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OECD holds out hope US may return to Paris climate pact

Separately, the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change ( UNFCCC ) - the global environmental treaty under whose auspices the Paris Agreement was negotiated and agreed - expressed "regret" at the announcement that the USA will withdraw from the accord.



Ariana Grande releases new statement and announces benefit concert to honour victims

His father Ramadan and younger brother Hashem were detained in Libya, authorities there said . It killed 22 people and injured 59 others. In the letter, Grande says she will return to Manchester "to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families".



Dinesh Karthik says, 'I feel ready for Champions Trophy now'

Defeat by 240 runs was certainly not what they wanted. "It's all right - it looks like it's just a bit of cramp", Root said. "We are trying to stay relaxed and not take pressure". "But we have to start well". Bangladesh only managed 46/4 in the last 5 overs despite being in a good situation till the 45th over with 2 set batsmen going into the final 5, but they kept losing wickets trying to accelerate.


Putin says Edward Snowden was wrong to leak US secrets

Putin says Edward Snowden was wrong to leak US secrets

Putin, addressing the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, said on Friday that the hacking accusations were nothing more than "harmful gossip" which he complained was damaging international relations and the global economy. The Russian leader also questioned why Trump was calling on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to increase their military spending, arguing that the defense organization "was established as a Cold War instrument in the fight against the Soviet Union".



Cyclone Mora: Indian Navy ship rescues 27 in Bangladesh

Cox's Bazar district chief Mohammad Ali Hussin said at least 15,000 houses in the district had been destroyed and he had unconfirmed reports of three people killed and dozens injured, including several Rohingya refugees . Authorities were still battling to evacuate more than half a million people from the coastal areas. As the cyclone advanced on Bangladesh, local authorities increased the maritime threat to its highest level and ordered all fishing vessels to remain at port.