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  • US House approves short-term debt limit hike to avert default

    US House approves short-term debt limit hike to avert default

    US Treasury Department began using "extraordinary measures" to continue to finance the government on a temporary basis.

    October 13, 2021
  • Biden urges businesses to implement vaccine mandates amid pushback

    Biden urges businesses to implement vaccine mandates amid pushback

    Biden, who prioritized handling the pandemic after assuming office, announced in September sweeping new federal vaccine requirements for as many as 100 million Americans.

    October 8, 2021
  • Joe Biden says he and Xi Jinping agreed to abide by Taiwan agreement

    Joe Biden says he and Xi Jinping agreed to abide by Taiwan agreement

    Beijing claims full sovereignty over Taiwan, a democracy of almost 24 million people located off the southeastern coast of mainland China.

    October 6, 2021
  • Biden has no plans to call Imran Khan soon: Spokesperson

    Biden has no plans to call Imran Khan soon: Spokesperson

    Psaki said on Monday: "I don't have anything to predict at this point in time."

    September 28, 2021
  • Modi returns to India with 157 artifacts and antiquities handed over to him by the US

    Modi returns to India with 157 artifacts and antiquities handed over to him by the US

    The artifacts and antiquities were handed over to Prime Minister Modi by the US president Joe Biden following a long process of identification and authentication being carried out by India's Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) preceding their final hand over.

    September 26, 2021
  • That sinking feeling from Down Under

    That sinking feeling from Down Under

    China imported $100 billion in 2020 from Australia, with the latter earning a trade and service surplus of $55.5 billion.

    September 26, 2021
  • BJP expresses satisfaction over PM Modi’s talks with Prez Biden and heads of top American companies

    BJP expresses satisfaction over PM Modi’s talks with Prez Biden and heads of top American companies

    "In the past seven years despite the changes in ruling parties or the Presidents, the relationship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the US government and the presidents have always remained strong, and India has always emphatically raised its issues with the American government," BJP national spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi and party's foreign affairs department head Vijay Chauthaiwale in a joint statement said on Friday.

    September 25, 2021
  • Cousin Biden? President reminiscences about possible Indian relative

    Cousin Biden? President reminiscences about possible Indian relative

    "Are we related," Biden jokingly asked Modi based on a relative who had gone to India and settled in Mumbai after Modi told him that he brought along documents about the possible relative.

    September 25, 2021
  • Modi: Quad will bring peace and prosperity to Indo-Pacific, world

    Modi: Quad will bring peace and prosperity to Indo-Pacific, world

    The Prime Minister said, "I am confident that our Quad assistance in the Indo-Pacific and in the world will bring peace and prosperity." in his first in-person summit with US president Joe Biden, and Prime Ministers Yoshihide Suga of Japan, and Scott Morrison of Australia.

    September 25, 2021
  • I am not Donald Trump: Biden assures UNGA

    I am not Donald Trump: Biden assures UNGA

    If Trump despised Anthony Fauci and the science gang, Biden was, quite rightly, wide awake to how Covid-19 had changed "the world and America" forever in his debut address to UNGA.

    September 22, 2021
  • Trump was absent at the official 9/11 memorial ceremonies

    Trump was absent at the official 9/11 memorial ceremonies

    Trump, instead of appearing at the ceremonies, travelled several blocks from his Trump Tower building in Manhattan to the 17th police precinct and the neighbouring fire station in New York City.

    September 12, 2021
  • Xi, Biden hold ‘broad, strategic discussion’

    Xi, Biden hold ‘broad, strategic discussion’

    In a statement, the White House said that during the phone call, which was the second since Biden took office in January, they discussed "areas where our interests converge and areas where our interests, values, and perspectives diverge".

    September 10, 2021
  • Mexican President writes to Biden on undocumented migrants

    Mexican President writes to Biden on undocumented migrants

    In the letter, Lopez Obrador highlighted "the need for a new approach to the phenomenon of Central American migration", saying that he is "in favor of an approach that prioritises development and opportunities" in regions that are the source of mass migration.

    September 10, 2021
  • Biden pays respects to US troops killed in Afghanistan

    Biden pays respects to US troops killed in Afghanistan

    Biden became the fourth commander in chief over two decades of war to stand at attention at Dover Air Force Base as the remains of the fallen from Afghanistan returned home.

    August 30, 2021
  • Monumental betrayal

    Monumental betrayal

    If Russia’s takeover in 1978 to implement revolutionary social and economic policies by a Communist regime was a disaster, no less was its withdrawal in 1989 that not only set in motion a period of civil war and destroyed the formal state structure but also gave rise to the Taliban and their reactionary Islamist regime; but how is American occupation different, now when all its pretension to moral grandstanding wears off?

    August 25, 2021
  • Covid-19 origin probe: No definitive conclusion by US intelligence

    Covid-19 origin probe: No definitive conclusion by US intelligence

    The report also underscores the importance of inducing China to share lab records, genomic samples, and other data that could provide further illumination on the origins of the virus, which has killed more than four million people worldwide, current and former officials said.

    August 25, 2021
  • What next?

    What next?

    But the issue for President Joe Biden is how his Administration can signal to the world that the US’ perceived lack of resolution in staying the course is just that, a perception, and does not signify an elemental weakness in American policymaking.

    August 24, 2021