Bali talk, EU’s treaty, Russia’s Putin
Bali talks try to end impasse on climate goals
By Adhityani Arga NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Negotiators at climate talks in Bali tried to break a deadlock on Friday over emissions goals after the European Union accused the United States of blocking progress at the 190-nation meeting.
Gore accuses US of blocking climate talks as EU threatens boycott Los Angeles Times
US accused of trying to halt global climate change deal Guardian Unlimited
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Treaty on Running European Union Is Signed
New York Times –
By STEPHEN CASTLE and GRAHAM BOWLEY BRUSSELS – Gathering in a 16th-century monastery in Lisbon, European Union leaders signed a new treaty on Thursday that changes the way the 27-member bloc is run.
Prime Minister Brown skips EU ceremony, and UK rivals pounce International Herald Tribune
EU Leaders Endorse New Charter Washington Post
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In Russia, post-Putin is Putin
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The Russian president has finally endorsed his successor, someone who will carry on the Putin way. The mystery of Vladimir Putin’s preferred successor is solved: Dmitri Medvedev, from the president’s St.
Russia’s Kasparov Abandons Presidential Bid Voice of America
Putin’s still the man San Francisco Chronicle
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