Joseph R. Biden Jr. holds a nine-point lead over President Trump amid widespread public alarm about the trajectory of the coronavirus pandemic and demand among voters for large-scale government action to right the economy, according to a national poll of likely voters conducted by The New York Times and Siena College.
The last US-Russia strategic nuclear arms control pact appeared on track to win a one-year extension, as Washington on Tuesday welcomed a proposal by Moscow for such an extension if both sides freeze all nuclear warhead deployments for that period.
Russia blasted the United States for adopting yet another “wrong approach” in the wake of new Iran-related sanctions targeting Chinese companies, stressing that Moscow will keep up its business ties with Tehran despite such bans.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson reacted to claims by the US President Donald Trump that an agreement with Washington would be much harder for Tehran if he won reelection, saying that it does not matter for Iran who would win the US elections.
China on Monday accused the United States of "peddling arms" and "interfering" in other countries' affairs after Washington threatened sanctions against any nation to sell weapons to Iran even after the end of a UN ban.
Iran’s top atomic authority said Iranian scientists will confront the United States’ bullying targeting the Islamic Republic’s right to peaceful nuclear energy, asserting that the country will never give up this right in the face of Washington’s one-upmanship.
Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, turned down an offer by the United States to hold negotiations over President Donald Trump’s controversial "deal of the century" on the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a senior Hamas official said.