Lucas Pulvinar

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Earth's climate entering new 'permanent reality' as CO2 hits new high

UN experts urge immediate action to cut emissions as CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere are on track to hit historic high, up 43% on pre-industrial times<p>The Earth’s climate will enter a new “permanent reality” from next year when concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere are likely to pass a …

Climate Change

U.S. Supreme Court rejects cellphone search warrant case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a test case on privacy in the digital age on Monday, declining to decide whether police need to obtain search warrants to examine cellphone location information held by wireless carriers.<p>The nine justices turned away an appeal filed by a …

U.S. Supreme Court

Syria conflict: Russia's scars from Afghanistan

<b>It is more than 26 years since Soviet troops pulled out of Afghanistan. But today Russia, once again, is at war outside the former Soviet Union - in Syria.</b><b>The BBC's Steve Rosenberg in Moscow met some veterans of that Soviet war to find out what lessons were learnt.</b><p>Modern Russia often claims it has …

Russia

Leaders of S. Korea, Japan and China set for rare summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The leaders of South Korea, China and Japan will meet Sunday for their first summit talks in more than three years as the …

North Korea

Al-Shabaab claims responsibility for Somalia hotel siege

At least 12 are dead and more are injuried after militants blew up car bombs then sent gunmen into the popular Sahafi Hotel in central Modagishu at dawn on Sunday<p>At least 12 people were killed and around 20 injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack on a popular hotel in the Somalian capital …

'Enough is enough': UN and Red Cross issue warning for states to end conflict

United Nations,World news,Refugees,Ban Ki-moon,Aid,Human rights,Syria,Yemen,Libya,Middle East and North Africa,Law<p>As wars rage in Libya, Syria and Yemen, Ban Ki-moon and Peter Maurer call for states to help refugees, rein in armed groups and end heavy weapon use in populated areas<p>The heads of the …

Tunisians take to streets over corruption amnesty

Hundreds of Tunisians have marched through the streets of the capital Tunis to protest against a proposal to grant amnesty to those accused of corruption.<p>The new government hopes the plan will help economic recovery by clearing longstanding cases against businessman and civil servants.<p>However, …

Africa

Austria's Chancellor Likens Hungary's Refugee Policy to Nazi Deportations

Austria's chancellor has criticized Hungary for its handling of the refugee crisis, likening the country's policies to Nazi deportations during the Holocaust.<p>Thousands of refugees are crossing the border to Hungary, an eastern outpost of Europe's passport-free Schengen zone, every day, and many are …

Deal To Remove Heavy Weapons From Ukraine 'Very Close'

Two weeks after a cease-fire that appears to have held in eastern Ukraine, Germany's foreign minister says the warring sides are "very close" to a broader agreement to remove heavy weapons from the front lines.<p>Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who met in Berlin with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, …

After Iran deal, Obama struggles to gain Israel's trust

JERUSALEM (AP) — Seeking to sell his nuclear deal with Iran to a skeptical Israeli public, President Barack Obama has repeatedly declared his deep …

Israel

Errant Civilian Airstrikes Turn Yemenis Against The U.S.

Half the people killed in Yemen's conflict have been civilians, Amnesty International reports.<p>The Obama administration's assistance in a Saudi-led military coalition is turning Yemeni people against the U.S. as more of the Saudi airstrikes aimed at the Houthis, Yemen's rebel militia group, fall …

Germany re-imposes border controls to slow migrant arrivals

BERLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Germany re-imposed border controls on Sunday after Europe’s most powerful nation acknowledged it could scarcely cope with thousands of asylum seekers arriving every day.<p>A day before deeply divided European Union ministers tackle the migrant crisis, the U.N. refugee …

Angela Merkel