Obama to limit use of US nuclear weapons
President Barack Obama plans to place new
restrictions on the use of atomic weapons as part of a major US
nuclear policy overhaul, a senior administration official said on
Russia eyes arms sales to Venezuela
Russian may sell $5 billion worth of weapons to
Venezuela, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Monday after a
visit to the South American nation. Putin met Venezuelan President
Hugo Chavez in Caracas on Friday to discuss oil, defence and nuclear
energy cooperation, although no new no arms agreements were signed.
Karzai, White House escalate war of words
A war of words between Afghan President Hamid
Karzai and the White House escalated on Monday, with Washington
expressing frustration that an attempt to smooth over the feud had
so far failed.