German parties aim to present coalition deal next week

By Michael Nienaber BERLIN (Reuters) -The three parties trying to form Germany’s next government have made progress in negotiations and aim to present a coalition agreement next week, senior party officials said on Tuesday. The centre-left Social Democrats...

UK’s Prince Charles visits Jesus baptism site in Jordan

AMMAN (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla on Tuesday visited the site on the river Jordan where Jesus is believed to have been baptised, at the start of the first overseas tour by senior British royals since before the COVID-19...

FACTBOX-What’s in the Glasgow Climate Pact?

GLASGOW (Reuters) – Nearly 200 nations agreed to adopt the Glasgow Climate Pact on Saturday after more than two weeks of intense negotiations, with the UK host of the talks saying the deal would keep alive international hopes of averting the worst impacts of...

Sinking Tuvalu laments watered down U.N. Glasgow climate pact

By James Redmayne SYDNEY (Reuters) – The South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu is disappointed with the outcome of the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow, fearing it will fail to hold back global warming and worsen the threat of rising sea levels facing low lying...