Tag: US President Obama

Obama honours African American experience on 50th anniversary of the marches from Selma to Montgomery

Newsroom24x7 Desk “If the worst in American life lurked in [Selma’s] dark streets, the best of American instincts arose passionately from across the nation to overcome it.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., March 25, 1965   Washington DC: This Sunday, US President Obama joined thousands of Americans at the foot of the Edmund Pettus

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Obama’s budget request for 2016: Critical investments in diplomacy and development

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb. 3: US President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget requests that include critical investments in diplomacy and development to “secure peace and stability for the American people, strengthen the U.S. economy and global markets, and support U.S. citizens and diplomatic and development presence overseas. Two weeks ago, in his State

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