Barack Obama

Former US President Barack Obama appeals to young activists to stay in climate fight

Barack Obama still claims a rapport with liberal and moderate young people in a way that Joe Biden might not be able to pull off.

published on : 9th November 2021

Obama hits Russia, China for 'lack of urgency' on climate

Obama, one of the leaders who paved the way for the historic 2015 Paris climate deal, threw in a touch of his trademark hope even while talking about “images of dystopia” creeping in his dreams.

published on : 9th November 2021

"Danke schön!" EU leaders, Obama give Angela Merkel big sendoff

Merkel was feted by friend and foe alike in an informal ceremony behind closed doors early Friday, where they called her anything from a “compromise machine” to the EU's Eiffel Tower.

published on : 22nd October 2021

After five years, Obamas to break ground on Presidential Center

Obama's presidential papers will be available in digital form. The sprawling campus center will include a museum, public library branch, athletic center, test kitchen and children’s play area.

published on : 28th September 2021

Canada snap elections: Former US President Barack Obama endorses PM Justin Trudeau

Obama also urged Canadians to re-elect the Liberal leader in Canada's last election in 2019.

published on : 17th September 2021

20 years of 9/11: Former US president Barack Obama lauds heroes

He said the enduring image for him and his wife Michelle of that day was not the wreckage and destruction but the people.

published on : 11th September 2021

US marks 20 years since 9/11, in shadow of Afghan war's end

U.S. marks the anniversary under the pall of a pandemic and in the shadow of a frantic withdrawal from Afghanistan which fell to the same militants who gave safe haven to the plotters of the attacks.

published on : 11th September 2021

US President Joe Biden marks 9/11 anniversary with tribute, call for unity

Joe Biden will be the fourth president to console the nation on the anniversary of that dark day, one that has shaped many of the most consequential domestic and foreign policy decisions.

published on : 11th September 2021

US COVID surge: Barack Obama curtails 60th birthday bash after delta variant concerns

Published reports had said hundreds of celebrities, politicos and others were expected at Obama's sprawling house.

published on : 4th August 2021

Former US President Barack Obama buys stake in NBA's Africa business

Obama will have a minority equity stake in NBA Africa, a new entity set up this year to run all the league's business on the continent.

published on : 28th July 2021

Barack Obama adapts 'Dreams from My Father' for young readers

Obama's account of his early years reached a vast audience after he ran for president in 2008 and is widely considered one of the best books ever written by a politician.

published on : 15th July 2021

Inflation ahead? Even a top economist says it's complicated

Many economists see the recent spike as temporary. Others say they worry that higher consumer prices will persist.

published on : 21st June 2021

Manchester United's Rashford has 'surreal' talk with Obama

The conversation will be released in full on Penguin UK's YouTube channel at 1300 GMT on Friday.

published on : 28th May 2021

Kid reporter Damon Weaver who interviewed Barack Obama at White House dies at 23

Damon Weaver was 11 when he interviewed Obama for 10 minutes in the Diplomatic Room on August 13, 2009, asking questions that focused primarily on education.

published on : 15th May 2021

Five viral videos that broke the Internet in 2018

Here is the list of the videos that went viral this year.

published on : 30th December 2018
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