President Barack Obama

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Nine inmates released from Guantanamo

Nine Yemeni prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba have arrived in Saudi Arabia after being transferred, US officials say.

April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016

Clinton, Sanders clash in New York debate

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders come to blows in a heated US presidential debate in Brooklyn, raising the stakes in their increasingly acrimonious race to clinch the Democratic nomination.

April 7, 2016
April 7, 2016

The anti-Trump: Obama stepping into campaign fray

President Barack Obama has opened his final presidential campaign — against Donald Trump.

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

Court halts Obama’s key climate plan

President Barack Obama's plans to regulate emissions of carbon dioxide from US power plants have been stalled by the US Supreme Court.

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 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

Demographics as Destiny: The Republican Conundrum

The Republican dominance in the House has been fuelled by the spectacular rise of conservative media which directly helped the rise of the Tea Party movement, a grassroots, non-college white...

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

Iran's re-entrance in the global economy

One should not be surprised if Washington re-establishes diplomatic ties with Tehran before the end of President Barack Obama's term in November 2016. However, what will be the fate of the...

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016
USA

Embrace time of 'extraordinary change': Obama

President Barack Obama told Americans nervous about terror and the changing economy that they should not fear the future, in a farewell State of the Union address that drew sharp contrast with...

January 3, 2016
January 3, 2016

Why did US govt suddenly ban a bunch of soaps and bodywashes?

United States President Barack Obama approved a bill on Monday banning soaps, toothpastes, and bodywashes that contain a harmful ingredient.

December 5, 2015
December 5, 2015

US 'will not be terrorised': Obama

President Barack Obama says the US "will not be terrorised" by Wednesday's mass shootings in San Bernardino, California.