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Biden, White House seek to define Ukraine ‘invasion’ amid confusion

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden sought on Thursday to clarify U.S. policy on a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine after his remarks about how America might respond to…

Exclusive-U.S. to lift travel curbs on eight African countries – White House

By David Shepardson (Reuters) -The Biden administration will lift travel restrictions on eight southern African countries imposed last month over concerns about the fast-spreading COVID-19 Omicron variant, the White House…

White House says no agreement on new Biden-Putin talks

By Alexandra Alper WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden has yet to agree to a time and place of fresh talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, White House spokesperson…

White House’s Sullivan says US prepared for dialogue with Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Friday that the United States is prepared for dialogue with Russia over its security demands and will present…

White House: U.S. will not send officials to Beijing Olympics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government will not send an official delegation to the 2022 winter Olympics in Beijing in objection to China's practices on human rights, the White House…

White House says it isn’t trying to weaken bill on China’s Uyghurs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden's administration is not lobbying against a U.S. bill that would ban some Chinese imports over concern about forced labor among Uyghurs, which Republicans have accused…

Work underway for Putin-Biden video call, says Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Work is under way to arrange a video call between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden, the Kremlin said on Friday, a day…

Beijing wanted to ‘break’ Australia -U.S. Indo-Pacific adviser

By Kirsty Needham SYDNEY (Reuters) - China is conducting "dramatic economic warfare" against Australia and has tried to "break" the U.S. ally, contributing to increased anxiety about Beijing in the…

White House says deeply concerned about reported Russian military buildup on Ukraine’s border

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Tuesday the White House remains "deeply concerned" about heightened rhetoric around a reported Russian military buildup…

White House calls on Russia to de-escalate tensions with Ukraine

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The White House on Friday called on Russia to de-escalate tensions with Ukraine, saying it has raised its concerns about Moscow's military buildup directly. "We also continue to…

U.S. President Biden to hold meeting with leaders from Africa in 2022 -White House

(Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden will hold a meeting with leaders from Africa in 2022 which would focus on building global partnerships and alliances, the White House said in…

U.S. cooperation with partners causing China ‘heartburn’ -Campbell

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Expanded U.S. cooperation with partners is causing China "heartburn" and Chinese President Xi Jinping made clear to President Joe Biden in a virtual meeting that Washington's work to…