Obama tells Burma to free Suu Kyi

Author: PA Obama delivered the message during his summit with leaders of 10 south-east Asian nations in Singapore, which included Burma prime minister…

Ex-ministers call for vote on war in Afghanistan

Author: By Nigel Morris, Deputy Political Editor The move is being led by Frank Field, the former social security minister, and backed by a number of …

Republicans deal Obama double election blow

Author: By David Usborne in New York For their part, leaders of the Republican Party painted their gains as a significant shift in the political lands…

The accidental diplomat in Kabul

Author: By David Usborne Karzai had been subjected to telephone calls from world leaders, UN entreaties, and pressure from the international body char…

Afghan run-off may force US hand on troops

Author: By Julius Cavendish in Kabul and David Usborne in New York But as Barack Obama’s spokesman, Robert Gibbs, told reporters that it was &#8…

Nobel honour stuns Obama ? and the world

Author: By David Usborne, US Editor Mr Obama used a Rose Garden appearance yesterday partly to deflect the attention from himself with humour and humi…

Obama hails police for anti-terror work

Author: AP Mr Obama dialled in to a briefing the New York Police Department was giving his counterterrorism and homeland security adviser to thank the…

Obama hails journalists’ release from N. Korea

Author: By Julie Pace, Associated Press Speaking on the White House lawn just before leaving on a trip to Indiana, Obama said, “The reunion we&#…

Cash for Clunkers Suspended: Cash for Clunkers Stopped: Program out of money

The government’s $1 billion “cash for clunkers” program aimed at boosting stagnant auto sales is almost out of money, putting its fu…

Obama’s First Baseball Pitch Video

President Obama has been making plenty of pitches to the American people and the Congress recently. But none may be as important as the one he makes t…