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Hoping for an invitation to the second summit for weak democracies

The citizens of the invited countries had the scope to at least cast their votes and also that the US state department and Congress have not raised any questions about the credibility of the ...

Hoping for an invitation to the second summit for weak democracies

Kremlin says Putin-Biden video call next week

The Kremlin said Friday that a video call would take place next week between Russian president Vladimir Putin and US counterpart Joe Biden, amid tensions over the conflict in Ukraine

Russian president Vladimir Putin and US president Joe Biden attend a meeting at Villa La Grange in Geneva, Switzerland on 16 June 2021.

Blinken confronts Russia’s Lavrov on Ukraine, warns of ‘severe costs’

The American declined to spell out what economic sanctions Russia might face if it invaded its neighbour

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov speak during their meeting on the sidelines of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), in Stockholm, Sweden on 2 December 2021

Bangladesh hopes to be invited to the US Democracy Summit next time

Participants of the Democracy Summit called by US president Joe Biden will pledge to ensure accountability in order to uphold the democratic values. Issues such as staving off authoritarian ...

Bangladesh hopes to be invited to the US Democracy Summit next time

China, Russia decry US democracy summit in joint op-ed

China was especially angered by the inclusion of Taiwan, over which it claims sovereignty

China's president Xi Jinping (R) and Russia's president Vladimir Putin smile during the welcoming ceremony on the final day of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on 27 April, 2019

Biden invites Taiwan to democracy summit, Bangladesh not included

China baulks at any use of the word “Taiwan” that lends a sense of international legitimacy to the democratic self-ruled island

US President Joe Biden speaks from the East Room of the White House 16 August, 2021

US to release 50m barrels of oil from emergency reserve

US president Joe Biden announced Tuesday he has ordered the release of 50 million barrels of oil from the US strategic reserves in a coordinated attempt with other countries to tamp down soaring fuel ...

US to release 50m barrels of oil from emergency reserve

Biden briefly transfers power to Kamala Harris during health check

A smiling president Joe Biden returned Friday to the White House from an extended medical checkup during which vice president Kamala Harris briefly assumed the presidency while he was under ...

US President Joe Biden greets attendees during the White House Thanksgiving turkey pardon in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on 19 November, 2021

Biden-Xi virtual meeting

Hours of talk, but little change

It had taken 10 months for the leaders to get to the point of face-to-face talks, albeit held virtually, and suggested more could be coming, noted Daniel Russel, who served as the top US diplomat for ...

A screen shows Chinese President Xi Jinping attending a virtual meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden via video link, at a restaurant in Beijing, China on 16 November 2021

US, China trade Taiwan warnings ahead of Biden-Xi summit

The top diplomats from China and the United States have exchanged stern warnings over the flashpoint issue of Taiwan, ahead of Monday's hotly awaited summit between their leaders.

US, China trade Taiwan warnings ahead of Biden-Xi summit
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