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Biden, Cyprus president discuss new peace talks

09/27/2013 10:00am
The 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).

US, India seek closer ties amid South Asia tension

09/27/2013 1:33pm
President 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.

A summary of long-strained US-Iranian relations

09/27/2013 2:37pm
A 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.

Text of Obama's remarks on Iran, Syria, Congress

09/27/2013 2:43pm
Text of President Barack Obama's remarks on Iran, Syria and Congress, as provided by the Federal News Service:

Biden to NJ to campaign for Cory Booker

09/27/2013 2:48pm
Vice President Joe Biden is planning to travel to New Jersey to campaign for Cory Booker's campaign for Senate.