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Barack Obama: To deny climate change ‘is like saying Moon is cheese’

Barack Obama: To deny climate change ‘is like saying Moon is cheese’

Denying global warming is like arguing that the Moon is made of cheese, Barack Obama has claimed. Read more

President Barack Obama pumps iron at Polish gym

President Barack Obama pumps iron at Polish gym

If he’s not making decisions of a global magnitude, he’s in the gym pumping some serious iron. Read more

‘The bear is loose’ – President Obama takes a surprise stroll around Washington D.C.

‘The bear is loose’ – President Obama takes a surprise stroll around Washington D.C.

President Barack Obama surprised the United States Capital City, Washington D.C with an unexpected stroll. Read more

Belgian newspaper De Morgen in racism row over doctored Obama monkey picture

Belgian newspaper De Morgen in racism row over doctored Obama monkey picture

A newspaper has printed a picture of Barack Obama which was doctored to make him look like an ape. Read more

Barack Obama does Funny Or Die: US president teases Hangover star Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns

Barack Obama does Funny Or Die: US president teases Hangover star Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns

US president Barack Obama ripped into Zach Galifianakis when he appeared on The Hangover actor’s online series Between Two Ferns. Read more

Twitter mercilessly parodies David Cameron’s Barack Obama phone call picture

Twitter mercilessly parodies David Cameron’s Barack Obama phone call picture

David Cameron’s latest attempt to look statesmanlike has unsurprisingly backfired, after Twitter users mercilessly parodied his ‘serious face’ phone call to Barack Obama. Read more

Is this the worst ever spelling of Barack Obama? Twitter mauls user for ‘Barraco Barner’ attempt

Is this the worst ever spelling of Barack Obama? Twitter mauls user for ‘Barraco Barner’ attempt

A Twitter user has been globally mocked for her unusual spelling of Barack Obama, with some branding her an ‘idiot’. Read more

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics: President Obama and Canadian leader stake beer on ice hockey clashes

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics: President Obama and Canadian leader stake beer on ice hockey clashes

Forget presidential matters and world peace – there’s ice hockey to be played. Read more

Barack Obama: The face of Viagra in Pakistan

Barack Obama: The face of Viagra in Pakistan

Sex is all about power, and nothing says power sex like Barack Obama dressed like James Bond. The US president has become the unwitting face of contraband Viagra in one of Pakistan’s most conservative regions. Read more

TV fan Barack Obama ‘asked HBO boss for Game of Thrones and True Detective advance episodes’

TV fan Barack Obama ‘asked HBO boss for Game of Thrones and True Detective advance episodes’

President Obama is such a fan of hit shows Game Of Thrones and True Detective that he reportedly asked the HBO boss if he could be given exclusive previews to watch. Read more

Nelson Mandela memorial: Tributes, speeches… and a selfie that may land Obama in hot water at home

Nelson Mandela memorial: Tributes, speeches… and a selfie that may land Obama in hot water at home

He was acclaimed as ‘a man of good humour, even mischief’ – but the flood of tributes to Nelson Mandela appeared to make some world leaders a little too high-spirited. Read more

Selfies at funerals? David Cameron and Barack Obama pose at memorial for Nelson Mandela

Selfies at funerals? David Cameron and Barack Obama pose at memorial for Nelson Mandela

David Cameron and Barack Obama have joined legions of tactless teenagers by taking a selfie at a funeral… Nelson Mandela’s memorial service. Read more

Kanye West: Kim Kardashian is more influential than Michelle Obama

Kanye West: Kim Kardashian is more influential than Michelle Obama

Kanye West reckons Kim Kardashian is more influential than Michelle Obama. Read more

US budget crisis: Barack Obama has a deal on table as row risks global pain

US budget crisis: Barack Obama has a deal on table as row risks global pain

A temporary debt limit extension has been offered by Republicans to prevent a US government default that would damage the global economy.

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Barack Obama tells rivals: Do not mess with economy, stupid

Barack Obama tells rivals: Do not mess with economy, stupid

Barack Obama called on politicians to avert a government shutdown that could leave hundreds of thousands of civil servants indefinitely suspended from their jobs without pay.

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Syria: Barack Obama hails US-Russia deal over chemical weapons as ‘concrete step’

Syria: Barack Obama hails US-Russia deal over chemical weapons as ‘concrete step’

Barack Obama has hailed a potentially decisive deal between the US and Russia over Syria as an ‘important, concrete step’ after the threat of immediate military action was averted.

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‘We will stand vigilant’: Barack Obama leads America in a day of reflection and tears on 9/11 anniversary

‘We will stand vigilant’: Barack Obama leads America in a day of reflection and tears on 9/11 anniversary

Americans have once again paused to remember the events of 9/11. Read more

Artist creates portrait of Barack Obama from thousands of plastic troops

Artist creates portrait of Barack Obama from thousands of plastic troops

With a grave expression, it looks like Barack Obama has the weight of the world on his shoulders. Read more

Barack Obama makes case for Syria strikes despite delaying Congress vote to give diplomacy a chance

Barack Obama makes case for Syria strikes despite delaying Congress vote to give diplomacy a chance

Barack Obama has asked Congress to delay a vote on military strikes against Syria pending the outcome of Russian attempts to have Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons put under international control. Read more

Obama lifts threat of Syria attack in exchange for surrender of chemical weapons

Obama lifts threat of Syria attack in exchange for surrender of chemical weapons

US president Barack Obama says he will lift the threat of air strikes on Syria if it agrees to surrender its chemical weapons under a UN agreement. Read more

Syria: Barack Obama to push for military action despite G20 pressure

Barack Obama will attempt to convince congress to authorise military action in Syria after the international community failed to reach an agreement following tense discussions in St Petersburg. Read more

Barack Obama: We cannot stay silent on Syria ‘barbarism’

The international community cannot stay silent in the face of such ‘barbarism’ in Syria, Barack Obama has warned. Read more

You can attack Syria, top politicians tell Barack Obama

You can attack Syria, top politicians tell Barack Obama

Barack Obama has won backing from key US political figures to attack Syria. Read more

Barack Obama on Syria military action: This is not Iraq… this is not Afghanistan

Barack Obama on Syria military action: This is not Iraq… this is not Afghanistan

Barack Obama has insisted in a message to US politicians that any military action against Syria will not involve any boots on the ground.
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