Strategies should be found for determining the future of each of the world's 16 remaining territories that are not yet self-governing Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a United Nations seminar on decolonization in the Caribbean island of Grenada on Tuesday.
Cutty Sark, a London landmark and the world's last surviving 19th century tea clipper that made its name in the China trade, was severely damaged in a blaze Monday.
Ahead of the world's major meeting on wildlife trade WWF released its list of top ten species needing urgent global action to reduce threats from trade.
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The People's Bank of China widened on Friday the fluctuation band of the Yuan, raised interest rates and curbed bank loans to tame a runaway economy and ease trade tensions with United States and Europe.
Trade ministers from the European Union, Brazil, India and the United States failed to revive global trade negotiations but expressed hopes that the Doha Round talks will meet success by the end of the year.
Gibraltar's leader of the Opposition Joe Bossano will be attending the annual regional seminar of the UN dealing with the Eradication of Colonialism that takes place next week in the Caribbean island of Grenada.
The Bank of Japan on Thursday kept its key interest rate on hold at 0.5% after a recent slip in consumer prices but the country's chief banker cautioned about leaving rates too low, too long.
The World Bank Board announced late Thursday that President Paul Wolfowitz will resign June 30, putting an end to his two year controversial tenure finally undermined by the generous compensation he arranged for his girlfriend.
A team of NASA and university scientists has found clear evidence that extensive areas of snow melted in west Antarctica in January 2005 in response to warm temperatures.