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Israel must take `even greater steps` to protect civilians: White House

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 01:56

Israel must do more to protect civilians caught up in the crossfire of its assault on Hamas in the Gaza Strip, the White House said Monday.

Central America to ask for US aid to stem immigration

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 04:25

The leaders of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala plan to ask US President Barack Obama for help funding projects to stem immigration during White House talks next week.

Obama sees Afghanistan set for democratic transfer of power

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 07:41

US President Barack Obama has said Afghanistan will witness the first democratic transfer of power in its history if the two presidential candidates agree to abide by the results of the internationally supervised ballot auditing.

White House says deportation flight to Hondurus a `signal`

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 02:11

The White House said Tuesday that the deportation of 40 women and children to Honduras was a sign that illegal immigrants would not be welcomed with "open arms" amid a border crisis.

Obama and China`s Xi discuss Iran, North Korea: White House

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 07:34

US President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday agreed to constructively manage growing differences between their two nations, at a time of high tensions in the Pacific region.

US and Germany have strong and enduring relationship: White House

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 06:35

The relationship between the US and Germany is enduring and is of vital national security interest, the White House has said, amid fresh round of tension between the two countries over arrest of alleged American spies in that country.

US hopes quick approval for its new Ambassador to India

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:50

The Obama Administration hopes that the US Senate would soon approve the nomination of the new Ambassador to India, the top diplomatic post lying vacant since May, once the White House announces it.

Obama congratulates US football team on their WC performance

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:54

US President Barack Obama has commended the National Football team for their performance and making the country proud in the World Cup tournament in Brazil, the White House has said.

ISIL poses serious security threat to Iraq, says White House

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 07:39

The ISIL which has gained control over a large part of Iraq and Syria poses serious security threat to the Iraq and Iraqi leadership should quickly come together to form a new government in the country, the White House has said.

Obama keeps heat on Republican critics

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 03:04

US President Barack Obama used a campaign-style speech in the American heartland today to blast his Republican opponents as feckless obstructionists in Congress, saying Washington`s current gridlock "drives me nuts."

Pope has most clout on Twitter: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 23:55

Pope Francis has by far the most clout of any world leader on Twitter because he is so widely retweeted, a study of political use of the social network showed on Wednesday.

Narendra Modi surpasses White House in Twitter follower count

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 20:56

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was the fifth most “followed” world leader on Twitter, on Wednesday overtook the White House in terms of number of followers on the social networking website.