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Indian climber dies in summit bid on Mount Kanchenjunga

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An Indian climber died has during a summit push on Mount Kanchenjunga, the world’s third highest mountain, an official said. The death is the third to be reported on Nepal Himalayas during the current climbing season ...

Thursday briefing: Zelenskiy hangs hopes on Ukraine triple summit

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Good morning to you. Warren Murray with the stories at the top of Thursday’s agenda. Today marks one month since the start of the Russian war against Ukraine. Shaun Walker writes that much still hangs in the balance: ...

UN ocean treaty summit collapses as states accused of dragging out talks

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UN member states have failed to agree on a treaty to protect the high seas from exploitation, with scientists, environmentalists and conservation organisations blaming states that were “dragging their feet” for the “g...

Plastic summit could be most important green deal since Paris accords, says UN

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World leaders will come together online and in Nairobi, Kenya, next week, in what is described as a “critical moment” in progress towards the first ever global treaty to combat plastic waste. Inger Andersen, director ...

Cornish hotel ordered to demolish rooms built for G7 summit

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A Cornish beachside hotel that built nine meeting rooms without planning permission claiming they were needed for the G7 summit has been ordered to demolish them because they have caused “very significant harm” to the...

Xi-Putin summit: Russia inches closer to China as ‘new cold war’ looms

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When the leaders of China and Russia meet in Beijing this Friday shortly before the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics, observers of the bilateral relationship will be looking for insights into how this 21st cent...

UK high streets suffer from Omicron concerns; Davos summit postponed – business live

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Rolling live coverage of business, economics and financial markets as stock markets dip in response to restrictions to prevent spread of new coronavirus variant

Can Biden’s ‘divisive’ democracy summit deliver?

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Much of the advance commentary about Joe Biden’s two-day Summit for Democracy has been a diplomat’s version of a Charity Ball: long discussions about the guest list and how the guests will show up, and very little abo...

Russia expects urgent Ukraine talks with US after Biden-Putin summit

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The Kremlin has said it is expecting to begin a “discussion of strategic security on the continent” with the US after high-stakes talks between Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden. The Kremlin spokesperson, Dmitry Peskov, to...

Biden and Putin make little headway in virtual summit

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Good morning. Yesterday’s virtual summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin made little apparent headway in defusing the crisis over Ukraine in the wake of a Russian troop buildup, and instead delegated officials fr...

Biden and Putin make little apparent headway on Ukraine in virtual summit

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Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin held a virtual summit on Tuesday but made little apparent headway in defusing the crisis over Ukraine in the wake of a Russian troop build-up, and instead delegated officials from both cou...

China attacks ‘US-style democracy’ prior to Biden summit

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China has launched a campaign to discredit what it calls US-style democracy in advance of the first of Joe Biden’s two “summits of democracy” later this week. Over recent days, official Chinese media outlets and diplo...

UN shipping summit criticised for ‘dangerous’ delay on emissions plan

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A decision by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and its member states not to revise its emissions reduction strategy until the spring of 2023 has been criticised as “dangerous” by environmental campaigners...

China accuses US of ‘mistake’ after Biden invites Taiwan to democracy summit

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China’s government has accused Joe Biden of “a mistake” in inviting Taiwan to participate in a democracy summit alongside 109 other democratic governments. Taiwan was included in a list of participants for next month’...

Seven doctors contract Covid after attending Florida anti-vaccine summit

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Seven anti-vaccine doctors fell sick after gathering earlier this month for a Florida “summit” at which alternative treatments for Covid-19 were discussed. “I have been on ivermectin for 16 months, my wife and I,” Dr...

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