Biden tells Xi must ensure relations do not veer into open conflict

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said at the start of a virtual meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Monday that they both have a responsibility as leaders to ensure that relations between China and the United States do not veer into open...

Quotes from Biden and Xi at start of their virtual meeting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden began a virtual meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Monday. Here are some of their opening remarks delivered via video conference. JOE BIDEN: “It seems to me our responsibility as leaders of China and...

As UAE waits for U.S. F-35s, Russia pitches new warplane in Dubai

By Alexander Cornwell DUBAI (Reuters) – Russia showed off a prototype of its new fifth-generation warplane at the Dubai Airshow on Sunday as the United Arab Emirates’ deal to buy American F-35 fighter jets makes slow progress. It was the first time the...