Chancellor Merkel welcomes more multilateralism under Biden
27 January 2021 | 11:00 am
In her first phone call with US President Joe Biden, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said international cooperation was vital to tackling global challenges like the coronavirus pandemic and climate change.
The White House has announced a cash injection to boost Southeast Asia's climate, maritime and public health infrastructure as ASEAN leaders discuss shared concerns over China's rise in the region.
The US has pledged tens of billions of dollars for Ukraine. With time of the essence, President Joe Biden signed legislation that was last used during World War II. We take a closer look at the Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022 and get analysis from FRANCE 24's International Affairs Commentator, Douglas Herbert.
American military leaders said the soldiers would help counter the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab in the Horn of Africa country.
On Tuesday, US President Joe Biden visited the site of a deadly attack motivated by racial hatred. On May 14, an 18-year-old went on a shooting rampage in the city of Buffalo, killing 10 and injuring three, with the express purpose of targeting Black people. In an emotional speech, the US president spoke out against White supremacy, saying it was a "poison in our body politic".
Germany's Former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder has stepped down from the board of the Russian state-owned oil company, a week after the Bundestag announced he would lose his taxpayer-funded office and staff.
US President Joe Biden has launched a new trade deal with 12 Indo-Pacific nations. The plan provides a means for partner countries to deal with key issues including climate change, supply chain and digital trade.
Germany's race to cut its reliance on gas from Russia has injected urgency into the first official visit to Africa by Olaf Scholz as he hunts new sources of energy supplies.
Olaf Scholz signed deals that will see Germany help African nations build their infrastructure to extract and export oil and gas to Europe. He also promised to keep German troops in the Sahel.
The killing of 19 children and two teachers in a school shooting in Uvalde has sparked a nationwide debate on gun control. President Biden said the constitutional right to own weapons "is not absolute," and never was.
The first family will meet with community and religious leaders, as well as those who lost their loved ones to the violence that left 21 people — including 19 children — dead at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
US President Joe Biden has visited a memorial to the 19 students and two teachers killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school in Texas earlier this week.
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