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Report reveals 'secret' flexible US drone policy in Pakistan
Washington, April 27 : US President Barack Obama tightened rules for the US drone programme in 2013, but he secretly approved a waiver giving the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) more flexibility in Pakistan than anywhere else to strike suspected militants, according to current and former US ...
Obama reportedly authorized more flexibility to conduct drone strikes ...
Washington, Apr. 27 : US President Barack Obama has reportedly given the CIA more flexibility to carry out drone strikes in Pakistan against terror suspects than any other country after approving more restrictive rules in 2013.
Obama's popularity equivalent to Ronald Reagan's, say analysts
Washington, Apr. 27 : US President Barack Obama has reached the popularity level of the former President Ronald Reagan, according to analysts, as Obama's job approval rating stands at 46.4 percent, his highest mark in nearly two years.
Obama doesn't believe fruits, veggies behind Michelle's glowing skin!
Washington, Apr 27: US President Barack Obama took a funny jab at his wife Michelle Obama's glowing skin at the 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Russian hackers reportedly obtained Obama's emails in White House hack
Washington, Apr. 26 : Russian hackers reportedly obtained US President Barack Obama's emails when there was a cyberattack on White House's unclassified computer system last year.
US seeks partnerships in Asia for regional 'rebalance'
By Arun Kumar, Washington, April 25 : Citing President Barack Obama's historic "good trip" to India in January, US officials have said that different partnerships it's forging across Asia can contribute to the stability and prosperity of the broader region.
Obama apologises for hostage deaths during anti-Al Qaeda mission in ...
Karachi, April 24 : United States President Barack Obama has said that he takes "full responsibility" for the deaths of an American and an Italian hostage held by Al Qaeda during a counter-terrorism operation against the terror group on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.
Obama apologizes for hostage deaths
Washington, Apr 24 : US President Barack Obama on Thursday said two hostages were killed during a U.S. counterterrorism operation targeting an al Qaeda compound in January.
Obama takes responsibility for accidental killing of hostages
Washington, April 23 : US President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he took "full responsibility" for a counter-terrorism operation in January against Al Qaeda which accidentally killed two hostages.
India's inevitable rise to the top
By Bhim D. Asdhir : India's meteoric rise to global prominence is inevitable. Perhaps, US President Barack Obama, writing in Time Magazine on April 16, puts India's and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rise to prominence best: "Today, he's the leader of the world's largest democracy, and his life ...
Immediate steps needed to mitigate climate change impact: Barack Obama
Washington, April 23 : US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that climate change "can no longer be denied" and immediate measures are needed to mitigate its effects.
Obama warns US could 'penetrate' Iran's air defense system
Washington, Apr. 22 : US President Barack Obama has said that the US could "penetrate" a missile defense system which Iran is buying from Russia if the US decided that it needs to destroy Tehran's suspected nuclear weapons program.
A first time, says Rahul on Obama's praise for Modi
New Delhi, April 22 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday mentioned US President Barack Obama's praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the latest issue of Time magazine and called it a "first time".
Obama submits n-deal with China to Congress
Washington, April 22 : US President Barack Obama has submitted to Congress a proposed 30-year agreement on cooperating with China in peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
Obama hints at 'possible compromise' on Iran sanctions relief
Washington, April 20 : U.S. President Barack Obama has hinted that Iran could receive significant reprieve from sanctions post finalizing a deal to curb its nuclear ambitions, one of the key demands put forward by the Middle East nation.
Obama urges world powers to strike 'groundbreaking' climate change ...
Washington, April 19 : President Barack Obama has said that with the United States at the helm, the world must come together and reach a groundbreaking accord on climate change or the planet, as we know it, may cease to exist.
Obama offers 'chadar' at Ajmer Dargah Sharif for Chishty's 803rd Urs
Ajmer, Apr. 19 : On behalf of U.S. President Barack Obama, that country's envoy to India Richard Verma has offered a 'Chadar' (a ceremonial cloth inscribed with religious verses) at the Ajmer Dargha Sharif on the occasion of the 803rd Urs of Sufi saint Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishty.
PM Modi demonstrates India's stewardship at green talks
By Rajendra Shende : US President Barack Obama, in his 166-word eulogy in Time magazine that named Prime Minister Narendra Modi among the 100 most influential people in the world, termed him "India's reformer-in-chief" who had "laid out an ambitious vision to ...unleash India's true economic ...
Congressional review will not derail n-talks with Iran: Obama
Washington, April 18 : US President Barack Obama has said that he plans to sign the bill into law that the Congress is debating about nuclear negotiations with Iran, and promised this legislation "will not derail negotiations" to reach a final accord with Tehran before the end of June.
With Love from Obama, a 'Chadar' for Ajmer Sharif
By Quaid Najmi, Mumbai, April 18 : The 803rd Urs (annual feast) celebrations of the revered saint Hazrat Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisty of Ajmer, starting Monday, will be momentous affair this year - thanks to US President Barack Obama.
Obama discusses Yemen's situation with Saudi King
Washington, April 18 : US President Barack Obama spoke with King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia over the phone to discuss recent developments in Yemen, the White House said.
From Harper to Obama, praise pours in, in speech, Modi says, not him, ...
By Smita Prakash, Toronto (Canada), Apr.16 : U.S. President Barack Obama writes an article on Narendra Modi in the Time calling him India's "Reformer-in-Chief". Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper heaps praise on him at a huge Indian Diaspora event in Toronto, all in a span of a day.
Obama's praise for PM Modi reflects world's sentiment: BJP
New Delhi, Apr. 16 : Overwhelmed by Barack Obama's statement wherein he called Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'India's Reformer-in-Chief', the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that the U.S. President's remark reflected the 'sentiment of the world'.
PM Modi is India's 'Reformer-in-Chief', says President Obama
Washington, Apr.16 : Describing Prime Minister as India's "reformer-in-chief", U.S. President Barack Obama has said that the former's rise from poverty to be the leader of the world's largest democracy reflects India's rise in the comity of nations, as also its dynamism.
'India's reformer-in-chief' Modi leads four Indians in Time 100
By Arun Kumar, Washington, April 16 : Headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whom President Barack Obama calls "India's reformer-in-chief", four people of Indian origin figure in the Time magazine's list of the World's 100 most influential people this year.
Modi's life story reflects India's potential: Obama in TIME
New Delhi, April 16 : US President Barack Obama on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unleashed "India's true economic potential" and called him the country's "reformer-in-chief". Modi termed the praise as "touching and inspiring".
Modi has unleashed India's true potential: Obama
Washington, April 16 : US President Barack Obama on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unleashed "India's true economic potential" and called him his country's "reformer-in-chief".
Obama warns against Ebola complacency despite 'major progress'
Washington, April 16 : Despite "major progress" in the fight against Ebola, US President Barack Obama has warned against complacency and said the goal now is to get to zero cases.
Cuba terms US decision to remove Caribbean nation from terror list ...
London, April 15 : Shortly after White House announced that President Barack Obama was set to take off Cuba from the U.S. terror list, the Caribbean nation has welcomed the decision as "fair" and has said that it should not have been on the list in the first place.
Kerry expresses confidence in n-agreement with Iran
Berlin, April 15 : US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said he is confident US President Barack Obama will be able to negotiate an agreement with Iran on its nuclear programme.