Exxon Mobil prevails in New York climate change lawsuit

Business Dec 11, 2019

Exxon Mobil prevails in New York climate change lawsuit

A judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of Exxon Mobil Corp. in a lawsuit brought by New York state accusing the oil company of hiding from investors the true cost of addressing climate change. Justice Barry Ostrager in Manhattan Supreme Court ruled that the state ...

China says new agency will improve foreign aid coordination

Asia Pacific Mar 13, 2018

China says new agency will improve foreign aid coordination

China plans to set up an international development cooperation agency, according to a parliament document released Tuesday, to better coordinate its foreign aid program. The new agency will be responsible for forming policies on foreign aid, as well as granting aid and overseeing its implementation, ...

U.S. top envoy Rex Tillerson says Hezbollah role poses threat to Lebanon

World / Politics Feb 16, 2018

U.S. top envoy Rex Tillerson says Hezbollah role poses threat to Lebanon

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Lebanon on Thursday that the Iran-backed Hezbollah group's growing arsenal and involvement in regional conflicts threatened Lebanon's security. Speaking alongside Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri in a Beirut news conference, Tillerson also said the United States was engaging ...

U.S. and China reaffirm commitment to pressure North Korea

Asia Pacific Feb 9, 2018

U.S. and China reaffirm commitment to pressure North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, reaffirmed their countries' commitment to exert pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear weapons on Thursday, the U.S. State Department said. Yang was on a two-day visit to Washington that began on Thursday. His ...