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Pyongyang accuses Joe Biden of pursuing hostile policy towards North Korea

North Korea hit out at the Biden administration as it prepares to unveil its strategy for dealing with Pyongyang and its nuclear programme. Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Friday that a review of US policy had been completed and suggested Mr Biden had learned from the experience of the previous four administrations who have tried, […]

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Biden cancels Trump’s border wall project that was using military funds for construction

The Biden administration on Friday said it was cancelling the construction of parts of former President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico that were being built using military funds, with the unused money being returned to the military. Trump declared a national emergency in 2019 in an effort to redirect funding to build a wall […]

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Biden pledges to half America’s fossil fuel emissions by 2030

US President Joe Biden opened a global climate summit with a pledge to cut at least in half the climate-wrecking coal and petroleum fumes that the United States pumps out, a commitment he hopes will spur China and other big polluters to speed up efforts of their own. The commitment is to cut US fossil […]

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United States imposes sanctions on Russia over cyber-attacks, election interference

The United States of America imposed fresh wave sanctions against Russia for cyber-attacks and other hostile acts. According to Thursday’s White House statement, the new sanctions show the US “will impose costs in a strategic and economically impactful manner on Russia” if it continues its “destabilizing international action”. It reaffirms the administration’s view that the […]

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Biden administration clears $23.37 billion arms deal to United Arab Emirates

US President Joe Biden has told Congress it is proceeding with more than $23 billion weapons sales to the United Arab Emirates, including advanced F-35 aircraft, armed drones and other equipment, congressional aides said on Tuesday. State Department spokesperson said the administration would move forward with the proposed sales to the UAE, “even as we […]

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‘Gun Violence Epidemic’: Joe Biden issues order targeting guns

US President Joe Biden issued an order targeting homemade guns, known as “ghost guns” because they are unregistered and untraceable. “Gun violence in this country is an epidemic, and it’s an international embarrassment,” he said on Thursday. The president is enacting new measures through an executive order, meaning he does not need approval from Congress. […]

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Biden withdraws Trump’s sanctions on International Criminal Court officials investigating US and Israel for war crimes

The Biden administration lifted sanctions imposed by former President Donald Trump on officials of the International Criminal Court who are investigating the US and Israel for war crimes in Afghanistan and Palestine. The executive order by President Joe Biden reverses one of the prior administration’s more aggressive moves to target international institutions, although Biden administration […]

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Joe Bidens’ dog involved in second ‘Major’ biting incident at the White House

Joe Bidens’ dog Major has been involved in a second biting incident, just days after returning from training in Delaware for a biting incident at the White House earlier this month. First Lady Jill Biden said that “out of an abundance of caution” the individual who was bitten was seen by the White House medical […]

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Afghanistan: Taliban threatens to begin armed struggle if foreign troops don’t leave by May 1

The Taliban have threatened to resume hostilities against foreign troops in Afghanistan if they did not meet the May 1 deadline to withdraw. If the May 1 deadline was not met, the Taliban would be “compelled to … continue its Jihad and armed struggle against foreign forces to liberate its country”, the group said in […]

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Biden Administration: New pictures show US border facility crowded with migrant children

The immigration policy of United States President Joe Biden has draw criticism on Monday after a series of pictures emerged of a crowded detention facility housing migrant children. Representative Henry Cuellar, a Democrat from Texas whose district is on the US-Mexico border, made the pictures public on Monday. The photos show migrant children, who had […]

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‘It’s very windy’: Joe Biden falls multiple times on his way up the stairs of Air Force One

The US president managed to fall not once, not twice but three times on his way up a staircase to the Air Force One presidential aircraft on Friday. A White House spokesperson blamed windy weather. The triple stumble came as Biden, at 78 the oldest person ever elected US president, was departing for Atlanta from […]

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“I didn’t banish him”: Joe Biden on Major’s exit from the White House

President Joe Biden said his rescue dog, a German Shepherd named Major, is being trained after an incident last week but has not been banished from the White House, adding the pet is still adjusting to life there surrounded by strangers. “Major did not bite someone and penetrate the skin,” Biden told the ABC program […]