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US to withdraw from Paris climate accord

Washington/UNI: The Trump administration notified the international community on Monday that it plans to officially withdraw from the Paris climate accord, as other countries expressed regret and disappointment at the move.

Arctic drilling freeze may interfere with oil and gas licensing

Calgary Dec 30 (IBNS): In a recent environment friendly move, US President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that most of North American Arctic waters would be designated as off-limit for any new exploration including all future oil and gas licensing in Canadian waters, according to media reports.

US cannot eliminate Taliban or end violence in Afghanistan, says Barack Obama

Washington, Dec 7 (IBNS): Outgoing President of the United States of America (USA) Barack Obama said that his country cannot eliminate the Taliban nor end violence in Afghanistan.

Barack Obama vows to destroy ISIL, urges Americans to not treat US Muslims differently

Washington, Dec 7 (IBNS) Expressing his grief over the San Bernardino shooting that took place a few days ago, US President Barrack Obama has vowed to destroy ISIL, as he termed the recent attack an act of terrorism designed to kill innocent people, here on Sunday.

America is in war with extremism, not Islam: Obama

Washington, Feb 19 (IBNS): On closing of the Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, speaking to the representatives from 60 nations, US President Barack Obama on Wednesday, said, "We are not at war with Islam. We are at war with people who have perverted Islam."