Biden to award Medal of Freedom to Steve Jobs, actor Denzel Washington

President Joe Biden will present the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 17 people next week. Biden will also recognize Sandra Lindsay, the New York City nurse who rolled up her sleeve on live television in 2020 to receive the first COVID-19 vaccine dose that was pumped into an arm in the United States. The honor is reserved for people who have made exemplary public service.
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Biden congratulates new Israeli PM Yair Lapid, thanks Naftali Bennett for...

US President Joe Biden congratulated Yair Lapid as he took over as Israel’s 14th Prime Minister. Biden reckoned that he was looking forward to seeing both Lapid and alternate PM Naftali Bennett later this month. Biden’ much anticipated middle east trip is scheduled between July 13 and 16 and will see him visiting Israel, Saudi Arabia and the West Bank.
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US envoy embarks on visit to India, Pak, Bangladesh to boost economic ties...

Dilawar Syed is headed for a four-day trip to India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. The trip comes amid the Biden administration's push for reinforcing bilateral and regional ties with South Asian nations. Syed was announced Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs by the US President Joe Biden administration.
#DilawarSyed #SouthAsian #India #PeopleSociety #SocialSciences #LawGovernment


14 hours ago

Biden mixes up Sweden & Switzerland in NATO gaffe; jokes he's anxious about...

US President Joe Biden made the gaffe at a press conference after concluding a 2-day NATO summit in Madrid. Biden had hailed the two nordic nations Finland and Sweden's membership into NATO as historic. Switzerland refrained from joining NATO owing to its longstanding neutrality posture.
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18 hours ago

Ketanji Brown Jackson Becomes First Black Female US Supreme Court Judge

Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. The 51-year-old's appointment by Democratic President Joe Biden means white men are not in the majority on the nation’s highest court for the first time in 233 years. The appointment presents an opportunity for Biden to show the Black voters who rescued his floundering 2020 primary campaign.
#KetanjiBrownJackson #SupremeCourt #Black #Democratic #News #Politics


18 hours ago

Biden welcomes Sweden & Finland's decision to join NATO, says it 'will make...

US President Joe Biden welcomed Sweden and Finland’s decision to join the NATO alliance. In a Twitter statement, he said that the accession of both the Scandinavian states would only make the military alliance “stronger and more secure” Also known as North Atlantic Organisation, the military group was formed to counter the erstwhile Soviet Union.
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Yesterday

As Promised, US Disburses Aid Of $1.3 Bn To Ukraine

U.S. Treasury Department announces $1.3 billion in economic aid to Ukraine. The payment is part of the $7.5 billion aid package signed by President Joe Biden in May. The G7 and EU have pledged $29.6 billion in further aid for Ukraine.
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Yesterday

'Would've been disgusting': Putin hits back at G7 leaders mocking his bare...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has hit back at G7 leaders who earlier mocked his ‘tough man’ image. He advised his colleagues to be ‘sensible’ but said that it was ‘understandable’ amid the ongoing war in Ukraine. Earlier on Sunday, leaders including US president Joe Biden and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau ridiculed Putin’s ‘bare chested’ ride on a horse during his vacation in Siberia.
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Yesterday

At NATO Summit, Biden pledges to deploy additional troops, advance weapons in Europe

US President Joe Biden has announced to increase its military presence across Europe. Biden said Europe will be guarded by more than 1,00,000 US troops. Biden announced the establishment of a permanent headquarters of the US 5th Army Corps in Warsaw. The move was immediately welcomed by Polish President Andrzej Duda.
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Yesterday

Joe Biden says US boosting force posture in Europe for Russia threat

US President Joe Biden says the US is enhancing its force posture in Europe for the long haul. Biden: The US is establishing a permanent headquarters in Poland, sending two additional F-35 fighter jet squadrons to the UK and sending more “air defense and other capabilities” in Germany and Italy. Biden predicted that the meetings this week would mark a “history-making summit,” as leaders are set to approve a new strategic framework.
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2 days ago

Having 'intensive engagement' with India, other key oil consuming nations on...

G-7 leaders said they would explore far-reaching steps to cap Russia's income from oil sales. The issue was not discussed at the level of President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the recent G7 Summit in Germany. US has said it is having intensive engagement with key oil consuming countries.
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2 days ago

Command Center In Poland, F-35s To UK, Destroyers To Spain: Biden’s Plan To...

Joe Biden said NATO will be strengthened in ‘all directions’ The US already stationed 80,000 troops in Europe and increased the amount by 20,000 more. The US will also deploy an additional rotational brigade in Romania. The UK will also benefit from the announcements as two additional squadrons of F-35 stealth planes will be deployed there.
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2 days ago

Gulabi meenakari brooch to ittar bottles: PM Modi’s gifts to G7 leaders a...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted a gulabi meenakari brooch and cufflink set to Joe Biden. G7 leaders also got personalised and handpicked presents. PM had taken along a plethora of artistic gifts for each of the leaders. The gifts celebrated India’s diversity and celebrated shared traditions, a source said.
#Modi #Indian #India #HobbiesLeisure #Shopping


2 days ago

Russia expands its black list, sanctions 25 US citizens including Biden's...

Russia has imposed sanctions on as many as 25 US nationals including President Joe Biden's family members. Biden's wife Jill, his daughter Ashley and Stanford professor Francis Fukuyama have been included in the sanctions list. Russia had earlier banned more than 900 US citizens from entering country.
#Biden #Stanford #Russia #LawGovernment #Government


3 days ago

PM Modi presents black pottery pieces, Dokra art, ittar bottles to G-7...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Germany for the G-7 summit. He presented special gifts to all the leaders, highlighting India’s rich traditional art and culture. He gifted a gulabi Meenakari brooch and cufflink set from Varanasi to the President of United States, Joe Biden.
#NarendraModi #Dokra #Germany #LawGovernment #Government #News


3 days ago

Biden irked by Democrats who won’t take ‘yes’ for an answer on 2024

Sen. Bernie Sanders said he would not challenge President Joe Biden in 2024. Biden was so relieved he invited his former rival to dinner at the White House the next night. Biden has been eager for signs of loyalty — and they have been few and far between. The president and his top aides have been stung by the questions about his plans.
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3 days ago

Minister shares video featuring PM, G7 leaders: ‘No politics & no ideology but’

Union minister Kiren Rijiju hails Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ‘being lauded’ by world leaders with ‘utmost respect and admiration’ Video shows French President Emmanuel Marcon hugging PM Modi ahead of a group photo. Video also shows US President Joe Biden walking up to PM Modi and gently tapping on his shoulder.
#KirenRijiju #French #LawGovernment #Government #News


3 days ago

US ready to support partners in combating illegal fishing & promoting...

The US agreed to bolster support to its partners, including Ecuador, Vietnam, Panama, Taiwan, and Senegal. The US Interagency Working Group, comprising 21 federal agencies will also join hands to curb unreported and unregulated fishing and monitor global fishing of illegally acquired fish products. This comes after US President Joe Biden signed a national security memorandum (NSM) to address global concerns over illicit fishing practices.
#JoeBiden #USInteragencyWorkingGroup #Ecuador #News #LawGovernment #Government


3 days ago

PM Modi lavishes UP’s ODOP gifts for G7 leaders

PM Modi was the senior most global leader holding country's top office at the G7 summit. He has already attended three G7 summits on invitation, highlighting India importance in global scheme of things. PM Modi gifted US President Joe Biden Gulabi Meenakari brooch, cufflink, Black Pottery, Platinum painted hand painted Tea Set, and Zari Zardozi box.
#Modi #India #HobbiesLeisure


3 days ago

WATCH: Joe Biden seen seeking out PM Modi, snakes through G7 leaders to...

US President Joe Biden walked up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to greet him at G7 summit in Germany. Biden was seen making his way through the assembled heads of state to seek out PM Narendra Modi and shake his hand. This comes as the Western countries are increasingly looking to India for a number of topics, ranging from climate change to supply of wheat to the world.
#JoeBiden #Western #Germany #News #Politics


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