BARACK OBAMA

  • After months of secret talks, US, Cuba restore ties 4 hours 33 minutes ago

    The thaw in ties between US and Cuba has been facilitated after 18 months of secret talks hosted largely by Canada and encouraged by Pope Francis. ...
  • CIA misled public on torture of 9/11 attack detainees: US report 1 week ago

    The CIA misled the White House and public about its torture of detainees after the September 11 attacks and acted more brutally and pervasively than it acknowledged, a US Senate report said on Tuesday, drawing calls to prosecute American officials. ...
  • News 360: Obama to attend India's R-Day celebrations November 21, 2014

    In a major step which will further help cement diplomatic ties between India and the United States of America, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday invited US President Barack Obama to be the chief guest at next year's Republic Day celebrations, which was readily accepted by the latter. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 21, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Immigrants work hard, often in tough, low-paying jobs: Barack Obama November 21, 2014

    US President Barack Obama has announced sweeping changes to the country's immigration policies. "Will make it easier for skilled workers and graduates to stay. Most of these immigrants have been here for a long time. Immigrants work hard, often in tough, low-paying jobs," said Obama. ...
  • We are and will always remain a nation of immigrants: Barack Obama November 21, 2014

    US President Barack Obama has announced sweeping changes to the country's immigration policies. He has used executive power to shield five million undocumented immigrants. The changes will offer many a chance to stay temporarily in the country for three years, as long as they pass background checks and pay back...
  • Grand welcome for US President Obama while Russia's Putin leaves G20 hastily November 17, 2014

    The G20 summit concluded on Sunday. While a grand welcome was accorded to US President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left earlier than expected after getting snubbed by other countries over the Ukrainian affair. ...
  • ISIS beheads another American November 17, 2014

    ISIS on Sunday released a video showing the brutal execution of US aid worker Peter Kassig. US President Barack Obama has confirmed the killing and termed it as 'pure evil'. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Russia is providing heavy arms to the separatists in Ukraine: Barack Obama November 16, 2014

    President Barack Obama said that Russia would face isolation if it continues to violate international law. "Russia is providing heavy arms to the separatists in Ukraine," said Obama. ...
  • Barack Obama warns of dangers of outright conflict in Asia November 15, 2014

    On the sidelines of G-20 summit, US President Barack Obama warned of the dangers of outright conflict in Asia. In a speech at Queensland University in Brisbane, Obama said, "Asia's security order must not be based on coercion or intimidation, where big nations bully the small, but on alliances for...
  • Ahead of G20 summit, leaders indulge in lavish barbeque hosted by Tony Abbott November 15, 2014

    Ahead of the G20 summit, leaders indulged in a lavish barbeque. Prime Minister Tony Abbott who was playing host - tweeted about the lunch - saying it was an opportunity to speak to leaders like Narendra Modi and Barack Obama in a relaxed atmosphere. ...
  • Watch: Vladimir Putin got flak for what he put on the first lady's shoulders November 13, 2014

    US President Barack Obama and Russian President Putin are getting lampooned on social media for their antics. ...
  • Obama defends his decision to deploy forces to Iraq to fight against ISIS November 10, 2014

    US President Barack Obama is defending his decision to deploy more forces to Iraq to fight against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. US has recently approved additional 1,500 troops. Obama said, "What hasn't changed is our troops are not engaged in combat." ...
  • Obama looks forward to working with the newly-elected US Senate November 6, 2014

    After the results for US mid-term elections were out on Wednesday, President Barack Obama said that his work with the newly elected US Senate has already begun. ...
  • Bad news for US President Obama as Republicans take control of US Senate November 5, 2014

    In a major blow to the Democrats and US President Barack Obama, the Republicans have achieved the majority in the US Senate breaching the halfway mark by winning 52 seats. The Republicans have bagged Senate seats in the US states of Iowa, North Carolina, Colorado, Arkansas, South Dakota, Montana and...
  • US will witness Ebola cases until outbreak stopped in west Africa: Obama October 30, 2014

    Even though there has been a decline in Ebola cases, US President Barack Obama said that until the outbreak is stopped in west Africa, America will continue to witness individual cases. Obama said, "I want America to understand, the truth is, until we stop this outbreak in west Africa, we...
  • Ebola can be contained if everyone stays vigilant, says Barack Obama October 29, 2014

    President Barack Obama has said that Ebola can be contained if everyone stays vigilant and works together. The Pentagon added that Ebola response troops must be put on a 21-day regimented quarantine programme after they return to the United States. The proposal has been put forward to Defense Secretary Chuck...
  • Watch: Barack Obama talks about his credit card getting declined October 18, 2014

    Recently, US President Barack Obama's credit card was declined while he was out for dinner at a restaurant in the Big Apple with his wife Michelle Obama. Speaking to workers at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Obama recounts what happened. ...
  • US President appoints a 'czar' to streamline the administration's response to Ebola October 18, 2014

    The World Health Organisation has admitted to lapses in its response to the spread of EBOLA in West Africa. As the ebola scare haunts the US, President Barack Obama has appointed a "czar" to streamline the administration's response to the deadly disease. ...
  • Ebola outbreak: US nurse endangers 132 others October 16, 2014

    Second US nurse affected by Ebola faces flak for breaking travel restrictions and endangering 132 others. US President Barack Obama has said that at the earliest ebola outbreak will be controlled which is a raging epidemic in West Africa. ...
  • The Modi-Obama joint editorial and bilateral meet: What they mean for India October 1, 2014

    The much-anticipated joint editorial by US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was published in the Washington Post on Tuesday. The article spoke of a renewed Indo-US partnership in the 21st century. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey discussed the key points of the editorial with former Diplomats G Parthasarthy and...
  • It's the big Obama-Modi meeting tonight: What's your takeaway from Modi's US visit so far? September 30, 2014

    'Chalein saath saath, Together, forward we go'. That's how US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi capped off their much-anticipated joint editorial in the Washington Post on Tuesday. The article spoke of a renewed Indo-US partnership in the 21st century. CNN-IBN takes views from across the country over...
  • Can't recall such enthusiastic gathering outside White House: Indo-US analyst September 30, 2014

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets US President Barack Obama in Washington's White House a good number of Indian-Americans have gathered outside the presidential house to catch a glimpse of PM. ...
  • Indian-Americans wait outside White House to catch a glimpse of PM Modi September 30, 2014

    An good number on Indian-Americans are waiting outside the White House to catch a glimpse of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. US President Barack Obama has hosted a private dinner for the PM. ...
  • Festival-like ambience outside White House as Obama hosts dinner for Modi September 30, 2014

    Indian Americans thronged White House ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with US President Barack Obama. They danced, they sang, they reveled as they waited to have a glimpse of their PM. ...
  • Watch: Gujaratis perform Garba outside White House as they wait to catch Modi's glimpse September 30, 2014

    While US President Barack Obama hosted private dinner for PM Narendra Modi, garba dancers performed outside the White House as they waited to get a glimpse of Modi. ...
  • India, US bonds getting stronger, says US Congresswoman September 29, 2014

    Highlighting the importance of meeting between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US Congresswoman Carolyn B Maloney said that the very first state dinner that President had was with India and he is having yet another important dinner with India. Maloney said, "It shows how much he values...
  • US will push ISIS back militarily: Obama September 29, 2014

    After carrying out repeated airstrikes in both Iraq and Syria against the Islamic State - US President Barack Obama now admits that his administration underestimated the rise of the militant group. He said America will continue to push them back militarily. ...
  • The world started to take India seriously when it began growing at 9%, says Fareed Zakaria September 27, 2014

    The world started to take India seriously when the country started to grow at 9 per cent, said CNN's strategic affairs expert Fareed Zakaria while talking about India's global image and how the world perceives Narendra Modi. ...