Obama

Thinking small: Biden scrounges for ways to breakthrough before midterm elections

Six months out from the midterm elections, Biden's team is betting that smaller, discrete announcements can break through to voters better than talk of transformational plans.

published on : 15th April 2022

Former US President Barack Obama tests positive for Covid-19, says he's 'feeling fine' 

Obama encouraged more Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, despite the declining infection rate in the US.

published on : 14th March 2022

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

Biden, Obama, Clinton mark 9/11 in NYC with display of unity

The president will spend Saturday paying his respects at the trio of sites where the planes crashed, but he left the speech-making to others.

published on : 11th 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

Autobiographies, memoirs, self-help books filled shelves in 2018 

Continuing last year's trend, readers continued their love affair with non-fiction in all genres, including autobiographies, business and self-help books.

published on : 30th December 2018

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

Anger, dismay, support: How the world sees US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

The following is a selection of reactions from around the globe to Trump's biggest foreign policy move since taking office.

published on : 9th May 2018
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