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.
Indonesia hits European Union with WTO lawsuit over palm oil (8)
Business Indonesia hits European Union with WTO lawsuit over palm oil 16 Dec 2019 02:41PM JAKARTA: Indonesia has filed a World Trade Organization lawsuit against the European Union over plans to phase out palm oil-based biofuel for cars, the trade ministry said. The action could escalate a trade dispute between Indonesia - the world's top palm oil producer - and the EU, which plans to end its use of biofuels
Global Climate Talks End In Disappointment (7)
One activist group pronounced the conclusions a "pile of shite" and dumped manure outside the meeting hall. Zahra Hirji BuzzFeed News Reporter J. Lester Feder BuzzFeed News Reporter The global climate talks ended in Madrid, Spain, on Sunday after a grueling all-night negotiating session with officials punting the thorniest issues to next year, as the most vulnerable countries clashed with the United
Schumer wants Mulvaney, Bolton to testify in impeachment trial (6)
Senate Democratic leader proposes that at least four witnesses be subpoenaed to testify in impeachment trial of President Trump. Ben Ariel, 16/12/19 03:00 Chuck Schumer Reuters Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer proposed in a letter released on Sunday that at least four witnesses, including acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and former national security adviser John Bolton, be
7 years after Delhi gang rape, brutal India attacks continue (5)
In India, gruesome reports of rape and retaliatory killing are hauntingly familiar, and whether a report of rape rises above the din is largely determined by class and caste dynamics By EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press December 16, 2019, 7:48 AM News headlines today: Dec.
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