• A combination of photos of US President Joe Biden on 15 March 2021 and Russian President Vladimir Putin on 6 March 2020. Picture: Eric Baradat, Alexey Nikolsky/AFP/Sputnik

    Putin backs prisoner swap with US ahead of Biden summit

    Biden, who has vowed a clear-eyed, tougher approach with Putin than his predecessors at the start of their terms, has already made clear that he will raise the fate of jailed Americans when he meets the Russian leader in Geneva.

  • A combination of photos of US President Joe Biden on 15 March 2021 and Russian President Vladimir Putin on 6 March 2020. Picture: Eric Baradat, Alexey Nikolsky/AFP/Sputnik

    Putin hopes Biden less impulsive than Trump

    Though he described relations with the United States as having "deteriorated to its lowest point in recent years," Vladimir Putin said he expects he can work with Joe Biden.

  • Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (2R) and his wife Carrie Johnson (R) walk with US President Joe Biden and US First Lady Jill Biden prior to a bi-lateral meeting at Carbis Bay, Cornwall on 10 June 2021, ahead of the three-day G7 summit being held from 11-13 June. G7 leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the United States meet this weekend for the first time in nearly two years, for the three-day talks in Carbis Bay, Cornwall. Picture: Brendan SMIALOWSKI/AFP

    G7 leaders target one billion jabs and climate drive

    The club of leading economies - Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and United States - say a joint approach is the world's best chance for recovering from the global health crisis and tackling climate change.

  • FILE: Chinese President Xi Jinping. Picture: AFP.

    China passes anti-foreign sanctions law

    Beijing has accused the United States of "suppressing" Chinese firms and issued veiled threats of retaliation after President Joe Biden last week expanded a blacklist of companies Americans are barred from investing in.