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  1. News - World

    Joe Biden calls Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff over surveillance row

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sao Paulo Biden bid to ease tension The Brazilian government says US Vice-President Joe Biden has telephoned President Dilma Rousseff in an effort to ease tensions ... Communications Minister Helena Chagas said that Biden called Rousseff to offer explanations and to "express his regret over the negative repercussions caused by the disclosures". Chagas said ...

  2. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    US Vice-President Joe Biden to urge India to lift trade barriers

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Biden will urge India to ditch trade barriers US Vice-President Joe Biden will press India to do more to open up trade and protect intellectual property during a trip ... to a slowdown, a situation Biden said could improve if countries including India and China pursue economic reforms. "We want to help lead in creating the 21st century rules of the road ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., January 6, 2013

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Joe Biden The US vice-president found himself the hero of the hour as he successfully steered through talks with Republican lawmakers to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff" of tax increases and deep spending cuts. Biden used his good connections in the Senate, the body in which he served for more than three decades, to secure concessions and pass a last-gasp finance bill. ...

  4. News - China

    US opens China talks with plea to end cyber-spying

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:19am by Reuters

    ... both nations. Vice President Joe Biden launched the annual US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue by stressing the shared stakes. “The next steps that China needs to take for its own economy ... are experiencing now must be viewed as out of bounds and needs to stop US Vice President Joe Biden Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew are hosting a Chinese delegation led ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Biden urges Democrats to comply with demands to curb US gun violence

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:45pm by Reuters in Leesburg, Virginia

    ... Reuters in Leesburg, Virginia US Vice President Joe Biden urged fellow Democrats in the House of Representatives on Wednesday to comply with public demands for action to reduce gun violence. It is unclear which, if any, of Biden’s gun-control recommendations Congress might approve, but the vice president said legislators have an obligation to do as much as they can. “I don’t ...

  6. News - World

    We’ll follow IS to the gates of hell, US Vice-President Joe Biden says

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kittery, Maine US will follow killers to gates of hell: Biden US Vice-President Joe Biden said America would follow "to the gates of hell" the terrorists who posted videos showing the beheading of two journalists. Biden said on Wednesday that the Islamic State militant group responsible for beheading James Foley and Steven Sotloff would not intimidate ...

  7. News - World

    Joe Biden apologises to Turkey for suggesting it financed Syria jihadis

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:34am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse US Vice-President Joe Biden has apologised to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over comments suggesting Turkey and other nations had financed and armed jihadist organisations in Syria. Erdogan reacted furiously on Saturday at comments made by Biden at Harvard University on Thursday, in which the vice-president criticised allies in Turkey and the Arab world ...

  8. News - World - UKRAINE

    Joe Biden set for Romania talks next week on crisis in neighbour Ukraine

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... Associated Press in Washington US Vice-President Joe Biden will discuss the Ukraine crisis next week while visiting neighbouring Romania, and Cyprus, the White House announced. Biden will be in Europe from May 20 until May 23. In Bucharest, Biden is scheduled to meet Romanian President Traian Basescu and US and Romanian troops conducting a joint military exercise. The trip, announced ...

  9. News - World - US ECONOMY: ANALYSIS

    Republicans reach out to Joe Biden to help resolve 'fiscal cliff'

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Top Republican taps vice-president to be his 'dance partner' in a tortuous pas de deux that took them to the edge of a financial abyss Joe Biden- the man ... Obama. "I needed a dance partner," McConnell said. "So I reached out to the vice-president." Vice-President Joe Biden, 70, had been tapped by Obama as a dealmaker before, ...

  10. News - World - US POLITICS

    US presidential candidate Mitt Romney jumps on Joe Biden's 'gaffe' on middle class

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Romney jumps on Biden's'blunder' Republicans have seized on an apparent gaffe by Joe Biden, after the US vice-president said ... in the November election, Mitt Romney. "Agree with Joe Biden, the middle class has been buried the last 4 years, which is why we need a change in November #CantAfford4More," Romney tweeted. ...




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