Barack Obama

Donald Trump does not intend to fire investigator Robert Mueller: White House

President Donald Trump has no intention of firing the special counsel investigating charges of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, even though he questioned the official`s impartiality in an interview, the White House said on Friday.

Jun 24, 2017, 08:59 AM IST

CIA knew in August that Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to boost Trump: Report

The intelligence shocked the White House and put US security chiefs on a top-secret crisis footing to figure out how to react.

Jun 24, 2017, 08:44 AM IST

North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over Warmbier death

President Donald Trump has slammed the treatment of 22-year-old American Otto Warmbier, who spent more than a year in detention in the secretive state, as "a total disgrace". 

 

Jun 23, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
North Korea says Otto Warmbier's death a mystery, blames Barack Obama's policy of strategic patience

North Korea says Otto Warmbier's death a mystery, blames Barack Obama's policy of strategic patience

North Korea said on Friday the death of U.S. university student Otto Warmbier soon after his return home was "a mystery to us as well" and denied accusations that he had died because of torture and beating during his captivity.

Jun 23, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
Did not record conversations with former FBI Director James Comey: Donald Trump

Did not record conversations with former FBI Director James Comey: Donald Trump

United States President Donald Trump on Thursday said he did not make and does not possess any tapes of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey, laying to rest speculation that arose after he tweeted last month that Comey better hope there were no tapes.

Jun 22, 2017, 23:08 PM IST

US city considers renaming street after Barack Obama

The Los Angeles City Council has introduced a motion to rename a city street after former US President Barack Obama.

Jun 22, 2017, 10:28 AM IST
Donald Trump's top aide to be America's new ambassador to India: White House

Donald Trump's top aide to be America's new ambassador to India: White House

Kenneth I Juster is the Deputy Assistant to the US president for International Economic Affairs and Deputy Director of his National Economic Council.

Jun 21, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
Donald Trump announces canceling 'one-sided' US deal with Cuba

Donald Trump announces canceling 'one-sided' US deal with Cuba

Slamming former president Barack Obama`s dealings with the communist regime in Cuba, President Donald Trump on Friday unveiled new restrictions on travel, business with Cuba, in a move clearly charting his own course of relations with the Castro-led government.

Jun 17, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

Banning Flippers, North Korea lashes out at trade sanctions

If testing or possessing nuclear weapons should be sanctioned, then the US and other nuclear superpowers should be subject to sanctions as well: North Korea 

Jun 16, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

US student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was ''brutalized'' : Father

Otto Warmbier was arrested for trying to steal an item with a propaganda slogan, according to North Korean media.

Jun 16, 2017, 00:29 AM IST

US Senate approves new sanctions on Russia, Iran

It also aims to punish Russia's Vladimir Putin for interfering in last year's US election, and to make it tougher for the White House to roll back sanctions.

Jun 15, 2017, 23:59 PM IST
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull  pokes fun at Donald Trump in leaked audio

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull pokes fun at Donald Trump in leaked audio

In another leaked clip, Turnbull poked fun at the ongoing controversy surrounding the Trump administration's ties to Russia.

Jun 15, 2017, 20:04 PM IST

Thailand's junta chief vows to force through China railway

Beijing`s big plan is to link the southern Chinese city of Kunming by rail with Singapore and work has already begun on the line in Laos. 

Jun 13, 2017, 16:35 PM IST

California Governor Jerry Brown says US will stay in climate fight

Trump's decision to leave the Paris accord has drawn heavy criticism within the US and internationally, including in China. 

Jun 06, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
John Kerry blasts Donald Trump for pulling out of Paris accord

John Kerry blasts Donald Trump for pulling out of Paris accord

On June 1, President Trump announced his long-awaited decision to fulfil a campaign pledge and pull out of the Paris climate agreement, which is aimed at curbing emissions that contribute to climate change. 

Jun 05, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
Donald Trump withdraws US from Paris climate accord, targets India, China; world leaders slam decision

Donald Trump withdraws US from Paris climate accord, targets India, China; world leaders slam decision

The Paris Climate Change Agreement adopted by 194 countries is a historic treaty and cannot be renegotiated, the UNFCCC said on Friday.

Jun 02, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

Vietnam and US sign new deals worth $8 billion

The country`s largest low-cost carrier, Vietjet is best-known for air hostesses sporting bikinis on some of its flights.

Jun 01, 2017, 10:58 AM IST

Obamas purchase their Washington DC rental house

Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos paid $23 million in January for the largest home in D.C., a former museum.

Jun 01, 2017, 10:32 AM IST
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