Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro in South Africa in 2013
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18 Dec, 2014

Many welcome the 'long overdue' move to normalise relations with Cuba, but Obama faces fierce opposition from Republicans

Charles Laurence
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17 Dec, 2014

Jeb Bush v Hillary Clinton in 2016? Or would another Democrat, Elizabeth Warren, be a bolder choice?

Barack Obama announced executive actions in the US
In Depth
21 Nov, 2014

Republicans say Obama's immigration rules are illegal and should be overturned, but executive orders have a long history

US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping
One-Minute Read
12 Nov, 2014

World's two largest polluters pledge to cap carbon emissions ahead of major climate talks next year

Charles Laurence
Reaction
12 Nov, 2014

Republicans plan to block, stymie or dismantle every proposal Obama has made to deal with climate change

Barack Obama
One-Minute Read
11 Nov, 2014

President comes out against controversial plans to create paid-for 'fast lanes' for the internet

US troops
One-Minute Read
10 Nov, 2014

The number of US soldiers in Iraq will double in 'phase two' of Obama's fight against Islamic State

Analysis
07 Nov, 2014

President Assad remains a sharply divisive figure for mainstream Arabic-language media

Republican supporters in Colorado
In Depth
05 Nov, 2014

Republican party overwhelms Democrats in a sweeping election victory across the United States

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