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Obama says goodbye to world stage after eight years

1 year, 10 months ago
LIMA, PERU: US President Barack Obama bid farewell to the world stage Sunday, pondering his legacy, offering advice to his successor and discussing his post-presidential life at the end of his final foreign tour. His historic presidency…

US puts military options back on the table in Syria

2 years, 20 days ago
WASHINGTON: Obama administration officials have begun considering tougher responses to the Russian-backed Syrian government assault on Aleppo, including military options, as rising tensions with Moscow diminish hopes for diplomatic…

North Korea conducts fifth and largest nuclear test

2 years, 1 month ago
SEOUL, NORTH KOREA: The country conducted its fifth nuclear test on Friday, South Korea and Japan said after meteorological agencies reported a surface-level seismic tremor near the North's known test site that indicated it was its most…

Obama quashes prospect of fast-track Brexit UK-US trade deal

2 years, 1 month ago
HANGZHOU, China: US President Barack Obama offered Britain little hope of a fast-track post-Brexit trade deal on Sunday, but said he would work to ensure the economic relationship between the two does not unravel after the British vote to…

Erdogan targets over 50,000 in purge after failed Turkish coup

2 years, 2 months ago
ISTANBUL/ANKARA: Turkey vowed to root out allies of the US-based cleric it blames for an abortive coup last week, widening a purge of the army, police and judiciary on Tuesday to universities and schools, the intelligence agency and…

5 officers killed, 6 wounded in Dallas protest shooting: police

2 years, 3 months ago
DALLAS, UNITED STATES: Dallas police were in a standoff with a suspect on Friday after snipers killed five officers and wounded six, one of the worst mass police shootings in recent US history, during protests against the killing of two…

Drones killed 64 to 116 civilians since 2009, claims US

2 years, 3 months ago
WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES: The White House on Friday lifted the lid on one of the most controversial tactics of President Barack Obama's secretive counter-terror campaign, detailing for the first time the number killed in air strikes in…

Obama to reveal civilian deaths from drones in Pakistan

2 years, 3 months ago
WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES: The US President Barack Obama is likely to reveal today (Friday) the number of civilians killed in several US military and CIA drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Africa since he took oath as the president.