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U.N. urged by own staff to look at its climate footprint

More than 1,000 United Nations employees have called for the global body to reduce its carbon footprint, including through curbs on their own diplomatic perks like business-class flights and travel handouts, a letter obtained...

North Korea chief negotiator welcomes Trump’s call for ‘new method’ at talks – KCNA

North Korea’s chief nuclear negotiator welcomed on Friday U.S. President Donald Trump’s suggestion that a “new method” be used in talks on Pyongyang’s weapons programmes. Kim Myong Gil praised Trump’s “wise political decision” to seek...

Ireland says Brexit deal is not yet close but ‘mood music’ has improved

Britain and the European Union are not yet close to a Brexit deal that could resolve the Irish border riddle and London needs to come up with serious proposals, Ireland said on Friday. Irish Foreign...

Hanfu movement sweeps China in revival of traditional culture

Li Doudou’s gray kitten squeezes in next to her as she sits painstakingly applying makeup and putting up her hair in a bun adorned with elaborate ornaments Looking like she has just stepped off the...

US and Iran Partners in manipulation of Regional Power Balance: Arabs being fooled by...

By Dr Shahid Qureshi -: The recent attacks on the Saudi Arabian Oil fields have increased tensions in the region specially when claims are being made that Iranian weapons have been used in these attacks....

Parliament suspension not a matter for judges, Johnson’s lawyer tells Supreme Court

Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament is not a matter for judges and was not done for improper reasons, a lawyer for the prime minister said on Wednesday as he sought to persuade the...

British baby’s death not due to SMA gene therapy – Novartis

A British baby’s death this year after getting Novartis’s gene therapy Zolgensma was not caused by a toxic drug reaction, the Swiss drugmaker said, allaying concerns over the $2.1 million-per-patient treatment’s risks. Novartis also said...

Supreme Court hears attack on PM Johnson from ex-leader Major

Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit will come under attack in Britain’s Supreme Court on Thursday from one of his predecessors as prime minister and Conservative Party leader, John...

Labour starts to reverse Blair’s changes to nationalisation policy

Britain’s opposition Labour Party has started a process that could reverse former leader Tony Blair’s move away from a commitment for common ownership of the means of production, distribution and exchange, The Times reported. Blair...

French auctioneer defies Mexico with sale of pre-Columbian artifacts

French auction house Millon denied accusations by the Mexican government that a sale of dozens of pre-Columbian artifacts was illegal and proceeded with an auction on Wednesday. Mexico’s foreign ministry on Tuesday said that 95...