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The chairman of the IPCC warns that the only way to reduce large-scale fossil-fuel use is to 'price' carbon emissions
The UN Security Council could vote as soon as Friday night after Russia and the US agreed a draft resolution to rid Syria of chemical weapons, according to diplomats in New York.
Submission was a condition of US-Russian agreement
The move means intervention in the conflict is unlikely in the near future
President makes strong case for air strikes – but there is no guarantee the legislature will back him
The Russian President also called on the Obama administration to present the evidence behind its claims
France is ready to join the United States in a retaliatory strike against Syria even though Britain has pulled out, President François Hollande said today.
Team was hampered in its ability to move around the area to carry out a thorough investigation
Few watched in Pakistan. Only two of the country’s channels showed the speech live
Twenty killed during gun battle with Somali militants as staff try to flee to secure bunker
Meitur unit deployed along with infantry from other armored divisions
Fighters want more of their members added to exiled Syrian National Coalition
Britain has become increasingly concerned that there is clear evidence government forces have used chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict, the Foreign Secretary said.
The warning, announced on North Korean state television, is the latest salvo in weeks of sustained bellicosity that have raised the threat of conflict to its highest level in years. But on the ground the grave words were largely ignored – foreign businesses and schools were operating normally and consulates gave no indication they were taking the threat seriously.
A suicide bomber detonated a car packed with explosives in Damascus today, killing at least 15 people, setting cars and buildings on fire and sending plumes of smoke over the capital.
Burma declared a state of emergency in the central city of Meiktila today after sectarian violence left at least 20 dead, reinforcing fears that the newly democratic country is struggling to contain simmering hatred between majority Buddhists and minority Muslims.