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December 5, 2018 9:06 PM World Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rose 2.7 Percent in the Last Year, New Studies Show

(WASHINGTON) — After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide experienced their largest jump in seven years, discouraging scientists. World carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to have risen 2.7 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to three studies released Wednesday from the Global Carbon Project , an international 118

December 5, 2018 11:02 AM Berlin: German automakers' meeting with Trump separate to U.S.-EU trade talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - Discussions between German car executives and President Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday should be seen as separate from the trade talks between the European Union and the United States, a German government spokeswoman said on Wednesday. She said the talks were held for corporate reasons and the atmosphere was good. During the meeting 91

December 5, 2018 10:38 AM Alibaba signs agreement with Belgium for e-commerce trade hub

BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Wednesday it has signed an agreement with the Belgium government to launch an e-commerce trade hub, which will include investments in logistics infrastructure. The project is part of Alibaba’s Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), and Belgium is the first European country to join the project following 135

December 5, 2018 8:55 AM Dozens arrested in European operation against organized crime

ROME (Reuters) - Dozens of people were arrested in Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and South America on Wednesday in an operation against members of Italy’s ‘Ndrangheta organized crime group, officials said. Italian police and Eurojust, the European agency that oversees judicial cooperation in crime investigations, said those arrested were suspected 102

December 5, 2018 2:02 AM Most visited: World's top cities for tourism

Maureen O'Hare, CNN • Updated 5th December 2018 The lure of urban centers has lost none of its appeal in 2018, with tourists expected to make around 1.4 billion trips to cities around the world this year. UK-based market research company Euromonitor International has just released its Top 100 City Destinations 2018 report, an annual ranking of the world's 90

December 4, 2018 11:34 AM Fifteen migrants die in boat off Libya, Egyptian survivor says

MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) - Fifteen migrants have died in a boat off the Libyan coast after spending 12 days at sea without food or water, an Egyptian survivor said on Tuesday. The owner of a beach chalet found the migrants washing up on the shore near the city of Misrata and called authorities, who brought them to the Red Crescent relief service and hospitals 94

December 4, 2018 10:50 AM Ireland still concerned about EU digital tax despite new proposal: minister

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ireland’s finance minister poured cold water Tuesday on a new Franco-German proposal for a European tax on companies’ digital revenues, saying it failed to address his concerns. “I continue to have strong principled concerns about this policy direction,” Paschal Donohoe told his EU counterparts in a debate on the tax after France 125

December 4, 2018 10:21 AM EU's Moscovici urges digital tax deal in March

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union commissioner in charge of taxation urged on Tuesday EU countries to reach a deal on a common tax on digital revenues of large companies in March. After several attempts for a compromise failed in past months, Pierre Moscovici said at a meeting of EU finance ministers that there was still room for a compromise 112

December 4, 2018 4:05 AM Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia’s parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, following threats by the European Union to deny duty-free trading access to the Southeast Asian nation. The EU last month began a formal procedure to strip Cambodia of its “Everything 102

December 3, 2018 5:41 PM Soyuz spacecraft carrying three astronauts successfully docks with the International Space Station

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three astronauts, including one American, has successfully docked with the International Space Station. Monday’s launch from Kazakhstan is the first successful manned mission to the space lab since an aborted Soyuz launch in October. The Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft docked with the ISS at 12:33 p.m. ET, following a six-hour 123