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Humanity must rescue oceans to rescue itself, UN warns

Monaco - Two days after a climate summit failed to deliver game-changing pledges to slash carbon emissions, the United Nations warned Wednesday that global warming is devastating oceans and Earth's frozen spaces in ways that directly threaten a large slice of h...

S. Arabia blocking approval of UN oceans report: participants

Monaco - Oil giant Saudi Arabia is blocking the adoption of a major UN report on oceans and climate change by challenging an earlier UN assessment highlighting the need to slash carbon emissions caused by burning fossil fuels, multiple sources told AFP.

Monaco rolls out Huawei-built 5G network in European first

Monaco - Monaco on Tuesday became the first country in Europe to inaugurate a next-generation 5G mobile phone network based on technology from Chinese firm Huawei, which is seen by the US as a major security risk.

Vettel continues to outpace Hamilton, but gap shrinks

Monaco - Sebastian Vettel outpaced championship-leading title rival Lewis Hamilton by just eight-hundredths of a second to keep Ferrari on top in Saturday’s third free practice for Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix.

Review: Katie Nageotte jumps 4.75 meters in Monaco, sets personal best Special

On July 20, American pole vaulter Katie Nageotte competed in the women's pole vault at the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco.

Up to $30 bn in insured damages from Hurricane Harvey: Munich Re

Monaco - Hurricane Harvey, which lashed Texas and Louisiana with unprecedented rain last month, could end up costing insurers between $25 and $30 billion (21 and 25 billion euros), German reinsurance firm Munich Re estimated on Sunday."It is a big estimate.

All jewels recovered from Cartier heist in Monaco

Monaco - Jewels stolen in an armed robbery at a Cartier store in Monaco have been completely recovered, investigators said Monday, adding that the haul was probably worth millions of euros.

Monaco on high alert after brazen Cartier heist

Monaco - Monaco police were hunting for two suspects Saturday after a daring afternoon robbery at the famous French jeweller Cartier, prompting a brief lockdown of the tiny principality and jet set haven.

Electric car breaks world land-speed record

An electric vehicle built in 2013 has smashed the world land-speed record during a recent run on the famous Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.

Explorer Mike Horn sets off on pole-to-pole challenge

Monaco - South African-born Swiss explorer Mike Horn on Sunday set off from Monaco at the start of an attempt to circumnavigate the globe in an unmotorised expedition.

IAAF president Coe steps down from Nike role

Monaco - IAAF president Sebastian Coe bowed to intense pressure and announced Thursday that he had stepped down from his paid role as an ambassador for Nike to focus more on cleaning up world track and field's beleaguered governing body.

Russia accepts ban from world athletics over doping

Monaco - Russia has accepted its "full suspension" from world athletics over widespread doping without even requesting a hearing, the IAAF said Thursday.

Monaco gives go-ahead to million-dollar art fraud trial

Monaco - The fraud case against a Swiss art dealer accused of swindling up to a billion dollars from the owner of Monaco football club should go ahead, a court ruled Thursday.

Businessman charged with defrauding billionaire AS Monaco owner

Monaco - A prominent Swiss businessman was on Saturday charged in connection with an alleged art fraud targeting Russian oligarch and football club owner Dmitry Rybolovlev.

Joy in Monaco over arrival of royal twins

Monaco - Residents of the tiny principality of Monaco on Thursday flocked to the royal palace to congratulate Prince Albert II and his wife Charlene on the birth of crown prince Jacques and his twin sister Gabriella.

Games chiefs give green light for joint Olympic bids

Monaco - The International Olympic Committee on Monday voted to allow Olympic Games to be hosted by two countries as it started passing sweeping changes to the world's biggest sporting event.

World's most dominant athlete thanks chiropractor for 51st ST win

Valerie Kasanita Adams, a shot putter from New Zealand, a four-time World champion, three time World Indoor champion and two-time Olympic and Commonwealth champion, thanked her chiropractor In a tweet for her 51st straight win.

Diplomat son-in-law admits to orchestrating Monaco heiress hit

It's an event eerily reminiscent of some novels and conspiracy theories. Polish Diplomat Wojciech Janowski allegedly orchestrated the assassination of his mother-in-law Helene Pastor, the heiress to a large amount of real estate.

Op-Ed: The Monaco Grand Prix's big appeal

Monaco-ville - Every year, the world's fastest drivers gather for the most luxurious fixture in the Formula One calendar beneath the Rock of Monaco: the Monaco Grand Prix. Spectators have fun in the French Riviera at one of the most historic automobile races.

Spanish Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso snubs Justin Bieber

It seems not everyone is a big fan, as the Spanish Formula 1 driver, Fernando Alonso, turned down the chance to meet Justin Bieber in Monaco on Saturday.
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