Barack Obama

Obama hints at new drive on climate change
Obama hints at new drive on climate change

US President Barack Obama has hinted he will make another push to fight climate change after cruising to a new term, but his room for maneuver will be limited even with a new focus after megastorm Sandy.

Obama hints at new drive on climate change
'Four more years': Obama declares victory on Twitter
'Four more years': Obama declares victory on Twitter

Barack Obama brought his sophisticated social media campaign to an emotional climax, proclaiming his victory on Twitter and Facebook just as TV networks were breaking the news.

'Four more years': Obama declares victory on Twitter
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US executes man who devotes last words to election

The US state of Oklahoma on Tuesday executed a convicted murderer who made a reference to the "very close race" for the White House won by President Barack Obama in his final words.

US executes man who devotes last words to election
British Prime Minister Cameron congratulates 'friend' Obama
British Prime Minister Cameron congratulates 'friend' Obama

British Prime Minster David Cameron on Wednesday said he was looking forward to working again with "friend" Barack Obama after his victory in the US presidential race.

British Prime Minister Cameron congratulates 'friend' Obama
Obama inches toward victory in US vote
Obama inches toward victory in US vote

US President Barack Obama was inching towards victory on Tuesday as results poured in from the US presidential election, as Mitt Romney struggled to win vital swing states.

Obama inches toward victory in US vote
Obama wins re-election, makes history again
Obama wins re-election, makes history again

US President Barack Obama swept to re-election Tuesday, creating history again by defying the undertow of a slow economic recovery and high unemployment to beat Republican foe Mitt Romney.

Obama wins re-election, makes history again
Obama, Romney predict victory on eve of election
Obama, Romney predict victory on eve of election

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney both confidently predicted victory Monday, as they rallied supporters in the dying hours of a bitter White House race, which the US president leads by a whisker.

Obama, Romney predict victory on eve of election
Obama, Romney still neck-and-neck on eve of US vote
Obama, Romney still neck-and-neck on eve of US vote

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney remained in a virtual tie in the latest opinion polls released Sunday, just two days before the White House election.

Obama, Romney still neck-and-neck on eve of US vote
Romney, Obama power into final weekend
Romney, Obama power into final weekend

President Barack Obama and Republican foe Mitt Romney Saturday power into a final weekend of campaigning before handing their fates to voters after a bitter, gruelling White House race.

Romney, Obama power into final weekend
China, Japan citizens back Obama for second term: poll
China, Japan citizens back Obama for second term: poll

Citizens of China and Japan overwhelmingly support President Barack Obama to win a second term, according to an AFP-Ipsos poll which suggests Mitt Romney's tough talk on the Asian powers could have dented his image.

China, Japan citizens back Obama for second term: poll
Europe still favours Obama despite disappointments
Europe still favours Obama despite disappointments

US President Barack Obama no longer inspires the enthusiasm he once did but Europe still favours him.

Europe still favours Obama despite disappointments
Obama campaign worries storm could impact turnout
Obama campaign worries storm could impact turnout

President Barack Obama's jittery campaign voiced fears Sunday that Hurricane Sandy could hurt his re-election chances by reducing turnout, as the storm forced both candidates to cancel campaign stops.

Obama campaign worries storm could impact turnout
Romney: Obama riding a sinking ship
Romney: Obama riding a sinking ship

Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney said President Barack Obama's campaign was "taking on water", as the rivals barnstormed across toss-up states while seeking swing votes two weeks before election day.

Romney: Obama riding a sinking ship
Obama, Romney tied in latest poll
Obama, Romney tied in latest poll

A new pull puts US President Barack Obama and his Republican rival, Mitt Romney dead even in their race for the White House on the eve of their final televised debate.

Obama, Romney tied in latest poll
The man on a mission to debunk Obama 'myth'
The man on a mission to debunk Obama 'myth'

He did nothing for African-Americans, left the poor even poorer, his health care reform was a step backwards, and he may yet let another financial disaster erupt on his watch.

The man on a mission to debunk Obama 'myth'
Aggressive Obama puts Romney on back foot in fiery debate
Aggressive Obama puts Romney on back foot in fiery debate

A combative Barack Obama landed telling blows on challenger Mitt Romney Tuesday as naked dislike boiled over between the White House foes in a tense debate three weeks from election day.

Aggressive Obama puts Romney on back foot in fiery debate
Kids quiz White House hopefuls, but Romney's a no-show
Kids quiz White House hopefuls, but Romney's a no-show

President Barack Obama wooed Americans not yet old enough to vote Monday in a unique children's television news special that his rival Mitt Romney opted to avoid.

Kids quiz White House hopefuls, but Romney's a no-show
Obama team hits back hard at Romney over Libya
Obama team hits back hard at Romney over Libya

Top Democrats accused Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney on Sunday of "cravenly" politicizing the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi to further his presidential ambitions.

Obama team hits back hard at Romney over Libya
Romney surges as White House race narrows
Romney surges as White House race narrows

Inviting supporters to taunt Barack Obama with chants of "four more weeks," rival Mitt Romney surged into the lead in US opinion polls Tuesday, his reward for beating the president in their first head-to-head debate.

Romney surges as White House race narrows
Bin Laden movie to premiere in US ahead of election
Bin Laden movie to premiere in US ahead of election

A big-name Hollywood fundraiser for Barack Obama is releasing the first feature film about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden two days before the US presidential election.

Bin Laden movie to premiere in US ahead of election