Turkey's Erdogan takes tough EU line after PM quits
Turkey's president tells the EU it will not change its anti-terror laws in return for visa-free travel, saying "we'll go our way, you go yours".
Huge El Nino Pushes Climate Toward All Time Records.
Over the past few days, a bevy of climate data has come together to tell a familiar yet shocking story: Humans have profoundly altered the planet’s life-support system, with 2015 increasingly likely t...
Greece Is On Frontlines Of 'Great Zombie War'
Greece, its debt crisis, politicians and citizens, are all at the center of the "Great Zombie War". The Dow rose 217 points yesterday, even though Greece missed a $500-million loan payment to the IMF....
IMF Data Shows Iceland's Economy Recovered After It Imprisoned Bankers And Let Banks Go Bust - Instead Of Bailing Them Out
Iceland’s finance minister has announced a 39 per cent tax on investors looking to take their money overseas. The country has imposed the tax to prevent it hemorrhaging money as it loosens bank laws i...
Turkey's Erdogan takes tough EU line after PM quits
Turkey's president tells the EU it will not change its anti-terror laws in return for visa-free travel, saying "we'll go our way, you go yours".
Huge El Nino Pushes Climate Toward All Time Records.
Over the past few days, a bevy of climate data has come together to tell a familiar yet shocking story: Humans have profoundly altered the planet’s life-support system, with 2015 increasingly likely t...
Greece Is On Frontlines Of 'Great Zombie War'
Greece, its debt crisis, politicians and citizens, are all at the center of the "Great Zombie War". The Dow rose 217 points yesterday, even though Greece missed a $500-million loan payment to the IMF....
Regional Specialized Meteorological Center
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World Tourism Organization
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Washington A16, 2000
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Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention, 1981
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Third Geneva Convention
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Second Geneva Convention
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World Meteorological Organization
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International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualt...
International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties 1969 (INTERVENTION 1969) is an international maritime convention affirming the right of a coasta...
Nuclear proliferation
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International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
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Biological Weapons Convention
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List of Partial Test Ban Treaty signatories
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Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees
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India and weapons of mass destruction
India is known to possess weapons of mass destruction in the form of nuclear weapons and, in the past, chemical weapons. Though India has not made any official statements about the size of its nuclear...
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Six-party talks
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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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Minimum Wage Fixing Convention, 1970
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As of July 2013, the convention has been ratified by...
Geneva Protocol
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Equal Remuneration Convention
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