President Joe Biden convenes world leaders at a “moment of peril” to combat the climate crisis, drawing commitments from China and Russia to cooperate on cutting emissions despite their disputes with US.
New measures include plans for the Justice Department to crack down on self-assembled "ghost guns," and make "stabilising braces" subject to registration under the National Firearms Act.
UN Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms blueprint to achieve gender equality adopted 25 years ago.
The US government every year on April 24 marks a remembrance of the events of 1915 at the White House - but this year could bring a surprise.
The statement from the world body chief Antonio Guterres comes days after a deadly US shooting left at least eight people dead, six of them Asian-American women.
Iranian hardliners may see every progressive delay in nuclear talks as a signal to take one step back.
Although several Indian news outlets claimed the case was directly against the Swedish climate activist, a Reuters journalist has said “nobody has been named in the FIR,” which mentions unidentified authors of the toolkit.
Some 34 years after first seeking the job, Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th US president, bringing to an end the most tumultuous administration of modern times and charting a new course to tackle Covid-19 and unite a splintered nation.
US President Joe Biden delivered his inaugural speech looking out across the National Mall, which was covered in a field of flags instead of inauguration crowds since citizens were told to stay home because of the virus.
Two days out from the inauguration, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris took breaks from their prep to honour the civil rights hero.
They include a number of Indian-American appointments and for the first time ever two Kashmiri women, in what has been touted as the ‘most diverse’ cabinet in US history.
Unnerving photos portray a city holding up under a military siege.
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