Spotlight of blame shifts away from African generals, oligarchs and corrupt dictators, toward rich countries, whose banks, real estate brokers have been benefactors of stolen wealth of nations
One area of special concern for Obama is treatment of Rohingya people, a mostly Muslim group that is denied citizenship, faces wide range of other restrictions.
Endorsement seen as an achievement for Beijing, which has been pushing the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific, or FTAAP, over a US-led alternative.
Bilateral relations have been strained largely because of Beijing's suspicions that US wants to contain China’s growth.
Obama says there was no question among members that NATO has a critical role to play in degrading and eventually defeating Islamic State.
President says American planes have dropped emergency supplies to Iraqis threatened by extremists; authorizes 'targeted air strikes'.
White House describes as a provocative act China's decision to put an oil rig in waters claimed by Vietnam.
During historic first meeting, which lasted nearly an hour, president invited Pope Francis to visit White House.