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Updated On: Tuesday, 11 December 2018
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Big Business Capturing UN SDG Agenda?

Content by: Inter Press Service KUALA LUMPUR & SYDNEY, Dec 11 2018 (IPS) - Over the last two decades since the Global Compact, the United Nations has increasingly embraced the corporate sector, most recently to raise finance needed to achieve ...

China, US Discuss Next Stage of Trade Talks

Content by: Voice of America BEIJING — China and the United States discussed the road map for the next stage of their trade talks on Tuesday, during a telephone call between Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and U.S.

US Diplomat: Russia Gas Pipeline to Boost Grip on Ukraine, Europe

Content by: Voice of America WASHINGTON — Russia is seeking to boost its power in Europe and grip over Ukraine with the proposed Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, the top U.S. energy diplomat said on Monday, in a step-up of Washington's rhetoric ...

Study: Illegal Gold Rush Destroying Amazon Rainforest

Content by: Voice of America BOGOTA — A rise in small-scale illegal gold mining is destroying swaths of the Amazon rainforest, according to research released on Monday that maps the scale of the damage for the first time.


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