President Barack Obama on Thursday scrapped his trip to Indonesia and Australia scheduled for next week to focus on the final push for a U.S. healthcare overhaul, the White House said.
"The president regrets the delay," White House spokesman Robert Gibbs told reporters, saying the Indonesia visit would be reset for June. He said Obama, who had been due to leave on Sunday for the South Pacific, had called Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and planned to phone Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.
Haider al-Abadi calls on Saudi-led alliance to help Iraq repatriate displaced persons and rebuild shattered infrastructure
Comprehensive dialogue hailed as promising long-term solutions to political tensions, but format is criticized
Heavy rains have deluged Zimbabwe in recent days, causing floods and killing people who attempted to cross rivers that had burst their banks.
The former National Security Agency contractor shook the American intelligence establishment to its core in 2013 with a series of devastating leaks on mass surveillance in the US and around the world.
Four other Palestinians wounded as Israeli police conduct demolition raid in the Negev desert village of Um Al Hiran.
A Nigerian air strike mistakenly bombed a camp for displaced people, killing at least 52 people and injuring many more.
Extreme weather ruins small fishing boats which saved many lives during 2015 refugee crisis
Ex-army analyst to be released from military prison May 17; was sentenced to 35 years in jail in 2013
The bilateral agreement is being dubbed “a first of its kind.” and follows the signing of an agreement by Latvia last week
Antonio Tajani will replace German Social Democratic politician Martin Schulz
A French-led military intervention that started in January 2013 helped Mali drive out rebels, but rebels remain active across large parts of the region
“Kosovo is a sovereign, independent country and we respect the right of Kosovo to manage who and what crosses its borders”, the online declaration says.
Fear of neighbouring Russia is leading many Estonians to volunteer as paramilitaries, giving up weekends for training
The move was lambasted as a "deliberate provocation" by Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci, who suggested it was part of a plan to annex the Serb-populated north of his country.
59 lawmakers from both the House of Representatives -- all Democrats -- will boycott Trump's swearing-in
Russian leader slams what he calls fabrications used to smear US president-elect