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The unbearable weight of traveling while female

Dec 07, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Many times I feel that nothing is better than another female's company when I’m traveling alone

Yemen FM says seated next to Netanyahu in 'error'

Feb 15, 2019 - 9:57 PM

'Protocol errors are the responsibility of the organizers, as is always the case in international conferences,' Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yamani writes on Twitter

Israel PM hails common front with Arabs on Iran in Warsaw talks

Feb 14, 2019 - 6:25 PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voices delight after an opening dinner where he spoke in the same room as top officials of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain

WARSAW TALKS. In this file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opens the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office on February 10, 2019. File photo by Gali Tibbon/Pool/AFP

U.S. presents Middle East vision in Warsaw, but no converts

Feb 12, 2019 - 9:08 PM

The countries that are sending top officials to Warsaw are pushing for a tough line on Iran

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Poland's double-edged vodka tradition

Jul 14, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Poland turns a former distillery into a museum celebrating its long vodka tradition

VODKA TESTING. In this file photo a visitor attends a vodka testing event at the Polish Vodka Museum, a new museum in Warsaw. Photo by Janek Skarzynski /AFP

Filipino actors bag Special Jury prize at Warsaw Film Festival

Oct 23, 2017 - 3:01 PM

The actors won for their performance in Ralston Jover's 'Bomba'

BOMBA. In the film, Angelie Sanoy and Allen Dizon play lovers in a taboo relationship. Screengrab from YouTube/outpostvisual

Obama meets Spanish King on symbolic but curtailed trip

Jul 10, 2016 - 7:54 AM

UPDATED Spain s King Felipe thanks US President Barack Obama for pushing through with his visit despite the tensions in the US

epa05418109 Spain's King Felipe VI (R), chats with US president Barack Obama, during their meeting at the Royal palace in Madrid, Spain, 10 July 2016. Obama will hold a meeting later in the day with Spanish acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and the opposition leaders. Afterwards he will visit Spanish-US Rota Naval Station to meet some 3,500 US soldiers prior to departing to the United States. US president has reduced his visit to Spain due to the week of violence his country underwent. EPA/CHEMA MOYA

Poland accuses Russia of 'terrorism' over 2010 jet crash

Mar 14, 2016 - 9:19 PM

Poland accuses Russia of downing a Polish presidential jet in 2010 in what it calls an act of terrorism sparking an immediate retort from Moscow

AFTERMATH. A Russian policemen walks near the wreckage of a Polish government Tupolev Tu-154 aircraft that crashed near Smolensk airport on April 10, 2010. Photo by Maxim Malinovsky / AFP

Poland 'pressured' US into ending CIA torture – former president

Dec 10, 2014 - 8:25 PM

I told then US president George W Bush that this cooperation must end and it did end says former president Aleksander Kwasniewski

File photo of former President to the Republic of Poland Aleksander Kwasniewski speaking onstage at the 2014 Concordia Summit by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for Concordia Summit/AFP

Building blocks missing for 2015 climate pact – ministers

Jun 07, 2014 - 11:20 AM

The Paris agreement is meant to set the cap on years of haggling among the 195 parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

A photo taken on October 31, 2013 in Haubourdin, northern France shows smoke from a factory. Photo by Philippe Huguen / AFP

We don't leave our people in uniform behind – Obama

Jun 03, 2014 - 9:16 PM

President Barack Obama defends a prisoner swap with the Taliban to free an American soldier saying his sacred trust as commander in chief outweighed claims he broke the law and set a dangerous precedent

US President Barack Obama speaks during a joint press conference following meetings with Polish President at Belweder Palace in Warsaw, Poland, June 3, 2014. Photo by Saul Loeb / AFP

Dozens die in Odessa blaze as Ukraine violence spreads

May 03, 2014 - 9:28 AM

UPDATED The unrest in Ukraine started with peaceful demonstrations in Kiev in November against then president Viktor Yanukovych but has rapidly degenerated into a full blown global crisis

UEFA sanctions Serbia, CSKA Moscow, Limassol for racism

Feb 18, 2014 - 10:11 PM

Serbia Russian club CSKA Moscow and Cypriot side Apollon Limassol have all been sanctioned for racist behavior by fans European football s governing body UEFA announced on Tuesday

SANCTIONED. Apollon Limassol players during an UEFA Europa League game from October 2013. Photo by Leszek Szymanski/EPA

Philippine climate change envoy leads new protest fast

Jan 31, 2014 - 12:46 PM

Sano will carry out his fast while visiting Tacloban which was devastated by Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan

FATS FOR THE CLIMATE. Sano delivers a 590,000+ person campaign calling for climate action directly to the climate negotiations in an unprecedented step for a climate negotiator and calls on UN countries to take urgent and bolder action to tackle climate change. AFP PHOTO/JANEK SKARZYNSKI

2013 in green: Top 10 PH environmental news

Dec 27, 2013 - 9:00 AM

From devastated coral reefs to renewable energy 2013 was a rollercoaster ride for Mother Nature to say the least

PH commissioner: Where Warsaw conference succeeded, failed

Nov 29, 2013 - 7:16 PM

Climate commissioner Naderev Saño said the Philippine delegation wanted 3 things from CoP 19 He assesses how the negotiations fared on each

PROGRESS? Climate Change Commissioner Naderev 'Yeb' Saño says CoP19 was a relative success on one level and a dismal failure on another. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

UN climate talks falter in extra time

Nov 23, 2013 - 10:14 AM

UPDATE Hampered by disagreements between developed and developing countries the UN climate talks in Poland go on overtime

CLIMATE CONFERENCE. A view of the conference hall as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the High-level Segment of the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP19/CMP9) in Warsaw, Poland, 19 November 2013. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Time running out for troubled UN climate talks

Nov 22, 2013 - 9:24 PM

Rich and poor countries butted heads at UN climate talks with time running out to devise a plan to keep the troubled process on track

CLIMATE CONFERENCE. A view of the conference hall as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the High-level Segment of the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP19/CMP9) in Warsaw, Poland, 19 November 2013. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Walkout in UN meet over climate compensation

Nov 21, 2013 - 3:18 PM

PH 132 other developing nations walk out of critical talks over climate compensation

PROTEST IN WARSAW. In this photo, the Philippines' head negotiator Naderev Sano (center) and supporters hold banners while attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP 19 on November 19, 2013 in Warsaw. Photo by AFP/Janek Skarzynski

#COP19: Negotiating on who is to live and who is to die?

Nov 20, 2013 - 9:34 PM

[If] several developed countries cannot meet their commitments Shifting mitigation responsibilities to developing countries will not solve the problem

Divisive UN climate talks head into final stretch

Nov 19, 2013 - 9:15 PM

Delegates and observers say little progress has been made on key agenda points

FOUR DAYS LEFT. Former President of the Climate Change Conference in Doha Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah (R), Mayor of Warsaw Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz (L) and COP Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres (C) at the official opening of the UN Climate Change Conference 2013. PAP/RADEK PIETRUSZKA POLAND OUT EPA/RADEK PIETRUSZKA POLAND OUT

#TalkThursday with Naderev and AG Saño

Nov 15, 2013 - 2:55 PM

Rappler talks with AG Saño and Naderev Saño – brothers who experienced Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan on a personal level

After Yolanda/Haiyan: The worst is yet to come

Nov 12, 2013 - 10:30 AM

One thing is sure in the future these extreme events will become more frequent and intensify – unless we successfully mitigate climate change

'Stop this climate crisis madness'

Nov 11, 2013 - 11:28 PM

We refuse to accept a future where typhoons like Haiyan become a way of life

Life & Style wRap: Hitler's statue, Diana's photo, a dying lagoon

Jan 06, 2013 - 12:35 PM

Missed lifestyle stories this week? Here s a quick run down

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