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Biden adds Saudi to his apology list over Islamic State

US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday added Saudi Arabia to the list of Middle Eastern countries to which he "clarified" remarks he made last week suggesting they had supported Islamist militants in Syria. He apologized

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Biden apologises over remark UAE backed militants

The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that US Vice President Joe Biden had apologised to the Abu Dhabi crown prince for "any implications" in a speech he made last week that the UAE had supported Islamist militants in Syria.

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US reassures Nato allies after Russia 'land grab'

US Vice President Joe Biden told Nato allies in eastern Europe on Tuesday that the alliance was unwavering in its commitment to protect them from attack, offering reassurance after what he called Russia's "land grab" in Ukraine'

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US ‘does not recognize China's air defence zone’

US Vice President Joe Biden said on Friday that Washington does not accept China's new air defence zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea. "I was absolutely clear on behalf of my president: We do not recognize t

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Obama not bluffing on use of force: Biden

  US Vice President Joe Biden insisted that President Barack Obama was not bluffing about using force to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions if all else fails, even as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for a "

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US ready for direct talks with Iran: Biden

  The United States is ready for direct talks with Iran if it is serious about negotiations, Vice President Joe Biden said, backing bilateral contact many see as crucial to easing a dispute over Teh

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Hours from fiscal cliff, Washington awaits deal

The US Congress comes back on Monday without a deal to avert the "fiscal cliff" and only a few hours of actual legislative time scheduled in which to act if an agreement materialises. Negotiations involving Vice President Jo

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In vice presidential debate, it's advantage Biden

  The debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan might not change the minds of many voters. In fact, it could make them less likely to change.   But Democrats and Re

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Iran will be held accountable for plot: US

US Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday said Iran would be held accountable for an alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador in Washington and that the Obama administration is working to unite world opinion behind a possible US res

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Don't count US, Japan out: Biden

US Vice President Joe Biden visited Japan's quake-hit northeast on Tuesday and said the country would recover from the disaster just as the US would overcome its debt crisis, warning doubters not to count the two countries out.   &n

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