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Obama Calls for End to Extremism, Criticizes Syria and Iran

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has called on global leaders to “speak out forcefully against violence and extremism,” saying the world can only make progress by pursuing tolerance and freedom. Mr. Obama spent much of his speech Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly on the weeks of violent protests sparked by a privately-produced anti-Muslim video […]

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Obama Calls for End to Extremism, Slams Syria and Iran

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has called on global leaders to “speak out forcefully against violence and extremism,” saying the world can only make progress by pursuing tolerance and freedom. Mr. Obama spent much of his speech Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly on the weeks of violent protests sparked by a privately-produced anti-Muslim video […]

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Obama Calls for End to Extremism, Slams Syria and Iran

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has called on global leaders to “speak out forcefully against violence and extremism,” saying the world can only make progress by pursuing tolerance and freedom. Mr. Obama spent much of his speech Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly on the weeks of violent protests sparked by an anti-Muslim film made […]

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Obama Calls for End to Extremism, Slams Syria and Iran

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama called on world leaders to “speak out forcefully against violence and extremism,” saying the world can only make progress by pursuing tolerance and freedom. Mr. Obama spoke Tuesday to the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly getting a smattering of polite applause. He told delegates “it is time to […]

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Obama to Warn Iran at UN

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is set to tell Iran the United States “will do what we must” to prevent Tehran from acquiring nuclear weapons. Mr. Obama is set to address the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday. In excerpts of his speech released by the White House, the president tells Iran there is “still time and […]

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UN to Consider Mali Request for International Force

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations is expected to consider Mali’s request for an international force this week, as the country seeks to recapture the north from Islamist militants. The U.N. may take up the matter as early as Wednesday during a high-level meeting in New York on the security situation in Africa’s Sahel region. Speaking on the […]

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Obama to Tell UN Violence is Never Acceptable

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama will discuss recent violence in the Middle East and the Iranian nuclear standoff when he addresses the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday. In excerpts of his speech issued by the White House, the president denounces the violence that spread across the Muslim world over a crudely made video that mocked the […]

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Obama to Tell UN Violence is Never Acceptable

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 8:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama Tuesday addresses the United Nations General Assembly, where he plans to say that violence is never acceptable. Syria and the upheaval in the Middle East caused in part by an independently made American anti-Muslim video are expected to dominate this year’s session in New York. The White House says Mr. Obama […]

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Clinton Says World Needs to Thwart Extremists

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the world needs to band together to thwart extremists trying to undermine the advance of democracy in the strife-torn countries of North Africa and the Middle East. Clinton spoke in New York at the Clinton Global Initiative, the annual forum on world affairs led by her husband, former […]

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UN’s Ban Says Syria to Top Agenda at General Assembly

Posted September 23rd, 2012 at 7:01 pm (UTC-5)
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says Syria will be on top of every leader’s mind at this week’s General Assembly session in New York. More than 120 world leaders will attend the annual meeting at U.N. headquarters to discuss and debate wars, political crises and humanitarian concerns. The major meetings get under way Tuesday. Mr. […]

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