|School Opening Brings New Hope To Iraq - A project that began last year came to fruition here Oct. 12, when this small Iraqi village celebrated the official opening of a newly renovated school. |
|Security Gains In Southern Iraq - The security situation in southern Iraq is stable, and American and Iraqi commanders said they expect security gains in the region to continue.
|UN Chief Ban: Hizbollah Must Disarm - Disbanding Hizbollah, which fought a war with Israel in 2006 " is of vital importance " to the country`s democracy and sovereignty, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon writes in a new report.|
|Flu Vaccinations For First Family - All four members of the Obama family have received their seasonal flu vaccine. Malia and Sasha were both vaccinated for H1N1 last week.|
|Obama Praises Military During Visit To A Florida Navy Base - President Barack Obama today thanked U.S. military members for their service and sacrifice to the nation during his visit to a Florida Navy base. |
|UN: World Must Slash Maternal Mortality Rate - The target of slashing maternal mortality and ensuring universal access to reproductive health is the furthest from success of all the Millennium Development Goals.|
|UN And Iraq Sign Development Deal - The United Nations and the Government of Iraq have enhanced their partnership, joining forces to promote development in the violence-scarred nation.|
|Mike Mullen Vows Continued Support For Korean Military - Navy Adm. Mike Mullen talked yesterday with servicemembers and defense civilians at U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan in Seoul, Korea.
|UN: Pakistanis Continue To Flee Violence In Northwest - Nearly 14,000 people have fled the latest round of clashes between Government forces and militants in the north-western Pakistani region of South Waziristan.|
|Military Families Find Ways To Deal With Deployment - Tips on how families can keep in touch with their loved ones in the military. |
|Obama Commemorates Beirut Bombing Anniversary - Obama issued a statement commemorating the 26th anniversary of the Oct. 23, 1983 terrorist bombing of a Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, that killed 241 U.S. servicemembers. |
|14 Americans Killed In Chopper Crashes In Afghanistan - Separate helicopter incidents today claimed the lives of 11 U.S. servicemembers and three U.S. civilians in Afghanistan, military officials reported. |
|Obama Declares H1N1 National Emergency - President Barack Obama signed a national emergency declaration on H1N1 influenza to accommodate American health care facilities` ability to address the pandemic. |
|Iraqis Mourn After Horrifying Bombings - Terrorist bombings that struck Baghdad yesterday demonstrate the security challenges that exist there, a senior Defense Department official said here today. |
|Charity Provides 30 Million Mosquito Nets To Nigeria - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, in its largest-ever malaria initiative, will provide 30 million long-lasting treated mosquito nets to Nigeria.|
|UN Concerned Over Conditions In Iraqi Camp Housing Iranian Dissidents - The top United Nations envoy to Iraq has expressed his concerns over the humanitarian situation in a camp north of Baghdad, housing thousands of Iranian dissidents. |
|UN Warns Against Fraud In Second Round Of Afghan Elections - The United Nations said it wants to see a better and cleaner " election in the 7 November run-off. |
|Michelle Obama Highlights Breast Cancer Awareness - Friday afternoon in the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, First Lady Michelle Obama donned pink to honor the millions of women and families affected by breast cancer. |
|UN Chief Ban Urges Hamid Karzai To Respect Constitutional Process - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Afghan President Hamid Karzai today discussed the latest developments concerning the recent elections.|
|John Brennan's Thoughts On Cybersecurity - John Brennan is Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism.