After leaders' rhetoric, climate negotiators start work on deal
PARIS (Reuters) - With encouragement from 150 world leaders ringing in their ears, government negotiators in Paris were on Tuesday left to turn the rhetoric into reality and agree on a draft text of a global deal to slow climate change.
PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama urged Turkey on Tuesday to reduce tensions with Moscow after the downing of a Russian warplane and to seal its border with Syria to choke off the supply of money and fighters to Islamic State militants.
Merkel cabinet backs German role in military campaign against IS
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will join the military campaign against Islamic State (IS) insurgents in Syria under plans approved on Tuesday by Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet -- a big step for a major European power that long resisted a direct role in the conflict.