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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
Obama cancels campaign trip, heads Ebola meet at White House

Oct 16, 2014

Obama cancels campaign trip, heads Ebola meet at White House

US President Barack Obama set aside a campaign trip on Wednesday to lead a meeting at the White House on the US government's response to the Ebola outbreak, a spokesman said. #World #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Ebola #Nina Pham
Syrian security officials 'fired' after school bombing

Oct 14, 2014

Syrian security officials 'fired' after school bombing

The Britain-based monitoring group said the firings came after residents took part in angry demonstrations over the deadly October 1 attack at a school that killed 48 children, most of them under the age of 12, and four adults. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #Syrian Observatory for Human Rights #Homs #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis
Ebola outbreak Obama speaks to Ban Ki-moon and Hollande

Oct 14, 2014

Ebola outbreak Obama speaks to Ban Ki-moon and Hollande

US President Barack Obama has spoken with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and French President Francois Hollande separately about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the White House said. #Barack Obama #US #Health #Europe #UN #WHO #Ban Ki-moon #West Africa #Ebola #Hollande #Ebola outbreak #Ebola outbreak spreading
Obama's daughters, Malala make it to Time's most influential teenagers list

Oct 14, 2014

Obama's daughters, Malala make it to Time's most influential teenagers list

The daughters of US President Barack Obama, entertainers, a Nobel laureate and a girl baseball player all made Time's annual list of most influential teenagers, the magazine said on Monday. #Barack Obama #Malala Yousufzai #Malia #Sasha #Obama's daughters #Time's most influential teenagers
Turkey to allow US-led coalition to use its military bases to attack Islamic State

Oct 13, 2014

Turkey to allow US-led coalition to use its military bases to attack Islamic State

Turkey will allow the US-led international coalition the use of its military bases for carrying out airstrikes against the Islamic State. #World #Barack Obama #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Turkey #Iraq #US President #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS