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COP25 ends quietly on watered-down deal

The message from climate activists was passionate, the warning from the scientific community and countries already experiencing the effects of climate change, urgent. The action from world powers has been excruciatingly slow and inadequate.

100 Jewish graves desecrated in France

Guillaume Debré didn't know how to break it to his young daughters and has yet to show them a photograph of the swastika. "They are markings on sacred stones, that spell out hate and in this country, we understand what that means and what it can lead to," he says.

Aung San Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar against genocide charges

She was a global human rights and democracy icon, a Nobel Peace Prize winner and a political prisoner who spent 15 years under house arrest. But this week, Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi will personally defend her country from accusations of genocide against the Rohingya community at the United Nation's top court.

France, Germany, UK reiterate Iran missile claim

Ambassadors from France, Germany and the UK have again alleged that Iran has developed nuclear-capable ballistic missiles, in a joint letter addressed to the United Nations Secretary-General officially released by the UN on Wednesday.

Trump abruptly cancels NATO news conference

President Donald Trump appeared to be in a fractious mood as he met with world leaders at the NATO summit outside London on Wednesday, calling the leader of the US's northern neighbor "two-faced" and abruptly canceling his end-of-meeting press conference which was scheduled to take place while the House Judiciary Committee is holding

NATO leaders brace for Trump 'fireworks'

NATO leaders gathering to mark the alliance's 70th anniversary in London face multiple challenges -- including the uncertainty of what President Donald Trump might do.