Obama heads into European maelstrom

 US President Barack Obama on Tuesday flew directly into the worst East-West storm since the Cold War, heading first for Estonia, where he will warn Russia to keep its hands off former Soviet states now in NATO.

White House digs Obama's 'suit'-able tan!
White House digs Obama's 'suit'-able tan!

The White House Friday strongly defended Barack Obama's dress sense after the president faced some online disapproval for wearing a more informal tan-coloured suit at a news conference on Iran and Ukraine.

'Obama and his team closely watching developments in Iraq'
'Obama and his team closely watching developments in Iraq'

US President Barack Obama and his team is closely watching the situation in Iraq, the White House said Wednesday noting that military action alone could not address the challenge being posed by the Islamic State.

Salman Khurshid`s statement on Narendra Modi disgraceful: BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday hit out at External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid over the latter`s statement that BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi cannot be the brand of ambassador of India.

Manmohan Singh, Obama set agenda of engagement for next six months

Manmohan Singh and Barack Obama have set "a robust agenda" for the next six months to keep the two nations actively engaged during elections in India.

US reserves right to take military action against Iran: Obama to Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with US President Barack Obama on Monday evening and opposite to the speculations the much awaited meet turned into a smooth-encounter.

Major row over Sharif purportedly calling Manmohan Singh `village woman`

A major controversy erupted on Sunday over Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif purportedly calling his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh a "village woman" with Narendra Modi terming it as the "biggest insult" of the Prime Minister.

US immigration bill advances in Senate

The Senate has voted to advance a landmark immigration bill, clearing away the first procedural hurdle that would open the door to US citizenship for millions.

Obama acknowledges rising hate crimes in America

The US is recognising this year as the 25th anniversary of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 and the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act`s repeal.

Obama focussed on presidency, not life after it: White House

US President Barack Obama is currently focused on his presidency and not thinking about life after the end of his second term, a presidential spokesman has said.

Singapore PM to meet Obama

US President Barack Obama will meet Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong today in the White House where two leaders are expected to discuss broad range of strategic and economic issues affecting the Asia-Pacific region.

Sikh Americans favour tougher gun laws

Singh was among the select individuals invited for the White House event wherein Obama signed an Executive directive for gun control.

We hear you: Obama on gun violence

President Barack Obama says his administration has received an outpouring of support for stricter gun laws following last week`s school shooting in Connecticut, telling respondents to an online petition, "We hear you."

Obama nominates John Kerry as US Secretary of State

US President Barack Obama has nominated veteran Senator John Kerry, known for his relationship-building skills, as the next Secretary of State, a senior administration official said.

US shooting: Chinese Prez sends condolences to Obama

Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi also offered condolences to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the shooting.

Tearful Obama leads US to mourn 28 school massacre killings

The shooter, identified by three law enforcement officials as 20-year-old Adam Lanza, also was killed, apparently by his own hand.

Long-term relationship with India is priority: US

US President Barack Obama has directed all wings of the government to seek long-term relationship with India, a top US commander said.

Obama, Romney to meet over lunch at White House

The invitation fulfills Obama`s election night promise to reach out to his defeated challenger.

Police officer quits after comments about Obama

A police officer has quit after admitting he told colleagues that he would volunteer to assassinate President Barack Obama.

PM leaves for home after attending ASEAN, EAS Summits

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left here for home on Tuesday after attending the ASEAN and East Asia Summits besides holding talks with his Japanese and Chinese counterparts and interacting with US President Barack Obama.