Posts tagged military-base

Japan PM says no US base deal before Obama visit (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Japan’s Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama on Friday said he does not plan to make a decision on the relocation of a controversial US military base before President Barack Obama visits Tokyo next week.

Fort Hood shootings ‘horrific’: Obama (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama called a shooting attack at the Fort Hood military base in Texas Thursday a “horrific outburst of violence.”

Obama calls mass shooting at Texas army base horrific (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama on Thursday called a mass shooting at Fort Hood military base in which at least 12 people were killed and 31 wounded a “horrific outburst of violence”.