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PM Modi to meet US President Biden on September 24

21 Sep 2021

PM Modi to meet US President Biden on September 24

US President Joe Biden will host Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their first in-person bilateral meeting at the White House on September 24 to further cement the close relationship between the two countries, a senior US official said on Monday.

'That fella Down Under': Joe Biden forgets Australian PM's name

16 Sep 2021

'That fella Down Under': Joe Biden forgets Australian PM's name

Joe Biden is at it again.

Pakistan harbors Taliban members, says US; to reassess relationship

14 Sep 2021

Pakistan harbors Taliban members, says US; to reassess relationship

The United States will be reassessing its relationship with Pakistan in the coming days, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said Monday, noting that some of Pakistan's interests "are in conflict with ours."

Modi to attend first in-person Quad Summit hosted by US

14 Sep 2021

Modi to attend first in-person Quad Summit hosted by US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to participate in the first in-person Quad Summit on September 24.

On 20th anniversary of 9/11 WTC attacks, America honors victims

11 Sep 2021

On 20th anniversary of 9/11 WTC attacks, America honors victims

The United States today marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, the deadliest terror attack on American soil and one of the most brutal around the world.

Vaccinate or face testing: Biden's fresh mandates for big companies

10 Sep 2021

Vaccinate or face testing: Biden's fresh mandates for big companies

United States President Joe Biden on Thursday ordered new COVID-19 vaccine requirements affecting 100 million Americans.

US faces pressure as NGOs say flights stranded in Afghanistan

07 Sep 2021

US faces pressure as NGOs say flights stranded in Afghanistan

United States President Joe Biden-led administration is facing increasing pressure as reports suggest nearly 1,000 people are currently stranded near an airport in northern Afghanistan.

PM Modi to visit US, meet President Biden this month

04 Sep 2021

PM Modi to visit US, meet President Biden this month

PM Narendra Modi is reportedly scheduled to visit the United States to meet President Joe Biden and other top officials at the end of September.

US: President Biden condemns Supreme Court's refusal to block #TexasAbortionLaw

03 Sep 2021

US: President Biden condemns Supreme Court's refusal to block #TexasAbortionLaw

US President Joe Biden Thursday lambasted the Supreme Court of the United States after it refused to ban a Texas law that prohibits access to abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.

Storm Ida kills 45 people across six US states

03 Sep 2021

Storm Ida kills 45 people across six US states

Flash floods and tornadoes have killed at least 45 people across six American states as remnants of Hurricane Ida continue to wreak havoc.

China trying to take over Bagram Airfield base: Nikki Haley

02 Sep 2021

China trying to take over Bagram Airfield base: Nikki Haley

The USA needs to closely watch China as it might try to take over Afghanistan's Bagram air force base following the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan and use Pakistan to get stronger against India, the USA's ex-envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley said.

'Best decision': Joe Biden defends US withdrawal from Afghanistan

01 Sep 2021

'Best decision': Joe Biden defends US withdrawal from Afghanistan

United States President Joe Biden on Tuesday defended his decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, saying it was in the national interest.

Last US troops leave Afghanistan, ending 20-year war; Taliban celebrates

31 Aug 2021

Last US troops leave Afghanistan, ending 20-year war; Taliban celebrates

The last of US soldiers have left Afghanistan, finishing a complicated withdrawal and bringing an end to America's longest-running war.

Rockets fired at Kabul airport, after US strikes car bomb

30 Aug 2021

Rockets fired at Kabul airport, after US strikes car bomb

Several rockets were fired at the Kabul airport on Monday, according to witnesses and security sources cited by news agency AFP.

Rocket strikes house near Kabul airport hours after Biden's warning

29 Aug 2021

Rocket strikes house near Kabul airport hours after Biden's warning

Hours after US President Joe Biden warned of the possibility of another terror attack at Kabul's international airport, a rocket reportedly struck a house nearby the airport, killing six, including a child.

US carries out drone strike on ISIS-K after Kabul blasts

28 Aug 2021

US carries out drone strike on ISIS-K after Kabul blasts

The United States military said on Friday it has carried out a drone strike against a "planner" of the Islamic State-Khorasan (ISIS-K), the group which has claimed responsibility for the deadly bombings in Afghan capital Kabul.

Europe gives dire warning as Kabul evacuation deadline looms

26 Aug 2021

Europe gives dire warning as Kabul evacuation deadline looms

European nations offered stark warnings on Thursday about the waning days of a massive airlift to bring people out of Afghanistan after the Taliban seized control of the country, with a British official saying an imminent attack could target Kabul's international airport.

China accuses US of politicizing COVID-19 origins research

26 Aug 2021

China accuses US of politicizing COVID-19 origins research

China has gone on the offensive ahead of the release of a US intelligence report on the origins of the coronavirus, bringing out a senior official to accuse the US of politicizing the issue by seeking to blame China.

US probably airlifted thousands of terrorists out of Kabul: Trump

25 Aug 2021

US probably airlifted thousands of terrorists out of Kabul: Trump

Former US President Donald Trump has slammed his successor Joe Biden on his Afghan policy and expressed concerns that thousands of terrorists might have been flown out of Afghanistan as part of the evacuation process.

Afghanistan: Biden says he's sticking to August 31 withdrawal deadline

25 Aug 2021

Afghanistan: Biden says he's sticking to August 31 withdrawal deadline

United States President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he wants to stick to the August 31 deadline for pullout from Afghanistan.

US President Biden briefed on potential IS threat in Afghanistan

22 Aug 2021

US President Biden briefed on potential IS threat in Afghanistan

United States President Joe Biden was on Saturday briefed by his national security team on a potential Islamic State (IS) threat in Afghanistan, the White House said.

Top Taliban leaders may be exempted from UN sanctions list

21 Aug 2021

Top Taliban leaders may be exempted from UN sanctions list

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, Sirajuddin Haqqani, and 133 other leaders of the Taliban may soon be exempted from the United Nations' sanctions list on the terror group, News18 reported.

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to get US-FDA's full approval next week

21 Aug 2021

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to get US-FDA's full approval next week

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reportedly set to grant full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech's two-dose COVID-19 vaccine next week, expediting the previous timeline for licensing the vaccine.

US officials knew Afghanistan could fall to the Taliban

20 Aug 2021

US officials knew Afghanistan could fall to the Taliban

Just last month, an internal US State Department document had warned top American officials about Afghanistan's potential fall to the Taliban.

Taliban agree to allow 'safe passage' to civilians: White House

18 Aug 2021

Taliban agree to allow 'safe passage' to civilians: White House

The Taliban have agreed to allow "safe passage" from Afghanistan for civilians struggling to join a US-directed airlift from the capital, President Joe Biden's national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Tuesday.

America's strength is destruction, not construction: China on Afghanistan crisis

17 Aug 2021

America's strength is destruction, not construction: China on Afghanistan crisis

China on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo at the United States, blaming it for the chaos that engulfed Afghanistan after the Taliban seized power in the country.

Stand by decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan: Joe Biden

17 Aug 2021

Stand by decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan: Joe Biden

US President Joe Biden said on Monday that he stands "squarely behind his decision" to withdraw the American troops from Afghanistan as he blamed the Afghan leadership for giving in to the Taliban without any fight.

Afghanistan: Taliban has entered capital Kabul, reports say

15 Aug 2021

Afghanistan: Taliban has entered capital Kabul, reports say

The Taliban has entered Afghanistan's capital Kabul, and there seems to be little resistance from the country's security forces, reports said.

As Taliban advances, it's forcing Afghan women to marry terrorists

14 Aug 2021

As Taliban advances, it's forcing Afghan women to marry terrorists

Amid reports of the Taliban gaining ground in Afghanistan, the terror group is now reportedly coercing Afghan women to marry its terrorists.

COVID-19 origin: China rejects further WHO probe, calls it 'political'

13 Aug 2021

COVID-19 origin: China rejects further WHO probe, calls it 'political'

China on Friday rejected the World Health Organization's (WHO) request for a renewed probe into the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Afghanistan: Taliban captures Kandahar as clashes continue

13 Aug 2021

Afghanistan: Taliban captures Kandahar as clashes continue

The Taliban has captured Kandahar, Afghanistan's second-largest city, marking the latest jolt to the country's government in a matter of days, officials confirmed on Friday.

Afghanistan: 3 more provincial capitals fall to the Taliban

11 Aug 2021

Afghanistan: 3 more provincial capitals fall to the Taliban

The Taliban has captured three more provincial capitals and a local Army headquarters in Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday, in the latest setback to the country's government.

US witnesses resurgence of COVID-19 cases; children most affected

08 Aug 2021

US witnesses resurgence of COVID-19 cases; children most affected

The United States is witnessing an alarming surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the highly transmissible Delta variant.

US coronavirus cases rising sharply as Delta variant spreads

08 Jul 2021

US coronavirus cases rising sharply as Delta variant spreads

Coronavirus cases in the United States have once again begun rising as the highly-contagious Delta variant has spread further and vaccinations have considerably slowed down in the past couple of months.

US coming back together, but COVID-19 not finished yet: Biden

05 Jul 2021

US coming back together, but COVID-19 not finished yet: Biden

Calling vaccination "the most patriotic thing you can do," US President Joe Biden Sunday mixed the nation's birthday party with a celebration of freedom from the worst of the pandemic.

US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in Syria, Iraq

28 Jun 2021

US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in Syria, Iraq

The US military, under the direction of President Joe Biden, conducted airstrikes on Sunday against what it said were facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups near the border between Iraq and Syria.

US President Joe Biden meets Russia's Vladimir Putin in Geneva

16 Jun 2021

US President Joe Biden meets Russia's Vladimir Putin in Geneva

United States President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin reached Geneva on Wednesday for a key diplomatic summit.

NATO nations will now jointly respond to attacks in space

15 Jun 2021

NATO nations will now jointly respond to attacks in space

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) leaders on Monday expanded the use of their all for one, one for all, mutual defense clause to include a collective response to attacks in space.

Queen Elizabeth II 'reminded me of my mother,' says Biden

14 Jun 2021

Queen Elizabeth II 'reminded me of my mother,' says Biden

President Joe Biden and his aviator sunglasses met Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday afternoon.

NewsBytes Briefing: Biden shows China some love, and more

11 Jun 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Biden shows China some love, and more

US President Joe Biden's love hate relationship with China continues with his latest order revoking his predecessor Donald Trump's executive orders against Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat apps.