Two lawmakers briefed by the South Korean intelligence agency said Pyongyang may carry out its nuclear test between October 16 and November 7
Harris and Kishida stressed the importance of peace and stability in the contested waterway that China claims sovereignty over.
The EPA has launched the Office of Environmental Justice and Civil Rights aimed at helping minorities disproportionately affected by water and air pollution.
IAEA chief Rafael Grossi said talks have resumed with Iran over the safeguards probe into the particles found in Iranian nuclear sites.
The Moldovan government is considering revoking citizenship for Moldovans who hold dual citizenship that are joining Russian forces.
The acting Afghan commerce and industry minister said Russia will supply Afghanistan with gasoline, gas, diesel, and wheat as part of its provisional deal.
US-based Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad said the ongoing protests are a "result of 40 years of women fighting back."
The EU's executive said the members states must have a common policy on requests by Russians to enter the EU.
The agency has approved EV charging station plans for all 50 states, Washington DC, and Puerto Rico.
The Labor Party has pledged to put up a publicly-owned energy firm if elected, to better solve rising energy bills.
VP Kamala Harris said China has undermined the international rules-based order and that the US will continue to support Taiwan and oppose any unilateral changes to the status quo.
The Malaysian Prime Minister also expressed disappointment over the lack of progress on the ASEAN five-point peace plan.
Kyiv said personal sanctions are not enough to punish Russia for staging sham referendums to annex parts of Ukraine.
Legislation to set up the anti-corruption watchdog is set to be introduced to parliament on Wednesday.
Joe Biden to attend G7, NATO summits this month
The White House said Wednesday that President Joe Biden is expected to attend the upcoming annual G7 and NATO summits later this month. Biden will first attend the G7 Summit in Germany and then the NATO summit in Spain.
White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre announced Biden’s attendance at the upcoming G7 and NATO summits this year in a statement.
The US leader will first travel to Schloss Elmau in southern Germany for the G7 Summit on June 25. The war in Ukraine will be on the agenda, as well as the food and energy crisis that came as a result of the war.
On June 28, Biden will travel to Madrid to attend the NATO summit, where the alliance’s member countries are expected to discuss the alliance’s “transformation over the next decade.”
This week, Biden is hosting the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, and prior to traveling to California for the conference with his counterparts in the continent, Biden weighed in on the recent results of the state’s primary elections.
The US leader told reporters that the results of the primaries on Tuesday reflected the desire of the public for lawmakers to take harsher stances on crime and gun violence.
Biden also called on states and local governments to use the funds from the COVID-19 relief plan to fund police departments.
“I think the voters sent a clear message last night: Both parties ought to step up and do something about crime, as well as gun violence,” said Biden before boarding Air Force One to travel to Los Angeles.
“The first major bill we passed, we gave the states and localities billions of dollars, billions of dollars, and encourage them to use it to hire police officers and reform their police departments. Very few have done it,” said the US leader.
Biden added that “it’s time the states and the localities spend the money they have to deal with crime,” along with retraining police officers and providing more funds for community policing. Biden also said that he added $300 million in his budget request to Congress to hire and retrain police officers.
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