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  • ISIS releases new video showing explosion and acts of terror 6 hours 35 minutes ago

    ISIS releases a new video showing explosions and acts acts of terror. The video ends with a message that the fighting has just begun. The video also appears to be ISIS' response to US President Barack Obama's threat. ...
  • Barack Obama to meet Ukrainian President at White House 7 hours 0 minutes ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama would meet his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko at the White House, the White House said. "The visit will highlight the United States' firm commitment to stand with Ukraine as it pursues liberal democracy, stability, and prosperity," the White House said. Obama looks forward to discussing...
  • US advisers may take forward positions in Iraq fighting 9 hours 4 minutes ago

    Washington: Some US military advisers could end up in front-line positions in the fight against Islamic State militants, the White House said on Wednesday, although President Barack Obama vowed that America would not fight another ground war in Iraq. The House of Representatives gave a green light to a key plank...
  • Ebola epidemic spiraling out of control: Barack Obama Yesterday

    Washington: The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is "spiraling out of control" and posing a potential threat to global security, US President Barack Obama warned on Tuesday. "If the outbreak is not stopped now, we could be looking at hundreds of thousands of people infected, with profound political and economic and...
  • US to Assad: Beware of interfering with US air power in Syria 2 days ago

    Washington: The Syrian military's air defenses would face retaliation if Syria attempted to respond to US air strikes that are expected against Islamic State targets in Syria, senior US officials said on Monday. President Barack Obama's authorization of the use of American air power against Islamic State's strongholds in Syria has...
  • John Kerry says some nations offer ground troops to fight Islamic State 3 days ago

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry said that he was "extremely encouraged" by pledges of military assistance against Islamic State militants by countries inside and outside the Middle East and that some nations had offered ground troops. Kerry has been touring the Middle East to try to secure backing for...
  • Red carpet welcome awaits PM Narendra Modi in US 3 days ago

    Washington: The Obama Administration is leaving no stone unturned to woo Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his maiden visit to the US which is expected to take the strategic bilateral relationship to the next level and unleash the potential of economic and trade ties. The administration here is gearing up to...
  • Obama condemns 'barbaric murder' of British aid worker by ISIS 4 days ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has condemned the "barbaric murder" of a British citizen by terrorist group Islamic State, which in the recent weeks has killed two American journalists. "The United States strongly condemns the barbaric murder of UK citizen David Haines by the terrorist group ISIL. Our hearts go out...
  • Combatting Islamic State not US fight alone: Obama 4 days ago

    Washington: President Barack Obama is distinguishing the military campaign against Islamic State militants from the decade-long wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He says the fight must avoid what he calls mistakes of the past. Obama says under US leadership more nations are joining a coalition against the extremists, who control up...
  • Islamic State's Twitter silence raises questions 5 days ago

    Washington: Islamic State's Twitter users, which have trumpeted the group's violent acts and world view on the social media service, have gone abruptly quiet in past days. Several accounts affiliated with the militant group appear to have gone dormant, according to US government sources, raising questions about whether the government has...
  • Barack Obama points to 'silver lining' in IS mayhem in the region 5 days ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has pointed to a "silver lining" in the violence wrought by the Islamic State, saying it has brought "clarity" in the Muslim world in a long time about the need to snuff out this "brand of Islamic extremism". At a Democratic Party fund-raiser, Obama said the...
  • Barack Obama asks Americans to devote themselves to social service 5 days ago

    Washington: Giving a clarion call to his countrymen to devote themselves to voluntary social service, US President Barack Obama said he would not be in the position he is now if it was not for service to others. "I would not be standing here if it were not for service...
  • Obama to discuss Ebola response with top medical experts 5 days ago

    Washington: President Barack Obama will meet leading US medical experts next week as he considers how to follow through on his pledge to step up aid to Africa over the Ebola epidemic. Obama will travel to the US headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta on...
  • China unlikely to join Obama's anti-ISIS coalition: Report 6 days ago

    Beijing: Though facing militancy in its restive Xinjiang province, China is unlikely to join the US- led campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria but will provide moral support, the state media reported on Friday. China may not directly join the anti-ISIS coalition being cobbled by US President Barack...
  • White House insists Barack Obama authorized to strike IS 6 days ago

    Washington: The White House insisted that President Barack Obama was authorized to strike the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria under a law passed by Congress after the September 11 attacks in 2001. Obama believes he can act under the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF), despite previously calling...
  • US wins Arab support for Syria/Iraq military campaign 6 days ago

    Jeddah: The United States signed up Arab allies on Thursday to a "coordinated military campaign" against Islamic State fighters, a major step in building regional support for President Barack Obama's plan to strike both sides of the Syrian-Iraqi frontier. After talks in Saudi Arabia's summer capital Jeddah, Secretary of State John...
  • US, EU to intensify sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, says Barack Obama 6 days ago

    Washington: The US and the European Union have decided to "intensify" their coordinated sanctions on Russia in the defence, finance and energy sectors as punishment for its illegal actions in Ukraine, President Barack Obama said on Thursday. "I have said from the very beginning of this crisis that we want to...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 6 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 200 dead, lakhs rescued, over 6 lakhs still stranded in J&K floods 6 days ago

    Even as relief and rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood- hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. ...
  • US marks 13th anniversary of 9/11 attacks 6 days ago

    New York: Americans on Thursday marked the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, with somber ceremonies of remembrance in New York and Washington. President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and Vice President Joe Biden observed a moment of silence on the White House south lawn, along with about...
  • India drops solar anti-dumping plan before Modi meets Obama 1 week ago

    New Delhi: India has dropped plans to impose an anti-dumping duty on solar panel imports, a move that is likely to help mend frayed commercial ties with the United States before Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets President Barack Obama in September. Days before Modi took office in May, a quasi-judicial body...
  • Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for the first time to root out ISIS 1 week ago

    Washington: Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized US airstrikes inside Syria for the first time on Wednesday night, along with expanded strikes in Iraq as part of a broad mission to root out the violent Islamic State militants whose reign of terror has...
  • Cyber threats among greatest national security dangers: US September 10, 2014

    Washington: Terming Cyber threats as one of the greatest national security dangers, the US has said Obama administration has significantly enhanced government's capabilities to address this challenge. "Cyber threats pose one of the greatest national security dangers that the United States faces, ranging from vulnerabilities in our critical infrastructure to...
  • UN to hold high-level Ebola event on outbreak September 10, 2014

    United Nations: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will hold a high-level event later this month to spur international efforts to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said that the meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly's annual ministerial meeting, which starts on September 24,...
  • Barack Obama appoints India-American to key administration post September 10, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has appointed another Indian-American to a key administration post as member of prestigious J William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Obama announced Maneesh K Goyal's appointment and other key administration posts, the White House said in a statement. "These men and women have demonstrated knowledge and dedication throughout...
  • Barack Obama says he has authority to act against IS September 10, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama told top lawmakers on Tuesday that he has the authority if he needs to take action against Islamic State (IS) militants. Obama, US Vice President Joe Biden and Congressional leaders had a "productive" discussion and the leaders expressed their support for efforts to degrade and ultimately...
  • Obama to address nation, spell out policy to tackle ISIS September 10, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama will address the nation on Wednesday night to spell out America's policy on ISIS terror group which has gained control over large parts of Iraq and Syria, threatening peace in the entire Middle East region. "What the President will talk about in the speech is...
  • Obama to broaden US effort to combat terrorists September 9, 2014

    Washington: President Barack Obama will go on the offensive against the Islamic State group with a broader counter terror mission than he previously has been willing to embrace, US officials said Monday. The new plan, however, still won't commit US troops to a ground war against the brutal insurgency and...
  • Obama reaches out to Australian PM on Iraq September 9, 2014

    Washington: As part of his effort to build a global coalition against Islamic State militants in Iraq, US President Barack Obama has reached out to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to discuss the current situation in the war-torn country. Obama telephoned Abbott and thanked him for his contributions to humanitarian air...