Biden Has “No Intentions” To Meet Putin Now: White House

White House said that Putin did now show his willingness to talk with Joe Biden. Jaipur: The White House poured cold water Friday on President Joe Biden’s conditional offer to sit down with President Vladimir Putin, saying he has “no intentions” at present of holding a meeting. “He’s got no intentions to talk to Mr […]

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US President Joe Biden Says He Is Ready To Speak To Putin “If He’s Looking For Way To End War”

Joe Biden said he had no immediate plans to contact Putin but left open the possibility. Washington: US President Joe Biden said Thursday he would be willing to speak to Vladimir Putin for the first time since the Ukraine invasion if the Russian leader truly wants to end the war. Biden was speaking during a […]

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China police out in force after anti-lockdown protests

SHANGHAI: Security services were out in force across China’s major cities Tuesday, which for the time being appeared to have quelled nationwide protests calling for political freedoms and an end to Covid lockdowns. The country’s leadership faced a weekend of protests not seen in decades as anger over unrelenting lockdowns fuelled deep-rooted frustration with its […]

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Joe Biden pardons turkeys ‘Chocolate’ and ‘Chip’ for Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON: Joe Biden on Monday used his powers as US president to pardon two turkeys, sparing them from winding up as the main course during an upcoming Thanksgiving dinner later this week. “I hereby pardon Chocolate and Chip,” Biden said at the pardoning ceremony on the South Lawn, a lighthearted autumn event that has become […]

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PM Modi and US President Biden reviewed India-US ties in meeting in Bali | India News

BALI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden on Tuesday reviewed the state of India-US strategic partnership including in sectors like critical and emerging technologies and artificial intelligence. The two leaders also discussed topical global and regional developments in their meeting that took place on the margins of the G-20 summit in this […]

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Joe Biden Claims There Are “54 States” In US, Remark Shocks Internet

Joe Biden claimed that he campaigned in ’54 states’ US President Joe Biden has once again become the topic of discussion on social media for his gaffe. This time, the 79-year-old claimed that he campaigned in ’54 states’ in 2018 to defend Obamacare. He was delivering a speech at the ‘Pennsylvania Democratic Party Reception’ on […]

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Russia says US lowering ‘nuclear threshold’ with newer bombs in Europe

LONDON: Russia said on Saturday that the accelerated deployment of modernised US B61 tactical nuclear weapons at NATO bases in Europe would lower the “nuclear threshold” and that Russia would take the move into account in its military planning. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has triggered the gravest confrontation between Moscow and the West since the […]

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Joe Biden calls attack on US Speaker Pelosi’s husband ‘despicable’

PHILADELPHIA: US President Joe Biden called Friday’s attack on US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s husband “despicable.” An intruder attacked Paul Pelosi with a hammer, fracturing his skull, after breaking into the couple’s California house in search of her, police said. Addressing a campaign rally in Philadelphia, Biden condemned political violence in the United Statesadding “Enough […]

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India an important manufacturer of vaccines for world: White House | India News

WASHINGTON: India is an important manufacturer of vaccines for the world, the White House said, acknowledging the crucial role the country played in supplying vaccines against Covid-19 globally. “Because of its incredible manufacturing capacity, (India) has been a major exporter of vaccines,” Dr Ashish Jha, White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, told reporters at a news […]

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Court temporarily blocks Biden’s student loan forgiveness

ST. LOUIS: A federal appeals court late Friday issued an administrative stay temporarily blocking President Joe Biden‘s plan to cancel billions of dollars in federal student loans. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals issued the stay while it considers a motion from six Republican-led states to block the loan cancellation program. The stay ordered the […]

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US President Biden knocks UK PM Truss’s economic plan, says not concerned about dollar strength

PORTLAND: United States President Joe Biden on Saturday criticized British Prime Minister Liz Truss‘s original economic plan as a mistake and said he was not concerned about the strength of the soaring U.S. dollar. Truss on Friday fired her finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng and scrapped parts of their economic package after it sparked financial market […]

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United Nations will become ‘irrelevant’ without reforms: Jaishankar | India News

SYDNEY: The United Nations Security Council reforms is like a “hard nut”, but hard nuts can be cracked, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said here on Tuesday as he cautioned that the world body will become “irrelevant” without much-delayed reforms. Jaishankar made the remarks while responding to questions after his address at the Lowy Institute […]

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Florida deaths rise to 47 amid struggle to recover from Ian

FORT MYERS: Rescuers evacuated stunned survivors on a large barrier island cut off by Hurricane Ian and Florida‘s death toll climbed sharply, as hundreds of thousands of people were still sweltering without power days after the monster storm rampaged from the state’s southwestern coast up to the Carolinas. Florida, with nearly four dozen reported dead, […]

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Putin slams West and US for ‘double standards’; cites plundering of India & Africa

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin has reminded the world of the West‘s colonial policy, plundering of India and Africa, slave trade, and the use of nuclear and chemical weapons by the US, as he slammed them for their “utter deceit” and “double standards” on insisting on a rules-based global order. Putin made the remarks during […]

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US President Joe Biden Appears Lost After Speech, Internet Says “This Is Tragic”

Mr Biden was at the office of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Thursday. A day after he called out a Congresswoman who recently died, addressing the lawmaker as if she were still alive, a new video doing the rounds on social media appears to show US President Joe Biden lost after a speech. Mr […]

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Joe Biden: US will never recognize Russian claims on Ukraine

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden pledged on Thursday the United States will never recognize Russia’s claims on Ukraine’s sovereign territory as the United States prepared new sanctions to impose once Moscow annexes new areas of Ukraine. Speaking to Pacific island leaders, Biden denounced referendums that pro-Russian forces conducted in areas of Ukraine as an “absolute sham,” […]

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Nord Stream Gas Leaks: Russia says Nord Stream likely hit by state-backed ‘terrorism’ | World News

MOSCOW/BRUSSELS: Russia said on Thursday that leaks spewing gas into the Baltic Sea from pipelines to Germany appeared to be the result of state-sponsored “terrorism”, as an EU official said the incident had fundamentally changed the nature of the conflict in Ukraine. The European Union is investigating the cause of the leaks in the Gazprom-led […]

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China’s overreaction to Taiwan spells danger to peace Southeast Asia: US envoy

BEIJING: China is endangering peace in Southeast Asia with its “overreaction” to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s visit to TaiwanAmerica’s envoy Nicholas Burns said on Thursday, while reiterating that there is no shift in America’s ‘one-China policy’ as alleged by Beijing. Pelosi visited Taiwan on August 2, becoming the highest-ranking American official in 25 years […]

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“Where’s Jackie?” Joe Biden Asks For Lawmaker Who Died In Crash In August

Jackie Walorski died in a car crash last month President Joe Biden called out a congresswoman, who had recently died, in remarks at a hunger conference she helped organize, addressing the lawmaker as if she were still alive. Biden in his remarks Wednesday at a conference on hunger thanked a bipartisan group of lawmakers who […]

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US VP Kamala Harris condemns ‘disturbing’ Chinese actions

YOKOSUKA: US Vice President Kamala Harris condemned on Wednesday “disturbing” actions by China in the Pacific while pledging to deepen “unofficial ties” with Taiwan, days after the US administration pledged its forces would defend the island. Harris made her remarks on the deck on the USS Howard destroyer during a visit to the largest overseas […]

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