Obama

August 5, 2016
August 5, 2016

Obama daughter lands restaurant job

Sasha Obama, daughter of US President Barack Obama, has swapped the comforts of the White House for the counter of a seafood restaurant, US media report.

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

Orlando: Trump crows he was 'right' on Islamist threat

White House hopeful Donald Trump lost no time Sunday in claiming a massacre in a gay nightclub showed he has been right about Islamic extremism.

May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016

Obama to lift arms embargo on Vietnam

President Barack Obama has announced the US is fully lifting its embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam, its one-time enemy.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

Up to $800m of IS cash ‘destroyed’

Up to $800m (£550m) in cash held by so-called Islamic State (IS) has been destroyed in air strikes, a US military official says.

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

Argentina didn't see that coming: TangObama

State dinners can be staid. But not on Wednesday, when US President Barack Obama, on a visit to Argentina, was game for a go at tango -- with a pro, no less.

February 17, 2016
February 17, 2016

Trump will not be president, says Obama

Republican Donald Trump will not be president because it's a "serious job", says President Barack Obama. "I continue to believe that Trump will not be president. And the reason...

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

Obama to make first visit to US mosque

President Barack Obama will make his first visit as president to a US mosque next week in a defence of religious freedom, the White House said, following a rise in anti-Muslim rhetoric in the...

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

Obama interested in top UN job: US media

US President Barack Obama has set his sights on becoming the next Secretary General of the United Nations when he leaves the White House in one year, the US media reported on Sunday.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

Police thwart ‘Obama dog kidnap plot’

Officials say Scott Stockert - who is from the state of North Dakota - has been planning to snatch one of the dogs, either Bo or Sunny.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

[WATCH] US gun control inaction must end: Obama

An emotional US President Barack Obama has unveiled new restrictions on gun purchases, saying the "constant excuses for inaction" have to stop.