US Election: Interview with Adam Hodge
Adam Hodge, Communications Director for the Democratic National Committee, discusses how the party reacts to the election of Donald Trump.
Donald Trump meets President Obama at the White House
After many months of brutal criticism, a more civil discussion. The Republican President-elect meets the current President for the first time.
Prime Minister’s first call with President-elect Trump
Theresa May got to speak to President-elect Donald Trump this afternoon. With markets still rising since his election, the economic signs are looking good. But can it last?
Was Obama a Good President?
Two young black women who voted for Obama for the first time in 2008 have very different opinions of whether he was a good president for race relations and for the USA.
Obama urges UK to stay in European Union
US President Barack Obama uses a trip to the UK to argue that the world benefits from Britain’s membership of the EU.
The pipes that deliver water in Flint, Michigan, are now so corroded by water from the local river, they turn clean water toxic. There’s no magic that can undo the lead exposure that’s already occurred.
FactCheck: Is the Islamic State group on the back foot in Syria and Iraq?
The so-called Islamic State has shown itself capable of striking civilian targets in western Europe. But is the terror group on the back foot in its heartlands of Iraq and Syria?
Jacob Zuma ‘slights’ Barack Obama
A photo showing South African President Jacob Zuma remaining on the phone while greeting Barack Obama causes a stir in the press.
Obama issues rallying cry for gender equality in Africa
The US President says violence against women and genital mutilation have “no place in the 21st century”.
Obama praises Africa’s prospects during Kenya ‘homecoming’
US President Barack Obama says Africa is “on the move” as he makes the first presidential visit to Kenya, his father’s homeland.
Obama’s clarion call for justice reform
“That’s not a justice system. It’s an injustice system”. In a sweeping call for reform – President Obama says too many Black Americans are locked up in jail.
A deal on Iran’s nuclear programme would be a historic event – but it could come at the expense of angering some of the US’s staunchest allies.
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.
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”.