Facebook Live beating ‘despicable’ – Obama
06 January 2017 | 4:57 pm
President Barack Obama says the beating of a special needs teen that was broadcast live on Facebook is 'despicable.'
28 Apr 2017
The media battle heats up: France's presidential hopefuls Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen are accused by the Russian and French press of denying access to them. Meanwhile, Barack Obama is criticised for accepting a $400,000 speaking gig in September.
26 Oct 2017
House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday the Republican-controlled U.S. Congress will not attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare again this year but should try again in 2018.
25 Oct 2017
In an interview with Reuters, House Speaker Paul Ryan says the Department of Justice needs to immediately give Congress documents related to the funding of a dossier on Donald Trump during the presidential campaign.
22 Dec 2017
The most memorable pictures taken by Reuters photographers around the world this year, including Donald Trump’s presidency, the Rohingya refugee crisis, the fight against Islamic State and the total solar eclipse across the United States.
6 Jul 2018
Barack Obama meets Spain and Colombia leaders in Madrid.
21 Aug 2018
President Trump is said to be accusing China and the EU of manipulating their currencies.
31 Oct 2018
The demonstrators were calling for the release of their leader Ibrahim Zakzaky when soldiers shot at them.
11 May 2019
The two reporters were arrested in Myanmar in late 2017. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.
21 Aug 2020
The former US president claimed his successor had no interest in "taking the job seriously." In a scathing attack, Obama warned that American democracy might not survive another four years of Donald Trump.
26 Oct 2020
The former president was speaking at a rally in support of Democrat candidate Joe Biden. He took incumbent President Donald Trump to task over his handling of the pandemic, white supremacy and lying. Trump hit back.
20 Nov 2020
Barack Obama's much-awaited memoir, "A Promised Land", is hitting the shelves. The 700-page tome takes us from the former US president's childhood to the killing of Osama bin Laden during his first term in office. In the book, he makes clear that Donald Trump's presidency was no accident and was triggered by his own stint in the top job. We take a closer look.
30 Mar 2021
Sarah Obama, often referred to by former US President Barack Obama as his 'granny', has died aged 99 in Kisumu, Kenya. After being unwell for about a week, ‘Mama Sarah’ WAS admitted to the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital where she later passed away.
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Although EU candidacy for Ukraine and Moldova has been hailed as historic, frustrations among other candidates years into their own membership bids should serve as a reminder that the path ahead won't be easy.
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Police said they were investigating an overnight mass shooting outside a bar popular with the LGBTQ community as a "terrorist act." Oslo's annual Pride parade, which was planned for Saturday, has been called off.
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The US Supreme Court has struck down a New York law restricting gun-carrying rights, in its most important judgement on guns in over a decade.
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Spanish and Moroccan activists called for a probe into the clash that left at least 18 people dead at Spain's North African exclave of Melilla. The unrest started when some 2,000 migrants tried to rush the border fence.
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A new judicial report claims Jacob Zuma is "a critical player" in a massive theft from state enterprises in South Africa. But the ex-president pledged to challenge the findings.