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Race on to seal global climate deal

Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart (from left), Kiribati President Anote Tong, US President Barack Obama. —AFP

Obama: Global warming economic, security threat

Google opens online window on toll of climate change

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As world leaders gathered in Paris on Monday in the hope to stopping catastrophic climate change, Google Maps provided online views of remote locations where wildlife is struggling for survival.

In climate text war, a little means a lot

Representative of the indigenous peoples of the Peruvian Amazon organization discuss at the COP21. -AP

Will a battle over two words — “shall” and “should” — decide the fate of humankind?

High-tech Barbie stokes privacy fears


The new Barbie doll is “intelligent” and connected.

Leo Messi Spain’s top striker

Lionel Messi poses for photos before the Spanish league’s 2014-15 award ceremony in Barcelona on Monday. (Photo: AFP)

Barcelona star Messi voted La Liga’s best, ahead of Real rival Ronaldo

Pope Francis: Fundamentalism ‘disease of all religions’

Pope Francis talks to journalists during a press conference he held aboard the flight on the way back to the Vatican. (AP)

Pope Francis said on Monday that fundamentalism is “a disease of all religions”, including the Roman Catholic Church, as he returned from a three-nation tour of Africa in which he preached reconciliat

Europe to relocate asylum seekers from Sweden

Overwhelmed by a stream of migrants, Sweden will soon benefit from a “relocation” programme for some of its asylum seekers, the European Commissioner of Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos has said.

Climate talks drill into details amid warnings

Negotiators tasked with saving Earth’s climate system embarked Tuesday on an 11-day race to overcome decades-long disputes as experts pointed to a towering threat from coal.

Donald Trump: I should charge for CNN debate

US posts 7th batch of Clinton emails containing 7,800 pages of messages

China scientist ‘ready’ to clone humans

Boyalife Group shows three cloned puppies in an incubator at a facility in Tianjin, China.	(Photo: AFP)

The Chinese scientist behind the world’s biggest cloning factory has technology advanced enough to replicate humans, he said, and is only holding off for fear of the public reaction.

Participating in the Constitution Day deliberations in Parliament on November 26, home minister Rajnath Singh spoke about how the words “secular” and “socialist” were interpolated into the Preamble in

After scoring an unprecedented victory at the hustings and with the din of electioneering having died out, it’s back to business for Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.