Tag Archives: Joe Biden

  • Stressing diplomacy, Biden says not seeking conflict with China, Russia

    US President Joe Biden said Wednesday he was not seeking conflict with China or Russia as he put a renewed focus on diplomacy in his first address to Congress. ...

  • US ties with Russia, China sink as Biden toes tough lines

    US relations with its two biggest geo-political rivals are facing severe tests as President Joe Biden tries to assert America’s place in the world and distinguish himself from his predecessor. ...

  • Kim Jong-un’s sister sends warning to Biden

    The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sent an eerie message to the United States on Tuesday, as Biden administration officials arrive for high-level talks in Japan and South Korea. ...

  • US House clears Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid plan, heads to Senate

    The US House passed an enormous, $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday, hailed by Democrats as a critical step in funneling new funding toward vaccinations, overburdened local governments, and millions of families. ...

  • Biden CIA nominee Burns to focus on ‘authoritarian adversary’ China

    President Joe Biden’s nominee to be director of the CIA, William Burns, told a Senate committee on Wednesday that he saw competition with China - and countering its “adversarial, predatory” leadership - as the key to US national security. ...

  • Biden declares ‘America is back’ in welcome words to allies

    President Joe Biden in his first address before a global audience declared that “America is back, the transatlantic alliance is back,” after four years of a Trump administration that flaunted a foreign policy through an “America First" lens ...

  • Biden says China to face repercussions on human rights

    China will pay a price for its human rights abuses, US President Joe Biden warned on Tuesday, responding to queries at a televised event on the Asian nation’s handling of Muslim minorities in its far western region of Xinjiang. ...

  • Biden administration plans to continue to seek extradition of WikiLeaks’ Assange

    President Joe Biden’s administration plans to continue to seek to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from the United Kingdom to the United States to face hacking conspiracy charges, the US Justice Department said. ...

  • Dalai Lama congratulates US President Joe Biden

    Congratulating Joe Biden for assuming office as the new US President, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama expressed gratitude for his support for Tibet, and appreciated him for rejoining the Paris climate accord. ...

  • Biden rolls back Trump policies on wall, climate, health, Muslims

    US President Joe Biden signed 15 executive actions shortly after being sworn on Wednesday, undoing policies put in place by his Republican predecessor, Donald Trump, and making his first moves on the pandemic and climate change. ...