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Greta Thunberg dubs the law a 'surrender' to the threat of climate change
The draft ceasefire deal proposes that the United Nations and a military commission with members from both warring sides monitor the safe return of displaced civilians to their homes
Despite the truce, there has been sporadic fighting almost every day near Tripoli, and arms continue to flow into the country
The acceptance of the ceasefire is in response to calls from Turkey and Russia, who have emerged as key players in the Libyan arena
Analysts warn that Turkey's deployment of troops risks plunging Libya deeper into a Syrian-style proxy war between regional powers
The statement comes after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed readiness this month to send troops to Libya if requested by the country's Government of National Accord
'We will present the motion to send troops (to Libya) as soon as parliament resumes' on January 7, Erdogan says in a speech in Ankara
The election of a US president who advances a comprehensive national climate strategy could reduce emissions by 49% by 2030
(UPDATED) President Donald Trump goes ahead with the pullout despite mounting evidence of the reality and impact of climate change
The US cannot ask to leave the Paris accord until November 4, 2019
From new 'Star Wars' and Marvel series, to revivals of 2000s-era classics, here's what we can expect from Disney in the next few years
The UN's World Health Organization says air strikes and ground fighting have left nearly 1,000 people dead and some 5,000 wounded
By refusing to condemn an airstrike on a detention center that killed dozens of migrants blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar by his rivals, Washington is showing whose side it is on
Heavy artillery fire could be heard from the city center as the most intense fighting took place since May 6, when the holy Muslim month of Ramadan started
Khalifa Haftar's message also urges his men that 'in the event of retreat by the enemy, troops should pursue it with speed and force, prevent it from fleeing and wipe it out'
The fighting has killed at least 278 people and wounded more than 1,300
(UPDATED) Meanwhile, Haftar's self-styled Libyan National Army says its fighters were 'taking control of several new positions on the frontlines in Tripoli'
Aside from those who have fled, UN spokesman Rheal Leblanc says that 'many families remain stranded inside conflict affected areas,' with safety fears rising and supplies running short
The violence has already displaced thousands and left several dozen people dead. The UN warns that nearly half a million children in Tripoli are 'at immediate risk.'
Khalifa Haftar's forces claim responsibility for the air raid on Mitiga airport. It caused no casualties, but left a meter-deep crater on a runway.
As fierce clashes erupt in Libya again, the United Nations calls for an urgent two-hour truce to allow evacuations of civilians and the wounded
Pro-government forces in Tripoli confirm they had targeted Khalifa Haftar's men with 'intensive strikes'
Greeks are protesting a planned name change for its neighbor: 'There is only one Macedonia, the Greek Macedonia'
European companies are wary of being caught out by the US sanctions regime
Delegates representing some of Earth's poorest and smallest nations say that the United States and other Western economies failed to live up to their green spending commitments
To the end, John McCain remained convinced that America's values should be shared and defended worldwide
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Asked to list leadership qualities for the future, former US president Barack Obama says: 'More focus on putting women in power, because men seem to be having some problems these days'
The Libyan Government of National Accord says it will investigate allegations that migrants are being sold to North African buyers
Garbage remains a main concern in the city s flood mitigation efforts but the successful waste management initiative of one barangay may serve as a model
But US President Donald Trump insists he is proud of having pulled out from the agreement saying the move would save US jobs and protect American sovereignty
President Trump s disappointing decision to withdraw from the agreement will actually have the opposite effect in terms of execution the mayor of Atlanta says
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes the commitment after President Donald Trump said the US will withdraw from the Paris Agreement
Grassroots communities shall link arms together and vulnerable countries like the Philippines shall continue demanding for climate justice says The Climate Reality Project Philippines
Writing in the journal Science Obama says the United States was proving that reducing greenhouse gases can help economic growth
Russian President Vladimir Putin will face Western pressure over Ukraine and Syria at talks in Berlin
The head of the former Government of National Salvation proclaims its reinstatement from the offices of a key consultative body of the Government of National Accord
Seventy two 72 countries accounting for more than 56 of emissions had submitted ratification documents the UNFCCC says meaning the pact will take binding legal effect in 30 days
4th UPDATE The European Parliament overwhelmingly backs the ratification of the Paris climate deal paving the way for the landmark pact to come into force globally
3rd UPDATE Some 70 countries will be represented with the range of leaders illustrating the respect Shimon Peres gained over the years in his transformation from hawk to committed peace advocate
Unless there is a very quick mediation this could lead to conflict and a final blow to Libya s oil industry says expert Mattia Toaldo
About 1 000 pro GNA fighters are taking part in the battle for Sirte says spokesman Reda Issa
The first American air strikes on precise positions of the Daesh ISIS organization were carried out today causing heavy losses in Sirte prime minister Fayez al Sarraj says
A special session of the internationally recognized parliament to be held in the eastern city of Tobruk failed to take place because of big differences
The visit comes two days before a crucial vote by the country s recognized parliament on whether to endorse the Government of National Accord
Marshall Islands president: By becoming one of the first countries to ratify the Paris agreement we have shown our determination to continue to lead this fight from the front
There is great suspicion that this military surveillance incident is connected with the preparations for the Manilakbayan camp out next week Kabataan Partylist Representative Terry Ridon says