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Barack Obama Administration Knowingly Funded Al-Qaeda Affiliate: US Report

New Delhi/Washington: Former US President Barack Obama’s administration knowingly funded a sanctioned affiliate of the pan-Islamist banned terror outfit al-Qaeda, as per a recently released report of a US Senate committee. The report is based on a probe by the office of the Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) into the Obama administration’s approval […]

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Spent Childhood Listening To Ramayana And Mahabharata, Reveals Barack Obama In Memoir

Washington: Former US President Barack Obama said that he has always held a special place for India due to his childhood years spent in Indonesia listening to the epic Hindu tales of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Maybe it was its (India’s) sheer size, with one-sixth of the world’s population, an estimated two thousand distinct […]

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Millions Of Young Men In Pakistan 'Stunted' By Religious Fundamentalism: Obama's Memoir

New Delhi: Former US President Barack Obama does not have a single positive view on Pakistan in his latest memoir ‘A Promised Land’. Instead, Obama has lumped Pakistan with countries like Afghanistan, Yemen and Iraq where millions of young men are “stunted” by religious fundamentalism. Published by a division of Penguin Random House, ‘A Promised […]

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'Rahul Gandhi Has Nervous, Uninformed Quality': Former US Prez Barack Obama In His Memoir

New York: Former US president Barack Obama’s new book ‘A Promised Land’ lands a sharp left hook on Rahul Gandhi’s “nervous, uninformed quality” while directing warm, not-so-political praise at Rahul’s mother Sonia Gandhi, according to a book review Thursday in the New York Times. The first rush of book excerpts swirling on the internet point […]

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Former US President Barack Obama Joins Biden At Michigan Rally

Washington: Former US President Barack Obama joined his former Vice President and the incumbent Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden at a campaign rally for the latter in the state of Michigan, just three days ahead of Tuesday’s election. The joint appearance at the drive-in rally in Flint, Michigan, on Saturday, was the first since Biden […]

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Barack Obama To Campaign For US Presidential Candidate Joe Biden

Macon: Former US President Barack Obama will campaign for Democratic party presidential candidate Joe Biden in Pennsylvania next week, the Biden campaign has said. President Donald Trump, however, told his supporters here that Obama was an “ineffective” campaigner and this was good news for him as in 2016 “they did a lousy job and that’s […]

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Ex-US Prez Barack Obama Endorses Indian-American Candidate In Senate Race

Washington: Sara Gideon, an Indian-origin Democratic senatorial candidate in the state of Maine, has won the endorsement of former US President Barack Obama for her November contest against incumbent Republican Senator Susan Collins, the media reported. Daughter of an Indian immigrant father, 48-year-old Gideon figured in the list of candidates endorsed by Obama nationwide, the […]

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Twitter Accounts of Barack Obama, Bill Gates And Several Others Hacked

Washington: Unidentified hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians, celebrities and major companies Wednesday in an apparent Bitcoin scam. The ruse included bogus tweets from former President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg and a number of tech billionaires including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and […]

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Barack Obama criticises US COVID-19 response in virtual graduation speech

Washington: Former President Barack Obama on Saturday criticised some officials overseeing the coronavirus response, telling college graduates in an online commencement address that the pandemic shows many officials “aren’t even pretending to be in charge.” Obama spoke on “Show Me Your Walk, HBCU Edition,” a two-hour live-streaming event for historically black colleges and universities broadcast […]

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Barack Obama slams US admin for COVID-19 response

Washington: Former US President Barack Obama has slammed the incumbent administration of President Donald Trump for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic as an “absolute chaotic disaster.” A tape recording of Obama’s remarks, rendered during a chat with members of the Obama Alumni Association on Friday, revealed that the former President said that Trump has […]