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Israel pays respects to Shimon Peres; Obama, Hollande, Prince Charles arrive for funeral

Sep 30, 2016

Israel pays respects to Shimon Peres; Obama, Hollande, Prince Charles arrive for funeral

Thousands of Israelis flocked to parliament on Thursday to view the casket of Shimon Peres, paying final respects to the former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of his country. #Obama #NewsTracker #Israel #Bahrain #Nobel Peace Prize #Jerusalem #Shimon Peres #François Hollande #Palestinians #itzhak Rabin #Prince Charles of Britain
US 'on verge' of ending talks with Russia over conflict in Syria: John Kerry

Sep 30, 2016

US 'on verge' of ending talks with Russia over conflict in Syria: John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that Washington was on the brink of ending its talks with Russia on the Syrian conflict over the assault on Aleppo. #United States #Obama #Syria #NewsTracker #Russia #Washington #Aleppo #John Kerry #islamic-state
Saudi warns of 'disastrous consequences' over US 9/11 law allowing victims to sue kingdom

Sep 30, 2016

Saudi warns of 'disastrous consequences' over US 9/11 law allowing victims to sue kingdom

Saudi Arabia has warned of "disastrous consequences" from a United States law allowing 9/11 victims to sue the kingdom, in a major spike in tension between the longstanding allies. #United States #Obama #Al-Qaeda #9/11 #NewsTracker #Washington #Saudi Arabia
Obama defends his decision not to use term 'Islamic terrorism' saying it is a 'sort of manufactured' issue

Sep 29, 2016

Obama defends his decision not to use term 'Islamic terrorism' saying it is a 'sort of manufactured' issue

US President Barack Obama has defended his decision not to use the term 'Islamic terrorism', saying it is a "sort of manufactured" issue and there is no religious rationale to associate Islam with those who kill people. #United States #Obama #Terrorism #Islam #NewsTracker
Cuba rejects Donald Trump's call for negotiations on human rights

Sep 29, 2016

Cuba rejects Donald Trump's call for negotiations on human rights

A top Cuban diplomat has rejected Donald Trump's threat to undo detente with Cuba unless the single-party government meets the Republican presidential candidate's demands. #United States #Obama #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #Washington #Cuba #Republican #Trump
Barack Obama vetoes bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia

Sep 24, 2016

Barack Obama vetoes bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia

US President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, fearing that the move could have serious implications for America's national interests. #Obama #Osama bin Laden #9/11 #NewsTracker #Saudi #Trump
UN chief Ban Ki-moon and US president Obama toast each other for last time

Sep 21, 2016

UN chief Ban Ki-moon and US president Obama toast each other for last time

It was a unique event for the United Nations laced with nostalgia, humor and tributes the secretary-general and the US president toasting each other for the last time in front of the world's leaders. #United States #Obama #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon
US lawmakers introduce bill in Congress to designate Pakistan a terrorist state

Sep 21, 2016

US lawmakers introduce bill in Congress to designate Pakistan a terrorist state

Two powerful American lawmakers have introduced a bill in the US House of Representatives to designate Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism, saying it was time the US stopped paying the country for its "betrayal". #United States #Obama #America #Pakistan #NewsTracker #terror state
US, China agree to continue efforts to narrow differences and expand co-operation in bilateral relationships

Sep 20, 2016

US, China agree to continue efforts to narrow differences and expand co-operation in bilateral relationships

The US and China have agreed to continue working towards narrowing differences and expanding practical cooperation on regional and global challenges to maintain "sound development" in bilateral relationship and to strengthen coordination in achieving denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. #United States #Obama #China #United Nations #NewsTracker #Li Keqiang
New York attacks: Obama urges citizens not to 'succumb to fear'

Sep 20, 2016

New York attacks: Obama urges citizens not to 'succumb to fear'

US President Barack Obama urged citizens not to "succumb to fear" after the attacks over the past few days in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota, presumably perpetrated by jihadis. #Obama #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #New Jersey #New York #Terrorists #islamic-state