ARTICLES RELATING TO BARACK OBAMA

Michelle Obama says Clinton 'only one' qualified to be president

2016-07-26 07:23

US First Lady Michelle Obama says that Hillary Clinton is the one candidate ready to be president, as she poured scorn on Donald Trump's behaviour and temperament.

Obama on Dallas shooting: A wake-up call for America?

2016-07-13 14:03

US president attending Dallas memorial calls for Americans to have serious discussions about race relations.

Carter seeks better use of forces in Afghanistan

2016-07-12 16:02

US Defence Secretary Ash Carter says the decision to give US commanders more authority to work with Afghan troops will maximise the effectiveness of American forces.

On Dallas trip, Obama will try to make sense of shootings

2016-07-11 21:53

For President Barack Obama, the decision to return early from an overseas trip after a series of shocking shootings will prove to be easy compared to his next challenge: Comforting the America he returned home to.

Obama says attacking police hurts reform

2016-07-10 21:11

US President Barack Obama has cautioned those protesting police killings of black Americans against blanket criticism, saying the majority of officers in the force do a good job.

Obama dodges Clinton email question

2016-07-09 21:09

US President Barack Obama has ducked questions about an FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account for sensitive government business.

LATEST: Dallas suspect dead after standoff, Obama condemns attack

2016-07-08 12:36

A suspect in the Dallas shooting in which five police officers were killed has reportedly died after a tense standoff with police, while US President Barack Obama has condemned the attacks.

US slows drawdown from Afghanistan

2016-07-06 20:48

President Barack Obama has announced that 8 400 US troops will remain in Afghanistan into 2017 in light of the still "precarious" security situation in the war-ravaged country.

Clinton campaign glad email matter resolved

2016-07-05 19:35

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign says it is "pleased" over the FBI's decision not to recommend criminal charges over her handling of emails as secretary of state.

Obama releases death tolls from non-war zone airstrikes

2016-07-01 21:37

The US has lifted the lid on President Barack Obama's secretive counter-terrorism campaign, detailing for the first time the number of fighters and civilians killed in airstrikes in countries like Pakistan and Libya.

 
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WATCH: Nothing justifies violence against law enforcement - Obama

USA president Barack Obama addressed the American public after the latest police killings - this time in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where three officers were shot and killed. Watch.

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Obama: Don't despair

2016-07-12 22:12

At a memorial for slain Dallas police officers, President Barack Obama has said that a week of troubling violence appears to have exposed "the deepest fault lines of our democracy".

Obama: Consoler-in-chief

2016-07-11 22:43

Barack Obama will try to pull a fraying country together at a memorial for five slain Dallas policemen - a monumental leadership test as his presidency winds down.

Off-duty cop kills man after Black Lives Matter arguments

2016-07-11 05:55

Missouri police say an off-duty officer has fatally shot a man who was trying to get into his house after throwing a concrete planter through a window, and a relative says the two had been arguing on Facebook about the Black Lives Matter movement.

Obama calls for greater respect, understanding in US

2016-07-10 19:12

President Barack Obama has called for greater tolerance, respect and understanding from police officers toward the people they take an oath to protect, as well as from individuals who think the police are too heavy-handed and intolerant, particularly toward people of colour.

Obama: US is not as divided as some suggest

2016-07-09 20:05

US President Barack Obama has sought to calm fears of a divided nation after five police officers were killed in Dallas during a protest against the shooting of African Americans.

US decides to leave 8 400 troops in Afghanistan to aid allies

2016-07-07 13:59

President Barack Obama's decision to slow the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan will be welcomed at the NATO summit this weekend.

Obama says he is ready to 'pass the baton' to Clinton

2016-07-06 15:50

President Barack Obama says he is "ready to pass the baton" to Hillary Clinton and voters should make her the nation's first female commander in chief.

WATCH: President Obama is a typical embarrassing dad

2016-07-05 09:46

President Barack Obama celebrated the country's military as well as his daughter Malia's 18th birthday at the White House.

Obama and Biden join Clinton on campaign trail next week

2016-07-01 10:41

US President Barack Obama will join Democratic White House hopeful Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the first time next week, days before Vice President Joe Biden also stumps with her.

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