Telling Americans to avoid giving in to the 'hysteria' generated by the deadly Ebola virus, US President Barack Obama dished out a placatory weekly address, convincing his countrymen that they knew how to fight the disease and it hadn't reached to an extent of 'epidemic or outbreak' in US.
US President Barack Obama delivered a calming message to Americans Saturday following the alarm sparked by the first two Ebola infections in the country, and said the nation is "prepared" to ward off an outbreak of the virus."
The US and China are pledging to overcome mistrust, manage their differences and cooperate on key issues like combatting terrorism and the spread of the Ebola virus ahead of President Barack Obama's upcoming trip to the Chinese capital.
President Barack Obama today named an "Ebola czar" to coordinate the US response to the deadly virus, as Secretary of State John Kerry called for collective global action to deal with the raging health crisis.
A Texas health worker who may have had contact with specimens from the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States has been isolated on a cruise ship despite showing no symptoms of the disease, the Department of State said on Friday.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday discussed the crisis in his country`s east with US President Barack Obama before jetting off for talks with Russia`s Vladimir Putin aimed at resolving the conflict.
Mursitpinar: Kurdish and Iraqi forces fought to hold back advancing jihadists on the Syria-Turkey border and near Baghdad on Wednesday as Washington pushed to rally its allies against the Islamic State group.
The Kurdish Popular Protection Units (YPG) battling the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group on Tuesday said they have recaptured a strategically important hilltop west of Kobane on Syria's border with Turkey.
President Barack Obama will hash out a strategy to counter Islamic State on Tuesday with military leaders from some 20 countries including Turkey and Saudi Arabia amid growing pressure for the US-led coalition to do more to stop the militants` advance.