Monday 4 December 2023

EL PAÍS News in English

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Representatives of almost 200 nations have gathered at the annual U.N. climate summit, COP28, in Dubai at the end of a year that is expected to be the warmest since records began in 1850. Greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energy, and the transition away from fossil fuels will top the agenda at a meeting marked by the uncertainties generated by an oil-producing country leading the negotiations. (...).

A week-long ceasefire in Gaza ended Friday and Israeli military operations began again after mediators failed to secure an agreement for a further extension of the truce, during which Israeli hostages were exchanged for Palestinian prisoners. EL PAÍS spoke to some of those released from jails in Israel, who reported a toughening of conditions including beatings, overcrowded cells, humiliation, and isolation from the outside world after the Hamas attacks of October 7, which left 1,200 people dead. (...).

‌In U.S. politics, Nikki Haley has emerged as the main potential challenger to Donald Trump in the Republican primaries after the former governor of South Carolina received the endorsement of AFP Action, the powerful and influential conservative network founded by the billionaire Koch brothers. (...).

We hope you enjoy this selection of articles from EL PAÍS USA Edition.

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