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Clinton leaves for Asia vowing to strengthen US ties

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton left for Asia on Sunday, on her maiden mission as the chief US diplomat after pledging to strengthen US ties with the region. High among her priorities are finding ways to

EU must keep climate plans despite economic crisis

BRUSSELS (AFP) – Europe must not water down its plans to tackle global warming despite the current financial crisis, EU Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas said on Wednesday.

Economic crisis threatens EU measures on climate change

BRUXELLES (AFP) – The recent economic downturn could push the European Union to adopt more modest ambitions in its fight against climate change.