US aims to boost offensive against IS global network

France meanwhile bombed IS targets in Syria from jets from the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier newly deployed in the eastern Mediterranean, hours after announcing similar strikes in Iraq.

'Gang of thugs' ISIS will never prevail: US vice president Joe Biden
'Gang of thugs' ISIS will never prevail: US vice president Joe Biden

Describing Islamic State as a gang of thugs wrapped in ideology, US Vice President Joe Biden today said the militant group will never prevail and the world stands united in its resolve to destroy the evil terror outfit. 

US vice president Biden says he will not run for presidency
US vice president Biden says he will not run for presidency

 US Vice-President Joe Biden will not seek the presidency, he announced in a surprise appearance at the White House on Wednesday.

Biden changes story on raid on Osama in Pakistan

 US Vice President Joe Biden has offered a new account of the decision to launch the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in 2011 that differed from some of his previous retellings -- and from Hillary Clinton's.

Biden offers new account of his advice to Obama on bin Laden raid
Biden offers new account of his advice to Obama on bin Laden raid

US Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he advised President Barack Obama in May 2011 to go ahead with the raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, contradicting his past comments about the discussions leading up to the operation.

Biden to decide on 2016 presidential bid soon: White House

US Vice President Joe Biden would soon announce whether he will contest the 2016 presidential election, the White House said today without indicating what his decision would be.

Speculation rife over Biden joining 2016 US presidential race

Speculation is rising that Vice President Joe Biden is close to a decision on entering the 2016 US presidential race even as the White House has been silent and President Barack Obama evaded queries on the issue.

China's Xi downplays differences, says US visit 'fruitful'

Downplaying their differences over the disputed South China Sea and the cyber espionage claims, Chinese President Xi Jinping has described his talks with US counterpart Barack Obama as "fruitful" and said it sends a positive signal on the synergy between the two largest economies.

US wants to be India's best friend: Vice-President Biden

United States Vice-President Joe Biden has said their goal is to become India`s best friend and both the nations should work together as strategic partners to bring about a safer and prosperous world.

India-US joint effort will make 'defining partnership of 21st Century': Sushma Swaraj
India-US joint effort will make 'defining partnership of 21st Century': Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that India`s relationship with the United States is defined by natural synergy of the democracies and easy identification among the people, adding that the joint effort of both the countries will make one of the defining partnerships of the 21st Century.

Democratic donors urge Joe Biden to challenge Hillary Clinton in US 2016 race

A group of prominent Democratic Party fundraisers on Friday began circulating a letter to encourage a hesitant Vice President Joe Biden to enter the 2016 race for US president.

Biden to lead farewell ceremony for Pope Francis: White House

 U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a Catholic, will lead a farewell ceremony for Pope Francis in Philadelphia on Sept. 27, marking the end of a historic visit by the popular pontiff, the White House said on Thursday.

Biden, Kerry, Sushma to kick off US-India dialogue

US Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry and India`s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will address a conclave of corporate America to kick off the first US-India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue next week.

Joe Biden hesitant about presidential bid in interview

Vice President Joe Biden cast doubt on a potential bid for the White House bid late Thursday, in an emotional television interview that delved into his faith and grief at the loss of his son Beau.

Barack Obama, Joe Biden to lead high decibel US engagement with India

US President Barack Obama along with Vice President Joe Biden and several of his Cabinet ministers are all set for a high-level engagement with the Indian leadership in a series of meetings later this month.

Hillary Clinton declines to apologise for nagging email controversy

 Even as a special intelligence review revealed that some emails on Hillary Clinton`s personal account contained highly classified information, the Democratic frontrunner declined to apologise for the controversy saying what she did was allowed.

Can`t say yet whether he will mount White House run: Joe Biden

US Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday he is trying to determine whether he has the emotional energy to mount a White House bid in 2016 but cannot say yet whether he can do it.

Dedicated New York State police unit to tackle campus sex assault

New York state is launching a specialised police unit to help crack down on sexual assault on college campuses, but some victims` advocates are wary, saying law enforcement has not been effective in tackling the issue in the past.

White House admits Biden mulling 2016 run

The White House on Monday acknowledged that Vice President Joe Biden is still weighing a possible run for the top job, amid controversy surrounding Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

Biden meets liberal leader Warren while mulling White House run

US Vice President Joe Biden met on Saturday with Senator Elizabeth Warren, a popular progressive leader with a big support base among Democrats, as he mulls whether to run for president, according to a source familiar with the matter.