Barack Obama

Donald Trump likely to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Donald Trump likely to withdraw from Paris climate deal

US President Donald Trump is likely to withdraw from the landmark Paris climate change agreement.

May 31, 2017, 19:49 PM IST

Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says France's Emmanuel Macron

France and Russia back different sides in the Syrian conflict, with Putin supporting President Bashar al-Assad and Macron part of a western coalition.

May 30, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Barack Obama offers condolences to UK's Manchester victims in Prince Harry meeting

Barack Obama offers condolences to UK's Manchester victims in Prince Harry meeting

Former US president Barack Obama offered his condolences to the victims of the Manchester suicide bombing on Saturday when he met Britain`s Prince Harry.

 

May 27, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
Barack Obama 'heartbroken' by Manchester attack that killed 22

Barack Obama 'heartbroken' by Manchester attack that killed 22

Former United States President Barack Obama said at a Berlin reunion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel today he was "heartbroken" by a suicide bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester.

May 25, 2017, 18:40 PM IST

US revives two infra projects in Asia to counter China's OBOR

Through B&R initiative, China aims to link itself with markets in Europe and Africa through Asian countries and the Indian Ocean. 

May 24, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

U.S. starts ''extreme vetting'' at Australia's offshore detention centres

Manus Island is one of two Australian-operated detention centres, which hold nearly 1,300 people who were intercepted trying to reach Australia by boat.

May 23, 2017, 11:22 AM IST
Making America Great Again? Donald Trump didn't bow to Saudi King but Obama did so - Here is VIDEO PROOF

Making America Great Again? Donald Trump didn't bow to Saudi King but Obama did so - Here is VIDEO PROOF

These two videos are going viral on social media and netizens are praising US Donald Trump.

May 22, 2017, 13:31 PM IST
Under fire at home, Donald Trump wins warm welcome in Saudi Arabia

Under fire at home, Donald Trump wins warm welcome in Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump won a warm reception in Saudi Arabia on Saturday but struggled to shift attention from the political firestorm over his firing of former FBI Director James Comey.

May 20, 2017, 20:37 PM IST

Trump aims to mend Muslim ties on first foreign trip

After Saudi Arabia, Trump will head to Israel and the Palestinian Territories.

May 20, 2017, 09:32 AM IST
Ex-US official says Barack Obama didn't record private meetings

Ex-US official says Barack Obama didn't record private meetings

Former US President Barack Obama did not record private meetings in the White House, an ex-official told CNN.

May 14, 2017, 10:56 AM IST
North Korea open to hold talks with United States under 'right conditions'

North Korea open to hold talks with United States under 'right conditions'

Pyongyang will hold talks with Washington "under the right conditions", a senior North Korean diplomat said on Saturday, raising the possibility of bilateral contact after US President Donald Trump expressed his willingness to meet the North`s leader.

May 13, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

Over 1,370 gang members arrested in massive US police operation

Of the 1,378 arrests, 933 were US citizens, while 445 were foreigners from 21 countries in South America, Central America, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Caribbean.
 

May 12, 2017, 10:31 AM IST
Running for US President is real possibility: Dwayne Johnson

Running for US President is real possibility: Dwayne Johnson

Retired wrestler and now an actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson on Wednesday said that him running for the nation's highest office is a real possibility.

May 11, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

Obama warned Trump against Flynn as national security adviser: Ex-official

Former US President Barack Obama warned then-President-elect Donald Trump not to give the post of national security adviser in his administration to Michael Flynn who was eventually fired in a controversy about ties to Russia, a former Obama aide said. 

May 09, 2017, 00:33 AM IST

Ex-Obama administration officials to testify in Trump-Russia probe

James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence under Obama, and Sally Yates, who was Deputy Attorney General, will testify to the Senate subcommittee.

May 08, 2017, 21:30 PM IST

Top Obama officials to testify on Russian poll interference

The scandal over Russian meddling in last year's presidential election returns to the forefront of Washington politics after weeks of quiet tomorrow, when two top officials from the Obama administration are set to testify in Congress.

May 07, 2017, 11:37 AM IST

Indian Americans can help India realise its full potential

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May 05, 2017, 15:59 PM IST
Obamacare 'dead': Donald Trump after GOP health bill victory

Obamacare 'dead': Donald Trump after GOP health bill victory

US President Donald Trump has declared Obamacare "essentially dead" after the Republican healthcare bill was narrowly passed by the House of Representatives.

May 05, 2017, 15:03 PM IST

Barack Obama endorses Emmanuel Macron for French presidency

Former US president Barack Obama endorsed Emmanuel Macron for the French presidency, praising the centrist frontrunner`s "liberal values" in a video posted Thursday on the candidate`s website.

May 04, 2017, 18:59 PM IST
Michelle wasn't the only woman in Barack Obama's life — Know who he proposed twice for marriage

Michelle wasn't the only woman in Barack Obama's life — Know who he proposed twice for marriage

The former United States president has asked another woman to marry him. Then politics got in the way.

May 04, 2017, 16:10 PM IST