ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed a two hundred million dollars cooperation agreement to execute Phase-III of the UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme. The agreement, which will be funded by the Abu Dhabi…
LONDON: More than 40 British companies including major retailers and soft drinks companies on Thursday pledged to eliminate unneccessary plastic packaging as part of an anti-pollution push. The 42 firms, responsible for 80 percent of…
TOKYO: Japan and India signed a civilian nuclear accord on Friday, opening the door for Tokyo to supply New Delhi with fuel, equipment and technology for nuclear power production, as India looks to atomic energy to sustain its rapid…
WASHINGTON: The United States has set out limits to its use of data collected in bulk about European citizens after a new information-sharing pact was agreed this month, according to documents seen by Reuters.
LE BOURGET, FRANCE: Decades of diplomatic efforts to tackle climatechange culminated in Paris Saturday with a common vision for curbing greenhouse-gas emissions and throwing a lifeline to vulnerable countries.
PARIS: The global climate summit in Paris forged a landmark agreement on Saturday, setting the course for a historic transformation of the world's fossil fuel-driven economy within decades in a bid to arrest global warming.
BRUSSELS: US negotiators travel to EU headquarters in Brussels Monday to jumpstart talks on the world's biggest-ever free trade deal, which after nearly two years remain bogged down by public opposition.
NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday India was not under pressure on climate change after the US and China signed an emissions deal, but added global warming itself was reason to take action.
NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra and US President Barack Obama announced they had reached an agreement Sunday to break the deadlock that has been stalling a civilian nuclear power agreement.
KABUL: Officials from Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement to allow American troops to stay in the country after the end of the year, fulfilling a campaign promise by new President Ashraf…