Posts tagged as: President Barack Obama

Gaza crisis: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon calls for ceasefire

United Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called for an immediate ceasefire as Israel’s pounding of Gaza enters its sixth day, killing 31 in the last 24 hours.   Ban Ki-moon said he was going to Cairo to join talks about a possible truce as the recent raids on Gaza Strip had killed as many […]

Seven states of America qualify for secession response from White House

Residents in at least seven states of America have filed petitions for secession from the union, enough to require a response from the White House.   Citizens from more than 40 states have filed petitions with the White House seeking to secede from the union, and by Wednesday, seven states had gathered enough signatures to […]

US President Barack Obama backs General Allen amid David Petraeus’s fallout

Despite reports of exchange of flirtatious emails between General John Allen and Jill Kelley, US President Barack Obama has supported the top commander in Afghanistan.   White House spokesman Jay Carney while speaking to the media said President Obama had faith in Gen John Allen, chosen to be the next NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) […]

War should be fought against sanctuaries in Pakistan and Afghanistan: President Karzai

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said the war on terror did not need to be fought in Afghanistan but in the sanctuaries in Pakistan and Afghanistan that were sheltering the Taliban.   Speaking to an Indian newspaper, he stated, “I hope that now with the re-election of President Obama, we will be sitting down for […]

David Petraeus resigns over extra-marital relationship

United States (US) Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director David Petraeus has tendered his resignation from his post, citing an extramarital affair.   Petraeus said in a message to CIA staff said, “Yesterday afternoon, I went to the White House and asked the president to be allowed, for personal reasons, to resign from my position as […]

Best of America is yet to come: says re-elected Barack Obama

In his first speech after his re-election, President Barack Obama on Wednesday said the best of the United States is yet to come, offering thanks to the American people who have elected themselves up for the second term.   Barack Obama delivered a victory speech to his supporters after being projected the winner of the […]

US Presidential Elections: Barack Obama thanks Mitt Romney for campaign

President Barack Obama congratulated his Republican rival Mitt Romney for waging a “spirited campaign, saying he expects to have a good night by the end of Election Day. Obama spent the day in his hometown Chicago meeting with volunteers and calling some of them personally to thank them for their work, before he hosts a […]

Barack Obama to win the US election

Apparently, President Barack Obama will win a second term. One doesn’t have to have psychic powers, a crystal ball or a deck of Tarot cards to predict how the presidential election will pan today.   But Barack Obama has a solid record and few flip flops on important issues. By contrast, Republican Mitt Romney is […]

Barack Obama, Mitt Romney struggling for final push

With less than 48 hours remaining in what it feels like the longest election race ever, President Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney are leaving no stone unturned to woo the voters and are engaged in a heated exchange of words in their final leg of campaigning. The two contenders have flooded the […]

Imran Khan announces to protest against drone strikes in front of United Nations

Imran Khan, the cricketer-turned-politician, has said that they will go to New York and stage a protest outside the United Nations against US drone strikes. While speaking to the media, he declared his peace-march an achievement and announced two more steps to pace up his campaign against US drone strikes – a rally in front […]

ISI colonel helped in locating Osama bin Laden: Book

Richard Miniter, a famous America journalist, claimed that a colonel of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) assisted the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) track down Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden. In what appeared to be another shocking claim, the book claimed that Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani may have been informed about the May […]

Mushahid Hussain urges the US for an apology over Salala attack

Explaining the tough phase of bilateral ties, PML-Q leader and Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed has said the US apology over Salala attack alone will help the two countries to bridge their trust deficit. While speaking to a private TV channel, the former key figure of the Pervez Musharraf’s cabinet said Islamabad would not make any […]


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