Joe Biden

Biden warns Europe against overdependence on Russian energy

US Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday cautioned European countries against becoming too dependent on Russian energy, including natural gas.

Biden says US will work with Turkey on extraditing preacher Gulen

US Vice President Joe Biden visited Turkey on Wednesday and said his government is helping a Turkish team prepare a formal extradition request for Fethullah Gulen, the preacher Ankara blames for...

Biden says Syrian Kurds must retreat over Euphrates River

US Vice President Joe Biden says the Syrian Kurdish forces his country backs must go back across the Euphrates River to the east bank.

US reaffirms commitment to defence of NATO's eastern states

US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday reaffirmed his country's commitment to NATO defence of the EU's eastern member states during high-level talks in Latvia.

Ahead of Biden visit, Turkey wants "temporary arrest" of Gulen

Turkey's prime minister said Saturday he wants the United States to place Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, blamed for plotting a coup, under "temporary arrest," ahead of a visit by Vice President...

Warmly welcomed in Kosovo, Biden to press for peace with Serbia

US Vice President Joe Biden, a strong supporter of Kosovo during its struggle for independence from Serbia, arrived to a warm welcome in Pristina for talks on Wednesday.

Serbian President tells Biden US, Serbia share common values

Serbia and the United States share common values, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said in Belgrade on Tuesday during talks with US Vice President Joe Biden, adding that bilateral relations were...

Biden apologises to families of victims killed in NATO air strikes on Serbia

US Vice President Joe Biden apologised in Belgrade on Tuesday to the families of those killed in NATO's four-month air strikes against Serbia and Yugoslavia in 1999, saying peace and stability in...

US Vice President Biden pushes Serbia, Kosovo to normalize ties

US Vice President Joe Biden discussed problems from the Balkan's recent troubled past Tuesday in Belgrade, kicking off a short visit to Serbia and its former province of Kosovo.

US Vice President Biden tours Serbia and Kosovo

US Vice President Joe Biden kicks off a short visit to Serbia and its former province of Kosovo on Tuesday.

Turkish prime minister: 81,000 civil servants suspended since coup

Turkey has suspended or fired 81,494 state employees, including more than 3,000 soldiers, since the failed coup attempt last month, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said, according to broadcaster...

U.S. Vice President Biden to visit Serbia, Kosovo next week

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Serbia and Kosovo next week, the White House said on Tuesday.

Biden: Shooting of police officers "touched the soul of the nation"

Vice President Joe Biden says the assassination of five Dallas police officers "touched the soul of the nation" and calls for unity amid racial tensions.

Biden holds talks in Iraq on political crisis, Islamic State

US Vice President Joe Biden was in Baghdad Thursday for talks with Iraqi leaders on the country's deepening political crisis and the war on the extremist militia Islamic State, US and Iraqi...

Biden slams Palestinian failure to decry attacks amid 3 more deaths

US Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday criticized Palestinians for their "failure to condemn" a months-long spree of stabbing attacks by Palestinians against Israelis, but also warned Israel that...