Barack Obama

Raoul Castro and Barack Obama shake hands
One-Minute Read
01 Jul, 2015

The two countries have reached an agreement to re-establish formal diplomatic relations

A pistol is fired at a US gun show
In Depth
26 Jun, 2015

US citizens, 5 per cent of the world's population, own as many as half of its privately held guns

One-Minute Read
08 Jun, 2015

G7 meeting sees president up pressure over two per cent Nato spending benchmark

NSA desk
08 May, 2015

Landmark ruling hailed as 'huge step' for individual Americans' rights, but the fight is far from over

One-Minute Read
15 Apr, 2015

The 'significant message of confidence' is crucial step in improving relations between the two countries

In Depth
10 Apr, 2015

As the chances of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fade, few alternatives remain

US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro in South Africa in 2013
One-Minute Read
10 Apr, 2015

US president expected to announce Cuba will be removed from terror list in effort to improve relations

One-Minute Read
31 Mar, 2015

Deal to curb Iran's ability to build a nuclear bomb could 'scarcely be more sensitive or difficult'

World leaders at the G8 summit in Brisbane
One-Minute Read
30 Mar, 2015

Data breach by Australian immigration department reveals world leaders' passport numbers

President Barack Obama
One-Minute Read
20 Mar, 2015

Talks between Iran and Western powers have made progress but 'gaps' remain, he warned