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Joe Biden

Biden reforming PPP to target overlooked small businesses

"America's small businesses are hurting, and hurting badly, and they need help now," Biden said in an announcement at the White House

Biden reforming PPP to target overlooked small businesses

Asian markets struggle as inflation worries offset recovery hopes

Markets were mixed Monday as investors struggled to maintain an initial rally, with falling infection rates and more good news on the vaccine front playing off against worries about high valuations ...

Asian markets struggle as inflation worries offset recovery hopes

Biden approves Texas disaster declaration after deadly freeze

President Joe Biden approved a major disaster declaration for Texas on Saturday as the state struggles with the fallout from a winter storm that killed at least two dozen people and caused widespread ...

Rodney Roberts fills a bucket with water from his swimming pool to fill toilets in his house after winter weather caused water outages in Mineral Wells, Texas, US. 20 February, 2021

Joe Biden for deepening ties with Bangladesh

US president Joe Biden has welcomed the new Bangladesh ambassador to the United States and expressed his government’s desire to advance common goals and deepen the strong and abiding friendship ...

US president Joe Biden

US officially back in the Paris climate agreement

The United States officially rejoined the Paris climate agreement on Friday, reinvigorating the global fight against climate change as the Biden administration plans drastic emissions cuts over the ...

US officially back in the Paris climate agreement

Iran will reverse nuclear actions when US lifts sanctions: Foreign minister

The Joe Biden administration said on Thursday it was ready to revive a 2015 agreement between Iran and world powers that former president Donald Trump abandoned in 2018 before reimposing sanctions on ...

Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a session of the Doha Forum in the Qatari capital on 15 December 2018

NASA’s Perseverance rover ready to search for life on Mars

Over the coming years, Perseverance will attempt to collect 30 rock and soil samples in sealed tubes, to be eventually sent back to Earth sometime in the 2030s for lab analysis

NASA’s Perseverance rover ready to search for life on Mars

US Politics

Senate acquits Trump of inciting deadly Capitol riot

In the vote, seven of the 50 Senate Republicans joined the chamber’s unified Democrats in favouring conviction after a week-long trial in the same building ransacked by Trump’s followers after they ...

Senate acquits Trump of inciting deadly Capitol riot

Myanmar

Protests continue for fifth day, Biden approves sanctions against generals

US president Joe Biden on Wednesday approved an executive order for new sanctions on those responsible for the coup, and repeated demands for the generals to give up power and free civilian leaders

Protests continue for fifth day, Biden approves sanctions against generals

TikTok-Oracle deal in jeopardy as Biden reviews security: Report

The TikTok-Oracle deal that had the blessing of former US president Donald Trump has been shelved indefinitely, allegedly at the behest of the new administration, the media reported on Wednesday

This file photo taken on 17 November 2020 shows a general view of the TikTok building, in Culver City, California. Short-form video app TikTok and the Trump administration had not come to terms over sale of the company's US operations late on 4 December 2020 as a deadline loomed, according to a source familiar with the matter.
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