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Obama wraps up historic Asia trip

Washington - US President Barack Obama wrapped up a historic trip to Asia, where he sought to deepen US involvement by boosting ties to former adversaries in the region.

Taliban still bent on violence despite new leadership: Obama

Nihon - Hopes of negotiating peace with the Afghan Taliban's new leader were swiftly fading from all sides Thursday, as US President Barack Obama warned the extremist movement will continue killing in Afghanistan.

North Korea is a 'big worry for all of us': Obama at G7

Ise - US President Barack Obama took aim at North Korea Thursday, calling it a "big worry" after a meeting with his G7 counterparts, as tensions escalate following Pyongyang's series of nuclear tests.

Bomber and bombed: U.S., Japan bound by atomic legacy

Toukyo - Japan and the United States have forged one of the world's most enduring -- some would say improbable -- relationships in the seven decades since American atomic bombs laid waste to Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing 200,000 people.

A-bomb survivors to attend Obama's Hiroshima memorial

Toukyo - 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 said Wednesday.

Op-Ed: Obama scolds Vietnam on human rights, ignores U.S. war crimes

Hanoi - While visiting Vietnam this week, President Barack Obama criticized the nominally communist government’s human rights record and urged the Hanoi regime to allow greater freedom for the country’s 90 million people.

Obama confirms Taliban leader's death in U.S. strike

Hanoi - President Barack Obama on Monday confirmed 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.

Obama says no apology for A-bomb on Hiroshima visit

Toukyo - Barack Obama will not apologise for the atomic bombing of Hiroshima when he this week becomes the first sitting US president to visit the city, he told Japanese television.

Op-Ed: During Hirshima visit, Obama should not apologize for atomic bomb

Many in Japan, and the world, believe U.S. President Barack Obama should apologize for the nuclear bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end WW2. The U.S., however, has said that when Obama visits Hiroshima next week there will be no apology.

Obama denounces Russia's 'aggressive' military stance in Europe

Washington - US President Barack Obama warned Russia about its military build-up in northern Europe Friday as he hosted leaders from five Nordic countries at the White House.

Hosting Nordic leaders, Obama takes swipe at Russia

Washington - US President Barack Obama welcomed leaders from five Nordic countries to the White House Friday, using the occasion to take a thinly veiled swipe at Vladimir Putin's Russia.

Obama weighs lifting Vietnam arms embargo

Washington - The White House is considering lifting a decades-old arms embargo against Vietnam in time for President Barack Obama's visit to the booming Southeast Asian nation this month.

Hiroshima hopes Obama visit will revitalise anti-nuclear push

Toukyo - Barack Obama's trip to Hiroshima this month is a chance for him to see how the city suffered after its atomic bombing, and to renew his push for global nuclear disarmament, local officials said Wednesday.

Obama drinks water in Flint, hits Republicans

Flint - A combative President Barack Obama visited crisis-hit Flint, Michigan, Wednesday where he conspicuously sipped filtered water to prove it was potable and attacked "corrosive" Republican attitudes toward "big government.

'Obama out': president gets in final laughs with US media

Washington - President Barack Obama cracked jokes and poked fun at rivals Saturday in his last appearance as US leader at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, ending his performance with a mic drop and the words "Obama out.

Obama looking for laughs one last time

Washington - Once a year, the US president attends a party he can't avoid and is asked to make Washington laugh.

Putin 'not entirely persuaded' by European unity: Obama

Washington - US President Barack Obama said his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is trying to undermine European unity, which he sees as a threat.

Rep. Barbara Lee condemns U.S. escalation without debate in Syria

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), the only member of Congress to vote against the war in Afghanistan, responded to the latest escalation in Syria by warning against mission creep in the fight against Islamic State militants and calling for Congressional debate.

Op-Ed: Cuba jazz musician snubbed by White House and Voice of America

A controversy over the Obama White House treatment of Cuban jazz musician Paquito D’Rivera has been ignored by the Voice of America (VOA) whose late music broadcaster Willis Conover had played a major role in promoting jazz and artistic freedom.

Obama calls for strong, united Europe

Hanover - US President Barack Obama made an impassioned plea for European unity in the face of rising populism and scepticism Monday, warning this was a "defining moment" for the continent.

Obama, Merkel make case for huge US-EU trade deal

Hanover - US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a joint pitch Sunday for more transatlantic trade in the face of mounting opposition, vowing to complete a vast US-EU pact that could spur much-needed economic growth.

Obama makes farewell visit to Germany on free trade push

Hanover - US President Barack Obama arrived on a valedictory visit to Germany on Sunday to see his "friend" Chancellor Angela Merkel, but their show of unity looked unlikely to silence opposition to their push for a transatlantic trade pact.

Obama to plug free trade pact on farewell visit to 'friend' Merkel

Hanover - Barack Obama makes a valedictory visit to Germany Sunday to see his "friend" Angela Merkel, but their show of unity looked unlikely to curb opposition to their plans for a transatlantic trade pact.

Obama urges young to reject isolationism after Brexit plea

London - US President Barack Obama on Saturday implored young people in Britain to reject isolationism and xenophobia, a day after wading into the Brexit debate over the country's referendum on membership of the European Union.

The play's the thing: Obama visits Globe on Shakespeare's 400th

London - Barack Obama on Saturday strutted the stage of William Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, joining in festivities to mark 400 years since The Bard's death.

Obama hails Turkey-bound Merkel's 'courage' on migrants

Berlin - US President Barack Obama has hailed German Chancellor Angela Merkel's "courageous" leadership in opening doors to migrants fleeing the Syrian conflict.

Obama issues stark trade warning against Brexit

London - Barack Obama warned Britain on Friday against leaving the European Union, undercutting a key argument of eurosceptics by saying London would be "at the back of the queue" for a post-Brexit trade deal.

London mayor Boris rapped over claim Obama removed Churchill bust

London - London Mayor Boris Johnson on Friday claimed that Barack Obama removed a bust of Winston Churchill from the Oval Office because of anti-British sentiment, earning a rebuke from Downing Street.

Obama wades into UK Brexit debate to eurosceptic fury

London - US President Barack Obama plunged into Britain's increasingly poisonous EU debate on Friday with a powerful warning against Brexit, arguing that US soldiers had laid down their lives for Europe.

Obama in Britain with royal lunch, Brexit on the menu

London - US President Barack Obama was set to wade into the poisonous Brexit debate on Friday and become Queen Elizabeth II's first lunch guest after turning 90.
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