EU agrees to ratify Paris climate deal

Sep 30, 2016

EU agrees to ratify Paris climate deal

EU environment ministers agreed Friday to fast-track the ratification of the landmark Paris agreement on climate change, despite the fact that some national parliaments have yet to approve the deal. “All member states greenlight early EU ratification of Paris agreement. What some believed impossible ...

Sep 30, 2016

Toshiba says uranium built up beyond company limit at U.S. plant

Toshiba Corp. said Thursday a buildup of material found inside a plant of its U.S. unit, Westinghouse Electric Co., contained an amount of uranium three times higher than the facility’s internally set limit. There were no safety consequences or any health or environmental impacts ...

Sep 30, 2016

South Korean golf course to get anti-missile battery

South Korea’s military aims to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense unit on a golf course, the Yonhap News Agency reported on Friday, after it had to scrap its initial site for the battery in the face of opposition from residents. Tension on the ...

MH17 crash inquiry backs suspicions of Russian link: U.S.

Sep 29, 2016

MH17 crash inquiry backs suspicions of Russian link: U.S.

The United States welcomed Wednesday the preliminary results of a criminal inquiry into the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine, saying it supported Washington’s suspicions of Russian involvement. The United States was quick to blame Russian-backed separatists after the Malaysia Airlines jet was shot ...