Friday, June 18, 2021

Joe Biden

Republican lawmakers, led by Trump’s White House doc, want Biden to take cognitive test

They say that Biden’s 'mental decline and forgetfulness have become more apparent over the past 18 months'.

US gets a new federal public holiday – Juneteenth

The date commemorates the true end of slavery in 1865.

Biden and Putin praise first talks while serious differences remain

There was little sign of agreement on human rights, cybersecurity, Ukraine, and the fate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny,

Biden ends EU trade war, renewing transatlantic ties

Freezing trade conflicts with the EU gives both sides more time to focus on mutual concerns such as China.

Queen hosts Bidens for afternoon tea at Windsor Castle

The president said the Queen reminded him of his mother.

Biden to announce mass vaccine donations as first overseas tour begins

His week will take in a G7 leaders' meeting, summits with Nato and the European Union, and talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

Top US military officer warns peace with China and Russia ‘fraying’

This comes as Biden is due to sit down with Putin in Geneva, Switzerland, in June.

Biden orders new intelligence report on Covid-19 origin

The global public may never know the full truth about the virus' origins, particularly if China continues to be uncooperative.

Israel berdegil, tolak permintaan AS redakan ketegangan di Gaza

Netanyahu berkeras untuk pertingkat serangan ke atas Gaza.

Biden administration approves sale of US$735 million in weapons to Israel

Washington is finding itself in a difficult position, selling vast quantities of sophisticated arms while Biden attempts to make human rights a pillar of his foreign policy.

Outcry at home forces Biden to raise Trump refugee limit

Reports say Biden is concerned about letting in more migrants amid a record influx at the US-Mexico border.

AS mula undur tentera dari Afghanistan

Kira-kira 100 tentera, bersama sebahagian besar peralatan ketenteraan diangkut dengan pesawat.

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