Joe Biden, new Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to meet virtually – Times of India

Joe Biden new Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to meet

WILMINGTON: President Joe Biden will meet virtually with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan on Friday, as the omicron variant of the coronavirus continues to surge around the world. The White House said Sunday the meeting will take place to highlight the strength of the U.S.-Japan alliance. The two are looking to deepen ties in … Read more

Biden team regroups after court loss on Covid shots-or-test – Times of India

Biden team regroups after court loss on Covid shots or test

WASHINGTON: Concerned but not giving up, President Joe Biden is anxiously pushing ahead to prod people to get COVID-19 shots after the Supreme Court put a halt to the administration’s sweeping vaccinate-or-test plan for large employers. At a time when hospitals are being overrun and record numbers of people are getting infected with the Omicron … Read more

biden: US Preident Joe Biden to tout infrastructure after week of defeats – Times of India

biden US Preident Joe Biden to tout infrastructure after week

WASHINGTON: The White House has been taking on water this week with President Joe Biden facing provocation from North Korea and Russia, stubborn inflation and setbacks on voting rights and the fight against the Covid pandemic. On Friday, in an attempt to right the ship, Biden is holding an event to vaunt his giant plan … Read more

white house: White House says it will continue calling on businesses to require Covid vaccines – Times of India

white house White House says it will continue calling on

WASHINGTON: The Biden administration will continue to call on businesses to implement Covid vaccine requirements, the White House said, after the US Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Joe Biden’s pandemic-related vaccination-or-testing mandate. “We’ll be calling on and will continue to call on businesses to join those who have already stepped up” in instituting vaccine … Read more

white house: White House says too early to tell if Russia is serious about path to diplomacy – Times of India

white house White House says too early to tell if

WASHINGTON: The White House said on Tuesday it was too early to tell if Russia was serious about a path to diplomacy, with the remarks coming a day after Russia and the US gave no sign of narrowing their differences on Ukraine and wider European security in talks in Geneva. “It’s too early to tell … Read more

President orders shoot-to-kill sans warning at Kazakh protesters – Times of India

President orders shoot to kill sans warning at Kazakh protesters Times

ALMATY: Security forces appeared to have reclaimed the streets of Kazakhstan’s main city on Friday after days of violence, and the Russian-backed president said he had ordered his troops to shoot to kill to put down a countrywide uprising. A day after Moscow sent paratroopers to help crush the insurrection, police were patrolling the debris-strewn … Read more

Joe Biden told Vladimir Putin US will respond decisively if further invasion of Ukraine: White House – Times of India

Joe Biden told Vladimir Putin US will respond decisively if

WILMINGTON: US President Joe Biden told Russian President Vladimir Putin during a call on Thursday, that the United States and its allies will respond decisively if there is a further invasion of Ukraine, the White House said. “President Biden urged Russia to de-escalate tensions with Ukraine,” White House spokesperson Jen Psaki said in a statement. … Read more

biden: Fauci: US should consider vaccine mandate for domestic air travel – Times of India

biden Fauci US should consider vaccine mandate for domestic air

WASHINGTON: Dr Anthony Fauci, the top United States infectious disease expert, said Monday the US should consider a vaccination mandate for domestic air travel, signalling a potential embrace of an idea the Biden administration has previously eschewed, as Covid-19 cases spike. Fauci, President Joe Biden’s chief science adviser on the pandemic response, said such a … Read more

US bans Xinjiang imports, forcing firms to navigate sticky diplomacy – Times of India

US bans Xinjiang imports forcing firms to navigate sticky diplomacy

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden signed a law Thursday virtually banning all imports from the Chinese region of Xinjiang in response to concerns over forced labor, as US companies find themselves caught in the diplomatic fray. The bill, which was approved by Congress last week, bans the import of all goods from the region unless companies … Read more

biden: Biden visiting storm-ravaged Kentucky to offer aid, support – Times of India

biden Biden visiting storm ravaged Kentucky to offer aid support

WASHINGTON: For the fifth time since taking office less than a year ago, President Joe Biden is taking on the grim task Wednesday of visiting an area ravaged by natural disaster to offer comfort and condolences. Biden was headed to Kentucky to survey damage and offer federal support for the victims of devastating tornadoes that … Read more