Germany to invest over 100 billion Euros in 'Climate Protection', revise emissions targets for 2030
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Germany to invest over 100 billion Euros in 'Climate Protection', revise emissions targets for 2030

Germany accounts for roughly 2 percent of the global emissions blamed for warming, melting snowcaps, rising sea levels and violent weather events.

Watch: Britain is saying no to gender stereotypes in ads, should India be next?
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Watch: Britain is saying no to gender stereotypes in ads, should India be next?

The United Kingdom's Advertising Standards Authority has vowed to take a tougher line on gender stereotypes in advertisements. Should India do the same?

European Union's grand plan to tackle climate change has gone off-track
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European Union's grand plan to tackle climate change has gone off-track

The 28-member European Union, the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, has long been held up as the poster child of efforts to save earth's climate.

Narendra Modi, Pranab Mukherjee congratulate France's new President-elect Emmanuel Macron
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Narendra Modi, Pranab Mukherjee congratulate France's new President-elect Emmanuel Macron

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated France's new President-elect Emmanuel Macron for his election victory.

French presidential polls: All you need to know about Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate
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French presidential polls: All you need to know about Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate

Marine Le Pen has not lost the gritty, populist edge that speaks to the common man and the passion for her far-right cause.

French presidential polls: All you need to know about Emmanuel Macron, the political newbie
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French presidential polls: All you need to know about Emmanuel Macron, the political newbie

French centrist Emmanuel Macron has already achieved an immense task: A former outsider with little political experience, he is now the front-runner in France's presidential race.

French presidential polls: Macron widens his lead over Le Pen, but a victory is still far away
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French presidential polls: Macron widens his lead over Le Pen, but a victory is still far away

Emmanuel Macron, the centrist, pro-Europe candidate has widened his lead on his right-wing, populist rival Marine Le Pen ahead of Sunday’s presidential vote in France, in what is essentially his election to lose.

London: 27-year-old man armed with knives arrested near UK Parliament
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London: 27-year-old man armed with knives arrested near UK Parliament

Scotland Yard on Thursday said it foiled a terror attack and arrested a 27-year-old man armed with knives near the UK Parliament.

Paris attack: Policeman shot dead at Champs Elysees in assault claimed by Islamic State
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Paris attack: Policeman shot dead at Champs Elysees in assault claimed by Islamic State

A known terror suspect shot dead a French policeman and wounded two others Thursday on Paris's Champs Elysees in an attack claimed by the Islamic State.

Stockholm terror attack: Leaders across the world condemn assault in Sweden which killed four
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Stockholm terror attack: Leaders across the world condemn assault in Sweden which killed four

International leaders united in sympathy and condemnation after a man ploughed a truck through a crowd into the front of a store in central Stockholm.

'We already miss you': EU vows unity as Britain braces for Brexit
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'We already miss you': EU vows unity as Britain braces for Brexit

With the clock ticking on Britain's EU membership, the bloc's leadership vowed unity while in London.

British PM Theresa May does 'not agree' with Donald Trump's immigration policy
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British PM Theresa May does 'not agree' with Donald Trump's immigration policy

British Prime Minister Theresa May does "not agree" with the restrictions on immigration imposed by US President Donald Trump.

Germany: Media, politicians reject Breitbart claim of mob setting fire to Dortmund church
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Germany: Media, politicians reject Breitbart claim of mob setting fire to Dortmund church

German media and politicians warned on Friday against an election-year spike in fake news after ultra-conservative website Breitbart claimed a "mob" chanting 'Allahu Akhbar' had set fire to a church on New Year's Eve.

White House lauds PM Modi's announcement on ratification of Paris agreement
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White House lauds PM Modi's announcement on ratification of Paris agreement

The White House on Wednesday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement that India would ratify the Paris agreement.

France welcomes PM Modi's statement on ratification of Paris agreement
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France welcomes PM Modi's statement on ratification of Paris agreement

France has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement that India will ratify the Paris Agreement on 2 October, Mahatma Gandhi's birthday.

Pakistan, terrorism, Scorpene leak: What PM Modi said during the G20 summit in China
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Pakistan, terrorism, Scorpene leak: What PM Modi said during the G20 summit in China

Here are the key issues which Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on during the G20 summit.

Modi raises issue of Scorpène data leak with French President Francois Hollande
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Modi raises issue of Scorpène data leak with French President Francois Hollande

PM Modi raised with French President Francois Hollande the leak of confidential data on the Indian Scorpene Class submarines being built in Mumbai.

Modi meets UK's new PM Theresa May, holds discussion on enhancing bilateral ties
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Modi meets UK's new PM Theresa May, holds discussion on enhancing bilateral ties

Modi on Monday for the first time met new Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May in Hangzhou and held discussions on enhancing bilateral ties.

Attack on Brussels crime lab: Five arrested for suspected attempt to destroy evidence
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Attack on Brussels crime lab: Five arrested for suspected attempt to destroy evidence

Several attackers rammed a car through the gates of Belgium's national crime laboratory on Monday in Brussels and then started a fire.

Bomb explodes at Brussels Institute of Criminology, no casualties reported so far
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Bomb explodes at Brussels Institute of Criminology, no casualties reported so far

A bomb exploded at the Brussels Institute of Criminology in the north of Brussels on Monday but the building was empty and no one was wounded.