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Obama: 'Significant progress' against Islamic State by end of term

U.S. President Barack Obama expressed confidence those opposing the Islamic State group will "prevail," and said he thinks there will be "significant progress" in that effort by the time he leaves office.
December 21, 2015

Obama underscores 'great sense of urgency' in IS fight

U.S. President Barack Obama says the U.S.-led coalition is moving "with a great sense of urgency" targeting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, surgically and with precision to take out the group.
December 14, 2015

Kerry: Time to break deadlock on Libya

World powers have wrapped up a meeting with representatives of Libya’s two rival factions with an affirmation of support for a U.N.-backed plan that would establish a unity government.
December 14, 2015

Greece is a stability hub in the region, PM Tsipras tells US Secretary of State Kerry

Greece is a hub of stability in the region and a pole of cooperation, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday welcoming the US Secretary of State John Kerry at the Maximos Mansion.
December 4, 2015

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias to meet with US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will meet with the US Secretary of State John Kerry, who is visiting Athens for one day, on Friday at the ministry, his office announced.
December 3, 2015

US prepares to strike at heart of Islamic State

Teams of U.S. special operators could be in place within weeks, aiming to strike at the brain trust and nervous system of the Islamic State terror group, in an intensified effort to destroy what many see as a growing global threat.
December 1, 2015

US candidates offer vastly different views on climate change

As world leaders gather for a major climate conference in Paris, the U.S. delegation headed by President Barack Obama is pushing for strong, collaborative action based on the "overwhelming judgment of science,"
November 30, 2015

Americans show solidarity with France after terror attacks

Americans have joined the global chorus of voices condemning the terrorist attacks in Paris, offering condolences to the victims' families and expressing solidarity with the French people.
November 15, 2015

Paris attacks to top G-20 discussions

President Barack Obama arrived Sunday in the Turkish Mediterranean resort of Antalya for a meeting of G-20 leaders where Friday’s attacks in France were set to dominate the agenda.
November 15, 2015