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SEATTLE, Sept 22- Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the Seattle area on Tuesday to kick off a week-long U.S. visit that will include meetings with U.S. business leaders, a black-tie state dinner at the White House hosted by President Barack Obama and an address at the United Nations. U.S. government and business leaders aim to strike a balance between forging...
MONACO, Sept 16- Politicians must act to cap global warming when they meet at a United Nations summit at the end of the year as the financial and humanitarian consequences of natural catastrophes become ever clearer, reinsurers meeting at an industry conference said. "Definitely we expect political courage to move in a direction that shows responsibility...
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 10- The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday approved what it described as global "basic principles" for sovereign debt restructuring processes to improve the global financial system, an initiative that was inspired by Argentina's debt crisis. There were 136 votes in favor, six against and 41 abstentions in the vote on the...
Today a group of leading economists are asking the UN to vote on principles that govern austerity programs to avert another Greek crisis.
Peter Sutherland, U.N. special representative of the secretary-general for international migration, praises Germany and Sweden for accepting large numbers of refugees. But he adds the burden of looking after refugees needs to be more fairly distributed.
People displaced by wars in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan are fleeing to Europe, where leaders are divided over how to handle the influx.
Philippe Douste-Blazy, under-secretary-general to the UN, describes the shocking conditions of refugees trying to get into Europe.
*Climate talks in Paris aim for global climate deal. PARIS, Aug 26- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon urged world leaders on Wednesday to look beyond their national interests and make sure a global deal to fight climate change is agreed at talks in Paris this year. With just 10 days scheduled for formal negotiations before the climate summit begins in...
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UNITED NATIONS, Aug 21- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon appealed on Friday for North Korea and South Korea not to take any action that could further escalate tensions after Seoul refused to halt propaganda broadcasts and Pyongyang put its troops on a war footing. The countries appeared headed toward another clash after South Korea rejected an...
UNITED NATIONS, Aug 17- The United Nations said it expects member states to respect its right to privacy and is assessing how to respond to a report that telecommunications company AT&T Inc helped the U.S. National Security Agency spy on the world body's communications. The company gave technical assistance to the NSA in carrying out a secret court order...
A draft nuclear deal between Iran and six major powers calls for U.N. access to all suspect Iranian sites, including military sites, a sources said.
Jason Feer, Head of Business Intelligence at Poten & Partners, believes Iranian crude could return to oil markets in a matter of months.
Austin Long, Assistant Professor at Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, believes the P5+1 will likely lift the arms embargo to get a deal that could unveil Iran's nuclear ambitions.
John Canally, Investment Strategist and Economist at LPL Financial, is expecting further downside for oil prices.
An Iran nuclear deal could mean a possible arms race in the Middle East——or improved relations between historic enemies, experts say.
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The industries that will most immediately benefit are those that have been hit by sanctions meant to bring Iran to the negotiating table.
Negotiators could still reach a deal to lift sanctions on Iranian oil exports and send prices further south, analysts say.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-Tenn.), explains why he thinks any effort by the Obama administration to bypass Congress and to straight to the UN to implement a nuclear agreement would be "a direct affront to the American people."