Barack Obama

Reunion of old, trusted friends: Dalai Lama on meeting Barack Obama

Reunion of old, trusted friends: Dalai Lama on meeting Barack Obama

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama met former United States President Barack Obama in New Delhi and called their meeting "a reunion of old, trusted friends".

Dec 02, 2017, 08:05 AM IST
December 1, 2017: All you need to know

December 1, 2017: All you need to know

Dec 01, 2017, 21:48 PM IST
Indo-US ties can be defining partnership of 21st century: Obama

Indo-US ties can be defining partnership of 21st century: Obama

Obama said the single most important thing he wanted to focus for the rest of his career was training the next generation of leadership not only in the US but across the world.

Dec 01, 2017, 20:02 PM IST
Pakistan did not know Bin Laden's whereabouts, says ex-US president Barack Obama

Pakistan did not know Bin Laden's whereabouts, says ex-US president Barack Obama

Washington faced "consistent problem" dealing with Pakistan in issues related to terrorism, says Obama. 

Dec 01, 2017, 17:29 PM IST
Barack Obama meets 'good friend' PM Narendra Modi

Barack Obama meets 'good friend' PM Narendra Modi

In his most-recent India visit, Obama also attended the town hall on Friday afternoon where he interacted with around 280 young leaders from across India.

Dec 01, 2017, 15:51 PM IST
Social media can create havoc in mature democracies, warns Barack Obama

Social media can create havoc in mature democracies, warns Barack Obama

Obama stressed upon the need to regulate the Internet to save democracies.

Dec 01, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
Barack Obama in Delhi: May meet 'good friend' Modi after town hall meet

Barack Obama in Delhi: May meet 'good friend' Modi after town hall meet

Obama is visiting India for a town hall hosted by the foundation that he and his wife, former First Lady Michelle Obama run.

Dec 01, 2017, 10:28 AM IST
Civilian toll in US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria climbs again

Civilian toll in US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria climbs again

More civilians have died in US-led air and artillery strikes in Iraq and Syria, officials acknowledged on Friday amid criticism the American military is being less cautious about killing innocents.

Dec 01, 2017, 06:54 AM IST
Barack Obama re-emerges on global stage with trip to Asia, France

Barack Obama re-emerges on global stage with trip to Asia, France

During a five-day trip, Obama will mix paid speeches with foreign leader meetings and even a town hall event for young people.

Nov 29, 2017, 14:17 PM IST
Bromance continues: Barack Obama to meet PM Narendra Modi on Thursday

Bromance continues: Barack Obama to meet PM Narendra Modi on Thursday

This will be the first meeting between the two leaders since Obama left the White House in January.

Nov 29, 2017, 09:25 AM IST
US court backs Donald Trump in battle over interim consumer watchdog head

US court backs Donald Trump in battle over interim consumer watchdog head

Judge Timothy Kelly sided with the White House`s interpretation of the law following a hearing on Tuesday afternoon. 

Nov 29, 2017, 07:12 AM IST
Trump administration eyes easing student debt protections

Trump administration eyes easing student debt protections

Thousands of students who ran up unpayable debts at for-profit schools are anxiously waiting to see if US President Donald Trump`s administration does away with anti-fraud protections put in place by his predecessor Barack Obama.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Barack Obama, Greg Abbott

Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Barack Obama, Greg Abbott

Records show the 46-year-old woman is being held at the Houston federal detention center.

Nov 25, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Houston woman booked for mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

Houston woman booked for mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

Julia Poff, 46, was ordered held in jail last week ahead of trial after she was indicted on charges of mailing packages last year that were designed to kill, transporting explosives and other criminal counts, court documents showed.

Nov 24, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
Barack Obama to return to Delhi on December 1, to hold town hall with young leaders

Barack Obama to return to Delhi on December 1, to hold town hall with young leaders

“I will interact with young leaders and learn about the work they are doing to impact their communities,” he said in a video posted on Twitter.

Nov 17, 2017, 14:01 PM IST
Barack Obama dismissed from jury duty in Chicago

Barack Obama dismissed from jury duty in Chicago

Former US president Barack Obama answered a jury summons on Wednesday, but was dismissed soon after arriving at a Chicago courthouse to perform the civic duty asked of all Americans.

Nov 09, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
Donald Trump administration proceeds with Obama-era calorie rule

Donald Trump administration proceeds with Obama-era calorie rule

The Trump administration is moving ahead with Obama-era rules that will require restaurants, stores and pizza delivery chains to list the calorie content of foods they sell.

Nov 09, 2017, 08:58 AM IST
This sheep can recognise Emma Watson and Barack Obama – Watch video

This sheep can recognise Emma Watson and Barack Obama – Watch video

Researchers trained eight sheep to recognise the faces of four celebrities – Fiona Bruce, Jake Gyllenhaal, Barak Obama and Emma Watson – from photographic portraits displayed on computer screens.

Nov 08, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
North Korea looms large as Donald Trump`s challenges Iran

North Korea looms large as Donald Trump`s challenges Iran

The United States had three basic choices: military action, diplomacy or acceptance.

Oct 12, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

US lifts economic sanctions against Sudan

Sudan will no longer be subject to a 20-year-old US trade embargo and will have access to previously frozen assets from October 12.

Oct 07, 2017, 14:54 PM IST