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World leaders braced for tough talks with Trump on climate, trade

 Leaders from the world's top economies will try to bridge deep differences with U.S. President Donald Trump on climate change and trade on Friday as a Group of 20 summit 

Business calls for Trump, world leaders to support Paris climate pact

 More than 360 businesses and investors called on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and world leaders on Wednesday to continue to support agreed curbs on global warming and to speed up efforts to move to a low-carbon economy.

Colombia to sign peace with Marxist rebels, ending 52-year war

 Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist rebel leader Timochenko will sign a deal on Monday ending a half-century war that killed a quarter of a million people,

With climate at 'breaking point', leaders urge breakthrough in Paris

 World leaders launched an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back rising temperatures, with the United States and China leading calls for the climate summit in Paris to mark a decisive turn in the fight against global warming.

Ebola crisis: UN launches urgent appeal for donations

 Ban Ki-moon has launched another urgent appeal for funds to help fight Ebola after a United Nations drive for donations fell short of its target.

PM meets world leaders at nuclear summit

 VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has met several world leaders ahead of the third Nuclear Security Summit which opened in the Netherlands on March 24 (local time).

White House defends NSA amid criticism of spying on European allies

 The White House on Monday defended the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) following further media exposures of its alleged spying on America's European allies and strong criticism from world leaders.