WASHINGTON (AFP) - Burning midnight oil, dozens of senators seeking to push climate change higher up the US political agenda launched into a rare all-night session on Monday highlighting the need to reduce the global warming threat.
WELLINGTON (AFP) - New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on Tuesday pledged to hold a referendum on changing the national flag if he wins a third term in office in September.
MOSCOW - A pair of Russian cosmonauts and a US astronaut sealed themselves inside a Russian Soyuz capsule on Monday and left the International Space Station, ending a six-month mission, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Marijuana sales in Colorado brought in US$3.5 million (S$4.4 million) in tax revenues and fees in the first month retail pot outlets were allowed.
TRIPOLI (REUTERS) - A tanker that loaded oil from a rebel-held port in eastern Libya has been halted by government forces but it has not yet reached a port controlled by government forces, Prime Minister Ali Zeidan told Reuters on Monday.