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World Feb 24Car hits crowd at Carnival in German town, injuring dozens
“We are working on the assumption that it was a deliberate act,” police spokesman Henning Hinn said, but added that further details of the driver's motives weren't yet known.
World Feb 21Germany shooting prompts calls for action against far-right extremism
Germany's top security official said authorities would step up the police presence throughout the country and keep a closer watch on mosques and other sites, in a first reaction to the rampage.
World Feb 19German gunman calling for genocide kills 9 people
Authorities say a 43-year-old German who posted a rant calling for the "complete extermination" of various races and cultures shot and killed nine people, most of them Turkish.
World Feb 10German leader Merkel’s successor quits, throwing party into deeper crisis
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer told leading members of the Christian Democratic Union that she won't be seeking the chancellorship in next year's election, upending Merkel's plans to hand her the reins after more than 15 years in power.
World Jan 19Libya players agree to respect arms embargo, push cease-fire
World powers and other countries with interests in Libya's long-running civil war agreed Sunday to respect a much-violated arms embargo, hold off on military support to the warring parties and push them to reach a full cease-fire, German and U.N.
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 14UN climate talks in limbo as chair Chile bids for compromise
Later Saturday, Chilean diplomat Andrés Landerretche told reporters that a fresh compromise would be circulated Saturday afternoon, but insisted that there would have to be trade-offs if there was to be a deal supported by all countries.
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.