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Obama visits Kenyan home to launch youth centre

WASHINGTON: Former US president Barack Obama recounted fond memories of his family home in Kenya  on a visit Monday to launch a state-of-the-art youth centre run by his half-sister. Obama is on his first trip to Kenya since he was…

Barack Obama called for jury duty in Illinois

CHICAGO: Former US president Barack Obama has been summoned for jury duty in the state of Illinois and is planning to serve. Details have not been released but he is expected to appear in Cook County next month. Obama, 56, owns a home in…

Trump under fire over Charlottesville remarks

NEW YORK: Donald Trump found himself in the eye of a political storm on Wednesday after his stunning remarks on the unrest in Charlottesville, which sparked unease within his own camp and could be a turning point in his already chaotic…

Trump losing public support: poll

WASHINGTON: Public support for President Donald Trump is dropping, a poll showed Sunday, as he faces multiple setbacks over his stalled agenda and efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. Nearly six months since he took office, Trump is…

Obama visits childhood home Jakarta

BOGOR: Former US president Barack Obama arrived on Friday in his former childhood home Jakarta, where he met Indonesia's president at the end of a ten-day family holiday. Indonesia's President Joko Widodo met with Obama at the…

Trump unpopular worldwide: poll

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump and his policies are broadly unpopular around the world -- with the notable exceptions of Russia and Israel, according to a poll released on Monday. The Pew Research Center survey, which surveyed…

Obama slams Trump for exiting Paris climate deal

WASHINGTON: Barack Obama slammed his successor President Donald Trump on Thursday for pulling out of the Paris climate deal, warning that the move would see the United States "reject the future." "The nations that remain in the Paris…

White House movie theater opens to public

WASHINGTON: Visitors to the White House can now visit the cloakroom-turned-movie theater where Dwight Eisenhower used to sneak off to watch westerns and where Jimmy Carter screened "All The President's Men." The decision to open up the…