WASHINGTON, June 30 - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Tuesday said her Latin American nation must engage in a clear reforestation policy, calling for a zero deforestation rate between now and 2030.
ABUJA, June 30 - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari may not name a cabinet until September as he takes time to find credible ministers and build a government untainted by the corruption of the past, a senior official and party sources said.
PARIS, June 30 - French, Spanish and Portuguese energy ministers have discussed plans for new power and gas infrastructure across the French-Spanish border, the French energy ministry said on Tuesday.
SARAJEVO, June 30 - The power regulator in Bosnia's autonomous Serb Republic on Tuesday suspended a decision to allow the region's power utility ERS to raise electricity prices by an average 8.76 percent from July, citing legal and technical problems.
ROME, June 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Never before has a single species become the top predator on land and sea, and human dominance over the natural environment has caused shifts in world ecosystems unprecedented in the last 500 million years, researchers said on Tuesday.
ATHENS - Greece pleaded for a short-term bailout extension on Tuesday to avert a midnight default as frantic efforts gathered pace to salvage a deal that could keep Athens in the euro, with Germany warning that time had run out to extend vital credit lines. | Video