Barack Obama

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
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