Barak Obama

High-Profile Twitter Accounts Swept Up in Wave of Apparent Hacking

A wave of tweets in apparent hacking swept through Twitter on Wednesday, with more than half a dozen high-profile accounts - belonging to U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, billionaire Bill Gates, and rapper Kanye West, among others - used to solicit bitcoin donations.

Jul 16, 2020, 07:26 AM IST


Trump's administration are reaching the "size and scale" of Watergate.

May 17, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

This is how Barack Obama thanked Michelle in farewell speech; her response is equally touching

Michelle Obama, dressed all in black, was sitting in the front row along with her youngest daughter Malia and her mother. She received standing ovation as Barack Obama thanked her.

Jan 11, 2017, 11:33 AM IST

Trump vows to end US-Cuba 'deal' unless Havana makes better one

"If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban people, the Cuban/American people and the U.S. as a whole, I will terminate deal," Trump said in a Twitter post.

Nov 28, 2016, 20:51 PM IST

Most Americans looking ahead to a Trump presidency: New poll

Trump's favourability has risen post-election to a high point in the polling: 47 per cent have a favorable view of him, 50 per cent unfavorable.

Nov 22, 2016, 21:57 PM IST

US ties with Russia under Trump will solve problems: Rajapaksa

 Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa's 10-year rule saw a thorny relationship with US President Barack Obama's administration.

Nov 19, 2016, 14:29 PM IST

Troop cut won't impact mission in Afghanistan: US General

President Barack Obama`s decision to withdraw roughly 1,400 U.S. troops from Afghanistan won`t adversely impact America`s mission there, a top general said before arriving in Kabul on Friday, adding that some jobs could be done from abroad.

Jul 08, 2016, 14:11 PM IST

Paris climate change summit, Day 1: As it happened

The heads of state and governments have gathered in Paris to set the agenda for the Summit, aimed at reaching a landmark global deal on limiting emissions.



Nov 30, 2015, 23:46 PM IST

Barack Obama warns US could ''penetrate'' Iran's air defense system

US President Barack Obama has said that the US could "penetrate" a missile defense system which Iran is buying from Russia if the US decided that it needs to destroy Tehran`s suspected nuclear weapons program.

Apr 22, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

John Kerry to attend Vibrant Gujarat Summit

Gujarat government on Tuesday announced that US Secretary of State John Kerry will attend the Vibrant Gujarat Summit scheduled to be held next month.

Dec 16, 2014, 22:41 PM IST

Clinton made racist remarks about Obama: Report

Former US President Bill Clinton had taken a racial jibe at Barack Obama in 2008, saying "this guy would have been carrying our bags".

Sep 03, 2012, 21:58 PM IST

PA Sangma flays Obama`s remarks

Prez candidate PA Sangma said US President Barack Obama`s remarks with regard to the investment climate in India were shameful for the country.

Jul 16, 2012, 19:39 PM IST

‘Happy with Karzai`s readiness to talk to Taliban’

The US was pleased by the willingness expressed by Afghan President Hamid Karzai to talk directly to the Taliban, State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland has said.

Feb 22, 2012, 14:34 PM IST

Modi gifts Obama his book; gets a `thank you` in return

United States has denied visa to
Gujarat Chief Minister on account of 2002 riots, but the White
House did accept a book gifted by Narendra Modi to President Barak Obama recently.

May 19, 2011, 00:34 AM IST

Obama names 2 more Indian-Americans to key posts

US President Barack Obama, who already has over two dozen Indian Americans serving in top jobs in his administration, has named two more from the community, Deepa Gupta and Nisha Desai Biswal, to key posts.

Mar 30, 2011, 10:12 AM IST

Obama to visit oil spill area in next 48 hours: Official

US President Barak Obama will
visit an oil spill area in the Gulf of Mexico in next 48 hours
to assess the situation and the US government`s response, a
White House official said on Saturday.

May 01, 2010, 19:17 PM IST