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World Feb 03Damaged Air Canada plane lands in Spain after tense hours
Toronto-bound flight AC837 had left from the Spanish capital in the early afternoon on Monday but had to request an emergency return after one of its two engines was damaged and a tire ruptured during takeoff.
World Dec 15Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets
Marathon international climate talks ended Sunday with major polluters resisting calls to ramp up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponing the regulation of global carbon markets until next year.
World Dec 13UN climate talks head for overtime with key issues unresolved
Negotiators are splitting their work into two parts, separating discussions on aid for poor countries affected by climate change from those over a deal on international carbon markets.
World Dec 12UN leader warns climate change could fuel ‘economic disaster’
Speaking at the annual U.N. climate meeting in Madrid, Guterres said fears that measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions would decimate existing industries ignored the opportunities arising from the 'green economy.'…
World Dec 10Bloomberg tells climate activists they can still count on the U.S.
Michael Bloomberg led a high-powered charge against President Donald Trump's climate policies Tuesday.
World Dec 09Too much of a Greta thing? 16-year-old activist urges focus on others
“Our stories have been told over and over again,” Thunberg said, explaining why she and prominent German activist Luisa Neubauer would be handing over the stage at the U.N. climate meeting in Madrid to other young activists.
World Dec 02U.N. chief urges countries not to surrender on climate fight
U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres urged countries Monday not to lose hope in the fight against climate change, as representatives from nearly 200 countries gathered in Madrid for a two-week meeting on tackling global warming.
World Dec 01UN chief warns of ‘point of no return’ on climate change
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate” so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return.”…
World Nov 10Spain’s national vote an epic struggle between left, right
As Spaniards voted Sunday in the country's fourth election in as many years, a leading leftist party pledged to help the incumbent Socialists in hopes of staving off a possible right-wing coalition government that could include a far-right party.
World Nov 04In Spain, thousands protest verdict in sex crime case
The protests come after five men accused of gang-raping an intoxicated 14-year-old girl were sentenced to 10 to 12 years behind bars.