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BERLIN | German man drives into crowds, injures 5

BERLIN — Jan 01, 2019— A German man has been arrested after repeatedly driving into crowds of people, injuring at least five, in what authorities said Tuesday appeared to have been intentional attacks against foreigners. Four people were injured in the western city of Bottrop and one person was injured in nearby Essen, while pedestrians … Continue reading BERLIN | German man drives into crowds, injures 5

KATOWICE, Poland | Talks adopt ‘rulebook’ to put Paris climate deal into action

KATOWICE, Poland — Almost 200 nations, including the world’s top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States, have adopted a set of rules meant to breathe life into the 2015 Paris climate accord by setting out how countries should report their emissions and efforts to reduce them. But negotiators delayed other key decisions until … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | Talks adopt ‘rulebook’ to put Paris climate deal into action

KATOWICE, Poland | Climate talks inch forward in Poland, may go thru weekend

KATOWICE, Poland — Bleary-eyed after almost two weeks of negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries on Friday discussed the first comprehensive draft agreement to emerge at the U.N. climate talks in Poland, mindful that the clock was ticking to reach a deal. Anticipating the need for more debate, organizers prepared to hold the meeting, which … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | Climate talks inch forward in Poland, may go thru weekend

KATOWICE, Poland | Weary climate envoys stumble toward last stretch at UN talks

KATOWICE, Poland — Bleary-eyed and pale after almost two weeks of negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries gathered Friday to discuss the first comprehensive draft agreement to emerge at the U.N. climate talks in Poland, mindful that the clock was ticking to reach a deal. Preparing for more lengthy debate, organizers extended the close of … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | Weary climate envoys stumble toward last stretch at UN talks

KATOWICE, Poland | UN climate talks inch forward, appear headed for overtime

KATOWICE, Poland — Efforts to agree on the fine print of the Paris climate accord drew closer Thursday, three years after the landmark agreement on curbing global warming, but negotiators remained deadlocked on the thorniest issues and appeared set for overtime. A summary text from the Polish diplomat chairing the talks was expected around midnight … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | UN climate talks inch forward, appear headed for overtime

KATOWICE, Poland | UN chief calls for compromise and sacrifice at climate talks

KATOWICE, Poland — The United Nations secretary-general called on countries to make compromises and sacrifices in talks over tackling global warming, as some observers warned the meeting in Poland could collapse without an agreement on key issues. Making his second dramatic appeal in the space of 10 days, Antonio Guterres told ministers and senior diplomats … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | UN chief calls for compromise and sacrifice at climate talks

KATOWICE, Poland | Protesters march as UN climate talks hit fossil fuel snag

KATOWICE, Poland — Thousands of people from around the world marched Saturday through the southern Polish city that’s hosting this year’s U.N. climate talks, demanding that their governments take tougher action to curb global warming. Protesters included farmers from Latin America, environmentalists from Asia, students from the United States and families from Europe, many of … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | Protesters march as UN climate talks hit fossil fuel snag

KATOWICE, Poland | Protesters demand action against warming climate at UN talks

KATOWICE, Poland— Thousands of people from around the world marched Saturday through the southern Polish city that’s hosting this year’s U.N. climate talks, demanding that their governments take tougher action to curb global warming. Protesters included farmers from Latin America, environmentalists from Asia, students from the United States and families from Europe, many of whom … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | Protesters demand action against warming climate at UN talks