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Obama signs defence bill despite Guantanamo restrictions

US President Barack Obama has signed a $607-billion annual defence policy bill despite its continued ban on transferring detainees from the Guantanamo Bay military prison...

US House votes to halt Syrian refugees, defying Obama

Defying President Barack Obama's veto threat, the US House easily passed a bill to halt the inflow of Syrian and Iraqi refugees until key...

Obama to discuss war on IS with G20 leaders: White House

US President Barack Obama is expected to discuss the fight against the Islamic State (IS) militant group with US allies during an upcoming summit...

Obama lauds Indian-American US soccer chief Gulati

Indian-American President Sunil Gulati, president of the US Soccer Federation, has received "a big round of applause" from US President Barack Obama. Obama singled out Gulati as...

Obama told Sharif not to discriminate among terror groups

Even as visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif kept up his tirade against India, the US said President Barack Obama made it clear to...

Pakistan seeks to shift Obama-Sharif talks focus to India

Ahead of his Thursday's meeting with President Barack Obama in the US, visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has sought to shift the focus...

India-Pakistan talks to figure in Sharif-Obama meet

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will discuss the stalled India-Pakistan dialogue with US President Barack Obama during their meeting on 22 October, Sartaj Aziz,...

Obama ‘sorry’ for US bombing of Afghan hospital

US President Barack Obama has called Doctors Without Borders to apologize to it for the US mistaken bombing of the organisation-run hospital in Afghanistan,...

India and US to hold talks on how to expand commercial...

India and US will hold their first Strategic and commercial dialogue next week in Washington, where they will look for ways to expand their...