Latest in Tag: Obama Highlight
Latest in Tag: Obama
Biden, who was Vice President under incumbent US President Donald Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama, secured, on Saturday, 26 electoral votes of Pennsylvania and Nevada, giving him a total of 290 college electoral votes, way more than the 270 votes he needed to win, several media outlets reported on Saturday.
Pete Souza, the former White House photographer under President Obama, has released “Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents,” a book filled with archived pictures that may induce nostalgia.Although pictures may be worth a thousand words, in the Instagram age, it is often the contrast between the image depicted and the few words accompanying them that …
In the post-second world war era, American-Saudi relations had been a strategic constant in the Arab world. Both the United States and Saudi Arabia had made sure to work in concert and coordinate closely their Arab and regional policies. There had been disagreements, and in some instances, very serious ones, like the ramifications of the …
With his latest executive order, President Trump has begun undoing Obama’s plan to counter global warming. But climate experts believe the move away from fossil fuels will continue regardless – leaving the US behind.US President Donald Trump signed his latest executive order on Tuesday, aiming to undo a 2015 plan proposed by former President Barack …
The battle of US president Donald Trump—who has selected judge Neil Gorsuch as his choice to fill late Antonin Scalia’s seat at the US Supreme Court—is a conflict of utmost importance. In February 2016, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Antonin Scalia died, leaving a vacancy at the highest federal court of the United States. …
International and local media, as well as social networks, circulated the executive order issued by US president Donald Trump which banned people from numerous Muslim-majority countries to enter the US. Many tried to analyse the decision and came up with different results, while no one has bothered to read the decision itself or analyse it …
US president Barack Obama gave his final press conference, making comments on Israel and Palestine. He also reviewed press freedom and his last decisions taken in office
Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting Barack Obama in Berlin for the last time in his presidency; they will have plenty to discuss as frequent Merkel critic Donald Trump prepares to govern the US
Africa expects nothing good from the new US President Donald Trump – quite the reverse, writes DW’s Claus Stäcker.So far, Africa has barely existed for Donald Trump.
I am currently travelling around the United States (US) after spending a very enlightening few days in Washington DC where I was privileged to address delegates attending the 25th Annual Arab-US Policymakers Conference for the second year running. This year, the event was titled “The next US presidency and US-Arab relations, probabilities, possibilities, potential …
The Philippines “drugs war” President Duterte has been urged by US President Barack Obama to show judicious restraint. From Laos, Obama said US Republican candidate Donald Trump disqualified himself with “wacky ideas.”
The USA has published guidelines for its controversial use of drones, and has given a glimpse of its overall strategy. But critics say that it isn’t enough.
US warplanes have carried out airstrikes against “Islamic State” (“IS”) in Libya after a request for help from the country’s unity government. The aim is to boost government troops in the fight to take the town of Sirte
TransCanada has formally filed a $15 billion suit over US President Barack Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline
During talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, US President Barack Obama has praised India’s work on its nuclear reactors. Activists meanwhile called on Obama to address human trafficking in India.
Former US service personnel and prisoners of war fear their sacrifices are being forgotten and that the US president’s trip is likely to feed Japan’s nationalist factions. Julian Ryall reports.
Special forces will not be leading the fight on the ground, but they will be essential in providing training, says Obama
Riyad Hijab, head of the opposition’s Supreme Negotiations Committee, criticized UN envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura saying violence has increased since he took the position
Tobruk fails to support Government of National Accord, but majority of MPs urge GNA to swear in members regardless
US secretary of state John Kerry will arrive in Egypt on Wednesday in a brief visit to the region during which he will also visit Saudi Arabia
US President Obama has reaffirmed the US’s commitment to Turkey’s security, after a bomb attack in the frontline country. Meeting Turkish counterpart Erdogan in Washington Obama also touched on media freedom issues.
First came the pope, and now Obama: The US president is making a historic visit to Cuba. The process of rapprochement between the two former arch foes has advanced far enough that it cannot simply be undone.
It’s been a year of violence, unrest and historic change for the United States – both at home and abroad. With a presidential election just around the corner, the country’s future course is far from settled.
US President Barack Obama is due to hold a refugee summit in 2016. The announcement follows calls from the United Nations (UN) refugee high commissioner for an investment program for Syria’s neighboring countries.
US president defends his policy in the Middle East during the Arab Spring
Human Rights Watch has called on the Obama administration to launch a new and credible investigation into Bush-era CIA torture. The White House has so far failed to comply with international law, the group said. A year has passed since the US Senate released the summary of a still classified report detailing CIA torture of …
President Obama has emphasized the need for a diplomatic response to the ongoing conflict in Syria. He was speaking during the climate talks in Paris, which Russian President Vladimir Putin also attended. Obama expressed optimism about the future of US-Russia collaboration in the ongoing Syrian conflict, suggesting Moscow might eventually shift its position on the …
Obama’s signing of the Congressional defence spending bill for 2016 on Wednesday reduced the odds that he would see the controversial facility at a US base on Cuba closed before he leaves the White House in early 2017
US President Barack Obama has called for a reduction in tensions after Turkey shot down a Russian military jet over Syria. He spoke by phone to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Obama and Erdogan agreed on the need to reduce tensions after Turkish forces shot down a Russian fighter jet, claiming it had entered Turkish …
The two leaders’ poor relationship is the stuff of Washington legend, the frequency of their encounters not a sign of mutual affection but the sheer volume of grim business they have dealt with during their overlapping tenures.