This new plan reflects French President Emmanuel Macron's desire for his country to be a leader in combatting climate change, and to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. Mr Hulot also told reporters France would stop using coal to produce electricity by 2022. "The target is a tough one", he noted, "but France wants to become the No.
The Arab countries have demanded Qatar curtail its support for the Muslim Brotherhood, shut down the pan-Arab al Jazeera TV channel, close down a Turkish base and downgrade its ties with regional arch-rival Iran. Shoukry said Qatar's "supporting radical organizations" helped to "reinforce" a wider network of extremism responsible for violence against minorities in Egypt and terrorism in Europe.
He added that police recovered a silver revolver from the scene. An apparent bystander was struck by a bullet during the encounter, police said . The suspect, Alexander Bonds , was pursued by authorities. There was no apparent motive for the killing at 12:30 am (0430 GMT) in an area of the Bronx that has been troubled by shootings. Bonds, who once assaulted an officer with brass knuckles, had recently posted a profanity-laced anti-cop rant on Facebook Live, according to the New ...
Sustainable Growth Advisers LP increased its position in shares of IHS Markit Ltd. (NASDAQ: INFO ) by 23.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. "Latest PMI numbers pointed to another steady month in the Japanese economy", said Paul Smith, senior economist at IHS Markit, which compiles the survey.
The Dutch government has said that those suspected of shooting down the Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine in 2014 will be prosecuted in the Netherlands. The announcement on Wednesday clarified the plan for prosecutions. The Russian government could refuse to extradite any of its citizens for eventual questioning or prosecution.
Kolkata: The Centre deployed about 400 troops of paramilitary Border Security Forces (BSF) in West Bengal to control communal violence following a request from the state government. "I have told him that you can not talk to me like that", the visibly angry CM told reporters in Kolkata . "The Hon'ble Governor can not remain a mute spectator to the affairs in the State", it said.