A group of Myanmar refugees arrives at Incheon airport, west of Seoul, South Korea, 23 December 2015, as South Korea brought them from a Thai refugee camp and granted them permanent settlement status in accordance with a UN agency program. Photo: EPA
26 December 2015
Having learned some Korean through books and television shows to assist in their rapid...
A man is dressed up in green during the Amsterdam's Global Climate March which saw a few thousand protesters calling on world governments to reach a climate deal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 29 November 2015. Photo: Bart Maat/EPA
13 December 2015
Cheering envoys from 195 nations on December 12 approved a historic accord in Paris to...
12 December 2015
French hosts of UN talks submitted to cheers and applause Saturday a proposed 195-nation...
A secret report from the now bankrupt Imtech maritime group allegedly revealed "how extensive the illegal trade was" by its subsidiary Radio Holland, the De Telegraaf newspaper said.
11 December 2015
US officials are investigating a Dutch satellite communications company suspected of...
Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his annual address to the Federal Assembly in St. George's Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow. Photo: ALEXEY NIKOLSKY / SPUTNIK / KREMLIN POOL /EPA
07 December 2015
Russian President Vladimir Putin called for a common anti-terrorist front that will act...
Former US vice president Al Gore speaks at the "Action Day" meeting at the COP21 World Climate Change Conference 2015 in Le Bourget, north of Paris, France, 5 December 2015. Photo: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA
07 December 2015
Diplomats crafting the blueprint for a worldwide climate rescue deal issued a 48-page...
Demonstrators ride on a four person bike during a street parade for the COP21 in Montreuil in the East of Paris, France, 5 December 2015. Photo:Etienne Laurent/EPA
06 December 2015
Negotiators from 195 nations raced Saturday to complete a four-year mission by delivering...
The setting sun and cloudy sky set the backdrop to the churning waves of the Indian Ocean at the popular recreation spot, the Galle Face Green in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 01 November 2015. Photo: M.A.Pushpa Kumara/EPA
05 December 2015
A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck in the southern Indian Ocean Saturday, but...
Heavy rains flood villages in Kawlin Township, Sagaing Region on 29 July, 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
04 December 2015
Honduras, Myanmar and Haiti top a new list of nations hardest hit by two decades of...
The Xayaburi Dam is a hydroelectric dam under construction on the Lower Mekong River approximately 30 kilometres east of Xayaburi town in northern Laos. Photo: Environmental Justice Atlas
03 December 2015
In a global manifesto released on the 3 December, a coalition of more than 300 civil...
Asylum seekers who arrived by boat are moored in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, Australia, 16 August 2012. The captain of a boat carrying asylum seekers insisted he was paid by Australian officials to turn back to Indonesia, speaking in front of media for the first time on 17 June 2015. EPA/SCOTT FISHER AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT
02 December 2015
The captain of an asylum-seeker boat allegedly intercepted by the Australian navy has...
US President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference at ODCE in Paris, France, 01 December 2015. Photo: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA
02 December 2015
US President Barack Obama warned Tuesday global warming posed imminent security and...

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