The 1,400 representatives, meeting in Geneva reached the agreement after 12 days' discussion on what Rolph Payet, Executive Secretary of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) called "one of the world’s most pressing environmental issues".
Contrary to what the nuclear deal's critics say, it was a stabilising force in the region and the Middle East needs it.
European countries say they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran scaled back curbs on its nuclear programme and threatened moves that might breach the pact.
Donald Trump's administration is pushing Iran to the edge but the administration might not understand exactly what that entails.
Abdul Aziz is being hailed as a hero for preventing more deaths at the Linwood mosque in Christchurch after leading the gunman in a cat-and-mouse chase before scaring him into speeding away in his car.
The US announces it will revoke or deny visas to members of the International Criminal Court involved in investigating the actions of US troops in Afghanistan or other countries.
The meeting between the North's leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump broke up in disarray Thursday, with a signing ceremony cancelled and no joint communique issued.
US President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi for a summit to discuss denuclearisation of Korean peninsula and lifting sanctions on Pyongyang.
Israeli PM was quoted as saying that Poland ‘collaborated’ with Nazis during WWII.
Russia and Iran have cooperated for years to ensure the survival of Bashar al Assad's regime in Syria but as the war winds down, are the two countries competing for a different future in Syria?
It's too early to say whether the attempt in Europe to circumvent US sanctions will protect European-Iranian economic ties, but the US should support it to demonstrate that their beef is with the Iranian government, not its people.
Following in the footsteps of the US, Russia will abandon a nuclear arms treaty but will only deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles if Washington does so, President Vladimir Putin said.
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