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India, Spain express need for EU-India FTA

Modi will also attend the St Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday. In October 2015, a joint statement between Modi and Putin promised the signing of a General Framework Agreement on the nuclear units by December 2016. "They acknowledged the positive results of 2016 EU-India Summit in March 2016, which marked a new momentum in the EU-India relations", the statement said.



Despite Trump, cleaner energy growth expected to carry on

The United States is the world's second-biggest carbon dioxide emitter behind China . "The sustainability train has left the station", Guterres said . "We believe climate change is real and the science is well accepted", GE's chief executive, Jeffrey Immelt, wrote to employees in a blog post in March.



Blues romp to opening Origin win

BLUES fullback James Tedesco has declared he can use the current State of Origin series as a stepping stone towards staking a claim to be the world's best fullback in the near future. Named after the legendary former Maroons team man-ager and awarded to players who have represented Queensland 20 or more times, the list of recipients reads like a who's who of the sport.


In or out? Trump announcing decision on global climate pact

In or out? Trump announcing decision on global climate pact

India and Spain on Wednesday expressed their commitment to fighting climate change and reiterated their support for implementing the Kyoto and Paris accords. "Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable". "The Paris Agreement is essential for our collective future", he said, urging civil society and businesses also to play a role.



Trump announces decision on Paris climate deal

However, others on Trump's team are pushing him to withdraw, something he promised to do as a candidate.The White House signaled that Trump was likely to decide on exiting the global pact - fulfilling one of his principal campaign pledges - though top aides were divided.President Barack Obama's administration backed the deal, which was adopted in late 2015 and signed by the USA and 195 other countries previous year.If the USA leaves Paris, the agreement will be left with members who ...