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Top US diplomat William Burns to meet PM Modi today

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 10:00

US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns will Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday to deliver US President Barack Obama’s invitation for him to visit Washington.

US ready to help end hostilities: Obama to Israel

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 05:09

President Barack Obama expressed concern to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday about the risk of an escalation of hostilities in the region and said the United States was ready to help bring them to an end, the White House said.

Brazil`s Rousseff lets Obama off the hook for NSA spying

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 02:42

President Dilma Rousseff said the Obama administration was not directly responsible for US spying on Brazil and has taken steps toward smoothing over the diplomatic tensions set off by espionage disclosures last year.

Obama looking forward to meet Modi in Sept: US official

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 23:21

President Barack Obama is looking forward to meeting PM Narendra Modi in September, a senior US official said on Thursday.

Obama urges Congress to pass immigration reform

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:52

US President Barack Obama has appealed to the Republican leadership of the Congress to pass the comprehensive immigration reform.

Don`t send kids over border: Obama to Central American parents

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:24

President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned parents in Central America not to send their children alone on a perilous journey through Mexico to illegally cross the US border.

Obama urges Congress to pass immigration reform

Obama urges Congress to pass immigration reform

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 08:37

US President Barack Obama has appealed to the Republican leadership of the Congress to pass the comprehensive immigration reform to address successfully in future problems like the current humanitarian crisis on the country's Southern border with Mexico.

Anger mounts as Germany unearths second US spy suspect

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 05:45

German politicians reacted angrily on Wednesday to news of a suspected US spy in the defence ministry, which came days after the arrest of a German foreign intelligence agency worker as a suspected CIA informant.

US warns of more sanctions against Russia

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 02:57

The Obama administration on Wednesday threatened to slap additional sanctions against Russia "very soon", should Moscow fail to "change course" in eastern Ukraine.

Obama heads to Texas with no plans to visit border

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 14:17

For President Barack Obama, the humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border is increasingly becoming a political liability, giving Republicans a fresh opportunity to question his administration`s competence and complicating the debate over the nation`s tangled immigration laws.

Obama urges Israelis, Palestinians not to act with revenge

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:55

US President Barack Obama urged both sides in the escalating conflict between Israel and Palestinians to show restraint and not act in a spirit of revenge, in a German newspaper article to be published on Thursday.

Obama asks Afghan prez candidates to refrain from violence

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 09:54

In an unusual personal intervention in a foreign election, US President Barack Obama has asked the two presidential candidates in Afghanistan`s disputed polls to maintain calm and threatened to cut-off American aid if "extra-constitutional" steps are taken. <br><br> Obama made a phone call to Abdullah Abdullah Monday night and then followed it up with a call yesterday to Abdullah`s rival Ashraf Ghani.