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Arab League forces to join Libya bombing

Arab League forces to join Libya bombing

The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said Sunday Arab League forces would soon join the allied air campaign in Libya. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen said on “Fox… Read more »

US, UK attack in Libya kills 48

US, UK attack in Libya kills 48

The US, Britain and France have pounded Libya with Tomahawk missiles and air strikes, sparking fury from Muammar Gaddafi who declared the Mediterranean to be a “battlefield”. [/youtube] In a… Read more »

No joint press conference for Obama in Brazil

No joint press conference for Obama in Brazil

A Brazilian spokesman said there would be no joint press conference Saturday after President Dilma Rousseff met with President Barack Obama. The spokesman said, “That decision to not take questions… Read more »

India studying impact of climate change

India studying impact of climate change

As a part of India‚Äôs Initial National Communication to the United Nations Framework for Climate Change Convention, impact of climate change on water resources is assessed at national level. Indian… Read more »

UK concerned over Ivory Coast violence

UK concerned over Ivory Coast violence

The British government is “deeply concerned” by the escalating level of violence in the Ivory Coast, the British minister for African declared. Fighting in the Ivory Coast has raged since… Read more »

Serbia, Kosovo talk in Brussels

Serbia, Kosovo talk in Brussels

Serbia and Kosovo begin direct talks in Brussels Tuesday, their first since Kosovo declared independence three years ago. The negotiations, sponsored by the European Union, will address technical issues like… Read more »

Future energy needs inventive ways

Future energy needs inventive ways

Examining the future of energy requires world leaders to dream up inventive ways to protect the environment, a Spanish environment official said from Kenya. World ministers overseeing their national environments… Read more »

Musharraf may be aware of Bhutto assasin plot

Musharraf may be aware of Bhutto assasin plot

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf had prior knowledge of the Taliban plot to assassinate Benazir Bhutto, a joint investigation determined. Bhutto was killed in 2007 following a campaign rally for… Read more »

Drought in China could affect global food grains supply: FAO

Drought in China could affect global food grains supply: FAO

A severe drought in China is threatening the country’s wheat crop and could affect global grain prices, the U.N. food agency warned. The United Nations‘ Food and Agriculture Organization, in… Read more »

Fresh flood kills 14 people in Sri Lanka

Fresh flood kills 14 people in Sri Lanka

Torrential rainfall unleashed new flooding in Sri Lanka, affecting about a million people, many still recovering from an earlier wave weeks ago, the U.N. said. The U.N. Office for the… Read more »

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