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Barack Obama invokes Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, says believe in their vision

Barack Obama invokes Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, says believe in their vision

In an address in honour of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela ahead of the 100th anniversary of his birth, Obama made a plea to his audience to preserve democratic freedoms as the key to peace.

Jul 18, 2018, 14:35 PM IST
Donald Trump faults Barack Obama for US response to Russian hacking

Donald Trump faults Barack Obama for US response to Russian hacking

President Donald Trump today scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 US election - cyberattacks underpinning the indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers.

Jul 14, 2018, 23:43 PM IST
Insurers warn of rising premiums after Donald Trump axes Obamacare payments again

Insurers warn of rising premiums after Donald Trump axes Obamacare payments again

Trump administration has used its regulatory powers to undermine the ACA on multiple fronts after the Republican-controlled Congress last year failed to repeal and replace the law propelled by Democratic President Barack Obama.

Jul 09, 2018, 11:54 AM IST
Donald Trump reverses Obama-era affirmative action in schools

Donald Trump reverses Obama-era affirmative action in schools

US President Donald Trump`s administration has rescinded seven Obama-era policy guidelines that called on universities to consider race as a factor in diversifying their campuses.

Jul 04, 2018, 13:36 PM IST
Trump administration rolls back racial diversity guidelines for US colleges

Trump administration rolls back racial diversity guidelines for US colleges

The Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded an extensive set of guidelines put in place under President Barack Obama that had called on colleges and universities to consider race as a way of promoting diversity. 

Jul 04, 2018, 06:14 AM IST
When Barack Obama called the then Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari to tell him about the killing of Osama bin Laden

When Barack Obama called the then Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari to tell him about the killing of Osama bin Laden

Zardari was thrust into a leading role in Pakistani politics after his wife and prominent politician Benazir Bhutto was assassinated by extremists on 27 December, 2007 

Jun 07, 2018, 08:54 AM IST
Barack Obama played African-American card to win PM Modi on Paris climate change, claims book

Barack Obama played African-American card to win PM Modi on Paris climate change, claims book

Ben Rhodes was Obama's Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications. 

Jun 06, 2018, 09:29 AM IST
Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

Netflix says that it has reached a deal with Barack and Michelle Obama to produce material for the streaming service.

May 22, 2018, 10:24 AM IST
Donald Trump says DACA deal for young immigrants is off

Donald Trump says DACA deal for young immigrants is off

DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) is the program created in 2012 under Democratic former President Barack Obama. It is designed for individuals brought to the United States as children by parents who were undocumented immigrants.

Apr 02, 2018, 06:44 AM IST
Narendra Modi, Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump in TIME's most influential people's list

Narendra Modi, Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump in TIME's most influential people's list

PM Narendra Modi once again makes it to the list along with some of the most prominent and influential world leaders including Putin, Trump and China's Xi Jinping.

Mar 29, 2018, 10:03 AM IST
''Want to create a million young Barack Obamas''

''Want to create a million young Barack Obamas''

On Twitter, Obama and his wife Michelle wrote in support of the anti-gun violence rally on March 24

Mar 26, 2018, 07:02 AM IST
North Korea buying time for developing nuclear weapons: Bolton

North Korea buying time for developing nuclear weapons: Bolton

North Korea is offering negotiations with the United States in order to buy time to develop its nuclear weapons, the incoming US national security advisor (NSA) John Bolton said on Sunday.

Mar 26, 2018, 06:55 AM IST
Obama in negotiations to create Netflix series: Report

Obama in negotiations to create Netflix series: Report

Former US President Barack Obama is in negotiations with Netflix about producing a series of shows for the online streaming giant, according to US media reports.

Mar 10, 2018, 00:01 AM IST
Obama in talks to provide shows for Netflix

Obama in talks to provide shows for Netflix

The number of episodes and the formats for the shows have not been decided.

Mar 09, 2018, 10:31 AM IST
Donald Trump hits a century, spends 100th day at golf course since becoming President

Donald Trump hits a century, spends 100th day at golf course since becoming President

At a campaign rally in 2016, Donald Trump had said he won't have time for golf if he was elected as the US President. As US President, he has spent close to 25 per cent of his days at the golf course.

Mar 05, 2018, 15:45 PM IST
Barack Obama, Michelle Obama presidential portraits unlike anything we have seen before

Barack Obama, Michelle Obama presidential portraits unlike anything we have seen before

Barack Obama is painted against a signature lush botanical backdrop where he can be seen seated in a serious pose at the edge of a wooden chair. 

Feb 13, 2018, 10:39 AM IST
US government 'preparing' for another shutdown: White House

US government 'preparing' for another shutdown: White House

With just hours to go before current federal funding expires, the effort stalled in the Senate when one lawmaker blocked a quick vote on the compromise bill.

Feb 09, 2018, 06:20 AM IST
Donald Trump's approval rating same as Barack Obama in first year at office

Donald Trump's approval rating same as Barack Obama in first year at office

According to the Rasmussen Reports' poll, US President Donald Trump on Thursday got an approval rating of 46 percent, as compared to a disapproval rating of 53 percent.

Dec 29, 2017, 07:55 AM IST
Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton most admired by Americans: Gallup

Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton most admired by Americans: Gallup

Obama and Clinton remained as the most admired people, which is a 10-year trend for Obama and 16 years running for Clinton.

Dec 28, 2017, 23:39 PM IST
Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton most admired among Americans: Gallup poll

Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton most admired among Americans: Gallup poll

Obama came out on top of the annual Gallup survey for the 10th year in a row while Clinton, who lost last year's presidential election to Donald Trump, was named the most admired woman for the 16th straight year.

Dec 28, 2017, 07:50 AM IST

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