Tag: Joe Biden

china: China draws up list of 100 instances of US “interference” in Hong Kong

China on Friday listed more than 100 instances of what it said was U.S. interference in Hong Kong affairs, including President Joe Biden‘s show of...

US believes in UN, its value: Biden tells Guterres

The US believes in the United Nations and its value, President Joe Biden has told UN chief Antonio Guterres, underlining that the strong bonds between...

Jobless Americans will have few options as benefits expire

Millions of jobless Americans lost their unemployment benefits on Monday, leaving only a handful of economic support programs for those who are still being hit...

afghanistan: China trying to take over Bagram air force base, use Pakistan against India: Nikki Haley

The US needs to closely watch China as it might try to take over the Bagram air force base in Afghanistan following the Taliban‘s takeover...

taliban: Family: Taliban kills Afghan folk singer in restive province

A Taliban fighter shot dead an Afghan folk singer in a restive mountain province under unclear circumstances, his family said Sunday. The killing reignited concerns...

taliban: All in or all out: Were Biden’s options limited by Trump’s Taliban deal?

As the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan capping an ill-fated 20-year war has turned uglier and deadlier in recent days, President Joe Biden has stood...

taliban: UK warns of ‘imminent’ terrorist attack at Kabul airport

Britain on Thursday warned that there was a “very credible” report of an “imminent” terrorist attack by the Islamic State militants targeting those gathering at...

Digital taxation proposal: Why it’s complicated and not good for India

The July 1 proposal by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) for digital taxation isn’t good news for India, or for countries of...

Situation at Kabul airport ‘incredibly volatile’: Antony Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday described as “incredibly volatile” the situation at the overcrowded Kabul airport where many people have died as...

americans in kabul: Biden pledges to Americans in Kabul: ‘We will get you home’

President Joe Biden pledged to Americans still trapped in Afghanistan: “We will get you home.” Biden’s comments at a White House news conference Friday come...

US to start offering COVID-19 vaccine booster doses in September

The U.S. government said on Wednesday it plans to make COVID-19 vaccine booster shots widely available to all Americans starting on Sept. 20 as infections...

Bush to Biden: How 4 US Presidents failed to stop Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan

(This story originally appeared in on Aug 15, 2021) NEW DELHI: Nearly twenty years after losing its grip on power, the Taliban is now within...

US President Joe Biden imposes sanctions against Belarus’ Lukashenko regime

President Joe Biden on Monday said the United States is levying new sanctions against Belarus, marking the one-year anniversary of Alexander Lukashenko‘s election as president...

China’s July exports, imports rise, but growth slows

China’s imports and exports rose by double digits in July but growth slowed as global efforts to control the coronavirus’ more contagious delta variant weighed...

View: Antony Blinken’s message from New Delhi to the Taliban was strong and purposeful

Antony Blinken’s first visit to India as secretary of State may have been short in duration, but it was long on delivery. Forward movement was...

More than 110M COVID vaccines sent to 60 countries, US says

The White House says the U.S. has donated and shipped more than 110 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to more than 60 countries, ranging from Afghanistan...

Senate work on infrastructure plan slides into Saturday

WASHINGTON — Senators are returning to the Capitol for a rare Saturday session as they try to make further progress on a roughly $1 trillion...

View: India’s future as big power lies in tech

The Trump years weren’t really bad years where India was concerned. He took a wrecking ball to most relationships – he divided America, left Europe...

Biden To Allow Eviction Moratorium To Expire Saturday

BOSTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday announced it will allow a nationwide ban on evictions to expire Saturday, arguing that its hands are...

United States, Russia hold ‘professional’ arms talks despite tensions

Senior diplomats from the United States and Russia held what the State Department described as “substantive and professional” talks on arms control and other strategic...

As tensions rise, can China and United States succeed in even talking?

As America’s second most senior diplomat met her Chinese counterpart this week to reassure Beijing that the United States did not seek confrontation, the People’s...

A Covid-weary world is facing a distressing reality check

Just a few weeks ago, much of the world seemed poised to leave Covid behind. U.S. President Joe Biden declared the U.S. close to independence...

Biden Weighs Vaccine Mandate for Federal Employees

By Ernie Mundell and Robin FosterHealthDay Reporters WEDNESDAY, July 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — President Joe Biden is considering a mandate that...

Unlikely partners Pelosi and Cheney team up for Jan. 6 probe

WASHINGTON — When Nancy Pelosi raised a glass to Liz Cheney, it was the most unlikely of toasts. Democratic lawmakers and the Republican congresswoman were...

Taming the virus: Is a patent waiver on COVID vaccines the best option for the world?

Despite Joe Biden’s support for India’s and South Africa’s demand for a waiver of four different kinds of intellectual property (IP) related to Covid-19 treatments...