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The diplomat-studded and desirable neighborhood the Obamas look set to call home

The Guardian - ‎9 hours ago‎
Barack and Michelle Obama's life after the White House will begin in Kalorama, a bucolic, elegant and diplomat-studded area of Washington, according to reports officials declined to confirm. The first couple are ... Prince Albert of Monaco chose it for ...
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The secret life of Kim Jong Un's aunt, a US resident since 1998

McClatchy Washington Bureau - ‎6 hours ago‎
So one day in 1998, Ri and Ko and their three children took a taxi to the U.S. Embassy in Bern. They said they were North Korean diplomats and wanted asylum.
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US-Vietnam Defense Relations: Problems and Prospects

The Diplomat - ‎22 hours ago‎
The highlight of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Vietnam this week was Washington's decision to finally fully lift a decades-long lethal arms embargo on Hanoi after much speculation (See: “Exclusive: US May Lift Vietnam Arms Embargo for Obama ...
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Native American leaders and US officials protest against Paris auction of artefacts

Art Newspaper - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Native American leaders, US politicians and NGOs held an emergency meeting at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C, on 24 May to protest the planned auction of hundreds of sacred objects and works of art in Paris next week.

'A kind of death': life on the US Treasury blacklist

The Guardian (blog) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
“I was surprised, as I'd thought America was democratic,” says Tajideen. “A friend ... Over ten years earlier, in 1983, suicide bombers in Beirut probably linked to the group had killed 63 people, including 17 Americans, in the US embassy, and 241 ...

Former ambassador sheds light on Syrians' values

Barre Montpelier Times Argus - ‎May 26, 2016‎
A Colorado native who later lived in Baltimore, Ford studied Arabic and French and spent time as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco.

Liberia, America's outpost of financial secrecy

M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism - ‎May 26, 2016‎
This entire building, located opposite the US Embassy in London is owned by a Liberian company, Forty Five Holdings Limited.
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Chomsky: Today's GOP Is a Candidate for Most Dangerous Organization in Human History

AlterNet - ‎May 23, 2016‎
And it is strongly backed by the United States and its allies, Britain and France. Reason? It's got a ..... I had interviewed Michael last year in Washington, D.C., at the reopening of the Cuban Embassy, after it was closed for more than five decades ...
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10 lesser-known memorials to visit this Memorial Day weekend

Bloomberg Government (blog) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
While we all take our family and friends to the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument when they come to town, the nation's capital has other beautiful, historical monuments that are often overlooked.

Proposed Syria charter to take power away from Damascus and president - ‎May 25, 2016‎
It was debated during the months of April-May by presidential envoys from Moscow and Washington DC, and is expected to see the light, at least in draft, by August 1, as mandated by UN Security Coundil Resolution 2254.

Alexandria Police Foundation Donates K9 Protective Vest to French Police - ‎May 17, 2016‎
In a ceremony at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C., Foundation President Willem Polak and Alexandria Police Chief Earl L. Cook presented the ballistic vest to Pierre-Edouard Colliex, Police and Homeland Security Attache to the Embassy of France.
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Breaking the Silence: Sabotaging Israel from within

Arutz Sheva - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The headline in The Washington Post set the negative tone against Israel: “New report details how Israeli soldiers killed civilians in Gaza: “There were no rules.

Chomsky: Today's GOP is a Candidate for Most Dangerous Organization in Human History—Part 2

Democracy Now! - ‎May 16, 2016‎
And it is strongly backed by the United States and its allies, Britain and France. Reason? It's got a ..... I had interviewed Michael last year in Washington, D.C., at the reopening of the Cuban Embassy, after it was closed for more than five decades ...

Community and cultural events in the District

Washington Post - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Weekdays except holidays at 10:30 a.m. Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-537-2228 or ... Classical piano concert Aphrodite Mitsopoulou performs works by Chopin, Liszt, Konstantinidis and Skalkottas; co-sponsored by the Embassy ...
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Terrorism suspected in crash of Egyptian jet; 66 feared dead

FOX 5 DC - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Among the passengers, according to employers and officials, were the Egypt-raised manager of a Procter & Gamble plant in Amiens, France; a Saudi woman who works at the Saudi Embassy in Cairo; the sister-in-law of an Egyptian diplomatic official in ...

Chef Gateau takes on dual role at Hévéa Café

Trade Arabia - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Hailing from France, Chef Gateau has an innate history with food that transcends traditional perspectives. Perceiving his career as an art and constantly channeling his energy into ... He served as the chef de cuisine at the Canadian Embassy in Moscow ...

Tuesday, May 24

Daily Mail - ‎May 17, 2016‎
In 1976, Britain and France opened trans-Atlantic Concorde supersonic transport service to Washington. In 1980, Iran rejected a call by the World Court in The Hague to release the American Embassy hostages. In 1991, the feminist film drama "Thelma ...

U.S. Enlarges Its Military Footprint In Eastern Europe, To Mixed Reviews

WAMU 88.5 - ‎May 18, 2016‎
He boasted that he'd given some of his American neighbors rides in his horse-drawn wagon, a common form of transport in Romanian farming communities.