US President Barack Obama

Duterte wants to liberate Philippines from US shackles: foreign minister

The president of the Philippines wants to liberate his country from a "shackling dependency" on the United States which cannot guarantee its help when Philippine sovereignty is under threat, its foreign minister says.

Declaring a historic victory, Clinton turns fire on Trump in her White House bid

Fresh from sewing up the Democratic presidential nomination, HIllary Clinton takes aim at her Republican nemesis Donald Trump for using divisive rhetoric that belittles women, Muslims and immigrants.

Obama will not attend Muhammad Ali memorial

US President Barack Obama will not attend a memorial to the late boxer Muhammad Ali on Friday, the White House says.

Obama writes to slain LGBT editor’s family

US President Barack Obama writes to the family of slain LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and extends his condolences.

Obama wraps up historic Asia trip

US President Barack Obama wraps up a historic trip to Asia, where he sought to deepen US involvement by boosting ties to former adversaries in the region.

Obama: Hiroshima memory must never fade

US President Barack Obama is to visit Hiroshima, where the US dropped the world's first nuclear bomb.

Obama, Bourdain eat cheap noodles, drink cold beer in Vietnam

Deep in the heart of Hanoi, US President Barack Obama sits down for a $6 meal with celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain on Tuesday. The chef, known for his love of adventurous street food, describes the date in a series of tweets and an Instagram post.

US president's daughter Malia to go to Harvard

US President Barack Obama's elder daughter Malia will attend Harvard University in 2017, after taking a year off following her high school graduation, the White House says.

Syria conflict: Obama rules out ground troops for Syria

US President Barack Obama rules out US ground troops for Syria and tells the BBC military efforts alone cannot solve the country's problems.

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

[WATCH] When Seinfeld took Obama on a car ride

Seinfeld kicks off the seventh season of his web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" with an interview with Obama at the White House grounds.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Barack Obama to appear on Jerry Seinfeld's comedy show

US President Barack Obama is to turn in the passenger seat on Jerry Seinfield’s web series ‘Comedians in Cars getting Coffee’.

December 3, 2015
December 3, 2015

Modi has clear vision for India, Obama feels: White House

US President Barack Obama has found a politician who is honest and has a clear vision for India in PM Narendra Modi, with whom he has held meetings on several occasions, says The White House according to Times of India.

November 30, 2015
November 30, 2015

Obama lays rose for Paris victims

US President Barack Obama has visited the scene of the Bataclan theatre attack in Paris, after arriving in the city for the UN climate change summit.

November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015

COP21: Rallies call for Paris climate change action

People wearing hold signs as they participate in the human chain demonstration near Republique Square on the eve of the COP21 Conference opening, Paris, France, 29 November 2015.

November 27, 2015
November 27, 2015

Donald Trump does not know the world

Donald Trump is full of ideas, but all his ideas are sadly full of it. This billionaire-turned-US politician has called China “the number one abuser...

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

US President Obama joins Facebook, sends message on climate change

The White House launches a Facebook page for US President Barack Obama and used the social media platform to send a message on climate change.

November 7, 2015
November 7, 2015

Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline

US President Barack Obama rejects the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada in a victory for environmentalists who campaigned against the project for more than seven years.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

Obama apologises to MSF president for Afghan bombing

US President Barack Obama apologises to the president of aid agency Medecins San Frontieres (MSF) for a bombing that killed at least 22 in the Afghan city of Kunduz.

September 29, 2015
September 29, 2015

Obama, Putin clash over Assad's fate in UN duel

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama accuses each other over Syria in duelling UN speeches, as Moscow and Tehran mounted a fierce defense of Bashar al-Assad.

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