Limiting global warming to 1.5 °C could reduce global GDP by 2%, or $75 trillion, by 2050 as spending must increase to accelerate the energy transition.
Rolling power restrictions applied to factories. Situation worse than what was seen during Turkish balance of payments crisis at end of 1970s.
Three dead in attack near Abu Dhabi airport. Escalation of Yemen conflict could derail efforts to defuse Middle East tensions.
Revenge video submitted in contest to mark two-year anniversary of US killing of Iran’s then second most powerful official and most influential general, Qasem Soleimani.
Problem with US wish to resurrect JCPOA is even if sanctions against Tehran were lifted, it is unlikely many foreign investors would return to Iran as they will fear that the next American president will reimpose the measures.
The lack of food security in Afghanistan may soon become a threat to the stability of many other countries.
Analyst says it might suit all sides to agree outcome in which JCPOA “would all but die”, with the parties to then pretend it was still alive to avoid crisis its official death would spur.
Europe claims Iran has walked back diplomatic progress. US says Tehran has no “constructive proposals”. Iran insists its demands are in line with the 2015 agreement.
With Iran’s rial typically suffering only bad news given US sanctions, day-trippers didn’t need telling twice to make journey to bag some bargains.
Road renamings celebrate historic Iranian links to the South Caucasus, as well as jailed Shiite group.
Tehran said to be expecting geopolitical payoff by giving up control of field that makes Iran holder of world’s biggest gas reserves.
The Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (BOGA) is calling for an immediate end to new licensing rounds for oil and gas exploration, and has signed up 11 governments to a promise to end oil and gas production by 2050.
Ahead of harsh winter, 4,000 to 5,000 people from Afghanistan are crossing Iranian border daily says humanitarian NGO.
UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak said at COP26 that the world’s rich nations would make good on their promise of $100bn per year of climate financing for poor countries by 2023.
Negotiations to resume in Vienna on November 29. Americans deny interfering with vessel.
Moscow seems willing to tolerate Taliban rights abuses, if the movement can get the job done.
Dushanbe reportedly has also offered to transfer full control of existing, unacknowledged, base to Beijing. Chinese worried Afghanistan situation could benefit separatist East Turkistan Islamic Movement.