US, Cuba leaders hold first face-to-face talks in over fifty years

PANAMA CITY (AP) — President Barack Obama declared his refusal Saturday to refight the Cold War battles while Cuban President Raul Castro rallied to his defense, absolving Obama of fault for the... Read more »

Black Girls Rock: Michelle Obama

NEWARK, N.J. (United States) — Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black woman while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event... Read more »

US to ‘reassess’ its ties with Israel: Obama tells Netanyahu

US President Barack Obama has told Benjamin Netanyahu that Washington will “reassess” its ties with Tel Aviv after the Israeli prime minister’s recent provocative statements. Obama delivered the message in a phone call to... Read more »

Australia urged to shut coal-fired power plants urgently as analysis reveals huge emissions

Australian government has been urged to place US-style regulations on coal-fired power plants to ensure they shut down, as a new analysis highlights the vast scale of emissions pumped out by the... Read more »

Obama, Modi, Shakira among 30 most influential people on the Internet

What do JK Rowling, Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Barack Obama have in common. They are all among the 30 most influential people on the Internet by Time magazine. Narendra Modi has roughly... Read more »

US President will cut short India visit to pay respects in Saudi Arabia

President Barack Obama and the First Lady will travel to Saudi Arabia to pay respects following the death of King Abdullah, the White House said early Saturday. While the Saudi king’s simple... Read more »