10 Apr 2014
Washington: Expressing concern over threats to freedom of expression in China, a bipartisan US Senate resolution on called for greater freedom of press in the country and condemned Chinese actions to suppress it.
26 May 2014
Bagram Air Base (Afghanistan): President Barack Obama Monday promised a decision on post-2014 troop numbers in Afghanistan "fairly shortly", after swooping out of the night sky on a surprise visit to soldiers fighting the last battles of America's longest war.
09 May 2014
Houston: Indian-American cardiologist Mitul Kadakia has been granted the 2014 Gregory Braden Memorial Fellow of the Year Award by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Foundation.
08 Dec 2013
Washington: President Barack Obama will attend the national memorial service in Johannesburg on Tuesday for former South African president Nelson Mandela who died on Thursday, the White House said.
10 Dec 2013
Johannesburg: Top world leaders walked into the FNB Stadium on Tuesday joining thousands of people to attend the memorial service of former South African president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, who passed away on December 5.
10 Dec 2013
Johannesburg: World leaders, from US President Barack Obama to Cuba's Raul Castro, will pay homage to Nelson Mandela at a mass memorial in South Africa on Tuesday that will recall his gift for bringing enemies together across political and racial divides.
08 Dec 2013
United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will attend the memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela, a UN spokesman said here.
07 Dec 2013
Washington: US President Barack Obama will fly to South Africa next week to attend the memorial events to be held in honour of Nelson Mandela, the White House said on Friday.
12 Dec 2013
London: British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Danish counterpart Helle Thorning-Schmidt on Wednesday laughed off criticism that they had acted inappropriately by posing for a mobile phone ‘selfie’ with US President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
11 Dec 2013
Johannesburg: US President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuba's Raul Castro at a memorial for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, a rare gesture between the leaders of two ideological opponents that reflected the anti-apartheid hero’s spirit of reconciliation.