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2006-08-27 04:36:30

By Adam Entous JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A key U.S. legislator said in Israel on Sunday he would block aid President George W. Bush promised Lebanon and free the funds only when Beirut agreed to the deployment of international troops on the border with Syria.

2006-07-13 15:20:26

By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers, fearful of any warplane-technology leakage to China, are demanding more safeguards for a $5 billion sale to Pakistan of F-16 fighter jets and related items, a key congressman said Thursday.

2006-07-13 09:53:12

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fifteen years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, conflicting forces are once again vying to shape U.S. policy toward Moscow.

2006-06-23 08:51:06

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India said on Friday a landmark nuclear deal with the United States should be based on the original commitments made by the two sides, sidestepping new moves to link the pact to its stand on Iran's atomic program. New Delhi's comments came after a leading U.S.

2006-06-21 20:48:43

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - India could jeopardize a landmark nuclear cooperation deal with the United States if it sides with nonaligned states in backing Iran's atomic ambitions, a leading lawmaker warned on Wednesday. Democratic Rep.

2006-06-20 20:10:38

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress, under Bush administration pressure, is preparing to take initial action on a controversial U.S.-India nuclear agreement which critics say violates Washington's international obligations.

2006-06-08 17:06:08

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers who defended Egypt as an essential Mideast ally narrowly defeated on Thursday a bid in the House of Representatives to trim aid for Cairo to show displeasure at recent democratic setbacks.

Word of the Day
  • A mania for the use of printing-types; a strong propensity to write for publication.
The word 'typomania' comes from Greek roots meaning 'type' and 'madness'.