Obama hails ‘historic day’ as Paris climate accord set to take affect

Obama hails ‘historic day’ as Paris climate accord set to take affect

A global agreement to combat climate change will take force after support from European nations sent the accord across an important threshold on Wednesday, prompting US President Barack Obama to hail it as a “historic day” for protecting the planet. European nations, Canada, Bolivia and Nepal raised backing for the 2015 Paris Agreement to countries […]

China’s stance doesn’t affect US support to India, says official

China’s stance doesn’t affect US support to India, says official

WASHINGTON: The United States has said the Chinese refusal to endorse India’s application to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) has not changed its position on the issue. “Nothing’s changed about our position,” US State Department’s spokesman John Kirby said at a news briefing in Washington when asked to comment on the Chinese stance. “We […]