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Soros backs push for Hillary Clinton for US presidency

Billionaire financier George Soros, a major Democratic donor, has signed on as co-chairman of financing for an effort to persuade Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016, a spokesman said.

Saturday, 26 October, 2013, 3:05am 1 comment

Republicans ire over TV shows 'promoting Clinton as president'

Republicans are calling on two major US television networks to drop shows that they say unfairly promote former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton. The Republican National Committee (RNC) says the shows by NBC and CNN are an attempt to encourage a potential presidential candidacy by Clinton.

7 Aug 2013 - 3:09am 1 comment

China's party paper turned on by Hillary Clinton's 'bisexuality'

In the wake of its apparent aversion to virgins - as expressed in its recent article "Never Sleep With a Virgin", China’s nationalist newspaper, the Global Times, seems enthusiastic about lesbians - at least when former US secretary Hillary Clinton is suspected of being one.

17 May 2013 - 4:07pm 1 comment

Book review: The Secretary, by Kim Ghattas

This is not an up-close-and-personal account of Hillary Clinton's travels as US secretary of state. Instead, The Secretary is a well-documented, neatly written account of American foreign policy during the first four years of President Barack Obama's administration.

7 Apr 2013 - 4:08pm

Mixed reviews for Hillary Clinton as she bows out as US secretary of state

She's won rave reviews from the American public and the president, but maybe not a prominent place in the diplomatic history books.

3 Feb 2013 - 7:38pm

Hillary Clinton takes bow as top US diplomat in virtual forum

Using satellites and the internet, she hooked into some of the world's major television networks on Tuesday to answer questions from local anchors and audiences in what was billed as a Global Townterview by the US State Department.

31 Jan 2013 - 6:20am

Clinton says goodbye in global TV interview

Despite being grounded on doctor’s orders after a bout of ill health, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday took a virtual round-the-world trip to say a final farewell.

30 Jan 2013 - 11:09am

US Senate confirms John Kerry as next secretary of state to replace Clinton

The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Senator John Kerry will be the next secretary of state, approving President Barack Obama’s pick to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton as America’s top diplomat.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Who said it?

I suggest the government prohibit wasting food by treating it as a kind of crime

Rice scientist Yuan Longping


The false report … is a hideous criminal act which the party, state, army and people can never tolerate

Pyongyang's official mouthpiece on claims that Kim Jong-un had plastic surgery


25 Jan 2013 - 2:35am

Clinton warning over deadly Benghazi attack

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned yesterday of rising militancy in the wake of the Arab Spring, in an emotional and at times heated testimony into the deadly Benghazi attack.

"Benghazi didn't happen in a vacuum," Clinton said at the start of a Senate hearing into the September 11 assault on a US mission in eastern Libya.

24 Jan 2013 - 6:02am