ARTICLES RELATING TO BARACK OBAMA

Trump slams Obama, demands 'apology' over Russia probe

2017-06-26 20:37

US President Donald Trump has demanded an apology over the Russia investigation rocking his presidency, as he kept up a days-long attack on Barack Obama for his handling of intelligence about election meddling by Moscow.

Did Barack Obama just reveal the sex of Beyoncé’s twins?!

2017-06-16 10:15

In a touching speech via video at the Songwriters Hall of Fame induction ceremony, former President Barack Obama might have made the biggest slip-up ever.

The duty now his, Trump calls for unity after shooting

2017-06-15 09:12

It was a sadly familiar ritual: an American president addressing the nation, decrying violence while urging citizens to set aside their differences - this time it was President Donald trump.

Obama praises US cities, states, for climate change stand

2017-06-08 11:42

Former US president Barack Obama has praised US states and cities for maintaining measures against climate change in a fresh jab at his successor's decision to quit the Paris accord.

Prince Harry hosts his 'friend' Barack Obama

2017-05-29 06:58

Prince Harry hosted former US president Barack Obama at Kensington Palace.

GOP wins in reversing Obama-era rules on guns

2017-05-14 20:59

Republicans anxious to show voters they can get something done legislatively are pointing to the reversal of more than a dozen Obama-era rules on guns, the internet and the environment

Trump to fund Mugabe, says diplomat

2017-05-11 09:26

The United States has announced plans to increase its funding levels to Zimbabwe, particularly in the health sector - despite a diplomatic tiff between Washington and Harare.

White House was warned Trump aide Flynn a blackmail risk

2017-05-09 10:07

The White House was warned in January that Donald Trump's national security advisor Michael Flynn was vulnerable to Russian blackmail, a top former official tells lawmakers, as the issue of the president's ties to Moscow return to the spotlight.

Obama urges Congress to show 'courage' on health care

2017-05-08 06:26

Former President Barack Obama is calling on members of Congress to show courage in the debate over the future of health care in America.

Curious Trump team query now seen as Russia warning sign

2017-05-07 06:52

A query from Donald Trump's transition team for a classified CIA profile on Russia's ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, is now being seen as a warning sign.

 

In flurry of tweets, Trump lambastes Obama's handling of hacking saga

2017-06-25 21:43

President Donald Trump has stepped up his criticism of Barack Obama's response to concerns Russia was trying to disrupt the 2016 election, and some Democratic lawmakers agree.

WATCH: Absent Jay Z inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame by Barack Obama via video

2017-06-16 09:39

Jay Z, whose wife Beyoncé is expecting twins soon, was absent from the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame, where he was inducted by a longtime fan: former US President Barack Obama.

Trump to roll back some of Obama's Cuban outreach

2017-06-14 14:15

US President Donald Trump has vowed to revisit all of his predecessor's diplomatic successes and failures, but is he ready to slam the door on Cuba?

Obama slams Trump for exiting Paris climate deal

2017-06-01 22:43

Barack Obama slammed his successor President Donald Trump for pulling out of the Paris climate deal, warning that the move would see the US 'reject the future'.

'Red Tie Guy', who charmed SA during Obama visit, dies

2017-05-19 19:11

Mikhail Hendricks, otherwise known as the "Red Tie Guy", who charmed television viewers during a 2013 speech by then-US president Barack Obama in Cape Town, has died.

Oregon man who threatened to kill Obama gets prison time

2017-05-14 10:57

An Oregon man who has made threats to kill former president Barack Obama over social media will serve five years in federal prison.

Obama starts defining his role in the age of Trump

2017-05-10 14:26

Former President Barack Obama is starting to define his new role in the age of Donald Trump, but is being criticised for fees he's receiving at speaking events.

Trump pushes Senate Republicans to act on health care bill

2017-05-08 14:18

President Donald Trump is urging Republican senators to "not let the American people down" on health care.

Protection for 27 US national monuments may be curtailed

2017-05-07 08:08

The US Interior Department has identified 27 national monuments that may face the rolling back or elimination of protections put in place over the past two decades.

Americans with severe illness anxious over GOP health plan

2017-05-06 18:47

As Republicans move closer to dismantling ex-president Barack Obama's health care law, Americans with serious illnesses are feeling uneasy.

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