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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.

Republicans slammed for delay in ambassadorial confirmations

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 11:37

The White House has blamed Republicans for delays in the confirmation of a long list of President Barack Obama`s ambassador picks and said this logjam is putting US national security at risk.

Obamas give rare insight into pre-White House days

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 12:42

Giving a rare insight into their pre-White House days, US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle have spoken about their family life when both of them were in jobs and found it tough to spend time together.

US says military advisors given protection by Iraq

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 08:54

The White House said Monday that the American troops to be sent to Iraq as advisors to make an assessment of how best to help cope with Islamic militants have been offered protection by the Arab country.

Protesters at White House demand Guantanamo closure

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 00:06

Demonstrators converged on the White House to demand that US President Barack Obama make good on his promise to close the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

Biden vows to tackle `unacceptable` child migrant surge

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 14:43

Vice President Joe Biden is demanding that Central American nations work with to halt the cascade of illegal child migrants from the region from reaching the southern US border.

Creations by Indian-Americans showcased at White House event

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 11:50

The chemistry set for the 21st century designed by Manu Prakash, an assistant professor at Stanford, showcased at the yesterday.