Another Obama-era policy rolled back

2017-09-22 21:35

The Trump administration has scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault.

Egypt, US armies set to resume joint exercise

2017-09-06 11:43

Egypt's military will host a biennial exercise with the US army next week for the first time since 2009, it says in a statement.

Obama's letter to Trump: On the need to 'leave democracy strong'

2017-09-04 05:02

It is an elegant tradition: the outgoing US president leaves a letter for his successor in the aged oaken desk in the Oval Office, to be read upon his arrival.

Egypt criticises US decision to cut aid as Kushner visits

2017-08-23 20:11

Egypt has protested a US decision to withhold some military aid as a US delegation including presidential adviser Jared Kushner was in Cairo for meetings on the Middle East peace process.

Officials: Trump greenlights attack planes for Nigeria

2017-08-03 21:04

The Trump administration is greenlighting a nearly $600m sale of 12 high-tech attack planes to Nigeria, even as human rights groups raise concerns about abuses by the African nation's security forces

Court frees Nigerian man who named his dog after President Buhari

2017-07-26 15:25

A Nigerian court has reportedly dismissed charges filed against a man in Ogun state, who named his dog 'Buhari'.

Defence: Climate change a US security threat

2017-07-14 20:07

The House has approved a defence policy bill that declares climate change a threat to US national security and demands rigorous oversight of the Pentagon's cyber operations.

Sudan hopes Trump takes 'courageous' decision to lift sanctions

2017-07-10 18:00

Hopes are running high in Sudan that US President Donald Trump will decide this week to lift Washington's sanctions on Khartoum, despite rights groups calling for the decades-old embargo to be maintained.

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.


Family of fallen Japan soldiers pay respects at Pearl Harbour

2017-09-22 14:48

Dozens of descendants of Japanese soldiers killed in World War II have visited Pearl Harbour in Hawaii to pay respects to fallen American soldiers.

Trump expected to end programme for young immigrants

2017-09-05 08:46

President Donald Trump is expected to announce that he will end protections for young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children - but with a six-month delay.

Trump calls Egypt's Sisi to affirm support: statement

2017-08-25 19:00

US President Donald Trump has told his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that he wants to strengthen ties with Cairo, Sisi's office says, days after it emerged Washington had cut some aid to Egypt.

Obama calls for peaceful election in Kenya

2017-08-08 11:21

Former US president Barack Obama has called on Kenyans to hold a peaceful and untainted election. He said this while speaking out on the eve of a crucial vote in the east African country where his father was born.

Yet another ill wind for Trump

2017-07-30 05:55

In a series of tweets on Saturday morning, US President Donald Trump railed against Senate rules requiring 60 votes to overcome a filibuster, just a day after the chamber dealt a devastating setback to the GOP effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Trump administration letting Africa's crises drift: Experts

2017-07-19 20:15

When President Donald Trump left his chair at this month's G20 summit while Africa was discussed and had daughter Ivanka sit in for him, critics blasted it as a breach of diplomatic protocol.

UN hopes for 'positive' US decision on Sudan sanctions

2017-07-10 20:59

The United Nations says it hopes the United States will make a "positive decision" on sanctions against Sudan for allowing more humanitarian aid access across war zones as sought.

Republican health plan in peril as 22 million set to lose coverage

2017-06-27 12:25

Senate Republicans have watched support for their Obamacare repeal bill slide into perilous territory after the release of a non-partisan report forecasting that the plan would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured by 2026.

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.

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