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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe offers no apology during Pearl Harbour visit

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe offers no apology during Pearl Harbour visit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not offer any apology during his visit to Pearl Harbour for the sneak World War II attack that claimed more than 2,400 lives.

Shinzo Abe, Obama lay wreaths at Pearl Harbor memorial

Shinzo Abe, Obama lay wreaths at Pearl Harbor memorial

 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Barack Obama made a poignant joint pilgrimage to Pearl Harbor Tuesday, laying wreaths for the victims of a stealth attack that triggered America`s entry into World War II.

Barack Obama says he would have outrun Donald Trump, but latter says, 'No way!'

Barack Obama says he would have outrun Donald Trump, but latter says, 'No way!'

U.S. President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast on Monday that he would have won most Americans` support if he had been able to run against Donald Trump for a third term.

Obama confident he could have won the White House again

Obama confident he could have won the White House again

President Barack Obama says he could have been reelected for a third term and that the nation still largely embraces his political vision despite last month`s election of Donald Trump to succeed him.

Barack Obama confident he could have won the White House again

President Barack Obama says he could have been reelected for a third term and that the nation still largely embraces his political vision despite last month`s election of Donald Trump to succeed him.

Barack Obama pays last presidential holiday visit to Hawaii marine base

Barack Obama and the first lady Michelle visited the Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay, close to where the presidential couple are vacationing with their daughters.
 

After Hiroshima, Abe and Obama to pay respects at Pearl Harbor

Seven months after President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima, the city where World War II all but ended, his Japanese counterpart is paying his respects at the site where the brutal conflict began.

Barack Obama signs $618 bn defence bill; boosts security coop with India

Barack Obama signs $618 bn defence bill; boosts security coop with India

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter refused to give a similar certification to Pakistan due to which it was not given USD 300 million under coalition support fund.

UN vote on Israeli settlements - why is it significant

The UN Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution urging Israel to cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory.

US President-elect Donald Trump tees up for golf with Tiger Woods

US President-elect Donald Trump tees up for golf with Tiger Woods

In February 2013, 14-time major champion Woods played with Obama at a private golf resort in Florida.

Israel accuses Obama of anti-Israeli 'shameful move' at UN

An Israeli official is accusing President Barack Obama of a "shameful move against Israel at the UN" after learning the White House did not intend to veto a Security Council resolution condemning settlement construction in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.

Meet 'Tosanoides Obama', a new coral-reef fish named after reigning US President

Meet 'Tosanoides Obama', a new coral-reef fish named after reigning US President

After a trapdoor spider, a speckled freshwater darter , a parasitic hairworm and an extinct lizard, reigning US President Barack Obama now has a new coral-reef fish named after him.

Tamil group in US urge Obama to delist LTTE

A Tamil diaspora group in the US has appealed to President Barack Obama to de-proscribe the LTTE as a terror outfit in the country, saying this could give a "little relief" to the community which faces problems while travelling abroad.

Barack Obama bans drilling in Arctic, Atlantic oceans

US President Barack Obama has banned future oil and gas drilling in most of the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, the latest move to cement his environmental legacy before he leaves office next month.

Barack Obama calls Angela Merkel to offer US help after attack: White House

Barack Obama calls Angela Merkel to offer US help after attack: White House

President Barack Obama has called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to offer assistance and condolences following a deadly attack on a Berlin Christmas market.

Donald Trump sails past 270 votes, cruises to Electoral College victory despite protests

Donald Trump sails past 270 votes, cruises to Electoral College victory despite protests

Donald Trump on Monday cruised through the final vote of the Electoral College to formally become US President-elect.

Will focus on helping new generation of leaders: Barack Obama

Will focus on helping new generation of leaders: Barack Obama

President Barack Obama says one of his missions after leaving office will be to develop a new generation of leaders on issues such as climate change, criminal justice reform and expanding health insurance coverage.

Syria's Assad, Russia and Iran have blood on hands: Barack Obama

Syria's Assad, Russia and Iran have blood on hands: Barack Obama

Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime and its Russian and Iranian backers have blood on their hands, US President Barack Obama has said while pitching for an impartial international observer force in Aleppo to coordinate an orderly evacuation through safe corridors.

Hillary Clinton not treated fairly by media during election: Barack Obama

Hillary Clinton not treated fairly by media during election: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama on Friday said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was not treated fairly by the media surrounding the Russian hacking incident.