The capitals of the world's two most populous nations, China and India, were blanketed in hazardous, choking smog on Monday as climate change talks began in Paris, where leaders of both countries are leading participants.
NEW DELHI India's biggest telecommunications carrier, Bharti Airtel Ltd , will invest 600 billion rupees ($8.98 billion) over three years to upgrade its network, as competition heats up in the world's second-biggest mobile phone market.
China will never give up the right to decide on the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama, a top Chinese official said on Monday, despite criticism from rights groups and the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader on the issue. Full Article | In Pictures - Dalai Lama's life in exile
Coal and Climate
The global coal industry is trumpeting "cleaner coal" technology to fight bubbling competition from renewable energy, but the high costs of greener plants are proving a major obstacle in selling them to power-hungry countries such as India. Full Article
Amazon has unveiled what its unmanned drones for package delivery would look like with a video launched on Sunday on the prototype of technology it announced two years ago. Full Article
World AIDS Day on Dec. 1
Treatment for HIV patients in South Africa has made huge strides in the last decade but concerns remain as the number of newly infected people each year still outnumbers those who gain access to treatment, with girls and young women most at risk. Full Article
The French President called on all French citizens to hang the tricolour national flag from their windows to pay tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks during a national day of homage. Slideshow