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  1. News - World - PERU

    Peru environmental activist killings condemned ahead of Lima climate talks

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 09:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lima Global Witness slams poor rights record ahead of Lima climate talks Activist deaths in Peru condemned At least 57 environmental activists have been murdered in Peru since 2002, a rights group said, criticising the killings as the country prepares to host major UN climate talks. In a report released on Monday, two weeks before Peru welcomes the annual ...

  2. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Another record-hot October for the planet, US government reports

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 03:40am by AFP

    ... for resources. After years that saw little progress in climate talks, the world's two biggest economies and top polluters, China and the United States, agreed on November 12 to new targets ... the 20th century average, the federal agency said. UN climate experts have cautioned there was no time to lose in the battle against global warming. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has labelled ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    US races to clinch Iran nuclear deal before deadline, but 'serious gaps' remain

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 09:52pm by AFP

    ... a climate of confrontation with escalation from one side and the other." The so-called P5+1- Britain, China, France, Russia and United States plus Germany- have been locked in talks with Iran ... Agence France-Presse in Vienna Tehran says it is willing to extend talks for up to a year as deadline for pact to ease sanctions looms; Kerry says US 'working hard' for progress ...

  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Push to end Gaza war as John Kerry and Ban Ki-moon hold talks in region

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:15pm by AFP

    ... Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas held talks in Doha, pledging to work together for a ceasefire. ... opened talks with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri and met the president, former military chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. Washington's top diplomat, who has invested much of his tenure ...

  5. News - Asia

    Philippine envoy ends fast as UN climate talks end

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 02:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Warsaw Philippine envoy ends fast as climate talks end For one Philippines diplomat, Yeb Sano, Saturday's close of UN climate talks in Warsaw came with an unusual prize: he can eat again. The climate envoy had embarked on a tea-and-water only fast on the first day of the talks on November 11, in a symbolic push for a good outcome. "I am ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing 'flexible' in global climate talks amid smog concerns at home

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 10:42pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... Agencies in Beijing Top envoy to UN negotiations on global emissions pact stresses compromise amid domestic concern about worsening air pollution Beijing 'flexible' in climate talks Beijing intends to be "flexible" in UN global climate talks, the country's top negotiator said yesterday, while adding that getting rich nations to keep pledges to fund ...

  7. News - World - AVIATION

    Aviation chiefs meet in the shadow of unsolved questions on MH370

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:49am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris The annual gathering of international carriers in Doha faces the issue of the Malaysia Airlines mystery and how to prevent it happening again Air chiefs meet ... yesterday in Doha. The loss of flight MH370, with 239 people on board, was a shock to the airline industry, and clouds the event in Doha just as it celebrates 100 years of commercial aviation. ...

  8. News - China - FOREIGN RELATIONS

    Xi Jinping and Barack Obama pledge to strengthen ties in phone call

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 03:02am by Reuters, AFP

    ... of talks in Beijing that were an opportunity for the world's two biggest economies to lower tensions after months of bickering over a host of issues. The statement suggested the two leaders ... issues like climate change. Xi said that China was willing to work with the United States to ensure a comprehensive, lasting solution, despite the difficulties that still needed to be overcome, ...

  9. News - China - AIR POLLUTION

    China climate negotiator Xie Zhenhua laments ‘severe’ pollution

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 03:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China’s top negotiator at international climate talks said on Tuesday that air pollution in his own country – the world’s biggest carbon emitter ... is also in the process of industrialisation, urbanisation and agricultural modernisation, so we are still in an uphill process Xie Zhenhua Xie, speaking to reporters before global climate talks ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia PM Tony Abbott moves to repeal climate tax

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 09:32pm by AFP

    ... said on the sidelines of the UN climate talks in Warsaw. “The proposed repeal will... see a likely re-carbonisation of the power sector, the present machinery dismantled – and replaced ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia’s new conservative prime minister, Tony Abbott, moved on Wednesday to abolish a carbon tax designed to combat climate change as his first major ...




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