Two people died on Thursday and 140.000 household in Gloucestershire remain without drinking water raising health and sanitation fears following several days of extensive flooding in central and west England caused by the wettest June and July on record in the UK.
United States Treasuries surged Thursday in a flight to safety as stocks plunged in the US and Europe on growing fears of a global credit crunch and weaker than expected economic data.
The American Task Force Argentina (ATFA) applauded Wednesday the US Government for formally stating for the first time that the government of Argentina must honor the repudiated sovereign debts owed to international creditors, including over 20 billion US dollars in default claims by international bondholders and that these lingering issues adversely impact Argentina's investment climate.
The United States on Thursday quickly rejected the idea of dialogue with Cuba's communist government, floated by its interim leader Raul Castro during the celebration of the Cuban Revolution Day, July 26.
United States warned it is unsatisfied with draft plans for a global trade deal that will be debated by the World Trade Organization next September. A main problem is a lack of clarity in the three key areas of agriculture, non-farm manufacturing and services.
Conversion underway on new East West ferry;'FIG have spent £400k on my training, but won't employ me”; FIGAS without General manager; The Falklands today.
The United States economy grew faster than expected over the past three months, 3.4% on an annual basis, the best quarterly performance since early 2006. In the previous quarter the economy expanded 0.6%.
Portsmouth-based warship HMS Edinburgh returned home on Friday after nine months on patrol around the Falkland Islands.
United Nations signed a contract with a United States based firm which will oversee the preconstruction stage of the seven-year, 1.9 billion US dollars refurbishment of the world body's New York Headquarters.
Warning that failure to act on climate change will have grave consequences for all countries, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in San Francisco called for urgent international action to address the problem within the framework of the United Nations.