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China joins the EU in support of Paris Agreement

China has been the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases stoking global warming since 2007.

More than 60,000 migrants reach European shores in 2017

The organization has also recorded at least 1,530 deaths on the Mediterranean in 2017.

Militants attack Coptic Christians in Egypt

Masked gunmen riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a packed bus taking Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of Egypt’s capital, killing at least 28 people, including two little children.

Taiwan becomes the first Asian country to allow same-sex marriages

Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, punctuating a yearslong campaign by advocates for gay rights in one of the continent’s most liberal democracies.

EU joins African, Caribbean and Pacific countries in climate deal push

The EU and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) made the call at a UN climate change conference taking place in Bonn.

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