News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Ben Rhodes

Kremlin slams Washington's 'éxtremely scurrilous' hacking allegation; says stop talking or present proof

Barack Obama warned that the US would take action against Moscow after the White House accused Putin of direct involvement in cyber attacks designed to influence the US election.

Dec 16, 2016, 20:42 PM IST

Barack Obama to head to London to warn against Brexit

US President Barack Obama will head to London next week to join the international chorus of leaders imploring Britain not to leave the European Union.

Apr 15, 2016, 03:25 AM IST

US Navy plans two or more patrols in South China Sea per quarter

 The US said that there be more demonstrations of its commitment to the right to freely navigate in the region.

Nov 03, 2015, 11:08 AM IST

Rousseff visit `turns page` on spy row: White House

The White House expressed hope Thursday that Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff`s visit to Washington next week will help both sides overcome a "turbulent patch" caused by US spying revelations.

Jun 26, 2015, 07:19 AM IST

US, Cuba not to reopen embassies before regional summit

 The US and Cuba are not expected to re-open embassies before a regional summit slated for April 10-11, an official said.

Apr 08, 2015, 10:53 AM IST

White House says secure systems not hacked

 US officials insisted Tuesday that a cyber attack last year did not compromise White House classified systems, but refused to confirm reports Russia was behind the breach.

Apr 08, 2015, 05:03 AM IST

Indo-US ties not aimed at containing China: White House

The US on Monday dismissed China's concerns over growing Indo-US ties, arguing that the relationship is not aimed at "containing" or "holding China down".

Jan 26, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

US sees space for cooperation with India on Islamic State

 India and the United States could cooperate in the struggle against Islamic State, particularly on issues such as financing and foreign fighters, US Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes said on Monday. 

Jan 26, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

US looking at `reinvigorating` India-US relationship: Rhodes

The US is excited about the prospect of "reinvigorating" the Indo-US ties under the new Indian Government.

Jul 04, 2014, 11:40 AM IST

US to aid Syrian refugees, offers USD 300 million

President Barack Obama will tell G8 leaders that Washington is offering a new USD 300 million aid package for refugees inside and outside Syria, a senior official said.

Jun 18, 2013, 09:11 AM IST

Will stop Iran from acquiring nuke bombs: US

The US has warned that it would prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons at any cost, saying that it will look at all options, including military action.

Mar 15, 2013, 12:13 PM IST

`Obama Admn wants to move from chapter of war to peace`

The Obama Administration would like to see how the US can help consolidate a change in Arab Spring countries like Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Yemen.

Dec 07, 2012, 13:59 PM IST