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11 fall ill after hazmat scare at US base

Eleven persons have fallen ill after a suspicious envelope containing an unknown substance was opened at a US military base in Virginia, authorities said.

Feb 28, 2018, 09:56 AM IST

Obama heralds first US Memorial Day without ground war in 14 years

President Barack Obama heralded the first US Memorial Day in 14 years without a major ground war in an annual ceremony of remembrance on Monday for fallen American forces.

May 26, 2015, 11:15 AM IST

Fallen US soldiers "a debt we can never fully repay" says Obama

The US President Barack Obama called the fallen US soldiers "a debt we can never fully repay" during a visit to the Arlington National Cemetery.

May 26, 2015, 02:07 AM IST

Don’t forget US is still at war: Barack Obama

President Barack Obama urged his fellow citizens not to forget that the US is still at war in a Memorial Day speech.

May 28, 2013, 12:45 PM IST

Treatment of Vietnam veterans a disgrace: Obama

Barack Obama announced that the US would begin a 13-year programme of honouring three million Americans who had served in the conflict.

May 29, 2012, 13:25 PM IST

Edward Kennedy laid to rest at Arlington, beside brothers

Senator Edward Kennedy was laid to rest on Saturday night alongside slain brothers John and Robert on hallowed ground at Arlington National Cemetery, celebrated for "the dream he kept alive" across the decades since their deaths.

Aug 30, 2009, 09:43 AM IST