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New UN climate talks aim at fleshing out Paris deal

AFP BONN FIVE months after ushering in a landmark climate deal, diplomats kicked off a new round of talks on Monday tasked with converting a political blueprint into a workable plan. "The whole world is united in its commitment to the ..

UN envoy blasts EU's 'lack of vision' on migration

AP ATHENS A UN envoy for human rights on Monday said the European Union's response to the refugee crisis showed a"lack of vision" and that the bloc's deal with Turkey was legally questionable. The envoy, Francois Crepeau, ..

Over 300 UK business leaders  warn against staying in EU

AFP LONDON MORE than 300 business chiefs on Monday urged Britain to vote to leave the EU in June's referendum, arguing in a joint letter that its bureaucracy stifled companies' ability to grow. The letter, published in The ..

AFP MADRID IT could take another 10 days to put out a huge fire at a tyre dump near Madrid, regional authorities said on Monday, though residents have already been allowed to return to the area. Some 10,000 people living in the town of ..

REUTERS LONDON THE"remain" camp was ahead of"leave" by eight points in the latest ICM telephone poll ahead of Britain's EU referendum next month, but an online poll conducted by the same pollster at the same time found"leave" ..

ROME Some 1,153 migrants were rescued on Monday in the stretch of water between Sicily and North Africa, the Italian Coast Guard said in a statement. The Italian, Irish and German navies as well as private rescue vessels run by the ..