U.K. Territories to Join Tax Agreement
Prime Minister David Cameron said Britain's 10 crown dependencies and overseas territories would sign an international convention to help combat tax evasion.
Europe: New Party Picks Putin as Leader
The All-Russian People’s Front, a political group, chose President Vladimir V. Putin as its leader on Thursday at its founding convention.
Southern Baptists opposed to gay members of Boy Scouts
HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Southern Baptist Convention overwhelmingly passed a resolution on Wednesday expressing opposition to gay members of the Boy Scouts.
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Japan's Parliament Ratifies Child Custody Treaty
Japan's parliament formally ratified on Wednesday an international treaty for settling international child custody disputes, the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abductions.
Carbon Rise Leads to 'Urgent' Call for Climate Action at UN
Concerned over the sharp rise in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, UN delegates launched a new round of climate talks this week, in which they conferred over the 'urgent' action needed in order to curb climate change. "I do not need to remind you that we simply cannot afford not to deliver implementation results urgently," Chief of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Christiana Figueres told fellow delegates.