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European nations squabbling over new 2030 targets to reduce greenhouse gases

European nations stand sharply divided over setting new 2030 targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global warming, EU sources said Friday. European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso called in commissioners to try to agree figures ahead of talks on January 22 but there was no progress, one source…

EU calls on G20 to help end debt crisis

BRUSSELS — Top EU officials urged on Sunday that an upcoming G20 summit address Europe’s debt crisis, saying that measures taken at a make-or-break eurozone meeting last week were not enough alone to end the crisis. In a letter to G20 leaders, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European…

Berlusconi says opposition ‘ruining’ Italy

STRASBOURG — Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi accused the left-wing opposition of ruining Italy as he met with EU officials in Brussels, a trip critics say was arranged to skirt legal hearings in Rome. Berlusconi told reporters he was travelling to Brussels and Strasbourg “to reassure European institutions” about his government’s…

Soviet dissident Yelena Bonner dies in U.S.

MOSCOW (AFP) – Soviet dissident Yelena Bonner, the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Andrei Sakharov and tireless critic of Vladimir Putin, has died aged 88 in her adopted home in the United States. A pediatrician by training but a historic figure in life, Bonner died on Saturday in Boston…

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