Copenhagen/Washington, Jan 22 (DPA) Jacqueline McGlade, the European Union's chief environment expert, believes Europe needs a Marshall plan of investment - up to several percentage points of the 27-member bloc's gross domestic product (GDP) per year - to reduce the vulnerability to climate change.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 8:04:34 AM
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) Two more robberies around the Duke University campus in North Carolina seem to support the robbery angle in the shooting death of an Indian doctoral student there Friday.
Monday, January 21, 2008 10:59:59 PM
Bogota, Jan 21 (Xinhua) Colombia's second largest leftist rebel group the National Liberation Army (ELN) has freed nine hostages and turned them over to the International Red Cross, local officials said.
Monday, January 21, 2008 1:57:03 PM
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) Troubled pop star Britney Spears has tried to make peace with the paparazzi by apologising to one of them.
Monday, January 21, 2008 11:33:48 AM
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) The only motive behind the killing an Indian doctoral student at an engineering college in North Carolina could be robbery, campus authorities suspect.
Monday, January 21, 2008 11:12:27 AM
Guatemala City, Jan 21 (IANS) Seven people have been gunned down by a suspected gang members in northern Guatemala city, the police have said.
Monday, January 21, 2008 11:00:41 AM
Los Angeles, Jan 21 (Xinhua) At least four people have been killed after two private planes collided midair in southern California, authorities have said.
Monday, January 21, 2008 10:38:05 AM
Bogota, Jan 21 (IANS) Colombian soldiers have rescued a business auditor and a family court judge who had been under the captivity of the country's leftist guerrilla group in Antioquia province and killed a rebel, officials have said.
Monday, January 21, 2008 10:29:46 AM
Toronto, Jan 21 (IANS) Imagine a close US ally putting it on a human rights watch list! Canada is under fire for listing the US and Israel as human rights abusers and torturers of prisoners on its manual for training diplomats.
Monday, January 21, 2008 9:25:56 AM
Washington, Jan 21 (DPA) Eleven major international corporations have said they would start monitoring the carbon emissions of smaller companies that supply them, in the latest private business initiative to tackle global warming.
Monday, January 21, 2008 9:18:47 AM
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