.Moscow, Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and US President Joe Biden shake hands during their meeting in Geneva on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin met US counterpart Joe Biden on Wednesday
  • The two leaders met to ease soaring tensions between Moscow and Washington
  • Diplomatic relations between Moscow and Washington had all but broken down since Biden took office

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The development comes as the US House of Representatives prepares to vote on repeal of AUMF.(Representational/Pixabay)

  • The House voted in 2020 and 2019 to do away with the AUMF, but it was never taken up in the Senate
  • The AUMF authorizes the use of force against perpetrators of the 9/11 terrorist attacks
  • Democratic Senator Tim Kaine called the White House statement "an important first step"

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Donald Trump was the 45th President of the United States. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The Trump White House reported at least 334 leaks in four years
  • The talks between Trump's national security adviser and the Russian ambassador were also leaked
  • The DOJ subpoenaed Apple Ind for data on certain Democrats

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden took office on January 20, 2021. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@

  • 200 million Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses are set to be delivered by the end of 2021
  • The remainder will be sent out by June 2022
  • This is "largest ever purchase and donation of vaccines by a country," White House said in a statement

Washington, Jun 10 (PTI) India will be receiving a share of the 80 million (8 crores) unused COVID-19 vaccines through the UN-backed COVAX global vaccine sharing programme that President Joe ...

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
TikTok was threatened with a potential ban in the United States. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

The Biden administration would carry out a criteria-based decision framework and rigorous, evidence-based analysis to address the risks" from internet applications controlled by foreign entities.

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Billions of cicadas are appearing in the United States (Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Cicadas are noisy insects that have reemerged from underground after 17 years 
  • United States President Joe Biden's flight took off in early hours on Wednesday 
  • The European tour will be the first foreign trip during his presidency 

.London, UK
The websites of the UK government, international media houses were down on Tuesday in a major Internet outage. (Photo Credit: UnSplash)

  • The websites of media houses like CNN, The Guardian, the Financial Times, were down on Tuesday
  • Messages such as "Error 503" appeared on these websites
  • The White House website also had an error message for a while but was available again later

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The cyberattack claims were made by JBS, a meat processing company. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The claims were made public through the White House on Tuesday
  • The company was forced to go through a production cut after the attack
  • White House has offered assistance to the company

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Joe Biden was sworn in as the US president in January this year. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Since taking office, Joe Biden has spent more weekends off-campus
  • He prefers going back to Wilmington, 100 miles from Washington
  • He is not the first president to spend weekends away from the White House