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Robin Pomeroy

Robin Pomeroy

    UK evacuates staff in Iran after attacks on embassy
    UK evacuates staff in Iran after attacks on embassy
    Britain has evacuated all its diplomatic staff members from Iran, Western diplomatic sources told Reuters on Wednesday, a day after protesters...
    Iran begins loading fuel into nuclear core
    Iran begins loading fuel into nuclear core
    Iran has begun loading fuel into the core of its first nuclear power plant on Tuesday, one of the last steps to realising its stated goal of...
    WTO talks enter tense endgame
    WTO talks enter tense endgame
    Talks to rescue a world trade deal struggled into a ninth day on Tuesday after being brought back from the brink of collapse over measures intended...
    Biofuel land demand puts rural poor at risk
    Biofuel land demand puts rural poor at risk
    The rise of biofuels is not only adding to the global food price crisis but also poses a risk for peasants, pushed off their land to make way for...
    World leaders to tackle food crisis at Rome summit
    World leaders to tackle food crisis at Rome summit
    It has been described as a global crisis pushing 100-million people into hunger, threatening to stoke social and political turmoil and set the...
    Berlusconi sweeps back to power in Italy election
    Berlusconi sweeps back to power in Italy election
    Silvio Berlusconi has won his third Italian election with a bigger-than-expected swing to the centre right, but the media magnate said it would not...
    Berlusconi dumps allies, aims for 2008 vote
    Berlusconi dumps allies, aims for 2008 vote
    Italy's opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi has dumped his right-wing allies in a bid to form a new centrist force that he hopes can carry him back...
    Developing nations hit back on climate change
    Developing nations hit back on climate change
    Developing countries, including emerging economic giants China and India, are not prepared to take the blame for climate change, the head of the...
    Pope: Christians, Muslims must reject violence
    Pope: Christians, Muslims must reject violence
    Pope Benedict told Muslim envoys on Monday that Christian and Muslim believers must reject violence, in an audience meant to defuse anger at his...
    Industry joins Greenpeace to demand climate action
    Industry joins Greenpeace to demand climate action
    An array of big businesses joined forces with an unlikely ally on Wednesday to call on governments meeting at the Earth Summit to take clear action...