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01 Sep 2015 09:05

Obama says world must reach climate deal in Paris 'while we still can'

President Barack Obama has said that world leaders must agree to cut carbon emissions at a UN summit in December because the climate is changing faster than efforts to curb global warming.

  • 31 Aug 2015 17:20

    Austria toughens border controls in trafficking clampdown

    Austrian authorities toughened controls along the country's eastern borders on Monday (Aug 31), stopping hundreds of refugees and arresting five traffickers in a clampdown that followed last week's gruesome discovery of 71 dead migrants in a truck.

  • 31 Aug 2015 20:47

    Blast at Syria's Palmyra prompts fears for famed temple

    A powerful blast in the ruins of Syria's ancient Palmyra raised fears on Monday (Aug 31) that the Islamic State group has damaged another of the Middle East's most treasured heritage sites.

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