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Saturday, 08 November 2014 - 20:32
Obama heads to Asia fresh from poll drubbing
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Still smarting from his election night mauling, President Barack Obama heads this weekend to China seeking to reassure Asian nations of America's commitment to its much-vaunted pivot to the region.

Assailed on all sides by global crises, from Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria to the conflict in Ukraine and the spread of Ebola, Obama will aim to dispel fears that Washington's attention is increasingly diverted away from Asian issues.

As well as attending a two-day summit of Asian and Pacific leaders which opens on Monday in Beijing, Obama will also hold separate talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday and Wednesday.
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