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The Latest | UN Climate Summit

Nov. 18, 2022 15:17 PM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — U.S. climate envoy John Kerry is self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19 at the U.N. climate talks in Egypt, a spokesperson said late Friday. Kerry is experiencing “mild symptoms” and is fully vaccinated and boosted. ...

S. Korea's leader discusses megaprojects with Saudi prince

Nov. 17, 2022 06:01 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol hoped for greater cooperation with Saudi Arabia — including on its $500 billion futuristic desert city project — as he met the kingdom’s powerful crown prince Thursday, Seoul officials said. Crown Prince Mohammed...

The Latest | UN Climate Summit

Nov. 10, 2022 13:28 PM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — The Latest on the United Nations climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt. The youngest sister of a jailed Egyptian pro-democracy activist says she is “scared” for her brother after prison authorities told the family they medically intervened...

Takeaways: Calls for reparations, emissions cuts at COP27

Nov. 07, 2022 14:38 PM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — The first full day of the year's most important summit on climate change, known as COP27, got underway on Monday with urgent calls by leaders to slash greenhouse gas emissions as the planet warms and severe weather events become more frequent and destructive. ...

Amnesty: Egypt has days to save jailed activist's life

Nov. 06, 2022 21:35 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International's head on Sunday warned that the proceedings of COP27 in Egypt could be stained by the death of one of the country's leading rights activists from a hunger and water strike in prison if Egyptian authorities do not release him within days. ...

Oil giant Saudi Aramco has $42.4B profit in third quarter

Nov. 01, 2022 05:17 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oil giant Saudi Aramco on Tuesday reported a $42.4 billion profit in the third quarter of this year, a 39% bump buoyed by the higher global energy prices that have filled the kingdom's coffers but helped fuel inflation worldwide. The oil firm's...