US President Joe Biden to raise refugee cap after criticism
19 April 2021 | 4:00 pm
But it's uncertain how many more refugees from Africa, the Middle East and Central America are set to benefit.
17 Nov 2021
While talking to US President Joe Biden, China's Xi Jingping warned that attempts to control China with Taiwan were "like playing with fire."
22 Nov 2021
Leaders of the US, Canada, and Mexico met after a five-year gap. While they emphasized cooperation, tensions were raised about the auto industry, Biden's "Buy American" policies and a Mexican energy bill.
14 Dec 2021
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said about 50 had died in his state alone, bringing the suspected death toll across ravaged states to 64. So far, 60 workers presumed dead at a candle factory were located.
16 Dec 2021
The autocratic leaders of Russia and China railed against Western meddling and praised cooperation between their countries. The two will meet in person at the Beijing Winter Olympics in February.
16 Dec 2021
Last weekend, the US was hit by a cluster of perhaps the most devastating tornadoes in its history. In Kentucky alone, more than 70 people are known to have been killed by the severe weather system, and deaths were also reported in Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri and Tennessee. US President Joe Biden, who has signed a disaster declaration for Kentucky, paid a visit to the region and called the situation there "an unimaginable tragedy". We take a closer look at the scale of the damage.
21 Dec 2021
US President Joe Biden has unveiled a new plan to tackle his country's COVID-19 emergency. Announcing the measures on his first full day in power, he said drastic action is needed.
This week, Joe Biden made a passionate speech on voting rights, comparing that fight to the battle to end racial segregation in the 1960s. For the first time ever, the US president is directly pushing to get rid of a vote-blocking device in the Senate known as the filibuster. That requires close to two thirds of senators to pass a bill, as opposed to a simple majority. Biden, a former senator himself, says the voting rights issue is a "battle for America's soul".
From winning a record number of votes to an unpopular presidency struggling to pass key legislation, how did it go so wrong? With elections around the corner, Biden has little time to turn things around.
"Let's Go Brandon" is the best-loved code insult for Joe Biden these days but would the Russians really go so far as to arrange military vehicles into shapes so that they spell out the insult in satellite photos? A satirical account on Twitter was at the origin of this fake news story. First off though, we take a look at confusion in Quebec over just how far-reaching new Covid-19 vaccine pass measures really are.
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.
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.
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Early election results show a tight race between the two main candidates to become the next president of Kenya. Deputy president William Ruto is running against veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga. Turnout was between 60 and 80 percent of voters.
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Kenya is awaiting the results of Tuesday's election. It's thought to be too close to call between the two presidential frontrunners, Raila Odinga and William Ruto.
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Inflation is generally understood to be a sustained hike in the price level of goods and services. Most economists favor relatively low and stable inflation rates for a nation's economy to work smoothly.
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Not only Russians inside Russia but also those abroad are feeling the impact of Western sanctions over the war in Ukraine. Some of them were living in paradise in Bali, but their situation has turned into a bit of a nightmare.
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Coach Ayodele Solaja, Founder, Buka Tigers Athletic Club speaks about how he discovered and trained Tobi Amusa, the current African, Commonwealth, and World Champion in the 100m hurdles as well as the record holder in the three competitions.