16 December 2019


Climate Change conference ends in disappointment (21)
Protracted climate change conference ends with ineffective results Senhan Bolelli | 15.12.2019 MADRID The 25th UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) disappointed expectations with its final decision released Saturday after protracted negotiations among participating delegations. Talks were extended two days for the representatives of 197 UN member countries to agree on a final statement after official meetings of the COP25 on December 2-13.
Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters in end to temporary lull (16)
By Press Association Monday, December 16, 2019 - 07:07 AM Riot police have fired tear gas against demonstrators in Hong Kong, ending a short lull in protest-related violence. Police said early on Monday that they fired the choking gas after unrest erupted overnight in the Mongkok district of Kowloon. Police say radical protesters threw bricks at officers and tossed traffic cones at a police vehicle.
Chinese Premier says Hong Kong not yet out of protest ‘dilemma' (22)
Anti-government protesters attend a rally at Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong, China. (Reuters) Reuters, Hong Kong Monday, 16 December 2019 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in Beijing on Monday, saying the Asian financial hub was not yet out of the "dilemma" facing the city's economy after months of sometimes violent protests.
Probes into NZ volcano tragedy to take months and carry criminal penalties (13)
This content was published on December 16, 2019 6:28 AM Dec 16, 2019 - 06:28 New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and fellow politicians observe a minute of silence, to mark one week since the deadly eruption of White Island, in Wellington, New Zealand, December 16, 2019, in this still image taken from video.
Man City crush Arsenal with De Bruyne masterclass (7)
Reuters LONDON: Manchester City resumed normal service in the Premier League as a masterful display by Kevin De Bruyne fired them to a 3-0 victory over a listless Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday. Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne celebrates scoring their third goal with teammates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City, at Emirates Stadium, in London, Britain, on December 15, 2019.
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