• Obama Not Scheduled, But Open To Meeting With Rohani
    U.S. President Barack Obama is not scheduled to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rohani next week when both will be at the UN General Assembly, but a senior U.S. official said Obama remains open to such a meeting.
  • Scotland Votes 'No' To Independence From Britain
    Voters in Scotland have rejected independence from the United Kingdom in their September 18 referendum.
  • The Rundown -- September 19
    RFE/RL in the Media  # First "Roll Call," now "The Hill" -- RFE/RL called the Russia Today of Azerbaijan  # New RFE/RL-VOA joint Russian TV production mentioned in White House fact sheet on Ukraine   Ukraine # "Ukraine Leader’s Plea Nets Less Than He Wanted" - Michael Shear, "New York Times"  # White House "fact sheet" on support for Ukraine # "A Premature Party for Poroshenko" -...
  • Obama Meets With Poroshenko, Condemns Russian Aggression
    U.S. President Barack Obama met with visiting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at the White House, offering support and reportedly agreeing on $1 billion in financial guarantees but apparently stopping short of any pledge of weapons.
  • Obama Thanks Congress, Paris For Anti-IS Support
    U.S. President Barack Obama made a statement on September 18, thanking Congress for voting to help train and equip moderate Syrian rebels and also thanking France for offering to help in striking the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq.
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