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India wants to hook its population onto clean energy by boosting rooftop solar

By SIBI ARASU Associated Press BENGALURU, India (AP) — Just a few years ago, someone who wanted to install a rooftop solar connection in India faced getting multiple approvals, finding a reliable company to install the panels and spending heavily before seeing the first surge of clean ...

Brazil calls for reform of United Nations as it starts its G20 presidency

By DIANE JEANTET and ELEONORE HUGHES Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's foreign minister called for reforms of the United Nations and other multilateral institutions Wednesday while criticizing their inability to prevent global conflicts, as his country kicked off its ...

Retired Catholic bishop charged with sexual offenses in northwest Australia

By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A retired Catholic bishop has been charged with sexual offenses including child abuse in a remote part of Australia's northwest. Christopher Saunders, 74, will appear in the Broome Magistrates Court on Thursday in the heart of ...