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Hurricane kills 264, Obama declares emergency

Hurricane kills 264, Obama declares emergency

Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) The death toll from Hurricane Matthew, which barrelled towards the southeastern United States, in Haiti has climbed to 264, authorities said, forcing the US President Barack Obama to declare a state of emergency. Emergency officials in ...

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Hurricane Matthew will be devastating: Obama

Hurricane Matthew will be devastating: Obama

Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama warned that hurricane Matthew could have a devastating effect, as residents of the southeastern coastline braced themselves for one of the most powerful storms to hit the region in almost a decade. ...

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Obama urges scrutiny of Trump’s record

Obama urges scrutiny of Trump’s record

Washington, May 7 (IANS) In his first remarks about Donald Trump’s presumptive Republican presidential nominee status, US President Barack Obama on Friday urged media to closely vet the New York billionaire developer’s past statements and stances. “It’s important for us ...

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Obama to send 250 troops to Syria

Obama to send 250 troops to Syria

Washington, April 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama plans to announce the deployment of 250 additional troops for Syria to assist local armies in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) terror group. According to reports citing US government officials ...

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Obama rules out ground troops for Syria

Obama rules out ground troops for Syria

London, April 24 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has ruled out deploying US ground troops in Syria and said military efforts alone cannot solve the country’s problems. “It would be a mistake for the US or Great Britain… to send ...

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