Sunday, February 5, 2023

Biden

Ahead of US Midterms, Biden, Trump target key battlegrounds

They have been shadowboxing at separate campaign stops across the United States for weeks but the Democratic and Republican leaders find themselves on the same battlefield Saturday as they make closing pitches in Pennsylvania for next week’s midterm election.President...

Twitter spews ‘lies all across the world’, Biden slams Musk

US President Joe Biden has slammed Elon Musk for acquiring Twitter, saying the micro-blogging platform spews "lies all across the world", Biden made these comments during a fundraising event for Illinois Democratic Representatives Lauren Underwood and Sean Casten, reports Fox...

Biden, Trump not on ballot, but their long shadows loom over candidates

Lurking behind the campaign issues in the November 8 US midterm elections is a referendum on President Joe Biden and his predecessor Donald Trump who are not on the ballot but hover ominously over their parties. Reflecting the country's polarisation,...

Hindu-American Tulsi Gabbard compares Biden to Hitler

Fresh off announcing her departure from the Democratic Party, Tulsi Gabbard, who was the first Hindu member of the US Congress, compared President Joe Biden to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. She made the remarks during her first weekend on the...

At UNGA, Biden to present ideas for expanding Security Council membership

At next week's high-level UN General Assembly (UNGA) meeting, US President Joe Biden will present ideas for moving forward the Security Council reform process that includes expanding it, according to Washington's Permanent Representative Linda Thomas-Greenfield. Giving a basic outline of...

Biden says slavery ‘America’s original sin’

Slavery is "America's original sin," U.S. President Joe Biden said in a statement. "More than 400 years ago, twenty enslaved Africans were forcibly brought to the shores of what would become the United States," Biden said in the statement on...

US promises more Ukraine aid, Biden announces veteran envoy

Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Monday after a secrecy-shrouded visit to Kyiv that Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskyy is committed to winning his country’s fight against Russia and that the United States will help...

Modi, Biden discuss Ukraine during virtual meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden discussed Ukraine during the virtual meet on Monday.The two leaders had an extensive exchange of views on several regional and global issues, such as the Covid-19 pandemic, global economic recovery,...

Biden calls for ‘wartime trial’ over Bucha killings

US President Joe Biden has called for a "wartime trial" against Russia over the alleged civilian killings in the Ukrainian city of Bucha, where a mass grave has been found with more than 300 bodies. Addressing the media on Monday,...

Zelenskyy pleads for aid as Biden, allies begin summits

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for “military assistance without limitations” as he addressed an emergency NATO summit on Thursday, the first of three urgent meetings US President Joe Biden and world leaders are holding in response to the Russian...