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Eyes of the world will be on Scotland for climate summit, queen says

Reuters
LONDON, Oct 2 (Reuters) – The world’s attention will be focused on Scotland for next month’s climate summit, Queen Elizabeth told Scottish lawmakers on Saturday, adding that they would have an important role making a better, healthier world. The queen opened the Scottish parliament on Saturday with fond remarks, four......

US takes a leadership role at UN Food Systems Summit

FoodBusinessNews
NEW YORK — Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and other representatives of the US Department of Agriculture attending the United Nations Food Systems Summit in New York on Sept. 23 highlighted several steps the United States is taking to advance the goals of ending hunger and malnutrition and building more......

Chinese tech execs support ‘common prosperity’, helping SMEs at internet summit

Reuters
Alibaba Group CEO Daniel Zhang (Zhang Yong) speaks at the World Internet Conference (WIC) in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, China, November 23, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo WUZHEN, China, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Chinese technology executives, facing a crackdown by the authorities, pledged support on Sunday for Beijing’s “common prosperity” drive and......

North Korea says hope is alive for peace, summit with South

Reuters
A North Korean flag flies on a mast at the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva October 2, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo SEOUL, Sept 25 (Reuters) – North Korea is willing to consider another summit with South Korea if mutual respect between the neighbours can be assured, state news......

Zimbabwe bolsters emissions targets ahead of climate summit

Reuters
A cow stands on caked mud before a small patch of water at a dam as the region deals with a prolonged drought near Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo Sept 25 (Reuters) – Zimbabwe has adopted a more ambitious target for emissions reduction ahead of a United Nations climate conference in......

The CDC’s Booster Decision, Jan. 6 Subpoenas, Quad Summit Preview : Up First

NPR
NPR Why did the director of the CDC override her agency’s advisory panel and rule in favor of COVID-19 booster shots? And what do lawmakers hope to learn from former Trump aides they have subpoenaed? Plus, President Biden meets with the leaders of India, Japan and Australia today. How can......

Brazilian health minister, in New York City for U.N. summit, tests positive for COVID

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Marcelo Queiroga, Brazil’s health minister and one of several Brazilian diplomats who were in New York City for Tuesday’s United Nations General Assembly summit, has tested positive for the coronavirus, he tweeted Tuesday evening. It is not clear if......

Dan Crenshaw is building a young activist army, one summit at a time

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The crowd — hundreds of teenagers and 20-year-old conservatives largely from Texas — went absolutely wild. “Like a good politician, I have to say Congressman Crenshaw is what you’ll see next,” Crenshaw said. “I don’t know, you know, but to......

What to expect from China at the upcoming major climate summit COP26

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A commuter wears a protective mask as they wait at a traffic light during a seasonal sandstorm on April 15, 2021 in the Central Business District in Beijing, China. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images News | Getty Images China, the......

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