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China is threat to world: US President Donald Trump

Trump said the US Presidents before him allowed China to take out USD 500 billion a year and more than that.

Trump heads to UN with long list of deals he's yet to close

There are challenges with Iran, North Korea, the Afghan Taliban, Israel and the Palestinians - not to mention a number of trade pacts. Some are inching forward. Some have stalled.

View: Laying down the law

Being semi-prone in public has been seen as both a sign of weakness and power.

Pakistan fails to prove claim of 58 nations’ support on Jammu & Kashmir

ET has reliably learnt that Pakistan had failed to submit this list of as per deadline in the earlier part of this week.

Angela Merkel coalition seals $60 bn deal to fight climate change

Merkel said Germany has learned from its struggles to lower emissions in recent years and will continue to evaluate the programme to ensure the country meets its targets to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

Trump administration bars California from requiring cleaner cars

California, for decades given the authority by the federal government under presidents of both parties to establish its own emissions standards, responded with defiance.

Mitsubishi says Singapore-based oil trader lost $320 mn in unauthorised trades

The announcement is a blow for the Japanese trading company, which invests in everything from salmon to natural gas and trades many commodities around the world.

Young protesters around globe demand climate change action

In Canberra and Kabul, Cape Town and Berlin, and across the globe, hundreds of thousands of people took the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit.

Two killed, seven wounded in two Washington, DC shootings; police seek suspects: Reports

In the first attack, one man was killed and five people wounded, two of them critically, in a drive-by shooting.

Twitter suspends Saudi royal adviser Saud al-Qahtani, fake Gulf accounts

Qahtani has not tweeted since Oct. 22, shortly after he was fired, but sources told Reuters in January that he continued to wield considerable influence behind the scenes.

Congress, intel leaders clash over whistleblower report on Trump

Congress, intel leaders clash over whistleblower report on Trump

The allegations, rejected by Trump as "presidential harassment," have set lawmakers on a collision course with the Director of National Intelligence (DNI).

One dead, five hurt in Washington, D.C. shooting

One dead, five hurt in Washington, D.C. shooting

Local TV station FOX-5 reported, citing police, that six people were shot in the incident, shortly after 10 p.m. eastern time.

More than 1,000 rescues, evacuations as Imelda soaks Texas

More than 1,000 rescues, evacuations as Imelda soaks Texas

Rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda has deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures.

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans

Bezos announced a number of actions at a press conference in Washington ahead of the upcoming Climate Week in New York

Pakistan fails to get support in UNHRC

Pakistan fails to get support in UNHRC

Pakistan has failed to secure the support of minimum 16 nations to move a resolution on Kashmir in the 47-member UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Amazon unveils climate plan, aims to advance Paris goals

Amazon unveils climate plan, aims to advance Paris goals

"We want to use our scope and our scale to lead the way," Bezos told a news conference in the US capital, aiming to shake off the firm's reputation as a laggard on environmental issues.

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