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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama shifts US from ‘perpetual war-footing’

    Posted May 24th 2013, 08:46am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington President Barack Obama on Thursday shifted the United States away from a “boundless global war on terror,” restricting deadly drone strikes abroad and signaling that America’s long struggle against al Qaeda will one day end. In a major policy speech, Obama narrowed the scope of the US targeted-killing campaign against al Qaeda and its allies and took new steps ...

  2. News - China - SINO-US RELATIONS

    Xi and Obama remain divided despite 'successful' summit

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, AP, Reuters

    ... France-Presse, Associated Press, Reuters Xi and Obama remain divided despite 'successful' summit ...

  3. News - Asia - Asean Summit

    Obama urges restraint amid Asian territorial disputes

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 08:27pm by Reuters in Phnom Penh

    ... Reuters in Phnom Penh US President Barack Obama urged Asian leaders on Tuesday to rein in tensions in the South China Sea and other disputed territory but stopped short of firmly backing allies Japan, the Philippines and Vietnam in their disputes with China. The comments illustrate the challenge facing newly re-elected Obama in managing Sino-US ties that have become more fraught ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    On 9/11 anniversary, Obama vows US will never 'give in to fear'

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:48am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Much of the rebuilding at the devastated site has been completed and a museum has opened Sense of normalcy and openness returns to ground zero site As Americans marked ... We give thanks to those who served in harm's way to keep our country safe and meet the threats of our time." Additional reporting by Reuters ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing issues last-minute warning to Obama on Dalai Lama talks

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 11:21am by Cary Huang, Reuters

    ... Cary Huang and Reuters Scheduled meeting would be a 'gross interference' that would damage relations, US president told China issued a last-minute warning to US President Barack Obama to call off a planned meeting with the Dalai Lama. The talks with the Tibetan spiritual leader were due to take place at the White House last night (Hong Kong time). Foreign Ministry ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Cody Keenan, Obama's speech-writer, brings a bit of fun, passion to the job

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 09:59pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Speech-writer has flair for fun, passion for the job Six days before the state-of-the-union address, Cody Keenan posted on the photo-sharing site Instagram a blurred image of a speech draft with President Barack Obama's notes in the margins. He ended his internet posting with the tag "#SpoilerAlert #InsideSOTU-Cody". No amount of eye-squinting ...

  7. News - World - US POLITICS

    Obama teams up with Clintons over health-care reform

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Obama enlists rivals over health care US President Barack Obama teamed up with his one-time rivals Bill and Hillary Clinton to highlight the benefits of his health-care reform, a week before one of the controversial law's key elements goes into effect. Obama, who was in New York for the UN General Assembly, joined the former president for a talk-show-like ...

  8. News - China

    Could Xi-the-Pooh have saved China's declining world image?

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 11:03am by Amy Li

    ... of the world’s most powerful leaders - Xi and US President Barack Obama - as Winnie the Pooh and Tigger this week. In a Reuters photo, Xi is seen strolling side by side with Obama during ...

  9. News - World - US POLITICS

    Obamacare to cost Americans an average of US$328 per month

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Figure finally put on plan amid debate over whether cost is low enough to attract uninsured Obamacare to cost US$328 per month on average Americans will pay an average of US$328 a month for a mid-tier health insurance plan when the Obamacare health exchanges open next week and most will qualify for government subsidies to lower that price, the government ...

  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Obama to meet Afghan President Karzai on Friday

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 08:58am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington President Barack Obama is slated to meet Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Friday, the White House said in a statement, a meeting that comes as the United States tries to determine how quickly to draw down troops in Afghanistan after more than a dozen years of war. In next year, the Afghan army and police will take over the country’s security as US combat forces ...




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