Berkan Yashar

Bin Laden Died… Five Years Ago?

A former CIA agent, currently living in Turkey, ethnic Chechen Berkan Yashar said, that Osama Bin Laden cheated the gallows and died five years ago. “I knew Bin Laden’s Chechen guards very well,” Berkan Yashar  told the Russian TV station,
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US China Relationship

Biden: U.S., China Relationship Will Shape 21st Century

By Stephen Kaufman Staff Writer As U.S. and Chinese leaders meet in Washington for the third U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Vice President Biden said that given the importance of the world’s two largest economies’ cooperation on trade issues, climate change, security and other challenges, their relationship will help shape the 21st (more...)

Osama Is Dead. What Is Next?

Osama Is Dead. What Is Next?

Last week the news #1 all over the world was: Osama bin Laden is died. Following days everybody was waiting more detailing reports. Here are some last news, that we collected from worldwide information agences: 1. Al-Qaeda has acknowledged the death of its leader, Osama Bin Laden, at the hands of (more...)

Ombudsmen Connect the Public and Newspaper Staff

Ombudsmen Connect the Public and Newspaper Staff

Providing the human connection between the public and newspaper staff can be tough, but Ted Diadiun, the reader representative for the Plain Dealer newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio, finds the work stimulating, because even angry callers show they care deeply about the newspaper. Diadiun shares his experiences here (more...)

Russian Officials’ Visit to Abkhazia, South Ossetia

Statement on Russian Officials’ Visit to Abkhazia, South Ossetia

STATEMENT BY MARK TONER, ACTING DEPUTY SPOKESMAN Visit by Russian Officials to Abkhazia and South Ossetia Russia’s recent efforts to conclude formal state-to-state agreements with the “de facto” authorities in Abkhazia and South Ossetia during a visit this week to those separatist regions are inconsistent with the principle of (more...)

«Obama Got Osama!», or bin Laden’s Last Will

«Obama Got Osama!» – such posters appeared in many streets of American cities after the announcement that the terrorist #1 was killed. People were chanting: “USA, USA” and “Yes we can!” – the slogan of Obama’s election campaign of 2008. Undoubtedly, the popularity of the president has risen dramatically since his (more...)

Obama Calls Death of bin Laden an Act of Justice

By Jeff Baron Staff Writer President Obama says the death of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden allows the world to tell the families of bin Laden’s victims: “Justice has been done.” U.S. forces killed bin Laden in a firefight, part of a raid on his compound in Pakistan early on (more...)

Osama Bin Laden’s Death Effects

The whole America is overjoyed with the officially spread news about Osama bin Laden’s death. However, this might provoke beheaded al Qaeda to retaliatory reaction. That’s why US military and homeland security will go for medium security measures. The most sensible change for common Americans will be a strengthen control (more...)

Obama Administration Announces National Security Staff Changes

By Steve Kaufman Staff Writer President Obama intends to nominate four officials for key roles on his national security team and to implement his strategy in Afghanistan, the White House says. Speaking on background in an April 27 teleconference, a senior Obama administration official told reporters the president will announce (more...)

Osama Bin Laden is Dead

"Osama Bin Laden is dead and the U.S. has his body" - said few minutes ago Barack Obama. It’s extremely rare for the President to make a statement at 10:45pm on a Sunday night. The al-Qaeda leader was killed in a ground operation in a mansion outside Islamabad in an (more...)

Kate & William: The Royal Wedding

Britain counts hours ‘till the wedding of the year. On April 29th Miss Kate Middleton will marry prince William of Wales. The biggest fans of adorable royal couple have set up camps near Westminster Abbey, the place of main ceremony, in order to take the best view spots. Analysts predict that the (more...)

Biden’s Call with Russian Prime Minister Putin

Biden’s Call with Russian Prime Minister Putin

Vice President Biden spoke with Prime Minister Putin this morning and discussed a range of issues including Russia’s World Trade Organization accession, the Obama Administration’s commitment to terminate Jackson-Vanik’s application to Russia, and next steps on missile defense cooperation. The Vice President and Prime Minister agreed on the importance of (more...)

NATO Reaffirms Libya Group’s Call for Qadhafi to Step Down

By Stephen Kaufman Staff Writer Foreign ministers representing the 28 members of NATO met in Berlin April 14–15 and endorsed the Libya Contact Group’s April 13 call for Muammar Qadhafi to immediately step down from power and for his supporters to end their attacks on Libyan civilians. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for (more...)

Attorney General Presses International Anti-Corruption Efforts

By Jeff Baron Staff Writer The top U.S. law enforcement official is offering praise and promises of assistance to countries that subject their own corrupt officials to justice. And he said a new U.S. team of prosecutors will focus exclusively on seizing assets from corrupt officials and returning (more...)

Obama, U.K.’s Cameron and France’s Sarkozy on Libya

Obama, U.K.’s Cameron and France’s Sarkozy on Libya

The following joint commentary by President Obama, Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom and President Nicolas Sarkozy of France appeared in the April 15 editions of the International Herald Tribune, Le Figaro, and Times of London and is in the public domain. No republication restrictions. Libya’s Pathway (more...)


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