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Climate talks still stuck on key issues: India
Bangkok, Oct 7 (IANS) Talks to finalise a climate treaty in time for December's Copenhagen summit are still stuck over key issues of the extent to which industrialised countries will reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and how much they will pay developing countries to deal with global warming, India's top climate negotiator said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009 2:46:44 PM

Taipei funeral parlour uses heat from cremations to brew coffee
Taipei, Oct 7 (DPA) A Taipei funeral parlour is using the heat saved from cremations to operate air conditioners and to brew coffee for mourners, the director of the parlour said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009 1:51:53 PM

Murray chances rated 50-50 for Shanghai Masters
Shanghai, Oct 7 (DPA) World number three Andy Murray could spring a Shanghai surprise if he withdraws from next week's tennis Masters after reports that his recent wrist injury is still posing a fitness problem.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009 1:31:24 PM

Singapore man gets jail for beating toddler to death
Singapore, Oct 7 (DPA) A Singapore court sentenced a man to 12 years in jail for Viciously beating his girlfriend's three-year-old son to death, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 07, 2009 10:05:53 AM

Rich countries framing climate debate to suit themselves: India
Bangkok, Oct 6 (IANS) Rich countries have been framing the climate debate to suit themselves rather than looking at the way global warming affects most of the world, which is why a global treaty is proving elusive, India's top climate negotiator said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 5:04:37 PM

Economic crisis has given the world a second chance
Bangkok, Oct 6 (IANS) By 2020, India must reduce its energy use by 16 percent from a business as usual (BAU) scenario if global warming is to be kept within two degrees Celsius, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said here Tuesday. Any more global warming would have catastrophic consequences, scientists say.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 4:04:59 PM

World fights over climate fund
Bangkok, Oct 6 (IANS) The World Bank has estimated that industrialised countries will have to pay developing nations $100 billion a year from now till 2050 to battle climate change. But there is no money nor any commitment on the table though over 4,000 delegates from 177 countries are squabbling here over who will govern the fund if it comes into being.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 3:31:14 PM

Beijing to hold world media summit
Beijing, Oct 6 (Xinhua) Heads of media organisations worldwide will gather in the Chinese capital for a unique summit Oct 8-10.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 3:18:33 PM

Keep children out of political activities: Sheikh Hasina
Dhaka, Oct 6 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has vowed to take measures to keep children out of political activities.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 12:30:43 PM

North Korea almost finished rebuilding nuclear facility: Report
Seoul, Oct 6 (DPA) North Korea appears to be in the final stage of restoring a previously disabled nuclear facility, South Korean media reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009 9:54:46 AM

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