Obamas recall their encounters with racism

 The US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama have opened up about their encounters with racism.

Peshawar attack: 141 dead, Indian schools pay tribute to victims
Peshawar attack: 141 dead, Indian schools pay tribute to victims

Islamabad/New Delhi: A day after the banned terrorist outfit Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attacked the Army Public School in Peshawar and killed at least 141 people in cold blood, including 132 students, several schools in India paid their tribute to the victims on Wednesday.

Russia says arms for Kiev won't help solve Ukraine crisis

A deputy Russian foreign minister declared on Tuesday that supplying weapons to Kiev would not help solve a crisis in east Ukraine, after the White House said US President Barack Obama would sign corresponding legislation this week.

Timeline of deadliest militant attacks in Pakistan

The Taliban`s insurgency against the Pakistan state has killed thousands since it erupted in 2007.

Peshawar school attack: US in touch with Pakistan to offer assistance

The US is in touch with Pakistani authorities to offer assistance in the aftermath of the horrific terrorist attack on a Peshawar school that killed 141 people, the White House said on Tuesday.

Badal expresses shock over 'inhuman' tragedy in Peshawar

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday expressed shock and grief over the attack on a Pakistani school by Taliban suicide bombers.

Jeb Bush to 'actively explore' run for president

Former Florida Gov Jeb Bush on Tuesday took his most definitive step yet toward running for president, announcing plans to "actively explore" a campaign and form a new political operation allowing him to raise money for like-minded Republicans.

Obama will sign Russia sanctions bill: White House
Obama will sign Russia sanctions bill: White House

US President Barack Obama will sign into law a bill passed by Congress to tighten sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, the White House said Tuesday, amid a dramatic run on the ruble.

Obama meets Prince William, raises ''long and special relationship''

 US President Barack Obama met Britain`s Prince William and discussed with him "the long and special relationship" between the two countries, the White House said.

US will do everything to rescue American hostages: White House

The US will do "everything" to rescue American hostages in any part of the world, the White House on Monday said, adding that a failed military operation to rescue one of its kidnapped citizens should serve as a warning to militants.

Report on CIA torture to be released Tuesday: White House

A long-delayed Senate report on the US Central Intelligence Agency`s brutal interrogation of suspected Al-Qaeda operatives will be made public on Tuesday, the White House said.

Barack Obama declared fit after diagnostic tests

Concerns over the health of US President Barack Obama were allayed following diagnostic tests for a sore throat at a hospital Saturday, media reported.

Orion spacecraft dawn of new chapter in space exploration: US
Orion spacecraft dawn of new chapter in space exploration: US

The successful test flight of the Orion spacecraft is the dawn of a new chapter in space exploration, the White House on Saturday said after NASA's unmanned spacecraft completed its first test flight.

Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton meet at White House

US President Barack Obama met Hillary Clinton, his former secretary of state, on Wednesday but the White House declined to say whether they discussed her possible presidential candidacy in 2016.

US lawmaker`s aide to quit over Obama daughters rant

A communications director for a Republican lawmaker said Monday she would resign after she posted a Facebook rant about US President Barack Obama`s daughters.

Obama to host Jordan's King at White House

US President Barack Obama will host King Abdullah II of Jordan at the White House Dec 5 to discuss issues of the Middle East, the White House said Wednesday.

US House Republicans sue over 'Obamacare'
US House Republicans sue over 'Obamacare'

US House Republicans filed a lawsuit against President Barack Obama's administration today over his signature health care law and unilateral actions they say amount to an abuse of executive authority.

Barack Obama accepts PM Modi's invite, to be chief guest at Republic Day celebrations
Barack Obama accepts PM Modi's invite, to be chief guest at Republic Day celebrations

In a major diplomatic victory for the NDA government and a massive boost to Indo-American ties, US President Barack Obama on Friday accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invite to be the chief guest at India's 66th Republic Day Parade on January 26 next year.

Woman with gun outside White House arrested after Obama's immigration speech
Woman with gun outside White House arrested after Obama's immigration speech

A 23-year-old woman was arrested by US Secret Service on Thursday night for carrying a gun shortly after President Barack Obama concluded his speech on immigration.