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  • News 360: Kejriwal slapped during Delhi roadshow, forgives attacker 08-04-2014 08:47 PM

    There has been yet another attack on Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal as he was slapped by an unidentified man on Tuesday. After being at the receiving end of several physical attacks during the election campaign, former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal made it clear that he was willing...
  • Watch: Obama mocks Ellen DeGeneres's record-breaker Oscar selfie 21-03-2014 12:41 PM

    US President Barack Obama stole the thunder when he appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. ...
  • Ukraine crisis: US imposes sanctions on Russian officials 17-03-2014 10:12 PM

    US President Barack Obama imposed sanctions on Russian officials after Crimea voted overwhelmingly Sunday in favour of the split. ...
  • Crimea sets referendum on joining Russia 07-03-2014 08:46 AM

    Crimea's Parliament voted to join Russia, and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum in 10 days. The dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian region drew a sharp criticism from US President Barack Obama. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-02-2014 10:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Obama's highly-anticipated 'State of the Union' speech today 28-01-2014 10:12 AM

    US President Barack Obama will deliver his highly-anticipated State of the Union speech today. He's expected to offer his assessment of where the US stands, and may say he's willing to side-step the US Congress to complete his agenda this year. ...
  • Watch: Michelle Obama's 50th birthday a star studded party 20-01-2014 10:38 AM

    US First Lady Michelle Obama turned 50 on Sunday and the entrance to the White House may as well have been the red carpet. The party was quite a star studded bash from Beyonce to even the President putting on his dancing shoes. ...
  • Obama hints at possible military action in South Sudan 24-12-2013 01:39 PM

    US President Barack Obama has hinted at possible military action in South Sudan while the evacuation of peacekeepers will continue. The remark came in the backdrop of the ethnic clashes in South Sudan. ...
  • Watch: Cameron defends Mandela memorial 'selfie' in UK Parliament 12-12-2013 09:59 AM

    British Prime Minister David Cameron found himself in a spot of bother after he posed for a self portrait with Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service. So much so that Cameron had to defend himself in Parliament on Wednesday saying the photo was only in tribute to Mandela who...
  • World mourns the death of South Africa's peacemaker Nelson Mandela 06-12-2013 01:55 PM

    South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela died peacefully at home at the age of 95 on Thursday after months fighting a lung infection, leaving his nation and the world in mourning for a man revered as a moral giant. Although Mandela had been frail and ailing for nearly a year,...
  • World View: Has the ceasefire mechanism itself failed? 01-11-2013 10:23 PM

    Pakistan High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir on Thursday rejected Defence Minister AK Antony's statement the that Pakistan Army was aiding infiltration along the LoC. ...
  • Watch: Woman faints while Obama speaks on Obamacare 22-10-2013 10:12 AM

    US President Barack Obama cares and he has shown it by lending an arm, helping steady a pregnant woman who nearly fainted. Obama was delivering a fairly long speech on his pet project- Obamacare when this happened. He said, "This happens when I keep talking." ...
  • World View: US shutdown ends, is the relief only temporary? 18-10-2013 09:34 PM

    The US Senate overwhelmingly approved a deal on Wednesday to end a political crisis that partially shut down the federal government and brought the world's biggest economy to the edge of a debt default that could have threatened financial calamity. ...
  • Normalcy returns as US Congress votes to end government shutdown 18-10-2013 02:34 PM

    After a compromise deal brought the 16 day government shutdown to an end, many government employees are returning to work. Museums, national parks and galleries have all reopened. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 17-10-2013 11:42 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • US shutdown ends: Obama says eager to work with everyone 17-10-2013 10:47 AM

    After a 16 day standoff, President Barack Obama on Thursday signed the legislation that ends the US government shutdown and raises the US debt ceiling. The US House of Representatives earlier on Thursday had passed the legislation to avoid a damaging default on government debt and to reopen federal agencies....
  • US shutdown: No negotiations with a 'gun held to the head', says Obama 05-10-2013 09:46 AM

    Blamegame continues between the Republicans and democrats over the US Shutdown. While Obama maintains he is open for negotiations on the matter, Republicans continue to blame his administration for the crisis. ...
  • World View: Will US shutdown affect India? 04-10-2013 09:58 PM

    US President Barack Obama and Congressional Republicans came no closer to ending a standoff on Tuesday that has forced the first government shutdown in 17 years and thrown hundreds of thousands of federal employees out of work. ...
  • US: Security, safety damaged by the shutdown, says National Intelligence Director 03-10-2013 10:41 AM

    The budget impasse in Washington shut all but essential US government services for the third straight day on Thursday, while neither political party appeared willing to budge. ...
  • US government heads towards shutdown 01-10-2013 09:03 AM

    The US Congress, still in partisan deadlock over Republican efforts to halt President Barack Obama's healthcare reforms, was on the verge of shutting down most of the US government starting on Tuesday morning. ...
  • Watch: Special coverage of Manmohan-Obama meet in Washington 27-09-2013 11:40 PM

    In the meeting of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with US President Barack Obama at the Oval Office at the White House on Friday the two leaders are to focus on a range of issues of the Indo-American relationship. We discuss if the US can put pressure on Pakistan to rein...
  • Hassan Rouhani extends a hand of friendship to the US 25-09-2013 10:49 AM

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani extends a hand of friendship to the US. He said, "I would like to say to American people, I bring peace and friendship from Iranians to Americans." ...
  • Barack Obama, Hassan Rouhani meeting at UNGA cancelled 25-09-2013 10:19 AM

    US President Barack Obama's meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rowhani has been cancelled. The meeting which was supposed to take place on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly will not happen, as US and Iranian officials found logistics 'too complicated'. Meanwhile there were protests on the first...
  • Watch: I quit smoking because I'm scared of my wife, says Barack Obama 24-09-2013 10:40 AM

    US President Barack Obama confessed that he quit smoking as he is scared of his wife Michelle Obama. The entire conversation was caught on an open mic. ...
  • The Last Word: Has Putin outsmarted Obama ? 11-09-2013 10:26 PM

    With Syria agreeing to international control of its chemical weapons has Putin outsmarted Obama raising worrying questions about the US President's leadership? ...
  • Assad behind chemical attack in Syria, says Obama 11-09-2013 03:20 PM

    US President Barack Obama has clarified that if the US decides to go ahead with military intervention in Syria, there would be no ground strikes, only targeted air strikes. He said Syria President Bashar al-Assad has ordered chemical attack in the country. ...
  • Syria strike: Obama's actions a hamlet act on the world stage, says Fareed Zakaria 10-09-2013 08:46 AM

    TIME Editor-at-Large Fareed Zakaria talks about the US Syria strike plan and calls US President Barack Obama's actions a "hamlet act on the world stage", and says US limited strikes is like being "half pregnant". ...
  • US Congress to take a vote on military action against Syria 09-09-2013 11:25 AM

    The US Congress reconvenes today and will take a vote on military action against Syria this week. President Barack Obama looks forward to get the go ahead even though Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denied having ordered the chemical attacks. ...
  • Watch: Russia, US war of words on Syrian crisis at G20 summit 07-09-2013 10:01 AM

    The war of words between Russia and the US on the Syrian crisis heated up at the G20 summit. Russia President Vladimir Putin has warned that if there's any military action against Syria, it will come to Syria's aid. The United States has accused Russia of shirking its international responsibilities...
  • World View: Barack Obama pitches for Syria attack plan in G20 summit 06-09-2013 11:00 PM

    US President Barack Obama pitches for Syria attack plan in the G20 summit at St Petersburg and condemns the chemical attack by Bashar al-Assad regime on the people. The platform was slated for discussion on economic situation bu Syria unrest overshadowed everything. ...