Climate-related disasters could affect 175 mln children -
GENEVA: UN Children’s Fund UNICEF on Tuesday
warned that 175 million children could soon be affected by
climate-related disasters, as its appeal for funding soared past the
one billion dollar mark.
Raul Castro on milestone Russia visit
Cuban President Raul Castro sought Wednesday to
revive Soviet-era ties with Moscow as he paid the first visit to
Russia by a Cuban leader since the Cold War.
Wen and Putin blame ‘blind pursuit of profit’ for crisis
Chinese and Russian leaders Wen Jiabao and
Vladimir Putin hit out at US capitalist excesses for sparking the
economic crisis as the Davos political and business summit made a