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Biden announces additional $800mn in aid to Ukraine

Biden announces additional $800mn in aid to Ukraine

🕔06:50, 14.Apr 2022

US President Joe Biden has said his administration will provide Ukraine with an additional $800 million worth of military aid due to what Washington anticipated to be a “wider assault” by Russia in eastern Ukraine. Washington, April 14 (IANS) US President

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Modi, Biden discuss Ukraine during virtual meet

Modi, Biden discuss Ukraine during virtual meet

🕔07:45, 12.Apr 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden discussed Ukraine during the virtual meet on Monday. New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden discussed Ukraine during the virtual meet on Monday. The two

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Biden to hold virtual summit with Modi on Monday: White House

Biden to hold virtual summit with Modi on Monday: White House

🕔06:47, 11.Apr 2022

US President Joe Biden will discuss with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the Russian invasion of Ukraine when they hold a virtual summit just before the diplomatic and defence leaders of the two countries meet for their 2+2 meeting, the White

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Amid Ukraine war, Biden to travel to Poland

Amid Ukraine war, Biden to travel to Poland

🕔10:19, 21.Mar 2022

As Russia’s war on Ukraine is nearing a month, US President Joe Biden will embark on a visit to Poland this week after his scheduled meetings with NATO and European Union (EU) allies in Belgium, White House Press Secretary Jen

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UAE, Saudi Arabia refuse to take calls from White House on oil prices

UAE, Saudi Arabia refuse to take calls from White House on oil prices

🕔15:40, 9.Mar 2022

The White House unsuccessfully tried to arrange calls between President Biden and the de facto leaders of Saudi Arabia and the UAE as the US was working to build international support for Ukraine and contain a surge in oil prices,

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Biden announces closure of US airspace to Russian planes

Biden announces closure of US airspace to Russian planes

🕔11:35, 2.Mar 2022

Washington, March 2 (IANS) President Joe Biden has announced that the US will close its airspace to all Russian planes in response to Moscow’s ongoing military operations in Ukraine. Biden made the announcement on Tuesday while delivering his State of the

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Biden imposes sanctions as Russia begins ‘invasion of Ukraine’

Biden imposes sanctions as Russia begins ‘invasion of Ukraine’

🕔10:32, 23.Feb 2022

Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) In response to Russia declaring the two rebel regions of Ukraine as independent states, US President Joe Biden has imposed tough new sanctions on Moscow in the wake of what he called “the beginning of a Russian

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Biden to issue order after Russia recognises independence of Ukraine’s breakaway territories

Biden to issue order after Russia recognises independence of Ukraine’s breakaway territories

🕔10:22, 22.Feb 2022

White House press secretary Jen Psaki has said that US President Joe Biden will soon sign an executive order banning Americans from doing business in the two Ukrainian regions that Russia has recognised as independent states. Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) White

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US Indo-Pacific strategy to back India’s ‘rise, regional leadership’ in countering China

US Indo-Pacific strategy to back India’s ‘rise, regional leadership’ in countering China

🕔11:20, 12.Feb 2022

US President Joe Biden’s administration has outlined its Indo-Pacific strategy that would “support Indias continued rise and regional leadership”, as Washington seeks to counter China’s attempts at global domination. New York, Feb 12 (IANS) US President Joe Biden’s administration has outlined

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Biden signs short-term funding bill to avert govt shutdown

Biden signs short-term funding bill to avert govt shutdown

🕔07:48, 4.Dec 2021

Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) The US President Joe Biden has signed a short-term funding bill that will keep the federal government running through February 18, 2022, avoiding a looming partial shutdown. “Funding the government isn’t a great achievement. It’s a bare

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US govt proceeds with Covid-19 vaccine mandate amid challenges

US govt proceeds with Covid-19 vaccine mandate amid challenges

🕔12:31, 3.Nov 2021

New York, Nov 3 (IANS) The US government is reportedly scheduled to release later this week its Covid-19 vaccine mandate for private-sector businesses with 100 or more employees, which is expected to face challenges and resistance. On Monday, the government issued

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Mexico, US agree to reopen border in November

Mexico, US agree to reopen border in November

🕔05:31, 14.Oct 2021

Mexico City, Oct 14 (IANS) The governments of Mexico and the US agreed to reopen their common border in November, following vaccination progress against Covid-19, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced on Wednesday. “The northern border will be opened. We

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US Senate approves short-term spending bill as govt shutdown deadline looms

US Senate approves short-term spending bill as govt shutdown deadline looms

🕔11:22, 1.Oct 2021

Washington, Oct 1  The US Senate on Thursday passed a short-term spending bill to avert shutdown as government funding is set to expire in just a few hours, sending the bill to the House of Representatives for approval. By a

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Biden admin prepares for possible govt shutdown

Biden admin prepares for possible govt shutdown

🕔21:39, 24.Sep 2021

Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) The Joe Biden administration is preparing for a possible government shutdown in the event that current funding runs out on September 30, White House press secretary Jen Psaki has said. “It’s consistent with longstanding practice across many

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US, UK, Australia announce new security partnership

US, UK, Australia announce new security partnership

🕔19:48, 16.Sep 2021

Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The US, the UK, and Australia have announced the creation of a new trilateral security partnership. US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison made the announcement during a virtual

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Biden orders companies to require vaccination for employees

Biden orders companies to require vaccination for employees

🕔12:24, 10.Sep 2021

New York, Sep 10  Declaring that “our patience is wearing thin” with the resistance to vaccination against Covid-19, US President Joe Biden has ordered companies with at least 100 workers to get them all inoculated or test the hold-outs weekly.

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Biden, Israeli PM discuss Iranian nuclear issue, security ties

Biden, Israeli PM discuss Iranian nuclear issue, security ties

🕔11:22, 28.Aug 2021

Washington, Aug 28  US President Joe Biden has discussed the Iranian nuclear issue and bilateral security ties with visiting Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. Biden was supposed to meet with Bennett on Thursday, while the White House rescheduled it to

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Biden rejects new Republican offer, to continue infrastructure talks next week

Biden rejects new Republican offer, to continue infrastructure talks next week

🕔10:45, 5.Jun 2021

Washington, June 5  US President Joe Biden on Friday rejected a new Republican infrastructure counteroffer, but will continue talks with Republicans next week. During a phone call with the president Friday, Senator Shelley Moore Capito, the top Republican negotiator, proposed

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H1B on backburner as Biden focuses on 470,000 pending US immigrant visa cases

H1B on backburner as Biden focuses on 470,000 pending US immigrant visa cases

🕔10:38, 2.Mar 2021

New York, March 2 Processing of non immigrant visas, including H1B cases are taking a backseat for now as the Joe Biden administration turns its attention to more than 470,000 immigrant visa cases currently pending in US consulates across the

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Blinken indicates US to continue backing India against China incursions

Blinken indicates US to continue backing India against China incursions

🕔15:14, 20.Jan 2021

New York, Jan 20  Anthony Blinken, who is President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to be the secretary of state has indicated that the US would continue to back India against challenges to its sovereignty from China and work with it in

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