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Obama reaffirms religious liberty in first visit to US mosque

President Barack Obama, on his first visit to a U.S. mosque as president, says Americans "too often" conflate Islam with terrorism.
February 3, 2016

Obama to reaffirm religious liberty in first visit to US mosque

President Barack Obama is visiting a U.S. mosque for the first time in his presidency, meeting Wednesday with Muslim-Americans at the Islamic Society of Baltimore (ISB).
February 3, 2016

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

Turkey to withdraw troops from Iraq after Obama appeal

Turkey is pulling troops out of northern Iraq in an effort to de-escalate tensions with the Iraqi government, a day after President Barack Obama urged Ankara to withdraw its troops.
December 20, 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

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

Obama: 'Certainly possible' a bomb destroyed Russian airliner

President Barack Obama said Thursday that he "thinks there's a possibility" a bomb destroyed a Russian jetliner over Egypt last week, killing all 224 passengers and crew.
November 6, 2015

Effects of "Corporate" Political Parties

Today, we witness politicians and government officials lie, evade properly answering questions of vital importance and the media doesn't seem to be bothered about demanding meaningful answers.
Ilias Sourdis: October 7, 2013

An Interview with Barack Obama associate, Alexi Giannoulias

Alexi Giannoulias, the Democratic Illinois State Treasurer, head of the ’Greek Americans For Obama’ Committee and a close associate of the U.S. President-elect Barack Obama gave an interview to the Sunday edition of the Athens Newspaper ’Eleftheros Typos’. It was published on Sunday, 9 November 2008.
Mottas: May 13, 2010

Can We Believe in Change? A View from Europe

The new US President has the opportunity to reverse the status created by the Bush administration, to cooperate closely with its European allies and to show the appropriate respect to International organizations, taking collective and not unilateral decisions.
Mottas: May 13, 2010