Showing posts with label demonstrations. Show all posts
Showing posts with label demonstrations. Show all posts

Saturday, November 21, 2015

138 world leaders to attend Paris climate summit: France

A total of 138 heads of state and government so far will attend a climate summit due to kick off in terror-hit Paris on November 30, the French government said Friday.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Citing security fears, France bans Paris climate rallies

The French government Wednesday banned two citizens' rallies organised to coincide with a crunch climate conference to be held in Paris just two weeks after terror attacks killed 129 people in the French capital.

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

European farmers' protest in Brussels turns violent

A protest by thousands of European dairy and meat farmers in Brussels turned violent on Monday, with demonstrators throwing projectiles and police responding with tear gas and water cannon, a Xinhua reporter noted on the spot.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

From Paris to New York, people rally against climate change

World leaders including UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon were on Sunday set to join farmers, fishermen, children and others in demonstrations across the globe to demand action on climate change.

In New York, organisers were expecting some 100,000 to join the People’s Climate March ahead of Tuesday's UN summit, which will bring together 120 world leaders to discuss reducing carbon emissions that threaten the environment.

EL News