Obama: World credibility on line

Barack Obama has warned the credibility of the US and the international community is on the line over their response to Syria's alleged gas attack. The Senate foreign relations panel has backed Obama's plans but it still needs Congressional approval

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Obama to hold meetings with China and France at G20

US President Barack Obama will hold bilateral meetings with Chinese premier Xi Jinping and French President Francois Hollande on the sidelines of the forthcoming G20 meeting, a White House official has told Reuters.

There are no plans for a formal bilateral meeting between Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the official said, noting the two presidents may speak "on the margins" of meetings held during the summit.

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