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Biden backs waiving intellectual rights for COVID-19 vaccines

President Joe Biden on Wednesday threw his support behind waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, a stance immediately applauded by WHO boss, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

Biden jacks refugee cap to 62,500, Africa may have 20,000 slots

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday resurrected a plan to raise refugee admissions this year to 62,500 after drawing a wave of criticism from supporters for sticking to Trump low level.

Biden urges U.S. Congress to approve police reform

U.S. President Joe Biden urged Congress to approve in May a police reform that would address the issue of racially motivated brutality.

Joe Biden to Congress: China, other nations closing in fast

President Joe Biden on Wednesday urged the Congress to support his $1.8 trillion spending plans to enable America stay ahead of China and other competitors.

George Floyd: Biden leads reactions over conviction of Chauvin

Agency Report U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday called the murder conviction of former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd a...

Biden stops use of ‘illegal alien’ for migrants

President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. immigration agencies to stop using the controversial and dehumanising phrase “illegal alien” in reference to migrants.

Afghanistan: Biden confirms U.S. troops pullout from 1 May

President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he will begin withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan on May 1 to end America's longest war.

Biden to go tough on gun-violence

President Joe Biden will today, Thursday, April 8, 2021, announce an effort to limit so-called ghost guns — weapons sold without serial numbers or other identifying information.

Biden sends message to Trump: I will run in 2024

U.S. President Joe Biden sent a clear message to Donald Trump, the former Republican president that he beat with wide margin in the last election.

Biden gives Harris tough job on immigrants

President Joe Biden on Wednesday named Vice President Kamala Harris to lead the country's efforts with Mexico and Central America’s Northern Triangle countries to stem the flow of migration to the United States.

White House: Biden 100% fine

The White House has said that President Joe Biden is 100 percent fine after he tripped Friday while walking up the stairs to board Air Force One

Photo News: Joe Biden stumbles on the steps of Air Force One

President Joe Biden fell on his knees Friday as he missed the steps on Air Force One, for the journey to Atlanta, Georgia.

Putin slams Biden: It takes a killer to know a killer

Russian President Vladimir Putin escalated the war of words between him and US President Joe Biden on Thursday, slamming Biden also as a killer.

I think Putin is a killer, he will pay: Biden

US President Joe Biden said he believes President Vladimir Putin of Russia is a “killer” when asked by ABC News host George Stephanopoulos.

Migrants should seek asylum from home before coming to U.S. – Biden

Majority of migrants crossing the border with the U.S. are immediately sent back, so the better option for them would be to apply for asylum from home countries and check whether they qualify before coming over.

Biden urges Americans to stop attacking Asians

President Joe Biden has appealed to Americans to stop hate crimes and harassment against Asian Americans, in a speech on the first pandemic anniversary

Biden signs $1.9trillion COVID-19 stimulus package

U.S. President Joe Biden signed his first major legislative bill, the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package into law on Thursday

Biden to Americans: Help is here

Just after the US House of Representatives passed the $1.9trillion COVID-19 relief bill on Wednesday, President Joe Biden tweeted to Americans: "Help is here".

Victory for Biden as US Senate passes $1.9trillion COVID relief bill

Democrats in the US Senate on Saturday approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill in a party-line vote, advancing President Biden’s top legislative priority.

Biden surrenders to US Senate over Neera Tanden as budget chief

The Biden White House has withdrawn the nomination of Neera Tanden as the budget chief as her clearance by the Senate appears doomed.

Biden extends birthday wishes to Gorbachev

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday congratulated former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on his 90th birthday

Biden bombs Syria

President Joe Biden on Thursday directed U.S. military air strikes in eastern Syria against facilities belonging to what the Pentagon said were Iran-backed militia.

US flags at half staff as COVID-19 deaths surpass 500K

President Joe Biden will order that U.S. flags on federal property be lowered to half staff for five days, as the country honours over 500,000 dead victims of COVID-19

Biden tells Myanmar junta quit, Saudis end Yemeni war

Myanmar junta should roll back their coup and and release elected officials , U.S. President Joe Biden said in his first foreign policy address on Thursday.

Biden to engage China in arms control

U.S President Joe Biden is set to pursue arms control, risk reduction and seeks China's engagement with new policies.

Biden moves to heal America’s racial divide

President Joe Biden on Tuesday took several steps to confront racism and inequality that he said has plagued the United States for far too long.

Joe Biden in phone talk with Boris Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he looked forward to working with U.S. President Joe Biden on their shared goals, including tackling climate change.

Biden, Trudeau to meet next month

Canada’s Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Joe Biden agreed to meet next month, following a call between the two leaders on Friday

Biden invites Nigerian family to White House in a surprise phone call [Video]

A US-based Nigerian family from Ibadan, Oyo state has been invited to the White House by new US President Joe Biden. The family got the invitation direct from Biden himself in a phone call to the 12 year-old daughter, Josephine.

Why Biden Is Bad News for Buhari But Good for Nigeria

Biden has a sense of history. He remembers Buhari’s broken promises. He remembers the Chibok schoolgirls. The issues of kidnapping, terrorism, poverty, and corruption, which Buhari heightened to gain power, have only worsened

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