World oil prices threatened to hit a new high today ahead of a crunch meeting between the Opec oil-producing states where they will decide on whether to increase production.
Decades of wrangling between London and Brussels over switching to metric will come to an end with an announcement that imperial measures can carry on indefinitely.
Gibraltar will be calling a General Election Thursday October 11. Governor Sir Robert Fulton, advised by Chief Minister Peter Caruana issued a Proclamation dissolving Parliament and convening the General Election.
A senior United Nations official called this week for action not only to tackle the causes of global warming by reducing greenhouse gas emissions but also to cope with its effects such as the increasing vulnerability of agriculture which places developing countries especially at risk.
With global grain prices reaching record levels the idea of an international Grain OPEC is floating again in the air and under consideration in a Moscow conference. Russia is one of the world's leading producers and exporters of cereals.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed to increase oil production by 500.000 barrels per day from November first, Qatar's Energy Minister announced at the 145th OPEC session Tuesday in Vienna.
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, APEC, leaders meeting in Australia pledged on Sunday their political will and flexibility to bring faltering global trade talks into their final phase this year.
Millions of people throughout the developing world could be left out of the window of opportunity created by current windfalls of commodities unless those funds are used to diversify emerging economies according to a report by a United Nations (UN) agency.
One week after millionaire aviator Steve Fossett disappeared, his wife, Peggy, issued a statement that she remained hopeful and confident of a successful resolution to this search.
The New Zealand Residence House hosted a send-off Wednesday for a Chilean delegation heading to New Zealand to study the country's protection and management of marine resources.