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  • Barack Obama Welcomes Scotland 'No' Vote on Independence

    Barack Obama Welcomes Scotland 'No' Vote on Independence

    US President Barack Obama congratulated Scotland Friday on its "full and energetic exercise of democracy," as he welcomed the result of its historic referendum rejecting independence from the United Kingdom.

  • US Senate Designates September 30 As 'US-India Partnership Day'

    US Senate Designates September 30 As 'US-India Partnership Day'

    The US Senate has unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution designating September 30 as 'US-India Partnership Day' recognising the contribution of the two countries to one another and the relationship that will continue to help define the 21st centu...

  • Barack Obama Not Due to Meet Iran's Hassan Rouhani But Open to it: US Official

    Barack Obama Not Due to Meet Iran's Hassan Rouhani But Open to it: US Official

    US President Barack Obama is not scheduled to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in New York during the United Nations General Assembly next week, though the U.S. leader remains open to such a meeting, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday.

  • Obama Nominates Richard Verma as New US Envoy to India

    Obama Nominates Richard Verma as New US Envoy to India

    President Barack Obama has nominated Indian-American, Richard Rahul Verma, as the next US Ambassador to India, ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Washington later this month.

  • US Senate Approves Bill to Arm Moderate Syrian Rebels

    US Senate Approves Bill to Arm Moderate Syrian Rebels

    The US Senate on Thursday easily approved controversial legislation requested by President Barack Obama to allow the training and arming of moderate Syrian rebels in their fight against Islamic State militants.

  • Barack Obama Praises Congress for 'Speed' of Islamic State Response

    Barack Obama Praises Congress for 'Speed' of Islamic State Response

    US President Barack Obama on Thursday thanked Congress for its "speed and seriousness" in endorsing his plan to train moderate rebels in Syria to battle the Islamic State group.

  • Ukraine President Secures US Military Aid But Not Weapons

    Ukraine President Secures US Military Aid But Not Weapons

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko secured $53 million in assistance from the United States on Thursday but President Barack Obama for now turned down his appeals for weapons to fight Russian-backed separatists.

  • Barack Obama to Tout US Climate Plan at UN Summit

    Barack Obama to Tout US Climate Plan at UN Summit

    President Barack Obama will highlight strides the United States has made on climate change when he addresses a major UN climate summit next week, senior administration officials said on Thursday.

  • Obama to Nominate Richard Verma as India Ambassador: Source

    Obama to Nominate Richard Verma as India Ambassador: Source

    President Barack Obama is expected to nominate a former State Department official, Richard Verma, to be the new U.S. ambassador to India, just ahead of a visit to Washington this month by new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a congressional sourc...

  • Half of Americans Disapprove of How Obama Handles Terrorism

    Half of Americans Disapprove of How Obama Handles Terrorism

    For the first time since President Barack Obama took office, more Americans disapprove than approve his handling of terror threats, The New York Times reported Thursday, citing a new poll.

  • Obama Faulted In Terror Fight, New Poll Finds

    Obama Faulted In Terror Fight, New Poll Finds

    For the first time in his presidency, more Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's handling of terrorism than approve of it, as discontent about his management of foreign affairs and the fight against Sunni militants in Iraq and Syria weighs...

  • Barack Obama and US Lawmakers Turn Up Heat on Islamic State

    Barack Obama and US Lawmakers Turn Up Heat on Islamic State

    Barack Obama and US lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on the Islamic State on Wednesday, with the president declaring there was no hiding place for jihadists and warning: "Our reach is long."

  • Journalists Criticize White House for 'Secrecy'

    Journalists Criticize White House for 'Secrecy'

    Editors and reporters meeting in Chicago raised concerns on Wednesday about what they described as a lack of access and transparency undermining journalists' work, several blaming the current White House for setting standards for secrecy that are spr...

  • US Has Broad and Comprehensive Relationship With India: Top Official

    US Has Broad and Comprehensive Relationship With India: Top Official

    Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here, a senior Obama administration official yesterday said that the US is not looking for a "transformational initiative" like the civil nuclear deal to dramatically change the face of its broad and comp...

  • Barack Obama Vows US Will Not Fight Another Ground War in Iraq

    Barack Obama Vows US Will Not Fight Another Ground War in Iraq

    President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday that the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq, seeking to reassure Americans about the level of U.S. involvement after a top general suggested combat troops could be deployed against Islami...

  • New Islamic State Video Warns US Over Iraq Deployment

    New Islamic State Video Warns US Over Iraq Deployment

    The militant Islamic State group released a video warning the United States that its fighters are waiting for it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as his top general said may happen if the current strategy of airstrikes fails.

  • New Islamic State Video Warns US Over Iraq Deployment

    New Islamic State Video Warns US Over Iraq Deployment

    The militant Islamic State group has released a video warning the United States that fighters await it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as he and his top general said may happen.

  • Doctor Who Survived Ebola Warns There is No Time to Waste

    Doctor Who Survived Ebola Warns There is No Time to Waste

    An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to the epidemic in West Africa.

  • For Obama, Ebola One Day, Islamic Threat the Next

    For Obama, Ebola One Day, Islamic Threat the Next

    Underscoring the multi-front challenges facing his administration, President Barack Obama is consulting with military officials about the U.S. counter-terrorism campaign against Islamic State fighters, just a day after boosting the U.S. response to t...

  • US Ground Troops Possible in Iraq: Top General

    US Ground Troops Possible in Iraq: Top General

    American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama's plan...

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