# obama - Thursday 22 September, 2016
The outgoing US president has cited the Syrian Civil War as one of his most difficult challenges in government.
Alex, from New York, wrote after seeing a photograph of bloodied and dazed Omran Daqneesh.
# obama - Saturday 17 September, 2016
All the signs suggest the US economy is improving steadily. So why do the majority of Americans think the country is on the wrong track?
# obama - Friday 16 September, 2016
Trump has said repeatedly during the campaign that he no longer talks about the “birther” issue, but has nevertheless refused to retract his previous comments.
# obama - Thursday 8 September, 2016
According to the Republican presidential nominee, Putin “has very strong control over a country”.
# obama - Tuesday 6 September, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte has since apologised, sort of.
# obama - Monday 5 September, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte is not impressed with the US president’s criticism of his war on drugs.
# obama - Monday 22 August, 2016
Judge Reed O’Connor has ruled in favour of Texas and 12 other states, which challenged new regulations allowing youths to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.
# obama - Friday 12 August, 2016
He’s not apologising – and he’s not explaining very much either.
# obama - Thursday 11 August, 2016
The belligerent Republican presidential nominee shows no signs of toning down his rhetoric after a difficult week.
# obama - Wednesday 3 August, 2016
US president has now commuted 562 sentences, more than the previous nine presidents combined.
# obama - Tuesday 2 August, 2016
This isn’t the first time Obama has criticised the Republican candidate.
# obama - Thursday 28 July, 2016
The US president was speaking at the Democratic National Convention.
# obama - Wednesday 27 July, 2016
And yes, you read that correctly.
# obama - Wednesday 6 July, 2016
The number is significantly more than the president had previously announced.
# obama - Tuesday 5 July, 2016
Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monáe helped him out.
# obama - Thursday 30 June, 2016
At a time when global growth rates are already weak, “this doesn’t help”, the US president says.
# obama - Wednesday 15 June, 2016
“Are we going to start discriminating them because of their faith?”
# obama - Tuesday 14 June, 2016
The US President has said the massacre appears to be “homegrown extremism”.
# obama - Thursday 9 June, 2016
In a video, Obama called for unity among Democrats and vowed to be an active force on the campaign trail.
# obama - Saturday 21 May, 2016
The House and Senate have advanced bills to fight the virus.
# obama - Tuesday 17 May, 2016
Delays and uncertainty in the formation of a new government meant the tickets were booked just four days in advance – costing €9,257 for Enda Kenny alone.
# obama - Friday 13 May, 2016
One Texas official called transgender bathroom access “the biggest issue facing families and schools in America”.
Anthony Senecal has made a number of veiled and not-so-veiled threats against Barack Obama on Facebook in recent times.
# obama - Friday 22 April, 2016
Obama said Britain was “at its best when it is helping to lead a strong Europe”.
# obama - Saturday 2 April, 2016
The American President said, “Just the smallest amount of plutonium – about the size of an apple – would kill and injure hundreds of thousands of innocent people.”
# obama - Tuesday 29 March, 2016
There were bunny ears.
# obama - Tuesday 22 March, 2016
A joint-appearance by the leaders of both states didn’t always go smoothly.
# obama - Sunday 20 March, 2016
It’s the first time a US president has visited the Communist country in almost 90 years.
# obama - Sunday 6 March, 2016
Some came from very humble beginnings.
# obama - Monday 22 February, 2016
Virginia McLaurin fulfilled a dream of visiting the White House.
# obama - Sunday 21 February, 2016
It will nourish your weary soul.
# obama - Thursday 18 February, 2016
Obama’s visit to Cuba will be the first by a sitting US president since the island’s 1959 revolution.
# obama - Wednesday 17 February, 2016
Since Antonin Scalia’s death, White House lawyers and advisers have been scrambling to refine and vet a list of potential replacements.
# obama - Friday 12 February, 2016
Weldon Angelos was convicted in Utah in 2004 for dealing small amounts of marijuana and possession of firearms.
# obama - Wednesday 13 January, 2016
Obama took on the Republicans for talking up the threat posed by Islamic State.
# obama - Saturday 9 January, 2016
The man arrested over the plot told agents he was ‘Jesus Christ’.
# obama - Tuesday 5 January, 2016
Republican politicians and commentators have been lining up to criticise Obama for his emotional gun control announcement.
The US President became emotional as he remembered 20 elementary school children shot dead three years ago in Newtown, Connecticut.
# obama - Sunday 3 January, 2016
Republicans aren’t so keen on the President’s plans.