David Lightman Hillary Clinton all but kicked off her 2016 White House campaign bid before a festive crowd of 6000 in this pivotal state, presenting herself as a champion of the still-struggling middle class.
Nick O'Malley President Barack Obama has detailed his strategy to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State terrorist group, including ramping up the bombing campaign in Iraq, expanding it...
Barack Obama Now let's make two things clear: ISIL is not "Islamic." No religion condones the killing of innocents and the vast majority of ISIL's victims have been Muslim. And ISIL is certainly not a state.
Katrin Bennhold The Scots have a reputation in the rest of Britain for being different. Scotland's official animal is the unicorn, and its national flower is the thistle.
Nick O'Malley In saying during a Senate hearing that he could imagine recommending that US troops engage in combat against Islamic State militants, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs did not so much reveal a...
The United States plans to strike the Islamic State group in its Syrian strongholds and could yet send military advisers into combat alongside Iraqi troops, American commanders says.
Paul McGeough It's difficult to grasp the madness and entanglement of today's world, but here's a snapshot that goes someway to giving us a measure of all the bucks that stop so messily on the desk of one Barack...
Zeina Karam and Vivian Salama The Islamic State group wields outsize influence through the fanaticism of a hard core of several thousand, capitalising on divisions among rivals, and disseminating terrifying videos on social media.
Paul McGeough Barack Obama is in trouble for a comment months back, when he dismissed Islamic State as a ‘JV’ or junior varsity team, as in B-grade high school or college players.
Patrick Begley Social media and the press were blinded by the President's slightly baggy tan suit.
Authorities in Connecticut on Friday were investigating a possible threat against President Barack Obama, local media reported.
US President Barack Obama has ordered about 350 more troops to Baghdad to protect the US Embassy in the Iraqi capital, the White House said.
Nick O'Malley Both Obama's critics and allies are taking pot-shots at his foreign policy, writes Nick O'Malley.
Nick O'Malley America's reluctant war leader, President Barack Obama, has always opposed military action in Iraq.
MICHAEL D. SHEAR and TIM ARANGO Laying the groundwork for an extended airstrike campaign against Sunni militants in Iraq, President Barack Obama said Saturday that the strikes that had begun the day before could continue for months...
Nick O'Malley President Barack Obama has authorised airstrikes in Iraq in defence of United States staff and of refugees who have been besieged by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant militants on the Sinjar mountains...
Josie Ensor One Russian leader has made it very clear what the Kremlin thinks of the US in a tweet mocking their president’s masculinity.
Matt Lewis President Barack Obama has emotionally checked out of his job a couple of years early, it seems.
Peter Baker, Alan Cowell and James Kanter President Barack Obama announced expanded sanctions against Russia on Tuesday, just hours after the European Union imposed its most sweeping measures yet penalising Moscow for its role in supporting...
Paul Kane and Zachary Goldfarb The Republican controlled US House of Representatives has voted to proceed with a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, saying that his executive actions are so extreme that they violate the...