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24/02/2012

Nine killed as Afghan police fire at angry protesters over US Quran burning

President Barack Obama has written a letter to his Afghan counterpart apologizing for the burning of copies of the Quran at a NATO military base in the country. Two U.S. soldiers were also shot dead Thursday at a protest about the desecration of the holy books.

A man wearing an Afghan government soldier's uniform killed the American troops and wounded four others at the...

1/10/2011

Shop for Michelle Obama's Style

Attention Target shoppers: You could have been standing in line with Michelle Obama.

The first lady, hard to recognize in a baseball cap and sunglasses, shopped Thursday at a Target Corp. store in Alexandria, Va., just outside Washington.

Casually dressed Secret Service agents arrived about a half-hour before Mrs. Obama, who walked in through the main entrance with an assistant. She...

26/06/2010

In Week of Tests, Obama Reasserts His Authority

After two months in which an oil gusher seemed to underscore the limits of his powers, President Obama spent the last week trying to reassert control over a triumvirate of forces that almost always test a new president’s authority: the military, the markets and the lobbyists.

Mr. Obama’s much-needed victories, nearly a year and a half into a presidency that was saddled from the start by...

5/08/2009

President Barack Obama say: "This is the moment our movement was built for"

Barack ObamaFor one month, the fight for health insurance reform leaves the backrooms of Washington, D.C., and returns to communities across America. Throughout August, members of Congress are back home, where the hands they shake and the voices they hear will not belong to lobbyists, but to people like you.Home is where we're strongest. We didn't win last year's election together at a...

20/03/2009

James Baker Returns: Longing for the Old Days

Henry Kissinger and James Baker, two former U.S. secretaries of state, will fly to Moscow for talks with Russian officials after President Barack Obama pledged to "reset" relations

Kissinger, who met with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in December, is scheduled to return later this week, according to the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. Baker, traveling separately, will hold talks with American...

17/03/2009

George W. Bush With One Foot in Jail

Red Cross report renews call for probe of Bush era

A leaked Red Cross report on CIA "torture" of detainees offers fresh ammunition to demands that officials from the Bush administration be prosecuted for their conduct, rights groups have revealed.

President Barack Obama has so far sidestepped calls from some fellow Democrats and from civil liberties activists to go after...

1/03/2009

Obama says good bye to Iraq

Officials: Obama says Iraq pullout by Aug 2010

 AFP/File - A US soldier in Baghdad. The US military has insisted it will be out of Iraqi cities by the end of June ...

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama told lawmakers on Thursday he plans to withdraw most American troops from Iraq by August 2010 but leave tens of thousands behind to advise Iraqi forces and protect U.S. interests,...