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Obama warns US, partners mulling ‘consequences’ for Iran (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama warned Thursday that the United States and its partners were working on a package of steps to show Iran the “consequences” of its decision to snub a nuclear deal with world powers.

On last day in Asia, Obama sets N.Korea talks date (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama announced Thursday a US envoy would visit North Korea early next month, as he joined South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak in urging the communist state back to nuclear talks.

Obama warns Iran of consequences over nuclear standoff (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. President Barack Obama issued a strong warning to Iran on Thursday of consequences of its failure to respond to the offer of a nuclear deal and could have a package of steps to take “within weeks.”

Obama says talks under way on Iran sanctions (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama said Thursday the United States has begun talking with allies about fresh punishment against Iran for defying efforts to halt its nuclear weapons pursuits.

Obama to send envoy to North Korea (CNN)

U.S. President Barack Obama, meeting with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak in Seoul on Thursday, said he will send envoy Stephen Bosworth to North Korea next month for bilateral talks on dismantling Pyongyang’s nuclear program.

Obama ends Asia tour with talks on North Korea (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. President Barack Obama will discuss luring North Korea back to nuclear talks and finishing by next year a long-delayed trade pact with Seoul in talks with President Lee Myung-bak on Thursday at the end of his Asian tour.

Obama to end Asia tour with talks on North Korea (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. President Barack Obama will discuss luring a reluctant North Korea back to nuclear dealings and a long-delayed trade pact with Seoul in talks with President Lee Myung-bak on Thursday at the end of his Asian tour.

Obama promises public support if troops sent off (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nearing a decision on sending more troops off to war, President Barack Obama told a military audience Thursday that he will not dispatch them into conflict without proper support — including the backing of the American people.

Obama to discuss ‘balanced’ growth plan with APEC leaders (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama said Thursday he would discuss the need for a “balanced” growth strategy with Asia-Pacific leaders at a weekend summit in Singapore in a bid to hasten economic recovery.

Obama embarks on debut Asia mission (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Barack Obama embarked Thursday on his first tour of Asia as US president, bound for Japan before later stops in Singapore, China and South Korea on a week-long trip.