US calls for return to civilian government in Zimbabwe

2017-11-17 21:18

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is calling for a return to civilian rule in Zimbabwe and says the country has a chance to put itself on a "new path" amid signs longtime authoritarian President Robert Mugabe will be forced from power

The Obamas, Prince Harry encourage youth leaders at US summit

2017-11-01 13:46

Barack and Michelle Obama have launched a youth leadership summit with an accent on social service, with Britain's Prince Harry on hand.

Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier's grieving family

2017-10-19 10:02

President Donald Trump has strongly rejected the claim that was he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain Army sergeant.

Trump dismantling Obama's legacy

2017-10-15 22:30

Since taking office less than a year ago, Donald Trump has launched an all-out assault on the legacy of Barack Obama.

Sudan hails end of US trade embargo as 'positive decision'

2017-10-07 11:00

Sudan has welcomed the US decision to end its 20-year trade embargo against Khartoum as a "positive decision" but called for Washington to go further and take the country off its blacklist of state terror sponsors.

Trial opens for suspected mastermind of Benghazi attacks

2017-10-03 14:29

A US prosecutor is telling jurors that the alleged mastermind in the 2012 attacks on a US outpost in Benghazi, Libya, despised America with a vengeance

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.


Obama answers call for jury duty in Chicago

2017-11-08 19:28

Former US president Barack Obama has answered a jury summons, arriving at a Chicago courthouse to perform the civic duty asked of all Americans.

Letters from young Obama show a man trying to find his way

2017-10-19 14:26

Emory University officials say letters from a young Barack Obama to a girlfriend show a young man trying to figure out his place in the world

VIEW: Excerpts from letters written by a young Barack Obama

2017-10-19 09:04

A US university has released excerpts of letters written by a young Barack Obama to a girlfriend.

Obama to campaign in Virginia governor's race

2017-10-12 06:47

Former President Barack Obama is set to return to the campaign trail with a rally to help Democrat Ralph Northam in Virginia's closely watched race for governor.

Michelle and Barack Obama will make you believe in love again

2017-10-04 13:45

We know them as the former first couple of the United States, we also know them as the perfect couple ever.

Presidential trio in spotlight at Presidents Cup

2017-09-28 21:33

The Presidents Cup teed off in apt style, with former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton the center of attention.

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.

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