01 Aug 2015
New York: Describing former President APJ Abdul Kalam as a 'great statesman', UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said the outpouring of grief around the world following his death is a testament of the respect and inspiration he has garnered during and after his Presidency.
30 Jul 2015
Washington: India is very high on the US list for investments in foreign countries as economic growth across the world remains a priority for President Barack Obama, according to the White House.
22 Jul 2015
Washington: A risk of war in the Middle East loomed large in the absence of an Iranian nuclear deal which was achieved last week, US President Barack Obama has said as he exhorted the Republican-controlled Congress to approve it.
15 Jul 2015
Washington: President Barack Obama heralded a nuclear agreement with Iran yesterday as an opportunity to shift direction in the Middle East, and warned he would veto any attempt by deeply sceptical Republican lawmakers to overturn the deal.
25 Jul 2015
Nairobi: President Uhuru Kenyatta today described Kenya as a 'hotbed of vibrant culture' in a swipe at broadcaster CNN, which cause anger here after it said US President Barack Obama was visiting a 'hotbed of terror'.
28 Jul 2015
Addis Ababa: US President Barack Obama said that his government would not consider sending troops to Somalia, as he sees regional allies Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda as being highly qualified to lead an anti-terrorism operation on the ground.
29 Jul 2015
Washington: US President Barack Obama has condoled the death of former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam describing him as an advocate for stronger US-India relations, and who worked to deepen the two countries' space cooperation.
28 Jul 2015
Dhaka/Kuala Lumpur: World leaders today paid glowing tributes to late former President A P J Abdul Kalam, hailing him as an inspirational figure in South Asia and lauding his scientific achievements.
27 Jul 2015
Addis Ababa: President Barack Obama urged Ethiopia's leaders today to curb crackdowns on press freedom and political openness as he opened a trip that human rights groups say legitimizes an oppressive government.
17 Jul 2015
Riyadh: Yemen's exiled Vice President Khaled Bahah announced online today the 'liberation' of second city Aden after four months of devastating fighting between loyalist forces and Iran-backed rebels.