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.
French Socialist PM Manuel Valls announces he is standing in next year's presidential election
The President-elect broke decades of foreign policy protocol by speaking with the Taiwan president last week
The Sweden Democrats (SD) have been trying to distance themselves from some of their most radical elements in order broaden their electoral base.
DHKP-C figure Fehriye Erdal, at large since absconding from house arrest in 2006, will be sentenced for triple murder
Turkey is 'important for Europe in addressing different kinds of challenges and security threats', says Stoltenberg
‘Terrorists on run; dozens surrender,’ pro-government forces declare
Former FIFA president remains banned from taking part in any football-related activity for 6 years
Greek Appeals Court decides against extradition of 3 alleged Turkish coup plotters seeking asylum
For the first time ever, all 11 Supreme Court judges convened to hear a government challenge against a ruling that Prime Minister Theresa May must seek approval for starting the Brexit process.
Eurogroup has no intention of taking immediate measures following Italian vote, says Jeroen Dijsselbloem
In October the government notified the United Nations that it would leave the ICC, dealing a major blow to the troubled institution that was set up to try the world's worst crimes.
Medics launch action over 2013 deal with government on pay, conditions
"His role in the development of Russian-Italian relations, even in the hard times in the past few years, is difficult to overestimate," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's crushing defeat in a constitutional reform referendum cost him his job. What went wrong?
Sirte, on Libya's Mediterranean coast, was the last significant IS-held territory in the north African country.
Far-right candidate Norbert Hofer congratulates independent rival Alexander Van der Bellen over Sunday's polls victory