09/27/2013 10:00amThe White House says Vice President Joe Biden has discussed a new round of peace talks over ethnically divided Cyprus with President Nicos Anastasiades (NEE'-khohs Ah-nah-STAH'-see-AH'-dees).
09/27/2013 1:33pmPresident Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh renewed their mutual pledge Friday to deepen the relationship between the U.S. and India, declaring a shared interest in reducing tensions in South Asia as the U.S. lightens its footprint in war-torn Afghanistan.
09/27/2013 2:37pmA telephone call between President Barack Obama and Iran's new president _ the first exchange between American and Iranian leaders in more than three decades _ at the very least opens a new chapter in the fraught relationship between the two countries. It may also end up being a significant step toward resolving global concerns over Iran's nuclear program.
09/27/2013 2:43pmText of President Barack Obama's remarks on Iran, Syria and Congress, as provided by the Federal News Service: