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Obama calls on nation to remember US war dead
Washington, May 31 : US President Barack Obama on Monday visited Arlington National Cemetery, as is traditional on Memorial Day, to pay tribute to the country's war dead, whom he said represent "the best" the nation has to offer.

Obama could be Hillary's secret weapon in rallying Democratic ...
Washington, May 30 : US Democratic Party front-runner Hillary Clinton could have President Barack Obama, who remains popular at end of his eight-year presidency, as a secret weapon in her presidential run, a report said on Sunday.

Why didn't Obama mention Pearl Harbor during Japan trip: Trump
Washington D.C., May 29 : Republican nominee Donald Trump questioned that why President Barack Obama did not mention the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during his trip this week to Japan.

Trump criticises Obama for not mentioning Pearl Harbour attack
Washington, May 29 : Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, on Saturday criticised US President Barack Obama for visiting Hiroshima while neglecting to mention the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour.

Obama in Hiroshima: More symbolism than substance (Comment: Special ...
US President Barack Obama's Hiroshima speech (May 27) is a very carefully crafted document and merits some scrutiny - both for what it contains and what is ostensibly excluded. Predictably, Obama did not apologize for what the US did in August 1945 and this was stated even before he began the ...

Obama makes historic trip to Hiroshima
Tokyo, May 27 : Barack Obama on Friday visited Hiroshima, becoming the first sitting US president to visit the site of the world's first nuclear bombing, and said the memory of the thousands who perished must never fade. Obama also met with survivors of the August 1945 bombing and hugged a ...

Barack Obama visits Hiroshima, says memory must never fade
Hiroshima, May 27 : US President Barack Obama, the first sitting US President to visit Hiroshima blast site on Friday, said that the memory of war must never fade, according to reports.

Obama makes historic trip to Hiroshima
Tokyo, May 27 : President Barack Obama on Friday arrived in Hiroshima, the first visit by a sitting US president to the site of the world's first atomic bombing.

Vietnam blocked Facebook during Obama visit
Hanoi, May 27 : The Vietnamese government had blocked the social networking site Facebook in the country during the visit of President Barack Obama, claims two activist organisations.

President Obama scripts history by visiting Hiroshima
Hiroshima (Japan), May 27 : Scripting history by becoming the first U.S. President to visit the world's first atomic bombing site, Barack Obama on Friday said 71 years ago death fell from the sky and mankind showed that it had the means to destroy itself.

Obama arrives in Hiroshima
Tokyo, May 27 : President Barack Obama on Friday arrived in Hiroshima, the first visit by a sitting US president to the site of the world's first atomic bombing.

Obama extends 'deepest regrets' over Okinawa murder
Tokyo, May 26 : US President Barack Obama extended "sincerest condolences and deepest regrets" over the murder of a Japanese woman by a US military-affiliated civilian, here at a meeting with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Wednesday.

India at forefront of global affairs, not 'standing in corner': PM ...
New Delhi, May.26 : Ahead of his Washington visit early next month where he is set to meet President Barack Obama and address a joint session of the U.S. Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has in a veiled reference to India's traditional non-aligned stand in the world stage said 'India is not ...

A-bombings regrettable: Japanese foreign minister
Tokyo, May 26 : Ahead of a planned visit by US President Barack Obama to Hiroshima, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said on Tuesday said the US atomic bombings of the city and Nagasaki were "extremely regrettable".

Obama 'confident' TPP will be ratified in US despite opposition
Hanoi, May 24 : Even though ratification of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has stalled in the US, President Barack Obama said he's still "confident" the trade deal will earn the support of Congress.

Okinawa rape, murder: Governor demands meeting with Obama
Tokyo, May 23 : Governor of Okinawa Takeshi Onaga said on Thursday he has requested a meeting with US President Barack Obama over the recent arrest of a man working for the US military in the prefecture, for his alleged raping, strangling and dumping of the body of a local woman.

Obama confirms death of Taliban chief Mullah Mansour
Washington, May 23 : US President Barack Obama on Monday confirmed the death of Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour, two days after a US drone struck at a vehicle the militant leader was riding in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

Obama will not apologise for Hiroshima attack
Tokyo, May 23 : US President Barack Obama has asserted that during his visit to Japan for the G7 summit he will not be apologising for the atomic bombing of Hiroshima city during World War II.

US lifts arms embargo on Vietnam
Hanoi, May 23 : President Barack Obama, who is on a three day visit to Vietnam, on Monday announced the US is lifting a decade-long arms embargo on the country.

Obama confirms death of Taliban supremo Mullah Mansour
Washington, May 23 : US President Barack Obama on Monday confirmed the death of Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour, two days after a US drone killed the militant leader in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

Obama confirms death of Taliban chief Mullah Mansour
Kabul, May 23 : US President Barack Obama on Monday confirmed the death of Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour, saying his death marks an "important milestone" in the longstanding effort to bring peace in Afghanistan.

Obama will not apologize for Hiroshima bombing
London, May 23 : United States President Barack Obama has stated clearly that in his historic visit to Hiroshima, the first city to suffer an atomic bombing, he would highlight the friendly ties between the former hostile nations, but would not apologize for the devastating attack.

Obama pushes for more Zika funding
Washington, May 21 : US President Barack Obama has urged Congress to pass a bill with "sufficient funds" to combat Zika, adding that his request for USD 1.9 billion is based on health experts' estimates of the resources needed.

PM to visit U.S. on June 7 at President Obama's invitation
New Delhi, May 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Washington D.C. on June 7-8 at the invitation of U.S. President Barack Obama.

Modi to visit US next month (Lead, correcting date)
New Delhi, May 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Washington at the invitation of US President Barack Obama on June 7-8 during the course of which the two sides will work to consolidate the progress made in bilateral cooperation across various sectors, the external affairs ministry said ...

Modi to visit US in June
New Delhi, May 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Washington at the invitation of US President Barack Obama on June 4-5 during the course of which the two sides will work to consolidate the progress made in bilateral cooperation across various sectors, the external affairs ministry ...

Obama considers lifting arms embargo against Vietnam
Washington, May 20 : US President Barack Obama confirmed considering either partially or fully lifting an embargo on arms sales to Vietnam that has been in place for the last three decades.

US officials inspect Hiroshima before Obama visit
Tokyo, May 19 : US government officials on Thursday looked over the route that President Barack Obama will take during his visit to Hiroshima in Japan next week.

Look forward to continuing work with PM Modi: U.S.
Washington D.C., May 18 : Ahead of his key address at a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress nect month, the Barack Obama government has asserted that it is looking forward to continue to work with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on all fronts to strengthen ties between two nations.

Dubai lawyer offers job to Obama
Dubai, May 17 : An Emirati lawyer from Dubai has offered a job in his law firm to outgoing US President Barack Obama, so that he can become "closely acquainted" with the "meaning of tolerance of Islam" once he leaves the White House.

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