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Ebola travel ban will make things worse, don't give in to hysteria Obama

Oct 19, 2014

Ebola travel ban will make things worse, don't give in to hysteria Obama

President Barack Obama on Saturday urged Americans to avoid hysteria over Ebola, and played down the idea of travel bans from Ebola-ravaged countries in West Africa. #Obama #Barack Obama #TheySaidIt #Ebola Virus #Ebola Epidemic #Ebola in US #Ebola spreads #Ebola in West Africa #Ebola travel ban
Ebola UN trust gets just $100,000 of $1 bn needed, Colombia only donor in a month

Oct 17, 2014

Ebola UN trust gets just $100,000 of $1 bn needed, Colombia only donor in a month

A United Nations trust fund seeking nearly $1 billion for rapid, flexible funding of the most urgent needs to fight Ebola in West Africa has received a deposit of just $100,000 nearly a month after it was set up. #Barack Obama #US #Health #Europe #UN #WHO #Ban Ki-moon #West Africa #Ebola #Hollande #Ebola outbreak #Ebola outbreak spreading
Ban Ki-moon appeals for $1 billion aid to fight Ebola outbreak

Oct 17, 2014

Ban Ki-moon appeals for $1 billion aid to fight Ebola outbreak

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday asked the international community for $1 billion to combat the Ebola epidemic, which he said he believes can be overcome if all actors "work together effectively". #Barack Obama #US #Health #Europe #UN #WHO #Ban Ki-moon #West Africa #Ebola #Hollande #Ebola outbreak #Ebola outbreak spreading
Obama picks firebrand Indian-American lawyer Vanita Gupta as civil rights chief

Oct 16, 2014

Obama picks firebrand Indian-American lawyer Vanita Gupta as civil rights chief

Vanita Gupta trailblazing work as a civil rights lawyer was praised. She has spent her career working to ensure that nations live up to their promise. #Barack Obama #American Civil Liberties Union #US Justice Department #Vanita Gupta #NAACP

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How power relationships among nations shaped the Ukraine crisis

Mar 04, 2014

How power relationships among nations shaped the Ukraine crisis

Editor's note: This is a reader we received on the piece 'Another Cold War? India cant ignore Crimea crisis in Ukraine'. As per Firstpost policy, the comment has been lightly edited for spellings and grammar. #India #China #Barack Obama #Syria #Russia #ConnectTheDots #Cold War #LetterstoFP #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #US-Russia ties #Crimea
In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row