US, Japan committed to meeting zero net carbon emissions by 2050: Biden

Washington, Apr 17 (UNI) The United States and Japan are committed to meeting the zero net carbon emissions goal by 2050, but will first set and achieve other goals by 2030, President Joe Biden said during a press briefing.

"Japan and the United states are bot

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

Officer killed in attack outside US Capitol- President condoles

Washington, Apr 3(UNI) A police officer was killed and another injured after a man rammed his car into them at a security barricade outside the US Capitol on Friday.
The suspect was shot dead by the authorities.
The deceased officer has been identified as William &l

US passes bill to grant citizenship to migrants brought to US illegally as children

Washington, Mar 19 (UNI) The US House of Representatives has passed a measure that would create a pathway to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, also known as "Dreamers," as well as for migrants enjoying temporary protected sta

US Congress passes Biden,s $1.9tn COVID relief bill

Washington, Mar 11(UNI) The US House of Representative on Wednesday passed President Joe Biden's $1.9tn (£1.4tn) relief bill which will help Americans deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
The COVID relief bill was passed with the HouseCongress vot

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.

China, 'biggest geopolitical test': US

New Delhi, Mar 4 (UNI) The administration of President Joe Biden has said that dealing with China will be "the biggest geopolitical test" of this century, and will seek to build partnerships beyond its core alliances, with countries such as India, Singapore and Vietnam.

Joe Biden declares major disaster in Texas after heavy winter storms

Washington, Feb 21 (UNI) US President Joe Biden declared a major disaster in the state of Texas after winter storms almost paralyzed the region, the White House said.

"Yesterday, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the State

Biden asks Asian, European partners to challenge China together

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) US President Joe Biden, emphasising multi-lateralism, has urged the US' European allies and Asian partners to prepare together for a long-term strategic competition with China. 
Addressing the virtual Munich Conference on Friday, Mr Biden s

Biden to announce US release of $4bln for vaccines to poor nations

Washington, Feb 19 (UNI) US President Joe Biden will announce at the G7 gathering on Friday that the United States will release $4 billion for an international initiative to supply coronavirus vaccines to poor countries, the White House said. 
“The United States