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  • Biden evacuated from beach house after small plane enters airspace

    Biden evacuated from beach house after small plane enters airspace

    US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden were briefly evacuated from their beach house on Rehoboth Beach in the state of Delaware after a small plane entered the restricted airspace nearby. 

    June 5, 2022
  • US committed to making partnership with India closest it has on earth, Biden tells Modi

    US committed to making partnership with India closest it has on earth, Biden tells Modi

    Meeting on the margins of the Quad Summit in Tokyo, the two leaders discussed a range of bilateral issues as well as global developments. They exchanged views on regional issues of mutual interest including South Asia and the Indo-Pacific region, reaffirming their shared vision for a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region.

    May 24, 2022
  • PM to discuss regional & contemporary global developments with Pres. Biden

    PM to discuss regional & contemporary global developments with Pres. Biden

    In a statement ahead of his 23-24 May visit to Japan, he said he would also discuss with President Biden the steps for further consolidation of multi-faceted relations between the two countries.

    May 22, 2022
  • India-US are natural partners, Modi tells Biden

    India-US are natural partners, Modi tells Biden

    He also informed the US President that he had suggested to Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold direct talks with Ukraine President to bring an end to the war

    April 11, 2022
  • Biden hails Modi’s humanitarian support in Ukraine

    Biden hails Modi’s humanitarian support in Ukraine

    U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday held a virtual meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and welcomed India's humanitarian support for the people of Ukraine

    April 11, 2022
  • Ukraine situation worrying: PM Modi to Biden

    Ukraine situation worrying: PM Modi to Biden

    The virtual meet coincides with the maiden India-US 2+2 dialogue under the Biden administration

    April 11, 2022
  • Biden’s diplomacy

    Biden’s diplomacy

    President Biden’s trip to Poland will come a day after he meets in Brussels with Nato allies, leaders of G7 and the European Union to discuss international efforts to support allies in war-ravaged Ukraine.

    March 24, 2022
  • Biden to warn Xi of ‘costs’ if China rescues Russia

    Biden to warn Xi of ‘costs’ if China rescues Russia

    The two leaders' first phone call since a video summit in November 2021 will be a chance to air differences as the US spearheads an unprecedented pressure campaign on Russia, placing China in a geopolitical bind.

    March 18, 2022
  • Further tightening

    Further tightening

    President Biden’s plan envisages a ban on US investment in Russia beyond the energy sector. Furthermore, G7 will block Russia's access to funds from the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. “But these are not the last steps we are taking,” he warned. The economic blight is bound to hit Russia hard.

    March 14, 2022
  • Fuel reprisal

    Fuel reprisal

    Biden has pledged to do what he could to minimize the impact of Tuesday’s decision on gas prices, yet he did not specify whether the United States would try to import oil from other countries that have been impacted by sanctions, notably Venezuela and Iran.

    March 11, 2022
  • Biden announces closure of US airspace to Russian planes

    Biden announces closure of US airspace to Russian planes

    Biden made the announcement on Tuesday while delivering his State of the Union address, the first of his presidency, to a joint session of Congress, Xinhua news agency reported.

    March 2, 2022
  • Biden-Putin summit not in the plans anymore: WH

    Biden-Putin summit not in the plans anymore: WH

    The Press Secretary's remarks come after Biden Biden announced earlier on Tuesday the first round of tougher sanctions against Russian banks, oligarchs and others, with plans to escalate sanctions if Moscow advances its invasion.

    February 23, 2022
  • Biden accepts ‘in principle’ meeting with Putin: White House

    Biden accepts ‘in principle’ meeting with Putin: White House

    The Press Secretary said the summit would happen after a meeting between US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov later this week, provided that Moscow "does not proceed with military action".

    February 21, 2022
  • Biden to talk about Ukraine with G7 leaders this week: White House

    Biden to talk about Ukraine with G7 leaders this week: White House

    The German government announced this past Friday that German Chancellor Olaf Scholz was going to hold a virtual meeting of G7 leaders on February 24, to prepare for the G7 summit, which will be held on June 26-28 in Bavaria.

    February 21, 2022
  • Biden’s India envoy pick should be charged with perjury: Ex-Spokeswoman

    Biden’s India envoy pick should be charged with perjury: Ex-Spokeswoman

    "The Mayor stands by his testimony unequivocally, and more than a dozen witnesses have testified under oath that he was never made aware of any improper behaviour."

    February 18, 2022
  • More of the same?

    More of the same?

    Scholars such as Mr Bader quote opinion polls to assert that Democrats do not have a visceral dislike of China which Republicans do and argue that in taking an uncompromising stand, President Biden is guilty of continuing to pursue a Trump-era policy under the guise of bi-partisanship at the expense of grassroots Democratic views.

    January 31, 2022
  • Legislative setback

    Legislative setback

    The proposed change of rules was rejected 52- 48, notably with Manchin and Sinema joining the Republicans in Opposition. Thursday’s night-long voting has for now brought an end to legislation that was a top Democratic priority ever since the party assumed control of Congress and the White House. Indeed, this has made the setback seem still more astonishing.

    January 23, 2022