ARTICLES RELATING TO BARACK OBAMA

Obama defends his nuclear record

2016-05-26 22:01

On the eve of his historic trip to Hiroshima,Japan, US President Barack Obama is defending the vigour of his efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

Obama: World leaders rightfully 'rattled' by Trump

2016-05-26 19:58

US President Barack Obama says foreign leaders are "rattled" by Donald Trump and have good reason to feel that way, as he accused the presumptive Republican presidential nominee of ignorance about world affairs.

WATCH: Obama beatboxes for Vietnam's 'queen of hip-hop'

2016-05-25 13:10

At a town hall meeting in Vietnam, Barack Obama provided a beat for a Vietnamese rapper in order to encourage her to express a few lines for the audience.

China says better US-Vietnam ties must not threaten Beijing

2016-05-24 19:32

An official Chinese newspaper says improved relations between the US and Vietnam must not lead to greater pressure on China or threats to its interests.

Obama lifts arms ban in his first visit to Vietnam

2016-05-23 13:48

Barack Obama has lifted a decades-old arms export embargo for Vietnam during his first visit to the communist country, looking to bolster a government seen as a crucial, though flawed partner even as he pushes for better human rights from the one-party state.

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

2016-05-22 21:37

President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly muscular China.

Obama slams Trump: 'Ignorance is not a virtue'

2016-05-16 07:45

US President Barack Obama criticised the populist campaign of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump, decrying "anti-intellectualism" and noting that "ignorance is not a virtue."

Japanese happy Obama to visit Hiroshima, apology or not

2016-05-11 14:43

Japanese are welcoming President Barack Obama's decision to visit the atomic-bombed city of Hiroshima, and those interviewed said they aren't seeking an apology.

Obama blasts Trump: presidency 'not a reality show'

2016-05-07 09:17

President Barack Obama has warned the White House race is not a "reality show" and called for Donald Trump's record to be held to close scrutiny as the billionaire seeks to rally divided Republicans behind him.

WATCH: Prince Harry and the Obamas trash talk each other

2016-05-03 13:17

In a hilarious video for the Invictus Games charity, Britain’s Prince Harry convinced his grandma, Prince Elizabeth II, and the White House’s Obamas to play along.

 

Survivors recount Hiroshima horrors

2016-05-26 20:35

For survivors of the world's first nuclear attack, the day America unleashed a terrible bomb over the city of Hiroshima remains seared forever in their minds.

11 states sue over Obama's school transgender directive

2016-05-26 13:01

Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to US public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.

A-bomb survivors to attend Obama's Hiroshima memorial

2016-05-25 11:46

Survivors of the American nuclear bombing of Hiroshima will be present when US President Barack Obama lays a wreath at ground zero this week, reports say.

PICS: Obama drop-in for pork soup stuns Vietnam street shop owner

2016-05-24 10:36

She has ladled out countless bowls of her pork noodle soup, but the owner of a Hanoi streetside restaurant says she was stunned when Barack Obama strolled in, pulled up a plastic stool and slurped down Vietnam's famed "bun cha" delicacy.

Obama confirms Taliban leader's death in US strike

2016-05-23 10:41

President Barack Obama has confirmed that Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US air strike, hailing his death as an "important milestone" in efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan.

Danish MP who called Obama a 'Negro' cancels US trip

2016-05-20 22:16

A senior Danish lawmaker who called President Barack Obama a "Negro" says he won't travel to the US in September with fellow parliamentarians.

Obama salvo on transgender bathroom access

2016-05-13 22:30

President Barack Obama's administration has written to schools across America, telling them transgender students must be allowed to use the bathroom of their choice, firing the latest salvo in a politically-explosive battle over civil rights.

Mosquito season brings no urgency for money to fight Zika

2016-05-10 09:37

The White House is pressuring congress to act on President Barack Obama's demands for $1.9 billion to combat Zika, but even the onset of mosquito season has failed to create a sense of urgency.

Watch the Obamas dance with Stormtroopers!

2016-05-05 08:56

Barack and Michelle Obama celebrated 4 May with a little dance.

Obama's wish about bin Laden's last moments

2016-05-03 09:44

Five years after US special forces killed Osama bin Laden, Barack Obama shared his wish about bin Laden's final moments.

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