President Bush

  • Texas braces Hurricane Ike September 12, 2008

    Texas: With Hurricane Ike gathering strength on its collision course with the Texas Gulf coast, thousands of people have fled coastal areas. Ike is now a category 2 storm with 100mph winds. The US National Hurricane Center has predicted that it could grow to a ferocious category 4...
  • Bush accuses Russia over Georgia cease-fire August 13, 2008

    Tbilisi, Georgia: President Bush said Wednesday that the United States has received reports of Russian actions that are "inconsistent" with Moscow's statement it had halted military operations in Georgia. His remarks came amid fears a Russian convoy advance into Georgia, and claims of violations on both sides, has left in...
  • Bush orders troop cutback but US won't leave Iraq September 14, 2007

    Washington: US President George W Bush has endorsed the recommendation of his top general on withdrawing some troops from Iraq. Bush on Thursday ordered gradual troop reductions in Iraq but defied calls for a dramatic change of course, telling war-weary Americans the US military role there will stretch beyond his presidency. Trying...
  • PM to discuss nuke deal with Bush June 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet US President George W Bush on the sidelines of the G8 summit in Germany – in a bid to break the logjam in negotiations over the nuclear deal. A number of new proposals have been made and these will be discussed by...
  • Why the nuclear deal is just not done June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: US Under Secretary of State Nicholas Burns met Indian Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon to iron out the differences over the Indo-US nuclear deal, namely the 123 Agreement. There is urgency in these talks as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is scheduled to meet US President George W Bush next...
  • Queen laughs at Bush's expense May 10, 2007

    New Delhi: Queen Elizabeth II, normally a picture of dignified reserve, couldn't resist teasing President George W Bush before her six-day visit to the United States ended on Tuesday. With a playful grin, the queen opened a dinner toast to the president saying “I wondered whether I should start this...
  • The tale of the President's tape April 27, 2007

    New York: You may not have seen that funny video of President Bush dancing in the White House's rose garden, but since it was first shown, it's turned up everywhere. ...
  • Your chance to kick Bush's butt February 24, 2007

    New York: New Yorkers got to kick President George W Bush's butt on Thursday, sort of. Performance artist Mark McGowan kicked off his bid to crawl for 72 hours across Manhattan dressed as the president, offering the opportunity to kick his backside. The controversial artist from London began his odyssey from New...