Texas shooting: Biden pledges to meet Congress on guns, first funerals take place
02 June 2022 | 10:25 am
US President Joe Biden has promised to meet lawmakers on guns. Meanwhile, details from the grim day inside the elementary school emerge.
The US will stop importing oil and natural gas from Russia, US President Joe Biden has said as the West escalates sanctions against Moscow over the Ukraine invasion.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke to the United States Congress on Wednesday, thanking its members for the support the US has offered his country and asking for more.
Volodymyr Zelensky has addressed the US Congress. Ukraine's president made a plea for more help to defend his country against Vladimir Putin's forces. On day 21 of the Russian invasion, with shelling and air strikes continuing, Zelensky appealed to the United States to do more. But will he get what he wants?
As Russia continues to bombard Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelensky made a landmark virtual address to the US Congress this week. US lawmakers gave him a standing ovation the moment he showed up on screen. Speaking almost three weeks after the Russian invasion first began, Zelensky showed a graphic video of victims of the war and referred to the September 2001 terror attacks in the US, saying Ukraine has been experiencing a 9/11 every day for three weeks.
During a nearly two-hour call, the US president called on his Chinese counterpart to rule out military and economic support to Moscow, to ensure Western sanctions are effective.
The US president met American troops stationed in Poland, before being briefed on aid efforts for Ukrainian refugees. Warsaw is hoping for a bigger NATO commitment in the wake of Russia's invasion of its neighbor.
US President Joe Biden's speech in Warsaw had strong words for Vladimir Putin, but even stronger words in support of a free world. DW's Bartosz Dudek writes that Biden may just have made history.
US President Joe Biden said Russian President Vladimir Putin "cannot remain in power" after the invasion of Ukraine. He also warned Russian forces against moving onto "one single inch" of NATO territory.
President Joe Biden has at last made lynchings in the United States a federal hate crime after more than a hundred years of delays.
As the war in Ukraine continues, US President Joe Biden is heading to Europe to meet EU leaders and attend an emergency NATO summit. His trip will also take him to Poland, which has taken in a vast majority of the 3.6 million Ukrainians who have escaped the conflict.
Did he go off script or was he on message? The Biden administration is partially rolling back what the US president said about Vladimir Putin at the conclusion of his Saturday speech in Warsaw. Washington insists it is not plotting or espousing regime change in Moscow, instead describing an "unworkable relationship" with the current master of the Kremlin.
US President Joe Biden has ordered the release of 180 million barrels of oil from the country's Strategic Petroleum Reserve. It's the third such move in six months, but the biggest amount on record, in an effort to lower soaring petrol prices. Also in the show: the EU faces a potential shortage of natural gas as Vladimir Putin doubles down on his demand for payment in roubles, and inflation in France hits its highest level since 1997.
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