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Obama calls Modi to review US-India ties

Obama calls Modi to review US-India ties

🕔10:37, 19.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 19  US President Barack Obama called Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the two reviewed the significant progress in India-US relationship, an official statement said.“Narendra Modi received a telephone call from US President Barack Obama yesterday (Wednesday) evening,”

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Richard Verma likely to end his Indian assignment

Richard Verma likely to end his Indian assignment

🕔10:40, 7.Jan 2017

New York, Jan 7  US President Barack Obama’s appointee as ambassador to India, Richard Verma, may be ending his New Delhi assignment this month when President-elect Donald Trump takes over on January 20 if an administration directive to non-career diplomats

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US lifts economic sanctions on Myanmar

US lifts economic sanctions on Myanmar

🕔10:27, 8.Oct 2016

Washington, Oct 8 US President Barack Obama has issued an executive order to lift economic sanctions on Myanmar. The move came on Friday after Obama’s announcement that the US was ready to lift sanctions on the Asian country during Myanmar State

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Obama nominates first US Ambassador to Cuba in over 50 years

Obama nominates first US Ambassador to Cuba in over 50 years

🕔08:15, 28.Sep 2016

Washington, Sep 28 US President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated Jeffrey DeLaurentis as the first US Ambassador to Cuba in over 50 years. “Today, I am proud to nominate Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis to be the first US Ambassador to Cuba in

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Obama meets Dalai Lama

Obama meets Dalai Lama

🕔10:32, 16.Jun 2016

Washington, June 16  US President Barack Obama on Wednesday met the Dalai Lama privately at the White House, a session that sparked anger among Chinese officials who accuse the Tibetan spiritual leader of sponsoring a separatist movement. It was Obama’s

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Obama endorses Clinton for US president

Obama endorses Clinton for US president

🕔12:30, 10.Jun 2016

Washington, June 10  US President Barack Obama formally threw his support behind presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in a web video on Thursday. “I don’t think there’s ever been someone so qualified to hold this office,” Xinhua quoted Obama

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India, US ink eight agreements, to boost defence, counter-terror cooperation

India, US ink eight agreements, to boost defence, counter-terror cooperation

🕔09:29, 8.Jun 2016

Washington, June 8  India and the US inked eight agreements, including in the sphere of defence and energy cooperation and counter-terrorism after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama in the White House here.The first one

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Obama to send 250 troops to Syria

Obama to send 250 troops to Syria

🕔10:02, 25.Apr 2016

Washington, April 25  US President Barack Obama plans to announce the deployment of 250 additional troops for Syria to assist local armies in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) terror group.According to reports citing US government officials on Sunday,

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Obama arrives in Britain for three-day visit

Obama arrives in Britain for three-day visit

🕔11:13, 22.Apr 2016

London, April 22  US president Barack Obama on Friday arrived in Britain for a three-day visit.During his stay the president is expected to give his views on Britain’s forthcoming EU referendum, and advise voters to remain in the union, BBC

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Obama meets with Saudi king ahead of US-GCC summit

Obama meets with Saudi king ahead of US-GCC summit

🕔10:46, 21.Apr 2016

Riyadh, April 21  US President Barack Obama met on Wednesday with King Salman bin Abdulaziz in the Saudi capital of Riyadh ahead of a summit with leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. It is Obama’s fourth visit to

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Reform business tax to stop corporate inversions: Obama

Reform business tax to stop corporate inversions: Obama

🕔10:36, 6.Apr 2016

Washington, April 6  US President Barack Obama has called on Congress to reform the business tax system to close the loophole that allows for a financial practice known as corporate inversions. “While the treasury department actions will make it more

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Parts of the world off-limits for nukes, says Obama

Parts of the world off-limits for nukes, says Obama

🕔11:07, 2.Apr 2016

Washington, April 2  US President Barack Obama said that global efforts to improve nuclear security have removed from circulation material equivalent to 150 nuclear weapons, safeguarding it from extremists. “That’s material that will never fall into the hands of terrorists,”

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Obama vows to help Cuban entrepreneurs, improve internet access

Obama vows to help Cuban entrepreneurs, improve internet access

🕔11:04, 22.Mar 2016

Havana, March 22  US president Barack Obama has vowed to help Cuban entrepreneurs prosper and said that he will continue working to adopt changes that would improve and increase access to internet on the island, the media reported on Tuesday.Obama

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US slaps new sanctions on North Korea

US slaps new sanctions on North Korea

🕔11:21, 17.Mar 2016

Washington, March 17  US President Barack Obama has issued an executive order imposing new sanctions on North Korea, the media reported on Thursday. The White House on Wednesday announced the “robust new sanctions” are part of its response to the

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Sharif, Modi likely to meet in Washington next month

Sharif, Modi likely to meet in Washington next month

🕔11:49, 19.Feb 2016

Islamabad, Feb 19  Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Shairf is likely to meet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Washington next month on the sidelines of a nuclear summit hosted by US President Barack Obama, a media report said on Friday.Sharif

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Obama to visit Cuba in March

Obama to visit Cuba in March

🕔11:28, 18.Feb 2016

Washington, Feb 18  US President Barack Obama is set to visit Cuba in March, a move which would make him the first sitting US president to step foot on the island in over 80 years, the media reported on Thursday.The

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Obama announces action plan to boost US cybersecurity

Obama announces action plan to boost US cybersecurity

🕔11:20, 10.Feb 2016

Washington, Feb 10  US President Barack Obama on Tuesday rolled out a national action plan aimed at taking near-term actions and putting in place a long-term strategy to strengthen the country’s cybersecurity.Under Obama’s plan, a commission will be created to

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Obama proposes $4.1 trillion spending plan in final budget

Obama proposes $4.1 trillion spending plan in final budget

🕔11:19, 10.Feb 2016

Washington, Feb 10  US President Barack Obama on Tuesday laid out his final budget proposal, seeking $4.1 trillion of spending plan for the fiscal year 2017. The budget proposal highlights Obama’s priorities for fighting climate change, helping the poor, increasing

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Obama proposes to double US clean energy funding

Obama proposes to double US clean energy funding

🕔10:43, 8.Feb 2016

Washington, Feb 8  The US President Barack Obama said he will ask Congress to double the country’s funding for clean energy research and development by 2020, as part of his efforts to combat climate change. “Rather than subsidise the past, we

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Obama seeks $450 million aid for Colombia

Obama seeks $450 million aid for Colombia

🕔12:08, 5.Feb 2016

Washington, Feb 5  US President Barack Obama will ask Congress for more than $450 million in aid for Colombia’s peace process, the White House said late on Thursday.The aid includes more than $390 million in foreign assistance. The rest of

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