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Joe Biden looks to ease EU trade tensions ahead of Vladimir Putin summit

June 15, 2021 2:55 pm

The president has sought to marshal widespread European support for his efforts to counter Russia prior to his Wednesday meeting in Geneva with Putin.

In Congress, Republicans shrug at warnings of democracy in peril

June 15, 2021 12:15 pm

Republicans who have boasted of their intention to carry guns everywhere from bringing weaponry to the floor. Democrats regard their Republican colleagues with suspicion, believing that some of them collaborated with the rioters on Jan. 6.

Vatican warns US bishops: Don’t deny Biden communion over abortion

June 15, 2021 10:39 am

The pope, who has explicitly identified the United States as the source of opposition to his pontificate, preached this month that communion 'is not the reward of saints, but the bread of sinners.'

US Senate confirms Joe Biden appointee seen as Supreme Court contender

June 15, 2021 10:25 am

Joe Biden nominated Jackson, a Washington-based US district judge, to the DC Circuit to replace Attorney General Merrick Garland on the bench.

Biden says Republican Party numbers 'vastly diminished' under Trump

June 15, 2021 9:45 am

Democrats narrowly control both houses of Congress, and 23 US states have Democratic governors, compared to 27 led by Republicans.

US, Canada set to discuss lifting of border restrictions -report

June 15, 2021 9:24 am

US and Canadian business leaders have voiced increasing concern about the ban on non-essential travel at land borders because of COVID-19 that was imposed in March 2020 and has been renewed on a monthly basis since.

NATO summit: Putin likens Russian crackdown to arresting Capitol rioters; Biden calls him a 'worthy adversary'

June 15, 2021 8:30 am

Putin is likely to come under strong criticism from Biden at their meeting in Geneva for moves against his political opponents in Russia, particularly the imprisonment of opposition leader Alexei Navalny

NATO to toughen G7 message on China despite Beijing's cries of 'slander'

June 14, 2021 2:04 pm

Monday's NATO summit aims to show President Joe Biden that the alliance remains a central support for US efforts to uphold peace and democracy around the world, including standing up to China.

Joe Biden at NATO: Ready to talk China, Russia and soothe allies

June 14, 2021 12:28 pm

Joe Biden will use his time at the summit to underscore the U.S. commitment to Article 5 of the alliance charter, which spells out that an attack on one member is an attack on all and is to be met with a collective response.

Caution on Iran nuclear deal as G7 leaders vow to stop bomb

June 14, 2021 7:59 am

Iranian envoys held another round of negotiations with international delegations in Vienna a day after EU coordinators suggested that differences over the 2015 accord limiting Iran's nuclear activities had narrowed further.


North Korea test-fires ballistic missiles in message to US, Biden says no 'new wrinkle in what they did'

March 25, 2021 8:31 pm

The missile launch is viewed as a demonstration of North Korea’s military strength by Kim Jong Un to pressure Washington into negotiations that are being stalled after Joe Biden took office in January.

US-Mexico border crisis: Migrants believe they are safe in Biden's America

March 18, 2021 7:33 pm

Since Biden's inauguration, the country has seen a dramatic spike in the number of people encountered by border officials, with 18,945 family members and 9,297 unaccompanied children encountered in February.

From Lady Gaga to Michelle Obama: Who wore what on Inauguration Day

January 21, 2021 12:22 pm

Check out the fashionable side of the historic inauguration day!

President Joe Biden takes charge of the United States of America

January 21, 2021 9:19 am

Chief Justice John Roberts will administer the oath of office to 78-year-old Biden just after the clock strikes 12 (local time) at the West Front of the Capitol - the traditional location for presidential inaugural ceremonies.

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris: A new hope

November 08, 2020 9:22 am

After over three days of uncertainty, with a record surge in mail-in ballots, Joe Biden clinched the presidency with a projected win in the battleground state of Pennsylvania.

World waits nervously for US election result

November 05, 2020 8:31 pm

The guessing game of trying to figure out whether — and how — President Donald Trump or challenger Joe Biden would end up in the White House quickly turned global.

On campaign trail of the next US President

November 02, 2020 4:06 pm

As campaigning draws to a close in the US, we look at some of the best pictures from the rallies of President Donald Trump and his contender Joe Biden.

Early voting surges ahead of 2020 US Presidential election

October 20, 2020 6:30 pm

Early voting is likely to ramp up this week as more states open up voting centers for those who want to avoid possible coronavirus exposure at crowded Election Day polling sites.

US Elections 2020: Kamala Harris accepts VP nomination at DNC

August 20, 2020 1:40 pm

Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris was nominated the Democratic Party's candidate for the US vice-president, becoming the first-ever American of Indian and African descent to be selected by a major party for the top post.

Kamala Harris: Some throwback photos from her childhood

August 12, 2020 10:31 pm

Kamala Harris' selection is historic in many senses. It also marks the first time an Asian American would be on the presidential ticket.