Paris climate pact enters into force, shifting focus to actions

Nov 4, 2016

Paris climate pact enters into force, shifting focus to actions

The global accord to combat climate change agreed in Paris last year officially entered into force Friday, putting pressure on nearly 200 countries to start executing plans to slash their greenhouse gas emissions.“This is a moment to celebrate,” said United Nations climate chief Patricia ...

Former French President Jacques Chirac is hospitalized with lung infection

Sep 18, 2016

Former French President Jacques Chirac is hospitalized with lung infection

Former French President Jacques Chirac, 83, was admitted to hospital Sunday with a lung infection, his son-in-law said.Chirac, who led France from 1995 to 2007, was “hospitalized this morning at Pitie-Salpetriere (hospital in Paris) to be treated for a lung infection,” Frederic Salat-Baroux said, ...

/ Mar 15, 2016

Spanish police arrest 30 accused of robbing drug traffickers

Spanish police arrested 30 people accused of robbing, kidnapping and torturing drug traffickers, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.Police detained 21 Moroccans, eight Spaniards and one person from Senegal and are investigating another five people, it said. Those detained are accused of fixing tracking ...