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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emmanuel Macron promote global pact on environmental rights

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emmanuel Macron promote global pact on environmental rights

He chose Versailles, the sumptuous former palace of France's kings, to host Russian President Vladimir Putin on a visit last month. "The idea is to create a third, for a third generation of rights - environmental rights", said president of the Constitutional Council Laurent Fabius, who chaired the 2015 United Nations conference that approved the Paris Agreement.



Malan leads England to series win over South Africa

With captain Eoin Morgan and Jonny Bairstow rested, Middlesex left-hander Malan took full advantage of his opportunity, getting off the mark with a six after England lost the toss and was put into bat. Morgan had said before the series that confronting De Villiers would be the flawless test of the 20-year-old's temperament. It was a polished performance from England's bowlers, using the short ball to discomfort South Africa , and they were backed up by some strong fielding.


Turkey can play positive role in solving Qatar crisis

Turkey can play positive role in solving Qatar crisis

Pakistan has been treading cautiously since Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries snapped diplomatic ties with Qatar after accusing the oil-rich country of supporting terrorist groups . In their apparent bid to secure USA support and that of Israel, the four countries cited Qatar's links with the Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas and accused it of supporting terrorism.



Modi arrives in US

Regarding IPR protection, the four Congressmen said they continue to have concerns about India's system for providing protection for patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Trump argued that India made its "participation contingent on receiving billions and billions and billions of dollars in foreign aid from developed countries".


Auto makers unshaken by Trump's move on Paris accord

Auto makers unshaken by Trump's move on Paris accord

They also agreed to work towards the stated goal of raising at least 100 billion USA dollars per year by 2020 to help poor and developing countries adapt to the impacts of changing climate. The other six countries in the G-7 all agreed at last month's political summit of national leaders in Sicily to work toward making the Paris climate accord effective.



GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill

The Senate bill would also erase the tax penalties Obama's 2010 law imposes on people who don't purchase insurance. Dick Durbin, the Senate's No. 2 Democrat, on Sunday characterized the GOP-led chamber's ObamaCare overhaul bill as a tax cut for the wealthy, not health care reform.