Reversing Trump, Biden Repeals Sanctions on Human Rights Prosecutor

In June, Mr. Trump signed an executive order authorizing sanctions on any personnel at the International Criminal Court who were investigating “allied personnel without that ally’s consent.” In 2019, the Trump administration revoked Ms. Bensouda’s travel visa for the United States. Mr. Trump’s moves were criticized by numerous governments, scholars and human rights groups. Ms. […]

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Russian Envoy Planning U.S. Return After Biden ‘Killer’ Comment – The Moscow Times

Russia’s ambassador to the United States plans to return to Washington soon following talks in Moscow on the future of bilateral ties after U.S. President Joe Biden called his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin a “killer.” Ambassador Anatoly Antonov, who was recalled for emergency consultations on March 21, told the state-run TASS news agency Monday that […]

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Biden Administration Announces a Major Offshore Wind Plan

Much of the Biden plan involves harnessing the federal government to help states meet existing targets like those of New York and New Jersey. The Transportation Department, for example, announced $230 million funding for port authorities for the construction of storage areas and other projects to support wind development. The biggest pot of money, $3 […]

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Putin Invites Biden to Virtual Talks – The Moscow Times

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called on U.S. President Joe Biden to hold virtual talks after the American leader described him as a “killer.” Speaking on the sidelines of an event marking seven years since Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Putin invited Biden to hold a “live-broadcast” or “online” discussion in the coming days.  “I […]

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Biden White House resorting to ‘siege of Russia’ by sending troops to NATO borders & ships to Black Sea – leading Moscow senator

With little prospect of scoring a decisive military victory over Russia, Washington is increasingly locked into a strategy of surrounding the world’s largest country with its forces, one of Moscow’s top politicians has claimed. Aleksey Pushkov, a senator and former head of the parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee, argued in comments on Telegram on Friday that […]

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Republicans welcome Quad summit – Times of India

WASHINGTON: Top American lawmakers from the opposition Republican party on Friday welcomed the virtual Quad summit and praised the Biden administration for working with leading democracies in the region to promote economic and security cooperation. “Members of the Quad, and other important regional partners like Asean, have a long-term interest in promoting and maintaining a […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – China-Taiwan tensions rise days into Biden presidency

Chinese air force planes including 12 fighter jets entered Taiwan’s air defence identification zone for a second day on Sunday, Taiwan said, as tensions rise near the island just days into US President Joe Biden’s new administration. China views democratically ruled Taiwan as its own territory, and has in the past few months increased military […]

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Biden Proposes New START Extension, Navalny Investigation – The Moscow Times

New U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday proposed a five-year extension with Russia of New START, the last remaining nuclear reduction treaty between the powers, but vowed to pressure Moscow on other fronts. The treaty, which has limited the United States and Russia to 1,550 nuclear warheads each, expires on February 5 after negotiations stagnated […]

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Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene vows to IMPEACH Biden on his first day in office, says she’ll be ‘voice of ignored voters’

Freshman Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) has pledged to bring articles of impeachment against Joe Biden on his very first day in office, mirroring a similar move by Democrats early on in Trump’s presidency. The upstart legislator said on Wednesday night that she would immediately push for impeachment one day after Biden’s inauguration on January […]

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Claims of ‘Bleak’ Environmental Justice Record Appear to Fell a Biden Favorite

“If I was Joe Biden and I was looking for someone to implement the green agenda, I’d pick Mary Nichols,” said Steven J. Milloy, who led Mr. Trump’s transition team and now runs a website promoting the false information about climate change. “She’s dedicated, she’s experienced, she knows the job backward and forward. I don’t […]

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