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World - International
12/3/2021 12:17:34 AM
The global initiative to share coronavirus vaccines fairly already scaled back its pledge to the world's poor once. Now, to meet even that limited promise, COVAX would have to deliver more than a million doses every hour until the end of the year in some of the world's most challenging places.

World - Africa
11/29/2021 4:45:52 PM
China's President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged to offer one billion Covid vaccine doses to Africa, in a speech made via videolink to a China-Africa summit in Senegal's capital Dakar.

World - International
11/28/2021 12:00:00 AM
The Taliban co-founder and now prime minister of Afghanistan Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund pledged Saturday that his government will "not interfere" in other countries' internal affairs, and urged international charities to continue offering aid to the war-ravaged country.

World - International
11/27/2021 9:59:26 AM
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, at his first troop review Saturday, renewed his pledge to consider ``all options,'' including acquiring enemy base strike capability, and vowed to create a stronger Self-Defense Force to protect the country amid growing threats from China and North Korea.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/20/2021 2:16:00 PM
Despite pledges made at last week’s COP26 Climate Change Conference, the world is no closer to keeping global warming below the 1.5 degree Celsius target.

World - Region
11/20/2021 9:30:14 AM
America's top defense official vowed Saturday to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and to counter its ``dangerous use'' of suicide drones in the wider Mideast, a pledge coming as negotiations remain stalled over Tehran's tattered atomic deal with world powers.

World - International
11/5/2021 11:38:42 AM
Thousands of youth activists were preparing to descend on Glasgow on Friday to protest against what they say is a dangerous lack of action by leaders at the COP26 climate summit.

World - International
11/4/2021 2:33:36 PM
Nineteen countries, including the United States, vowed Thursday to end direct funding for all unabated overseas fossil fuel projects by 2022, though major coal, oil and gas funders China, Japan and South Korea were absent from the pledge.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/2/2021 4:21:00 PM
​Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi called on developed countries on Monday to fulfill their pledge to provide $100 billion annually to developing countries to address the effects of climate change.

World - International
11/2/2021 11:14:27 AM
A coalition of governments and private funders announced plans at COP26 Monday to invest $1.7 billion to aid Indigenous communities and protect biodiverse tropical forests in the next four years.

World - International
11/2/2021 10:56:05 AM
World leaders will conclude a two-day climate summit on Tuesday with a multibillion-dollar pledge to end deforestation by 2030 -- a date too far away for campaigners who want action sooner to save the planet's lungs.

World - Region
11/1/2021 10:08:10 PM
US President Joe Biden said there's only a ``fifty-fifty'' chance that the US Congress and Senate would approve a Turkish request to buy American-made F-16 warplanes, but pledged to do ``his best'' to ensure that the sale goes through, Turkey's president said on Monday.

World - International
10/31/2021 4:02:15 PM
G20 leaders meeting in Rome on Sunday committed to the key goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius and pledged action on the use of coal, but fell short on a target of zero emissions, according to a final draft communique.

World - Region
10/30/2021 10:41:35 AM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the U.K. will donate 20 million doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to developing countries as part of efforts to share vaccines with countries that sorely lack them.

World - Region
10/25/2021 6:43:53 PM
Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler pledged more than $1 billion for new environmental initiatives on Monday, taking further steps to bolster environmental credentials of the world's top oil exporter.

Business - Energy
10/19/2021 3:18:17 PM
Greece pledged Tuesday to link Egypt to the European Union's energy market with an undersea cable that would carry electricity across the Mediterranean.

World - International
10/13/2021 12:15:19 PM
The global transition to clean energy is still far too slow to meet climate pledges and risks fuelling even greater price volatility, the International Energy Agency warned on Wednesday.

World - International
10/12/2021 7:57:54 PM
The Italian government, which holds the G-20 presidency, said the aim of the meeting was to address ``urgent'' humanitarian support for Afghans, the fight against terrorism and freedom of movement for Afghans inside the country and out

Opinion -
10/11/2021 2:28:00 PM
On the International Day of the Girl Child, let us pledge to end harmful practices, ensure quality education and eliminate gender inequalities. Let us pledge to invest in girls.

Business - Tech
10/5/2021 7:20:29 PM
A Facebook whistleblower told US lawmakers Tuesday that the social media giant fuels division, harms children and urgently needs to be regulated, drawing pledges Congress would take up long-delayed action.

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