Barack Obama Headlines

Obama reveals nuclear breakthrough on landmark India trip

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NEW DELHI - In a glow of bonhomie, U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled plans to unlock billions of dollars in nuclear trade and to deepen defense ties, steps they hope will establish an enduring strategic partnership. | Video

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'We have a deal': insurance may unlock India-U.S. atomic trade

NEW DELHI - Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled a plan centered on insurance on Sunday that they hope will convince U.S. companies to build nuclear power stations in India, but stopped short of demands to soften a liability law.

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Factbox: Obama and Modi unveil India nuclear trade breakthrough

- U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a deal aimed at unlocking billions of dollars in nuclear trade and deepening defense ties, steps both sides hope will help establish an enduring strategic partnership.

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Obama vows to ratchet up pressure on Moscow over Ukraine

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NEW DELHI - U.S. President Barack Obama blamed Russia on Sunday for the fighting that has flared anew between government troops and separatists in eastern Ukraine, and said the United States would consider additional options to ratchet up pressure on Moscow.

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Obama defends U.S. counter-terrorism strategy in Yemen

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NEW DELHI - President Barack Obama on Sunday defended his administration's drone-based counter-terrorism strategy against al Qaeda militants in Yemen, saying the alternative would be to deploy U.S. troops, which was not sustainable.

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Factbox: Obama and Modi aim high with India summit

- U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in India on Sunday for the second time, to build on what he calls one of the defining relationships of the 21st Century.

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Sat, Jan 24 2015

Factbox: Obama and Modi aim high with India summit

- U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in India on Sunday for the second time, to build on what he calls one of the defining relationships of the 21st Century.

24 Jan 2015

Obama, world leaders head to Saudi Arabia to offer condolences

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RIYADH - U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to meet its new King Salman after the death of his predecessor Abdullah on Friday, testimony to Riyadh's important role in energy markets and the fight against Islamist militancy. | Video

World, Russia, Saudi Arabia 24 Jan 2015

Obama to cut short India visit, fly to Saudi Arabia: sources

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NEW DELHI - U.S. President Barack Obama will cut short his visit to India on Tuesday to fly to Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah, sources in the Indian capital familiar with the matter said on Saturday.

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Thu, Jan 22 2015

Obama's statement on death of Saudi King Abdullah

WASHINGTON - Following is the full text of President Barack Obama's statement on Thursday on the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah:

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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.