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#Joe Biden

# joe-biden - Saturday 1 January, 2022

Ukrainian soldier killed as tensions with Russia soar
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukrainian soldier killed as tensions with Russia soar

Jan 1st 2022, 1:30 PM 39,935 Views 46 Comments

The army said Russian separatists had launched three attacks within 24 hours using grenade launchers and small arms.

# joe-biden - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Biden and Putin to hold call amid growing tension over Russian troops at Ukraine border
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Biden and Putin to hold call amid growing tension over Russian troops at Ukraine border

Dec 30th 2021, 8:52 AM 7,710 Views 20 Comments

The White House indicated that Biden would make clear to Putin that a diplomatic path remains open.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Biden set to offer Putin 'diplomatic path' to ease Ukraine tensions
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Biden set to offer Putin 'diplomatic path' to ease Ukraine tensions

Dec 29th 2021, 8:25 PM 13,447 Views 22 Comments

A phone call between Biden and Putin is set to take place tomorrow, at the request of the Kremlin.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

US-Russia talks on security, Ukraine to be held on 10 January in Geneva
# Rising Tensions
# Rising Tensions

US-Russia talks on security, Ukraine to be held on 10 January in Geneva

Dec 28th 2021, 8:48 AM 5,779 Views 15 Comments

It comes after Moscow demanded that NATO deny membership to Ukraine and other former Soviet countries.

# joe-biden - Monday 27 December, 2021

Vladimir Putin says he will consider options if West fails to give security vow
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Vladimir Putin says he will consider options if West fails to give security vow

Dec 27th 2021, 7:05 AM 22,856 Views 38 Comments

The Russian president has said NATO should not expand to include Ukraine.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Putin warns West of military measures over Ukraine threats
# Russia
# Russia

Putin warns West of military measures over Ukraine threats

Dec 21st 2021, 8:20 PM 24,649 Views 26 Comments

He said Russia “will react toughly to unfriendly steps”, adding that he wanted to underscore that “we have every right to do so”.

# joe-biden - Friday 17 December, 2021

China vows to respond after US imposes sanctions on Xinjiang
# China V US
# China V US

China vows to respond after US imposes sanctions on Xinjiang

Dec 17th 2021, 1:28 PM 10,886 Views 8 Comments

The law is the latest in a series intensifying US penalties over China’s alleged abuse of ethnic and religious minorities in the western region.

# joe-biden - Monday 13 December, 2021

Elon Musk is Time's Person of the Year
# Person Of The Year
# Person Of The Year

Elon Musk is Time's Person of the Year

Dec 13th 2021, 12:53 PM 18,573 Views 41 Comments

US gymnast Simone Biles was Time’s sportsperson of the year, and Covid-19 vaccine scientists the Heroes of the Year.

# joe-biden - Sunday 12 December, 2021

Tornadoes leave 80 dead in six US states; one town reduced to 'matchsticks'
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

Tornadoes leave 80 dead in six US states; one town reduced to 'matchsticks'

Updated Dec 12th 2021, 3:17 PM 46,259 Views 19 Comments

More than 70 people are believed to have been killed in Kentucky alone, many of them workers at a candle factory, while at least six died in an Amazon warehouse in Illinois.

# joe-biden - Thursday 9 December, 2021

Biden promises support for Ukraine and sanctions for Moscow if Russia invades neighbour
# Border Tension
# Border Tension

Biden promises support for Ukraine and sanctions for Moscow if Russia invades neighbour

Updated Dec 9th 2021, 9:30 PM 16,733 Views 53 Comments

Nearly 100,000 Russian troops have massed on the Ukrainian border.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Joe Biden warns Putin of 'unprecedented sanctions' if Russia invades Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Joe Biden warns Putin of 'unprecedented sanctions' if Russia invades Ukraine

Dec 8th 2021, 6:01 PM 11,082 Views 31 Comments

The US President spoke to his Russian counterpart for two hours by video link yesterday.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Biden and Putin square off for two-hour call as Ukraine tensions mount
# Rising Tensions
# Rising Tensions

Biden and Putin square off for two-hour call as Ukraine tensions mount

Dec 7th 2021, 10:33 PM 18,468 Views 26 Comments

Putin came into the meeting seeking guarantees from Biden that the Nato military alliance will never expand to include Ukraine.

Joe Biden begins video summit with Vladimir Putin amid fears over potential Ukraine invasion
# Crunch Talks
# Crunch Talks

Joe Biden begins video summit with Vladimir Putin amid fears over potential Ukraine invasion

Dec 7th 2021, 4:09 PM 8,858 Views 23 Comments

Satellite pictures showing massive troop concentrations on Ukraine’s border.

# joe-biden - Monday 6 December, 2021

US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine
# Rising Tensions
# Rising Tensions

US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine

Dec 6th 2021, 10:33 PM 18,233 Views 65 Comments

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are due to hold talks via video call tomorrow.

# joe-biden - Saturday 20 November, 2021

Body representing Olympic athletes calls for 'quiet diplomacy' around missing Chinese tennis star
# Peng Shuai
# Peng Shuai

Body representing Olympic athletes calls for 'quiet diplomacy' around missing Chinese tennis star

Nov 20th 2021, 5:50 PM 32,005 Views 28 Comments

The statement underlines the softly-softly approach adopted by the IOC ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics.

# joe-biden - Friday 19 November, 2021

Kamala Harris held presidency for 1 hour 25 mins while Joe Biden was under anaesthesia
# US
# US

Kamala Harris held presidency for 1 hour 25 mins while Joe Biden was under anaesthesia

Updated Nov 19th 2021, 5:28 PM 56,579 Views 101 Comments

The US President had a colonoscopy as part of a regular health check, the White House said.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Biden and Xi at loggerheads on Taiwan following lengthy US-China virtual summit
# Virtual Summit
# Virtual Summit

Biden and Xi at loggerheads on Taiwan following lengthy US-China virtual summit

Nov 16th 2021, 6:50 AM 8,971 Views 3 Comments

The video-link summit took place last night in Washington and early this morning in Beijing.

# joe-biden - Friday 12 November, 2021

Release of 6 January records temporarily blocked by US court
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Release of 6 January records temporarily blocked by US court

Nov 12th 2021, 6:35 AM 14,858 Views 20 Comments

The appeals court set arguments in the case for 30 November.

# joe-biden - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Ireland in discussions with Biden administration over UK Article 16 plans
# Article 16
# Article 16

Ireland in discussions with Biden administration over UK Article 16 plans

Nov 11th 2021, 6:48 PM 17,120 Views 9 Comments

Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said he had spoken with senior advisors to US President Biden this week.

# joe-biden - Monday 8 November, 2021

Aer Lingus says 'almost every seat' is booked this week as US ends 19-month ban on travel
# Covid19
# Covid19

Aer Lingus says 'almost every seat' is booked this week as US ends 19-month ban on travel

Updated Nov 8th 2021, 9:15 AM 23,652 Views 23 Comments

The restrictions were first imposed by Donald Trump in March 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic first erupted.

Biden facing fresh challenges as he promotes $1 trillion infrastructure deal
# Infrastructure Deal
# Infrastructure Deal

Biden facing fresh challenges as he promotes $1 trillion infrastructure deal

Nov 8th 2021, 9:09 AM 9,656 Views 7 Comments

The US president is trying to spend the money quickly to deliver maximum impact to the American people.

# joe-biden - Saturday 6 November, 2021

Biden sends best wishes to Roscommon palliative care facility
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Biden sends best wishes to Roscommon palliative care facility

Nov 6th 2021, 1:54 PM 42,086 Views 13 Comments

Biden had supported the work of a fundraising group in Roscommon.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Biden predicts Democratic win in Virginia but election remains too close to call
# Terry McAuliffe
# Terry McAuliffe

Biden predicts Democratic win in Virginia but election remains too close to call

Nov 2nd 2021, 9:23 PM 16,506 Views 17 Comments

The election is seen as the first major test of Joe Biden’s political brand.

# joe-biden - Monday 1 November, 2021

White House press secretary tests positive for Covid-19
# Jen Psaki
# Jen Psaki

White House press secretary tests positive for Covid-19

Nov 1st 2021, 7:06 AM 20,717 Views 18 Comments

The official said she had last met US President Joe Biden on Tuesday and they had remained six feet apart.

# joe-biden - Friday 29 October, 2021

Joe Biden’s meeting with Pope Francis runs into overtime
# Vatican
# Vatican

Joe Biden’s meeting with Pope Francis runs into overtime

Updated Oct 29th 2021, 8:26 PM 29,417 Views 29 Comments

Biden’s support of abortion rights and same-sex marriage has put him at odds with many US bishops.

# joe-biden - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Biden delays release of long-classified JFK assassination files
# JFK
# JFK

Biden delays release of long-classified JFK assassination files

Oct 23rd 2021, 12:01 PM 32,964 Views 31 Comments

He said the remaining files “shall be withheld from full public disclosure” until 15 December next year.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

US Senate committee backs Claire Cronin as new US Ambassador to Ireland
# Biden Nominee
# Biden Nominee

US Senate committee backs Claire Cronin as new US Ambassador to Ireland

Oct 20th 2021, 1:52 PM 13,835 Views 8 Comments

Cronin was nominated for the role of ambassador by Biden in June.

# joe-biden - Friday 8 October, 2021

Biden pushes vaccine mandates to boost US economy
# US Covid-19
# US Covid-19

Biden pushes vaccine mandates to boost US economy

Oct 8th 2021, 7:35 AM 15,675 Views 44 Comments

Biden had ruled out mandates in the past but feels the action is now required as almost 70 million Americans remain unvaccinated.

# joe-biden - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Explainer: Why is Ireland about to raise its corporation tax rate from 12.5% to 15%?
# Taxing Matters
# Taxing Matters

Explainer: Why is Ireland about to raise its corporation tax rate from 12.5% to 15%?

Oct 7th 2021, 5:40 PM 19,489 Views 23 Comments
  • After months of negotiating, the Government is expected to sign Ireland up to a new 15% global minimum rate of corporation tax.
  • There is considerable uncertainty about what the changes will mean for the Irish economy and public finances.
  • But it could be 2023 or 2024 by the time the new rules are actually implemented.

# joe-biden - Monday 4 October, 2021

Biden administration lifts abortion referral ban on family planning clinics
# Abortion
# Abortion

Biden administration lifts abortion referral ban on family planning clinics

Oct 4th 2021, 10:43 PM 13,931 Views 7 Comments

This comes as battles over abortion grow sharper from Texas to the US Supreme Court.

# joe-biden - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Joe Biden visits Capitol in bid to thrash out deal on infrastructure bill
# United States
# United States

Joe Biden visits Capitol in bid to thrash out deal on infrastructure bill

Oct 2nd 2021, 8:04 AM 6,797 Views 15 Comments

Voting on Friday appeared increasingly unlikely, throwing the president’s big domestic agenda into doubt as negotiations dragged.

# joe-biden - Friday 1 October, 2021

Biden administration in legal bid to block Texas abortion law
# Abortion
# Abortion

Biden administration in legal bid to block Texas abortion law

Oct 1st 2021, 9:42 PM 10,366 Views 19 Comments

At least one Texas abortion provider said it stood ready to resume offering services.

Democrats fight to save Biden’s trillion-dollar infrastructure plan
# US Senate
# US Senate

Democrats fight to save Biden’s trillion-dollar infrastructure plan

Oct 1st 2021, 12:15 PM 9,903 Views 26 Comments

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin refused to vote in favour of Biden’s plan.

# joe-biden - Thursday 30 September, 2021

US Senate to vote later today in bid to avert government shutdown
# Us Shutdown
# Us Shutdown

US Senate to vote later today in bid to avert government shutdown

Sep 30th 2021, 10:07 AM 13,565 Views 8 Comments

The coming days are expected to be the most critical yet for Biden’s presidency.

# joe-biden - Monday 27 September, 2021

Biden gets Covid-19 booster shot following US regulator recommendation
# Pfizer
# Pfizer

Biden gets Covid-19 booster shot following US regulator recommendation

Sep 27th 2021, 9:42 PM 12,436 Views 9 Comments

Federal regulators recommended a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine for Americans age 65 or older.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Biden and Macron to meet next month in submarines dispute
# Submarines
# Submarines

Biden and Macron to meet next month in submarines dispute

Sep 22nd 2021, 8:14 PM 8,842 Views 13 Comments

The withdrawn French ambassador is set to return to the United States next week

Taoiseach: 'Anybody that suggests Joe Biden doesn't understand Northern Ireland is wrong'
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach: 'Anybody that suggests Joe Biden doesn't understand Northern Ireland is wrong'

Sep 22nd 2021, 6:12 PM 15,382 Views 24 Comments

President Joe Biden yesterday warned that the peace process should not be jeopardised.

Biden stresses importance of NI peace process and downplays trade deal during Johnson meeting
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Biden stresses importance of NI peace process and downplays trade deal during Johnson meeting

Sep 22nd 2021, 7:47 AM 20,691 Views 15 Comments
  • The US president met the UK Prime Minister in the Oval Office.
  • Biden issued a fresh warning for the UK not to damage the peace process over the EU departure.
  • Johnson agreed, saying: “On that point, Joe, we’re completely at one."

# joe-biden - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

China to stop funding coal projects overseas as US to double climate finance contribution
# $100 Billion
# $100 Billion

China to stop funding coal projects overseas as US to double climate finance contribution

Updated Sep 21st 2021, 9:42 PM 11,771 Views 9 Comments

The US president told the UN that the world was approaching a point of no return.

Biden to tell UN he does not believe in a 'new Cold war'
# UN
# UN

Biden to tell UN he does not believe in a 'new Cold war'

Sep 21st 2021, 8:49 AM 11,148 Views 21 Comments

Biden’s first speech as US president to the General Assembly faces a tough reception.