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Countries can't solve climate change problem, says Pachauri
Copenhagen, Dec 14 (IANS) Grassroots action, especially by the youth, will have to solve the climate change problem as the 'nation state does not seem capable' of doing it, Rajendra Pachauri said here Monday, as the Dec 7-18 climate summit got bogged down in yet another round of bickering between governments.

Monday, December 14, 2009 7:29:46 PM

OPEC oil price inches down to $70.85
Vienna, Dec 14 (DPA) The oil price of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) slid to $70.85 at the end of last week, the group reported Monday.

Monday, December 14, 2009 6:16:03 PM

Anti-HIV microbicide ineffective, trials show
London, Dec 14 (IANS) British medical trials in Africa have shown a promising anti-HIV gel to be ineffective, dashing hopes for a cheap way to prevent the AIDS pandemic, a newspaper reported Monday.

Monday, December 14, 2009 5:19:54 PM

Impact of melting snow and ice highlighted in new report
Copenhagen, Dec 14 (DPA) Snow and ice are melting at an 'accelerating pace' in regions ranging from Greenland to the Himalayas, a report presented Monday at the UN climate change conference said.

Monday, December 14, 2009 5:03:28 PM

US, China among worst climate performers: Study
Copenhagen, Dec 14 (DPA) China and the US were placed at the bottom end of a worldwide national ranking of performance on climate protection published Monday.

Monday, December 14, 2009 4:51:10 PM

Desperate attempt to rescue climate summit
Copenhagen, Dec 14 (IANS) The bleak morning matched the mood Monday as the Dec 7-18 climate summit started its final week with developed and developing countries as divided on major issues as before. Host nation Denmark started 'informal consultations' with all governments in a desperate attempt to reach a meaningful 'political declaration' of intent.

Monday, December 14, 2009 4:40:46 PM

Mumbai & Shanghai to be boomtowns of post-recession world
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Confidence levels among senior business executives in Mumbai and Shanghai are so high that they are leaving their counterparts in New York and London far behind, with significant implications for the post-recession global economy.

Monday, December 14, 2009 4:30:49 PM

Nine out of 10 disasters this year due to weather
Copenhagen, Dec 14 (IANS) Of the 245 natural disasters in the first 11 months of 2009, 224 or 91.4 percent were due to weather, a UN study has found, underscoring the need for a strong deal at the ongoing climate summit to reduce and handle these disasters.

Monday, December 14, 2009 4:20:48 PM

Berlusconi suffers injuries in vicious attack, hospitalised
Milan, Dec 14 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was savagely attacked Sunday at the end of a political rally in the centre of the city. He suffered two damaged teeth, a broken nose, cuts to his lips and other facial injuries.

Monday, December 14, 2009 3:21:28 PM

Intense pain fails to deter sportsmen in performing
London, Dec 14 (IANS) A sportsman in the heat of moment plays on through pain even when it would floor anyone else. Similarly, some people seem to suffer from long-lasting pains when others are better able to cope. How can that be?

Monday, December 14, 2009 3:12:23 PM

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