President Biden will unveil a second round of executive orders that include a push to elevate climate change as a national-security priority. The orders follow the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline and the U.S.’s rejoining of the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
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U.S. reaffirms commitment to Japan to defending islands disputed with China
New U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, during his first phone call with his Japanese counterpart, reaffirmed America's commitment to Tokyo to defending a group of East China Sea islets claimed by both Japan and China, the Pentagon said.
Dutch police arrest alleged Asian drug syndicate kingpin
Dutch police have arrested the alleged leader of a large Asian drug syndicate who is listed as one of the world's most-wanted fugitives and has been compared to Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
Scottish leader says PM Johnson fears democracy over independence issue
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon accused British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday of fearing democracy when it comes to letting the Scottish people express their will on independence from the United Kingdom.
Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline sees fortunes shine after KXL's demise
The expansion of Canada's government-owned Trans Mountain pipeline assumes greater importance for the oil sector after the cancellation of rival Keystone XL reduced future options to carry crude, potential buyers say.
Turkey hopes Mediterranean talks can calm choppy waters with EU
After a five-year hiatus marked by grievances over their rival claims to Mediterranean waters, Turkey resumes talks with Greece on Monday in the first test of its hopes to reverse deteriorating relations with the European Union.
UAE cabinet approves establishment of embassy in Tel Aviv
The United Arab Emirates on Sunday approved establishing an embassy in the city of Tel Aviv in Israel, the UAE government said on its Twitter account, citing a cabinet decision.
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