Tag Archives: Obama

26Nov/15

Britain’s Cameron says time to start bombing militants in Syria

It is time for Britain to start air strikes on Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron tells the House of Commons. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn fears lessons haven’t been learnt from previous Western intervention in the Middle East.

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04Oct/15

Pope Francis nominated for 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

Pope Francis, known for his championing of the poor and downtrodden, is among the contenders for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize.
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26Sep/15

U.S., China reach cybersecurity consensus

(BVO) – President Obama says he and Chinese President Xi Jinping have reached a “common understanding” on steps to curb cyber spying. The two met at the White House on Friday. Obama saying both governments agreed not to conduct economic espionage in cyberspace.
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20Sep/15

China’s Obama look-alike embarks on movie career

China’s Barack Obama look-alike is set to hit the silver screen as a low-ranking gangster.

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11Sep/15

Obama observes September 11th with moment of silence

U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama join White House staff on the south lawn to mark the 14th anniversay of the September 11th attacks.

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07Sep/15

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy Island for refugees

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy an island from Greece or Italy to house refugees fleeing war in the Middle East.

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27Jul/15

Kenyans criticize Obama’s push for gay rights in Africa

(NVO) – As U.S. President Barack Obama’s Kenyan trip comes to an end, a controversial message lingers — one of gay rights.

Kenya, like many African states, outlaws homosexual behavior.
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02Jul/15

Cuba opens WI-FI hotspots across country

Cubans surf the web at new WI-FI hotspots throughout the island.

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02Jul/15

Foreign tourists say “Cuban ethos” may fade with American influx

(REUTERS / RESTRICTED POOL) – Hundreds of thousands of U.S. tourists may soon descend on Cuba’s colonial cities.

…Because the United States and Cuba have formally agreed to restore diplomatic relations on July 20.
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10May/15

Fiorina asked about cutting jobs, rogue website

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina defends her record as Hewlett-Packard chief executive on NBC’s “Meet the Press” after finding out that a cybersquatter had bought the rights to carlyfiorina.org and was using it to criticize her performance.
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