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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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Your money is safe, US tells China

US Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday rejected claims that American power is on the wane and told a Chinese audience that his government would never default. "You're safe," Biden told a university in Sichuan, the southwest province that is

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Iran makes new nuclear offer, US ready to listen

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Iran was ready to send its enriched uranium abroad in exchange for nuclear fuel, and a US official said Washington was prepared to listen if Iran was making a new offer to break an impasse over its disputed nucle

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