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Destroying ISIS group my top priority: US President Barack Obama

Destroying ISIS group my top priority: US President Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama has said that destroying the Islamic State (ISIS) group remains his "top priority" at a time when the jihadist group continues to lose ground in Iraq and Syria.

Apr 06, 2016, 11:40 AM IST
Defeating ISIS is No. 1 priority, says Barack Obama

Defeating ISIS is No. 1 priority, says Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday said combating the Islamic State group is the first priority of his administration.

Mar 24, 2016, 00:53 AM IST
Mother of Paris attacker says she missed warning signs

Mother of Paris attacker says she missed warning signs

The mother of one of the Paris attackers has told a local Belgian television station that she had missed the warning signs, and not spotted that her son had been radicalised.

Dec 28, 2015, 09:42 AM IST
Obama, Michelle pray for persecuted Christians

Obama, Michelle pray for persecuted Christians

President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that he and his wife Michelle are praying for persecuted Christians as the world prepares to celebrate Christmas.

Dec 24, 2015, 14:08 PM IST

Obama hits the road to push 'opportunity' agenda

Obama appeared at a Costco wholesale store in suburban Maryland to push his plan to raise the minimum wage from USD 7.25 to USD 10.10 an hour.

Jan 30, 2014, 03:52 AM IST

Despite budget win, Obama has weak hand with Congress

The 16-day partial government shutdown highlighted Obama`s challenges in basic governing.

Oct 20, 2013, 20:44 PM IST

Obama urges smart government spending cuts

The uncertainty caused by the government spending cuts is already having an effect on US economy, Obama said in his remarks Monday to the National Governors Association at the White House, reported Xinhua.

Feb 26, 2013, 13:32 PM IST

US manufacturers added about 5 lakh jobs in 3 years: Obama

"After shedding jobs for more than 10 years, our manufacturers have added about 5,00,000 jobs over the past three. What we need to do now is simple. We need to accelerate that trend," Obama said in his weekly radio and web address to the nation.

Feb 16, 2013, 16:47 PM IST