Obama family takes a holiday!

US President Barack Obama is on a two-week holiday with his family.

Obama praises `heroic` US servicemen in French train attack

President Barack Obama praised the heroism of US service members who overpowered a gunman aboard a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday.

Former US President Carter to open up about cancer diagnosis

Former US President Jimmy Carter will discuss his cancer diagnosis on Thursday, a week after he revealed that recent liver surgery found the disease had spread to other parts of his body.

Obama to take last shot at closing Gitmo

After embarrassing false starts, Barack Obama is making a final push to close Guantanamo prison, but to fulfill that glaringly incomplete campaign promise he faces unpalatable compromises and internal resistance.

What will Barack Obama do after leaving the White House?
What will Barack Obama do after leaving the White House?

The next president of the United States of America may not be due till January 2017 but Barack Obama has already begun planning life after leaving the White House.

Former US president Jimmy Carter has cancer 

Former US president Jimmy Carter, 90, said that a recent liver surgery revealed he had cancer which had spread to other parts of his body.

US President Barack Obama to host anti-ISIS coalition summit

US President Barack Obama will host a summit in New York next month of leaders of the international coalition fighting Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq, diplomats said.

Obama heaps pressure on warring South Sudan leaders

US President Barack Obama renewed pressure on South Sudan`s warring leaders Tuesday, insisting they must accept an August peace deadline or face being sidelined.

 

Filled with smog in 70s, LA fought pollution successfully: Barack Obama

Los Angeles has been successful in its fight against air pollution, US President Barack Obama has said, citing the city's smog-filled air in late 70s when he went there as a graduate student.

Obama warns African leaders who refuse to step down

Barack Obama on Tuesday condemned African leaders who refuse to give up power and urged the continent to end "the cancer of corruption", in the first ever address to the African Union by a US president.

Obama draws criticism for saying Ethiopia is democratic

Some African activists have greeted President Barack Obama's remarks that Ethiopia has a democratically elected government with scorn and concern.

Time for world to `change approach to Africa`: Obama
Time for world to `change approach to Africa`: Obama

US President Barack Obama said Tuesday that it was time for the world to change its approach to Africa, as he made the first address to the African Union by a US leader.

Obama at African Union for historic address

Barack Obama arrived at African Union headquarters Tuesday, where he will become the first US president to address the 54-member continental bloc, at the end of a tour focused on corruption, rights and security.

Obama to give keynote address to African Union
Obama to give keynote address to African Union

Barack Obama will be the first-ever US president to address the African Union on Tuesday, in the culmination of a short tour of the region that has seen him focus on security and human rights.

Obama holds talks on security, human rights in Ethiopia

President Barack Obama is holding talks with Ethiopia's leaders on counter-terrorism, human rights and regional security issues.

Barack Obama in Kenya for security, human rights talks
Barack Obama in Kenya for security, human rights talks

US President Barack Obama is to hold talks in Kenya Saturday on trade and investment, counter-terrorism and human rights, in his first visit to the country of his father`s birth since his election as president.

Charlize Theron's saucy suggestion to President
Charlize Theron's saucy suggestion to President

Actress Charlize Theron suggested President Barack Obama visit a strip club in order to reach a "new demographic".

George Bush discharged from hospital

 Former US president George Bush was discharged from hospital after being treated for a broken neck bone, a media report said.

Ex-US Prez Carter had brush with death twice during Navy days

During his early days in the navy, there were two occasions when former US President Jimmy Carter nearly lost his life while serving on submarines, he reveals in his memoir.

Barack Obama hosts annual Ramadan Iftar at White House
Barack Obama hosts annual Ramadan Iftar at White House

US President Barack Obama has said Americans stand united in rejecting the targeting of any religious group as he opened the White House to Muslim Americans for a traditional Iftar dinner during the holy month of Ramadan.