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US not engaged in a Cold War with Russia: White House

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 06:06

The United States is not locked in a Cold War with Russia, the White House has said asserting that the situation and ground realities are now quite different from those of the earlier era.

Religious violence has no place in US: Obama

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 21:39

President Barack Obama warned on Monday that religious violence had no place in US society after a gunman with alleged anti-Semitic ties killed three people at a Jewish centre and retirement home.

No replacement for new UN envoy: Iran

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 04:36

Iran does not have any replacement for its newly-proposed UN ambassador who has been denied entry visa by the US, the Iranian government said Saturday.

White House: No US visa for Iran pick as UN envoy

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 02:37

The United States Friday said it would not grant a visa to Tehran`s newly appointed UN ambassador, Hamid Aboutalebi, who has been linked to the 1979 US hostage crisis.

No ban on selfies with Obama, says White House

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 12:03

The White House has ruled out ban on selfies with US President Barack Obama after a recent cellphone photo was used for advertising purposes.

White House defends `tireless` Kerry`s Mideast push

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 01:46

The White House Friday defended "tireless" Secretary of State John Kerry, saying his long-odds Middle East peace bid had not been a waste of time because the stakes were so high.

US criticises Israel, Palestinians for jeopardising talks

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 04:35

Israel and the Palestinians both drew criticism from the White House on Wednesday for tit-for-tat moves that have brought US-sponsored peace talks close to collapse.

Obamacare enrollment exceeds 7 million target despite setback

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 02:23

President Barack Obama`s national healthcare program signed up more than 7 million people by the last day of March, the White House said on Tuesday, notching a rare victory after a months-long, glitch-filled rollout of the law.

US denounces latest North Korean moves

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 11:55

The White House Monday blasted the latest moves by North Korea, vowing to defend US allies against the threats.

Man who fired shots at White House jailed for 25 years

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 04:24

A man who opened fire on the White House with an assault rifle after telling friends he was on a mission from God to kill President Barack Obama was jailed for 25 years on Monday.

Working with India to accelerate clean energy revolution: US

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 23:12

The US is working closely with India to accelerate its clean energy revolution and address the impacts of climate change, the White House said on Friday.

US hails IMF support to `stabilise` Ukraine

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 17:15

The White House on Thursday hailed the promise of an International Monetary Fund bailout for Ukraine, saying it was a key part of a package of aid to help political and economic transition in the former Soviet republic.