Opposition to a recent Mediterranean tuna ban led to a standoff on the eve of its leadership position in the EU.
Meeting in Brussels, European Union leaders signaled their intent to ensure that all 27 member states ratify the key treaty, which governs EU decisionmaking. But Czech approval also appears in doubt.
The E.U. voted to allow longer detentions for illegals and to standardize deportation rules.
The partnership between the US and Kofi Annan's farm group reflects the new international emphasis on agriculture.
At Rome summit, UN calls for $20 billion a year to feed hungry and fund a new ‘green revolution.’
Protests have rocked London, Paris, and other cities across the continent this week.
Lifting a European ban could help pave the way to resolving other recent trade disputes.
UN members rejected a proposal Thursday to forgo junta permission and force aid in.
Eco-minded Scandinavians crave winter vacations. Yet the long flights add to greenhouse gases. Should they hit the beach or save the planet?