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post 30 June 2015
Read more on Matt's blog: Matt Frei After Greece, can the EU remain the world's most popular club?

Greece may only represent a fraction of Europe's economy. But in everything else that can't be easily measured by the IMF or ECB, it represents to much more.

article 22 June 2015 World, United States
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Obama: racism is more than not saying n***** in public

Speaking in the wake of the Charleston shooting, President Obama uses the "n-word" to make the point that America has not been "cured" of racism and slavery "casts a long shadow".

post 19 June 2015
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: is Obama right about guns?

Barack Obama says America is the only developed country where gun massacres are commonplace. Is he right?

article 15 April 2015 World, Cuba
Barack Obama and Raul Castro at the Americas summit in Panama
Obama removes Cuba from terrorism list

Barack Obama says he plans to remove Cuba from America's list of state sponsors of terrorism, as he seeks to restore diplomatic relations after a decades-long freeze.

post 31 March 2015
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Iran nuclear deal: the final scene set as deadline looms

Politics as much as scientific detail will dictate in the next three months whether a nuclear deal with Iran will be the crowning glory of Barack Obama's presidency.

article 03 March 2015 World, Israel
Binyamin Netanyahu appeals to the US congress to reject a nuclear deal with Iran that Barack Obama is hoping to strike. Where does that leave US-Israeli relations? (Reuters)
The US-Israeli 'special relationship': the key questions

Binyamin Netanyahu appeals to the US congress to reject a nuclear deal with Iran that Barack Obama is hoping to strike. Where does that leave US-Israeli relations?

post 19 February 2015
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Jeb Bush sets sail for 2016 presidential campaign

Team Bush has set sail - but will have to wait more than 18 months to know whether it chose the right course.

article 09 February 2015 World, Ukraine
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Ukraine conflict: US 'may supply arms to Ukraine'

US President Barack Obama says he has not yet decided whether to send "lethal defensive weapons" to Ukraine, but this option is being "examined".

article 28 January 2015 World, United States
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No cover-up: Michelle Obama's political message to Saudis

Within moments of arriving in Saudi Arabia, US first lady Michelle Obama causes a Twitter furore by ignoring Saudi Arabia's strict dress code for women.