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Which countries, blocs are major players at COP26?

The diverse interests among the 197 signatories to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) make for a tough challenge reaching consensus on the next steps to stem global warming. Here ...

Which countries, blocs are major players at COP26?

Sudan PM released as protesters face tear gas

Sudanese prime minister Abdalla Hamdok was brought home late Tuesday, his office said, after a day of intense international pressure following his removal in a military coup

Sudanese protesters erect roadblocks in the capital Khartoum on 26 October, 2021

EU has exported 'over 1 billion' Covid-19 vaccine doses

The European Union has exported "over one billion" doses of Covid-19 vaccines in the past 10 months, the bloc's chief Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen gives a media statement on the Covid-19 vaccines, in Brussels, on 18 October, 2021

COP26 has to be the turning point — from climate negotiations to climate solutions

The EU has fought hard to keep the Paris Agreement alive. After the negotiating, the time for climate action is here. Each State must increase its ambition to cut global emissions

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EU moves to tamp down high energy prices

The EU on Wednesday presented a "toolbox" of measures to mitigate an energy crunch that threatens to send Europeans' power bills soaring

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Bangladesh knows how to address climate change challenges: EU envoy

Bangladesh has a wealth of ideas on how to address the challenges of climate change both at home and in the wider world. The word of praise has come from the head of the Delegation of European Union ...

Bangladesh knows how to address climate change challenges: EU envoy

'Eternal' chancellor: Germany's Merkel prepares to leave the stage

She was called "the leader of the free world" as authoritarian populists were on the march in Europe and the United States, but Angela Merkel is wrapping up a historic 16 years in power with an ...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel applauds during a campaign rally for Christian Democratic Union CDU leader and chancellor candidate Armin Laschet (not pictured) in Aachen, western Germany, on 25
 September, 2021

Mexican president pitches regional block similar to European Union

As the host of a summit, president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, told nearly 20 presidents and prime ministers attending the meeting of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States

Mexican president pitches regional block similar to European Union

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EU must unite after US pact with Australia, Britain: Borrell

A new US security pact with Australia and Britain shows that the European Union must develop its own defence and security strategies, particularly in the Indo-Pacific

European commission vice-president Josep Borrell gives a press conference in Brussels, on 16 September 2021

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France lambasts ‘Trump-era behaviour’ of Biden administration

Johnson said the pact was not meant to be adversarial and said it would reduce the costs of Britain’s next generation of nuclear submarines

US President Joe Biden participates is a virtual press conference on national security with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (R) and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on 15 September 2021
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