Obama committed to denying Iran nuclear weapon: US

US President Barack Obama is firmly committed to denying Iran a nuclear weapon, Washington`s ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said Monday.

Barack Obama committed to denying Iran nuke weapon: US
Barack Obama committed to denying Iran nuke weapon: US

President Barack Obama is committed to denying Iran a nuclear weapon, the US on Monday asserted as it pledged its firm support to Israel, saying there will "never be a sunset on America's commitment to Israel's security, amid the latter's allegations about a potential deal with Tehran.

John Kerry plays down US-Israeli tensions

 US Secretary of State John F. Kerry addressed perceived tensions between the Obama administration and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, insisting that the two parties are committed to working together on international security.

Netanyahu's speech on Iran must not turn into 'political football', says Kerry
Netanyahu's speech on Iran must not turn into 'political football', says Kerry

Even as ties between Jerusalem and the White House seemed to worsen over Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu's impending speech to the US Congress, US Secretary of State John Kerry sought to placate the situation, saying that the Israeli Premier was welcome to speak in the US.

Israel`s Netanyahu to arrive for `historic` US mission

 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was awaited in Washington on Sunday for a "historic" quest to stop an international nuclear deal with Iran sought by the United States.

US-Israel ties fraying over Netanyahu's planned Iran speech

Signs are growing that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s planned speech to Congress against a possible nuclear deal with Iran could damage his country`s broad alliance with the United States.

US-Israel ties fraying over Netanyahu's planned Iran speech

Signs are growing that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s planned speech to Congress against a possible nuclear deal with Iran could damage his country`s broad alliance with the United States.

US Congress averts Homeland Security shutdown

Feuding US lawmakers narrowly avoided a Department of Homeland Security shutdown on Friday at the 11th hour, but funded the agency only until March 6, forcing Congress to revisit the issue next week.

Obama condemns murder of Russia's opposition leader

US President Barack Obama has condemned the murder of Russia's deputy prime minister turned opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and asked Moscow to ensure that those responsible for the killing are brought to justice.

Need to take advantage of Indo-US relationship: Congressmen

The current momentum in India-US relationship, resulting after two high profile meetings between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, needs to be tapped and taken advantage of, according to top American lawmakers.

U.S., Cuba hold more talks, no date yet for diplomatic ties

Cuban and U.S. officials held a second round of talks toward normalising ties on Friday, and the Cuban delegation said "good progress" was made, but the two sides did not set a date for renewal of diplomatic ties that Washington severed 54 years ago.

US `unwavering` in protecting gay rights: Kerry

 Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday the United States was "unwavering" in its commitment to protecting homosexuals worldwide, as he introduced Washington`s first envoy for gay rights.

Barack Obama on Nimoy: `I loved Spock`

US President Barack Obama on Friday paid tribute to late "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy, lauding his portrayal of the logical Mr Spock as well as his contributions to the arts and sciences.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to make first US visit next month

 US President Barack Obama will meet new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and CEO Abdullah Abdullah here on March 24, the White House said today.

Liberia leader hails Obama`s `extraordinary` Ebola efforts

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Friday praised President Barack Obama`s "extraordinary" leadership in the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

US, India focused on strengthening bilateral relationship: Official

India and the US are very focused on ensuring that the agreements signed during the meeting between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month are operationalised and implemented, a top American diplomat has said.

Nuclear contact group working to address clarification: US

India and the US are working on addressing any clarifications that private companies might seek about the understanding reached between the two countries regarding civil nuclear cooperation during President Barack Obama's New Delhi visit.

Great opportunities for Indo-US maritime cooperation: Pentagon

The US has said great opportunities for co-operation on maritime issues with India have emerged after the bilateral meetings between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama.

US, India focused on strengthening relationship: Official

India and the US are very focused on ensuring that the agreements signed during the meeting between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month are operationalised and implemented, a top American diplomat has said.

Barack Obama to attend Selma 50th anniversary

President Barack Obama will travel next week to an Alabama town famous for a march that was forcibly broken up by police 50 years ago in a seminal moment for black civil rights in the United States.