Barack Obama

Donald Trump attacks Barack Obama over Russia and elections: "He colluded"

Donald Trump attacks Barack Obama over Russia and elections: "He colluded"

In December, Obama ordered intelligence agencies to review cyber attacks and foreign intervention in the election and to deliver a report before he left office on Jan. 20.

 

Jun 26, 2017, 20:43 PM IST

White House forgoes traditional dinner commemorating Ramadan

Last year, then Presidential candidate Trump told an ABC News interview that he would be open to continuing the tradition of hosting the dinner if he were in the White House.

Jun 26, 2017, 13:00 PM IST

Barack Obama kicks off tropical holiday in Indonesia

The casually dressed former president arrived in the resort island of Bali with his wife Michelle and their two daughters, a local military commander said.

Jun 24, 2017, 12:00 PM IST
 Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

Five Republican senators have announced they will not support the bill, which is designed to repeal and replace Obamacare, in its current form.

Jun 24, 2017, 09:18 AM IST

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