Tuesday September 01, 2015
The White House is considering a "wide array" of options for closing the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, spokesman Josh Earnest said this morning.
Friday August 14, 2015
Watched over by US Secretary of State John Kerry, US marines have raised the American flag at the embassy in Cuba for the first time in 54 years, symbolically ushering in an era of renewed diplomatic relations between the two Cold War-era foes.
Wednesday July 22, 2015
The US government is in the "final stages" of a plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, according to White House spokesman Josh Earnest.
Thursday May 07, 2015
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has said that a US air strike had killed the senior figure who issued the group's claim of responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris.
Monday February 09, 2015
A drone strike in Afghanistan has killed six people, including a veteran militant suspected of having defected to the Islamic State group from the Taliban.
Sunday December 21, 2014
US President Barack Obama has said his government is considering putting North Korea back on a US list of countries that sponsor terrorism.
Sunday December 07, 2014
Six Guantanamo detainees have been transferred to Uruguay from the US military base in Cuba.
Wednesday November 12, 2014
The United States has acknowledged to a UN anti-torture watchdog it had "crossed the line" following the September 11 attacks.
Tuesday October 07, 2014
References have been made to Northern Ireland hunger strikes in a landmark US case, aimed at stopping force-feeding practices on detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison.
Monday October 06, 2014