Barack Obama

NSA desk

NSA mass surveillance 'illegal', rules US federal court

First Reaction
Fri 8 May, AT 10:27

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

Cuba does not sponsor terror says US, as relations thaw

One-Minute Read
Wed 15 Apr, AT 11:36

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

Middle East peace process: are two states the only option?

Fri 10 Apr, AT 11:57

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

Obama and Castro 'to make history' in Panama

One-Minute Read
Fri 10 Apr, AT 10:14

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

Iran nuclear talks: 'tricky issues' remain as deadline looms

One-Minute Read
Tue 31 Mar, AT 08:54

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

World leaders' personal details revealed by data breach

One-Minute Read
Mon 30 Mar, AT 10:19

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

President Barack Obama

Obama: Iran must scale down its nuclear activities

One-Minute Read
Fri 20 Mar, AT 10:12

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

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro

Why has Obama declared Venezuela a national security threat?

One-Minute Read
Tue 10 Mar, AT 13:20

Venezuela joins Iran and Syria on the threat list, as Washington issues latest round of sanctions against officials

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyaho

Netanyahu address: is Obama on a collision course with Israel?

First Reaction
Tue 3 Mar, AT 10:21

Netanyahu's US speech strains relations between Obama and Netanyahu, Democrats and Republicans, and American Jews and Israelis

Rocket launcher in Eastern Ukraine

Ukraine crisis: US warns Russia over Minsk deal violations

One-Minute Read
Wed 18 Feb, AT 08:37

US ambassador accuses Russia of signing truces and then doing everything it can to undermine them