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Obama offers support after Pakistan terror attack

By Thu, Dec 18, 2014 9:59AM UTC Comments Off US President Barack Obama. Pic: AP.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering the U.S.'s continued support to Pakistan in its fight against extremism after a terrorist attack that killed scores of schoolchildren....

Obama pledges $3B to help poor nations on climate

By Sun, Nov 16, 2014 12:02PM UTC Comments Off A boy walks past a brick factory on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010. After two decades of unbridled development, India is now the world's third-largest greenhouse gas emitter, with rivers the World Bank has described as fetid sewers and cities listed among the world's most polluted. India's environment Minister Jairam Ramesh suggested this week that India might commit to cutting emissions, saying all developing countries should consider doing so. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pledging $3 billion from the U.S. for a global fund to help poorer nations deal with climate change....

Amid doubts, Obama seeks to reinvigorate Asia ties

By Sun, Nov 16, 2014 11:52AM UTC Comments Off Amid doubts, Obama seeks to reinvigorate Asia ties

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Closing out his Asia-Pacific tour, President Barack Obama called on Asia-Pacific nations to join the U.S. in confronting big global challenges, from climate change and poverty to violent extremism....

Behind the scenes: The G20 in pictures

By Sun, Nov 16, 2014 11:13AM UTC Comments Off d

The G20 hit Brisbane this weekend in a flash of motorcades, world leaders, enormous numbers of police, barricades, snipers on rooftops and various protesters. However despite fears of violence, traffic jams and general chaos the hardest thing for those that stayed in the city (most left when awarded a public holiday on Friday November 14), has been dealing with searing unseasonal temperatures. ...

Obama calls for more press freedom in Asia, but sidesteps NYT case

By Fri, Nov 14, 2014 6:10PM UTC Comments Off U.S. President Barack Obama was in China earlier this week. Pic: AP.

YANGON, Burma (AP) — President Barack Obama is pressing for greater press freedoms in Burma and China but is sidestepping questions about the status of a New York Times reporter whom U.S. prosecutors want to testify in a leak investigation....

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