Biden announces troops withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept 11

Washington, Apr 15 (UNI) US President Joe Biden announced that US will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan by September 11.
"US troops, as well as forces deployed by our NATO allies and operational partners, will be out of Afghanistan before we mark the 20th annivers

Biden extends US national emergency with respect to Iran: White House

Washington, Mar 6 (UNI) US President Joe Biden extended for another year the national emergency declared with respect to Iran in 1995, a legal basis for multiple rounds of sanctions related to weapons proliferation and support for militant proxies, the White House announced.

US imposes sanctions against Myanmar's military leaders

Washington, Feb 11(UNI) US President Joe Biden on Wednesday approved an executive order to impose sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders who carried out a coup last week and overthrew the democratically elected government. 
These sanctions are intended to target

PM Modi, Biden agree on free & open Indo-Pacific, rule of law in Myanmar: White House

Washington, Feb 9 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden on Monday agreed to continue their close cooperation on advancing freedom of navigation in the Indo-Pacific region and also insisted that the rule of law must be restored in Myanmar.
During the

US to raise refugee admissions cap to 125,000

Washington, Feb 5 (UNI) US President Joe Biden announced that his administration is raising the refugee admissions cap back to 125,000.
"Today, I am approving an Executive Order to begin the hard work of restoring our refugee admissions program to help meet the unprec

Joe Biden told Republicans $600bln recovery package far too small

Washington, Feb 3 (UNI) US President Joe Biden has told Senate Republicans that the $600 billion economic recovery package they favor for dealing with the Coronavirus crisis is far too small, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told a Capitol Hill press conference. 

Biden promises to be president to all Americans

Islamabad, Jan 21(UNI) Hours after he was inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden on Wednesday began signing executive actions to begin to reverse and overhaul some of the most controversial policies of his predecessor especially the nation's approac

Biden 'to cancel Keystone pipeline on day one in office'

Washington, Jan 19(UNI) Adding one more item to his to-do list on day one US President-elect Joe Biden said that he would be cancelling the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline on his first day in office.

The pipeline which is projected to carry oil for 1,200 miles (1,900

Biden says planning scaled-down inauguration to prevent crowds of millions amid pandemic

Washington, Dec 5 (Sputnik) US President-Elect Joe Biden announced plans for a scaled-down ceremony for his January inauguration amid the coronavirus pandemic.

"The foremost thing is we're going to follow, again, the science and the recommendation of the expert

Biden wins Georgia further cementing his victory

Washington, Nov 14(UNI) US President-elect Joe Biden on Friday won the state of Georgia, becoming the first Democratic candidate to do so since 1992, and further cementing his victory in the most closely fought presidential elections in American history.

The win in