S. ready for historic talks on restoring ties

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HAVANA, Jan. 21 — Cuba and the United States are preparing to hold historic high-level talks on restoring relations and immigration issues, starting Wednesday in Havana, the Cuban capital.

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