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Cyprus talks can resume only on two-state basis: Erdogan

Turkey is the only country to now recognise breakaway north Cyprus. It says the only viable option to heal decades of estrangement is for rival Greek Cypriots and the international community to ...

Cyprus talks can resume only on two-state basis: Erdogan

US, allies accuse China of global cyber hacking campaign

The US Department of Justice said four Chinese nationals had been charged with hacking the computers of dozens of companies, universities and government bodies in the US and abroad between 2011 and ...

US, allies accuse China of global cyber hacking campaign

China launches emissions trading scheme to go carbon neutral by 2060

China launched its long-awaited emissions trading system on Friday, a key tool in its quest to drive down climate change-causing greenhouse gases and go carbon neutral by 2060

China launches emissions trading scheme to go carbon neutral by 2060

ECB inches closer to 'digital euro'

The move comes as the coronavirus pandemic has hastened a shift away from cash, and as central bankers around the world nervously track the rise of private cryptocurrencies like bitcoin

ECB inches closer to 'digital euro'

European Commission sets stage for battle over emissions cuts

A dozen legal texts–already under attack from political interests, industry lobbies and environmentalists –will seek to ensure emissions are cut by 55 per cent over 1990 levels by 2030

European Commission sets stage for battle over emissions cuts

Handful of cities driving urban greenhouse gas emissions: study

Just 25 big cities–almost all of them in China–accounted for more than half of the climate-warming gases pumped out by a sample of 167 urban hubs around the world

Handful of cities driving urban greenhouse gas emissions: study

Yellen urges EU to reconsider its digital tax plan

US treasury secretary Janet Yellen on Sunday urged the European Union to reconsider its plans for a "discriminatory" digital tax

Yellen urges EU to reconsider its digital tax plan

Europe’s making green movies, what’s stopping us?

As a responsible step towards nature, movies in Europe are taking special measures to minimise environmental degradation – a step which can be replicated in Bangladesh

Europe’s making green movies, what’s stopping us?

Women’s participation in technology must be increased

If the nation as a whole is to benefit from the success of technology, then interest, skills and accessibility concerning the use of technology must be increased among the entire population

Women's participation in IT must be taken to the rural area too, not just restricted to the urban areas

Bargaining over global corporate tax enters key stage

Nearly 140 countries will haggle over key details of a global corporate tax plan this week, with some concerned about giving up too much and others eager to ensure tech giants pay their fair share

Bargaining over global corporate tax enters key stage
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