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Biden says, no response from N. Korea to US vaccine offer of COVID vaccines
President Joe Biden said North Korea has not responded to a US offer of COVID vaccines, as the country battles its first acknowledged outbreak.
Brexit: Minister says UK's focus is peace in Northern Ireland as US warns trade deal at risk over protocol change
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said making changes to Northern Ireland's post-Brexit trade arrangements could damage the peace agreement that governs its political parties. It is another blow for negotiations with the US.
Finland against hosting nuclear weapons (for now), NATO military bases: PM
Sanna Marin says Helsinki does not want its membership bid to result in a scaled-up military footprint.
US offers ‘complete backing’ for NATO bids by Sweden and Finland
After meeting with both countries’ leaders, Biden says Sweden and Finland ‘meet every NATO requirement and then some’.
US 'confident' Turkey Will Overcome Concerns On Finland, Sweden NATO Bids
Sweden, Finland NATO bid: "We're confident that at the end of the day Finland and Sweden" will enter NATO and "that Turkey's concerns can be addressed," National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said.
Sweden and Finland formally apply to join Nato
Sweden and Finland have formally submitted their applications to join Nato, in one of the biggest geopolitical consequences to date of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg hails move by Nordic neighbours...
UK will have 'no choice but to act' if EU does not show 'flexibility' over NI protocol
Since the Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020 the protocol has been a point of friction between Westminster, Belfast and the EU.
$3 Billion Pledged In New Funding During Virtual Global Covid Summit
The United States crossed a grim milestone as the summit began, with the White House announcing that more than one million Americans have now died due to Covid
Italian PM Says US, Russia Must Discuss Ukraine Peace
Russia-Ukraine war: A day after meeting US President Joe Biden, Italian PM Draghi said that any effort for peace talks "has to involve all the allies but in particular, of course, Russia and the US."
Biden Eyes New Ways To Bar China From Scooping Up US Data
The draft order reflects an effort by the administration to respond more aggressively to national security threats allegedly posed by Chinese companies that acquire reams of U.S. personal data.
Is China next? US State Department site deletes 'Taiwan is part of China'
The U.S. State Department updated the U.S.-Taiwan relations webpage, no longer mentioning "Taiwan is part of China" and "The U.S. does not support Taiwan independence"
New York Times wins 3 Pulitzer Prizes; Reuters wins for feature photography
The New York Times won three Pulitzer Prizes and was named as a finalist five more times on Monday, while its rival the Washington Post took the public service award and Reuters claimed the prize for feature photography.
Inflation, not abortion, is the likely key issue in US midterms
Some women voters in Phoenix suburbs say they are more concerned about the cost of living than abortion rights.
UK poised to hand further £1.3bn military package to Ukraine
Equipment will include anti-battery radar systems, plus GPS jamming and night-vision devices
Jill Biden will meet Ukrainian refugees in Romania, Slovakia on Mother's Day
United States first lady Jill Biden plans to leave Washington on Thursday for a whirlwind tour of Romania and Slovakia to highlight the U.S. commitment to Ukrainian refugees over Mother's Day weekend.
US Secretary Of State Antony Blinken Tests Positive For COVID-19
Blinken tests positive: "The Secretary is fully vaccinated and boosted against the virus and is experiencing only mild symptoms," the department said in a statement.
Biden Intents To Name Indian-American To His Intelligence Advisory Board
White House said Richard Verma is a veteran of the US Air Force, and the recipient of numerous military awards and civilian decorations, including the Meritorious Service Medal.
US makes biggest interest rate rise in 22 years
The US central bank has announced its biggest interest rate increase in more than two decades as it toughens its fight against fast rising prices.
Pelosi makes unannounced trip to meet with Zelensky in Kyiv
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made an unannounced trip to the Ukrainian capital on Saturday, becoming the most senior United States official to meet with President Volodymr Zelensky since the war broke out more than two months ago.
President Biden complete remarks at 2022 White House Correspondents' Dinner
Joe Biden, at his best. Worth watching.
DeSantis calls Biden's 'Disinformation' board a 'Ministry of Truth'
'You cannot have a Ministry of Truth in this country. We're not going to let Biden get away with this one. So we will be fighting back,' the Republican said on Friday at a news conference.
Liz Truss risks recklessly inflaming Ukraine’s war to serve her own ambition
The foreign secretary’s belligerent comments on Russia reduce Ukraine to a pawn in the Conservatives’ power struggle, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins
Greta Thunberg doesn’t want you to talk about her anymore
The Swedish activist has a new message: Don’t just listen to the science, listen to the most vulnerable.
Vice President Kamala Harris tests positive for Covid
Vice President Kamala Harris has tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the highest-ranking official in the Biden Administration to test positive for the virus
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