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World - Region
11/24/2022 5:35:46 PM
Two newly elected Lebanese lawmakers, including an activist who had pledged to fight corruption, lost their parliament seats on Thursday following an appeals process before the country's constitutional council.

Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/22/2022 8:51:31 PM
With the conclusion of the UN COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, it now remains for countries across the world to abide by their pledges to help save the planet, writes Sawsan Samy Elawady

COP27 - Focus
11/16/2022 1:19:01 PM
A pledge by G20 leaders, whose countries account for most global CO2 emissions, to pursue the most ambitious target against global warming breathed new life into fraught UN climate talks in Egypt on Wednesday.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/16/2022 11:03:57 AM
UN climate talks got a fillip Wednesday as Brazilian president-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva launched the country back into the battle to curb global warming and global leaders reaffirmed key pledges.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/15/2022 7:05:19 PM
Turkey on Tuesday unveiled at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh a revised plan for cutting its carbon emissions that was immediately criticised by analysts as insufficiently ambitious.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/14/2022 9:50:15 AM
Brazilian president-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is expected this week at the UN climate summit in Egypt to pledge to reverse the environmental policies of his right-wing predecessor and protect the Amazon rainforest.

World - International
11/12/2022 8:16:35 PM
President Joe Biden promised Saturday that the United States would work with a strategically vital coalition of southeast Asian nations, telling leaders that ``we're going to build a better future that we all want to see'' in the region where U.S. rival China is also working to expand its influence.

COP27 - Climate change
11/11/2022 7:35:00 PM
The United States, Germany and Egypt joined forces to accelerate the Middle Eastern nation's green targets, declaring a faster expansion of renewable energy in the country.

COP27 - Climate change
11/7/2022 6:37:48 PM
Senegalese President and President of the African Union Macky Sall called for fulfiling all climate change commitments, saying the $100-billion pledge is no longer enough and should be raised to $200 billion.

COP27 - Climate change
11/7/2022 4:28:41 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi urged the “rapid, effective, and equitable implementation” of climate commitments and pledges to overcome the current crisis in his address at the opening session of the world leaders’ summit at the COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh.

World - International
11/6/2022 11:22:31 AM
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida pledged Sunday to beef up Japan's naval and military capacity, warning that nations must prepare to face aggressors.

World - International
11/5/2022 9:43:07 PM
European lawmaker Jordan Bardella replaced his mentor Marine Le Pen on Saturday at the helm of France's leading far-right party, and pledged to defend French civilization from perceived threats posed by immigration and work closely with far-right parties around Europe.

COP27 - Climate change
11/4/2022 9:02:00 PM
Public pledges on climate action need to be mirrored in the negotiating room, said Egyptian Ambassador Wael Abul-Magd, special representatives of the president-designate for the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), set to be held 6-18 November in the Red Sea city of Sharm El-Sheikh.

World - Region
11/4/2022 5:58:06 PM
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Friday dismissed a pledge from US leader Joe Biden to "free Iran" as the clerical regime faced a new upsurge in protests seven weeks into the anti-regime movement.

COP27 - Climate change
11/3/2022 12:19:51 PM
Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt stressed the need to address the climate financing gaps to move from the stage of pledges to implementation by strengthening public-private partnerships within the framework of a comprehensive cooperative approach.

Opinion -
11/2/2022 9:26:56 PM
The world is worse off today than it was seven years ago when pledges and commitments to climate action and development were made. What COP27 can do to change course.

World - War in Ukraine
11/1/2022 10:01:00 PM
President Maia Sandu of Moldova pledged Tuesday to keep her country on a pro-Western course and as a firm supporter of Ukraine despite struggling under pressure of what she called Russia's energy and political ``blackmail.''

COP27 - Climate change
11/1/2022 7:48:22 PM
The world needs to set aside an area bigger than the United States for tree planting and other measures to meet climate pledges, according to research published Tuesday that warned against "unrealistic" carbon-cutting plans.

Arts & Culture - Music
10/31/2022 6:08:17 PM
Egyptian Musicians’ Syndicate newly-elected President Mostafa Kamel has called on all rappers to show up at the union’s headquarters in Cairo to sign the new pledge announced by Mahraganat singers during a conference held last week.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
10/25/2022 9:31:41 PM
Egypt, as host of the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), hopes the UK’s King Charles III can attend the event in Sharm El-Sheikh next month, said Egyptian chief climate negotiator Mohamed Nasr on Tuesday.

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