Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II, born August 4, 1961, is the 44th and current President of the United States, and the first black US president. He defeated Republican rival John McCain in the general election of 2008, and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009. Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate in October 2009. He was re-elected president in November 2012, defeating Republican nominee Mitt Romney. 

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PUBLISHED : Monday, 08 August, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 08 August, 2011, 12:00am
 

Indians love Hui Lau Shan ... They love putting mango and milk together for shakes and lassi

Chetan Bhagat, Indian author and Hong Kong tourism ambassador, on the dessert chain

American people in overwhelming numbers don't want to go back to the same policies that got us into this mess

David Plouffe, Barack Obama's campaign manager in 2008

Less than 5 per cent of the so-called 'extra aged vinegar' made in Shanxi is authentic

Wang Jianzhong, vice-president of the Shanxi Vinegar Industry Association

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