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  1. Trade, Military Cooperation to Top U.S.-India Talks

    The ambassador of India to the United States, Nirupama Rao, on Friday suggested that high-level talks between the two countries, taking place here next week, would focus on 'development' and the 'people aspect of cooperation'.

  2. Brazilian Street Stars Dance and Shine in Spain

    Arrayed in colourful garments they have made themselves, six teenagers who used to be street kids in Fortaleza, in northeast Brazil, visited this southern Spanish city to recount their life experiences and awaken solidarity.

  3. Caribbean Courts Mexico as Ally in the G20

    The Caribbean Community bloc (Caricom) is lobbying Mexico to use its influence as chair of the G20, which controls 90 percent of world trade, to promote the interests of the Caribbean and other small island developing states when it meets in June.

  4. NATO's Twin Crises

    It's not an easy time for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

  5. Rio+20: European Parliament Absent in Sustainability Summit

    The decision by the European Parliament (EP), to renounce its participation in the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development next month on the grounds that hotel costs are exorbitant, has provoked sharp criticism from civil society organisations.

  6. Water Conflicts Move Up on U.S. Security Agenda

    On Wednesday, the United States intelligence community unveiled a first-ever assessment of global water-security issues.

  7. China Key to Green Tech Innovation?

    With U.S. federal funding sources for renewable energy sources already drying up, coupled with a newfound antipathy towards 'green' issues issue here in Washington, some are suggesting that China could offer an important opportunity for the future of renewables in the United States and around the world.

  8. Small Island States Combining Forces In Preparation for Rio+20

    By the time small island developing states (SIDS) arrive at the Rio+20 conference in Brazil in June, they will have worked hard to co-ordinate their message to the rest of the world about the importance of sustainable development for their countries.

  9. Brazil Forging Strategic Alliance with Africa

    The Brazilian government of Dilma Rousseff is taking firm steps towards stronger relations with Africa, such as the creation of a special fund to finance development projects together with multilateral lenders like the World Bank.

  10. Women 'Invisible' in Myanmar

    While Aung San Suu Kyi enjoys iconic status in Myanmar (also known as Burma), women remain invisible in this country steeped in Buddhist tradition and emerging from decades of military rule.

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