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Last week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Biden warns against appeasing Russia as Zelensky takes UN stage
The US President said the United Nations must take a stand against Russia’s “naked aggression”.
Last month
August 2023
Larry Donnelly: This Trump indictment is explosive - it makes for chilling reading
The Boston lawyer and law lecturer says the case against Trump is no joke but neither is the support he continues to receive.
This year
Trump vows to fight on in 2024 White House race if sentenced
The statement comes a day after prosecutors broadened the charges against him.
Joe Biden trips and tumbles on stage after delivering address at military academy
The White House said the US president is ‘fine’.
'It feels like coming home': Biden ends emotional final day in Ireland with calls for 'Mayo for Sam'
“Mayo for Sam” brought a close to Biden’s Ballina homecoming.
Biden has unplanned encounter with priest who gave his deceased son the last rites
Fr Frank O’Grady performed the ceremony for Beau Biden before he died of brain cancer in 2015.
'Well Mom, you said it would happen': Biden says Oireachtas address one of his greatest honours
The US president touched on his Irish roots, Northern Ireland and that ‘All Blacks’ gaffe remark.
What to know about road closures and leaving extra time to get to the airport during Biden's visit
Drivers are being warned to expect delays today as Biden set to visit Louth and Dublin.
People Before Profit to boycott Biden Dáil speech dubbing it a 'charade and propaganda exercise'
US President Joe Biden is due to address a joint sitting of the Houses of the Oireachtas on Thursday.
Quiz: How much do you know about the American president on film?
A real-life one is due here this week.
A Dundalk walkabout and Ballina homecoming speech: What we know about Biden's trip next week
US President Joe Biden will travel to Ireland between 11 to 14 April next week.
Biden to address joint sitting of the Oireachtas during next week's four day trip to Ireland
The US President is due to address the public outside St Muredach’s Cathedral in Ballina.
Dáil may be recalled if Biden wishes to address Oireachtas, Tánaiste indicates
People Before Profit to protest 'double standards' in US foreign policy as Biden visits Ireland
Officials now planning for Biden to arrive in Belfast on 11 April and Dublin the following day
The US President is expected to be in Ireland for a total of five days.
Larry Donnelly: There's no denying that the ties between America and Ireland are exceptional
Our columnist looks at the truly special relationship between Ireland and the most powerful country on earth.
Events to mark Good Friday Agreement anniversary planned amid speculation over Biden visit
There has been much speculation about whether the US President will visit Northern Ireland for the anniversary.
Last year
Key week for Ireland's term on UN Security Council during Ukraine-dominated General Assembly
Taoiseach Micheál Martin will also arrive in New York later today.
Biden promises to defend Taiwan but refuses to confirm re-election bid in rare TV interview
The US president said it ‘remains to be seen’ if he will seek re-election.
Taoiseach to travel to NY for UN events, but will timetable allow for Biden meeting this week?
The Taoiseach will deliver Ireland’s National Statement in the UN on Thursday.
Joe Biden evokes US Moon mission in pledge to halve cancer deaths in next 25 years
Biden is pushing government-backed efforts to search for cures.
Joe Biden tests positive for Covid-19
The US president is experiencing ‘very mild symptoms’, the White House said today.
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China vows to respond after US imposes sanctions on Xinjiang
The law is the latest in a series intensifying US penalties over China’s alleged abuse of ethnic and religious minorities in the western region.
Former US president Bill Clinton in hospital with infection
Doctors said Clinton was responding well at the center in Irvine, California.
Biden: US soldiers could remain in Afghanistan past deadline to ensure Americans get out
The US president said it was not possible to complete withdrawal from Afghanistan without “chaos”.
'We're halfway there': Biden says US on course for 100 million Covid jabs in his first 100 days
The US President said that plans are in place to roll out the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as soon as it becomes available.
The First Lady, the Second Gentleman and the other new White House faces to look out for
There are several ‘firsts’ among the new residents of the 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Opinion: The UN Security Council needs an 'outsider' and Ireland fits that bill
Andrew Anderson of Front Line Defenders says Ireland can play a pivotal role at the UN Security Council by improving international relations at a difficult time.
Larry Donnelly: Let's face it, if it weren't for Covid-19, Trump would be planning his inauguration
Larry Donnelly looks back over the 2020 race for the White House and says the pandemic utterly changed the direction of the election.
Donald Trump plans to hold a campaign rally in Florida on Saturday
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is preparing to unveil plans to probe the president’s capacity to govern after contracting Covid-19.
Trump says he will not participate in virtual debate with Biden
It was announced earlier that the candidates would “participate from separate remote locations”.
Trump remains out of sight as doctor says he is symptom-free
White House aides said Donald Trump has returned to the Oval Office.
Donald Trump's car trip to wave to his supporters is 'insanity', doctor says
An attending physician at Walter Reed Medical Centre said “the irresponsibility is astounding” and was done “for political theatre”.
Trump, Pence, Pelosi: How does the presidential line of succession work?
Donald Trump is to leave the White House to attend a medical centre after testing positive for Covid-19.
Trump defends supporting viral video of doctors promoting disproved coronavirus treatment
Scientific studies have shown hydroxychloroquine can do more harm than good when used to treat symptoms of Covid-19.
Donald Trump sending ‘surge’ of federal agents into US cities
Hundreds have already been sent to Kansas City to help quell violence.
Judge rules Donald Trump's niece can publicise book about US president
Robert Trump had objected to Mary Trump publicly discussing family members.
Donald Trump pulls National Guard off Washington streets
“Far fewer protesters showed up last night than anticipated!” the US President tweeted.
Donald Trump to sign executive order about social media, after his tweets were flagged
Trump tweeted that more mail-in voting would lead to a “rigged election” in November. The US President votes by mail-in voting.
Bernie Sanders formally endorses Joe Biden for president
“We’ve got to make Trump a one-term president,” Sanders said.
US life expectancy is on the up - and the White House says it's thanks to Trump
The US government said that 2018 saw the first decline in drug overdose deaths in almost three decades.
Trump hosts rival Israeli leaders on the eve of unveiling 'historic' peace plan
There is scepticism over the plan’s chances of success in the Middle East.