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World Jul 29Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg will bring her message to the U.S.
The 16-year-old will attend U.N. climate summits in New York in September and Santiago, Chile, in December.
World May 27Europe wakes up to climate concerns after ‘green wave’ in vote
Green parties in Germany, France, Britain and elsewhere celebrated big gains in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament amid growing voter concerns over climate change, expressed in large-scale student protests over recent months.
World Mar 15Photos: Students around the world go on ‘strike’ for climate change
The coordinated 'school strikes' were inspired by a 16-year-old, who began holding solitary demonstrations outside the Swedish parliament last year.
World Dec 15Nations at UN climate talks back universal emissions rules
After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming.
World Dec 13Negotiators scramble on Paris climate accord fine print as summit nears end
The two-week U.N. climate summit in the southern Polish city of Katowice is scheduled to end Friday.
World Dec 08Activists gather for climate march in Poland
Several thousand people gathered Saturday amid a heavy police presence in southern Poland for a “March for Climate” to encourage negotiators at climate talks to set ambitious goals.
World Dec 03Climate change is ‘most important issue we face,’ UN chief says
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke at the climate summit, which aims to work out how governments can report efforts to meet the goals laid out in the Paris accord.
Economy Nov 29Police raid Deutsche Bank headquarters as part of Panama Papers money laundering investigation
German authorities raided Deutsche Bank's headquarters Thursday amid suspicions that its employees helped clients set up offshore companies that were used to launder hundreds of millions of euros.
World Sep 28China, Russia cast themselves as defenders of internationalism as U.S. backs away
In the wake of President Trump's proclamation that Americans "reject the ideology of globalism," Chinese Foreign Minister Wang's speech at the U.N. General Assembly sounded a note of rebuttal from a competing power.
World Sep 03German government: Chemnitz protesters should shun neo-Nazis
The fatal stabbing of 35-year-old carpenter Daniel Hillig in the eastern city on Aug. 26 sparked a series of rallies, some of which erupted into violence.