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Republicans slammed for delay in ambassadorial confirmations

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 11:37

The White House has blamed Republicans for delays in the confirmation of a long list of President Barack Obama`s ambassador picks and said this logjam is putting US national security at risk.

US says military advisors given protection by Iraq

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 08:54

The White House said Monday that the American troops to be sent to Iraq as advisors to make an assessment of how best to help cope with Islamic militants have been offered protection by the Arab country.

Indian-born among White House `Champions of Change`

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 10:34

An India-born is among ten young adults selected by the White House as "Champions of Change" for their exemplary leadership in their communities, who will be felicitated today in a ceremony.

Hillary Clinton hints at White House run

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 23:29

Hillary Rodham Clinton seemed to be dropping hints today about making another run for the White House.

US looks forward to working with Sisi: White House

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 21:05

The US today said it is looking forward to working with Egypt`s president-elect Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and advance the bilateral strategic ties but raised concerns over the "restrictive political environment" in which he was elected.

White House names two Indian-Americans as Champions of Change

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 21:15

The White House has named two Indian Americans as `Champions of Change` in recognition of their work to educate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) about President Barack Obama`s signature healthcare act.

White house denies Putin`s claim of withdrawing Russian troops from Ukraine border

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 00:16

A White House spokesman said Wednesday that US officials have seen "no evidence" that Russian troops have pulled back from the tense border with Ukraine. 

Remarks of Israeli Defence Minister offensive: White House

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 08:41

The White House on Tuesday lashed out at the Israeli Defence Minister over his "offensive" remarks that the quest for Middle east peace by US Secretary of State John Kerry is "obsessive".

No secret agreement with Iran: White House

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 07:20

White House refuted reports of a "secret agreement" with Iran on its nuclear weapons programme and said it would soon make public the agreement that was reached by Iran with the P5+1 countries.

White House demands trial for Snowden after amnesty talk

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 01:58

The White House Monday renewed its demand for Edward Snowden to return home to face trial, after a top spy official floated the idea of an amnesty deal to plug his damaging intelligence leaks.

US budget deal will hike fees on air travellers

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 02:08

The US budget deal reached this week ends billions of dollars in crippling automatic spending cuts, but paying for that would trigger something Americans love to hate: higher air travel fees.

Iran nuke deal affords USD 7bn in sanctions relief: US

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 11:32

The United States and its allies will afford Iran with sanctions relief equivalent to USD 7 billion under the terms of a six-month nuclear deal signed today, the White House said.