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Ban calls for compromise at UN climate talks
UN secretary-general calls for spirit of compromise, saying that global warming poses 'existential challenge' to humans.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2012 09:39 GMT
Gulf states quiet on climate change pledges
The wealthy states have not yet pledged to cut emissions, but green energy projects are blooming in the oil-rich region.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2012 11:20 GMT
Kyoto extension flounders at climate talks
Japan and New Zealand announced they will not sign new binding targets, angering environmentalists and poor nations.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2012 19:06 GMT
Hopes grow on shrinking ozone hole
Some scientists believe the ozone layer, protecting earth from the sun's ultraviolet radiation, could be recovering.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2012 15:17 GMT
Backgrounder: How climate negotiations work
Leading environmentalists discuss the complicated process of negotiating a deal on global warming for the COP18.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2012 13:22 GMT
Super Typhoon Sanba heads toward Okinawa
The strongest cyclone of 2012 is making its way north, putting the Ryukyu Islands on alert.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2012 11:43 GMT
A PR disaster: Five views on Pussy Riot's war
Russia's prosecution of the feminist, anti-Putin punk group is much more complex than portrayed by Western media.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2012 11:38 GMT
Clean-up operation begins after Japan floods
Residents together with volunteers and local government officials start shifting mud and debris in Kyushu island.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2012 12:04 GMT
Japan rescuers rush to flood-stricken south
More heavy rain and flooding are forecast in the country's southwestern regions, where death toll has reached 24 people.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2012 20:31 GMT
Afghanistan: Intimations of a future peace
Even in a country ravaged by terror and political myopia, there is still reason to hope for the future, says author.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2012 10:51 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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Backing the Kurds will stabilise Iraq
Military injustice: Both US and India 'left in the dark'
Women architects: Building change
The real threat from the Islamic State is to Muslims, not the west
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
Rehabilitating South Africa's ex-prisoners
For many former prisoners, life outside of prison is fraught with difficulties, including joblessness and social stigma.
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