|Ban Urges All Madagascar Parties To Work For Democratic Reform - Ban Ki-moon today urged all parties in Madagascar to ensure stability and a smooth democratic transition following the resignation of President Marc Ravalomanana.
|On St. Patrick's Day Obama Names Dan Rooney Ambassador To Ireland - On this St. Patrick`s Day, the President announced his intention to nominate Dan Rooney, co-founder of the Ireland Fund, as ambassador to Ireland. |
|Obama Encourages Critics To Come Up With Constructive Ideas - For those who claim that the President`s goals are too big to accomplish, he had a ready response: "What I say is that the challenges we face are too large to ignore." |
|Obama Meets With President Lula Of Brazil - President Lula described the topics covered in the meeting, from stemming the global financial crisis, to addressing the unemployment around the world that results from it.|
|Michelle Obama Brings Military Family Issues To Front Burner - Michelle Obama, having just returned from a meeting yesterday with military families at Fort Bragg, N.C., reiterated her commitment to ensuring they get the support they deserve. |
|First Lady Visits Fort Bragg - First lady Michelle Obama said she was committed to improving support for military families yesterday during her first visit here as first lady. |
|Adm. Mullen Discusses World Issues With Tomorrow's Leaders - Navy Adm. Mike Mullen shared his insights on the challenges the US is facing today with members of the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy organization |
|Joe Biden Consults With Allies On Afghanistan - The Vice President of the United States, Joseph Biden, met today with the North Atlantic Council to discuss the main challenges ahead in Afghanistan.|
|Accountable Recovery - President Obama made clear that as great as the demands on our government are, accountability will never fall by the wayside.
|Obama Meets With Chinese Foreign Minister - President Obama met with the Chinese Foreign Minister yesterday in the Oval Office. |
|UN: Cost Of Violence Against Women 'Beyond Calculation' - Ban Ki-moon added his voice to a chorus of United Nations officials calling for an end to the routine violence suffered by women and girls around the world.|
|Ban And Obama To Meet In Washington - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Barack Obama will meet next week in Washington to discuss the global economic crisis, Sudan, Afghanistan and the Middle East|
|UN: Expulsion Of Aid Groups From Darfur A Disaster - Sudan's decision to expel aid groups from Darfur region is a disaster.|
|Barack Obama Signs Continuing Resolution - Congress has passed and President Obama has signed a continuing resolution to maintain the prior year`s funding levels through Wednesday. |
|Michelle Obama Helps Out At Soup Kitchen - Mrs. Obama served food at Miriam`s Kitchen, a local non-profit organization that provides healthy, nutritious meals to the homeless.|
|Mullen: Latin American Engagement Requires New Thinking - U.S. military-to-military engagement in Latin America will require a change in thinking and, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said yesterday.
|Afghan Women Politicians Visit NATO - A high-level delegation of women representatives of the Upper and Lower Houses of the Parliament of Afghanistan recently visited NATO |
|UN Envoy To Afghanistan Welcomes August Election Date - UN envoy to Afghanistan welcomed the decision by the country`s Independent Election Commission reaffirming 20 August as the date of the 2009 presidential and provincial council elections|
|ICC Issues Arrest Warrant For Sudanese President For War Crimes - The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for war crimes committed in the strife-torn Darfur region by Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir.|
|White House Priorities: Not Lining The Pockets Of Contractors - President Obama promises a new era of fiscal responsibility|