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EU funds African force to combat Islamist militants

The European Union committed 50 million euros to help the countries of West Africa's Sahel region set up a multinational force to combat Islamist militant groups.

US and Russia try to exploit Venezuela food crisis

The United States and Russia have found a new geopolitical 'battlefield' in Venezuela.

UN chief calls for sustained climate action

The governor of the Bank of Portugal has called the measures that the European Commission has taken.
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United States pulls out of climate deal

Nearly 200 nations, including the US, agreed in 2015 to voluntarily reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to combat climate change.
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China joins the EU in support of Paris Agreement

China has been the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases stoking global warming since 2007.
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Should the EU sanction the US for reneging on Paris deal?

Earth is likely to reach more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the US retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution.

More than 60,000 migrants reach European shores in 2017

The organization has also recorded at least 1,530 deaths on the Mediterranean in 2017.

Militants attack Coptic Christians in Egypt

Masked gunmen riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a packed bus taking Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of Egypt’s capital, killing at least 28 people, including two little children.

EU joins African, Caribbean and Pacific countries in climate deal push

The EU and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) made the call at a UN climate change conference taking place in Bonn.

Paulina Rubio wins EU Court case against Spanish gossip TV

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Paulina Rubio’s right to “respect for private and family life” were violated.

Scientists discover 60,000 year old life form trapped in crystal

They come from Hell, are tens of thousands of years old, and scientists have not seen anything quite like them before.

Despite corruption charges, Brazil’s Lula wants to be president again

Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, known to Brazilians simply as Lula, is topping polls for next year's presidential race and traveling the country to make the case that he can bring the boom times back to Latin America's largest nation.



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