Spain's ruling Socialist party has claimed victory in the country's general elections. The conservative opposition conceded defeat on Sunday, saying the Socialist Workers party appeared to have won.
As Foreign Secretary in Margaret Thatcher's War Cabinet, Francis Pym played a major and controversial part in the conduct of the Falklands War and particularly in the various peace proposals seeking a settlement to avoid conflict.
The Organization of American States, OAS, will be sending 50 observers to the coming Paraguayan general elections next April 20, announced on Sunday the head of an OAS delegation currently visiting the country.
Mercosur countries do not figure among the most attractive environments for developing the travel and tourism industry, according to the second annual Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2008, released by the World Economic Forum. Top of the list figure Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Australia, Spain and the UK.
A powerful storm has hit the western and southern coasts of England and Wales over the weekend, with forecasters warning of more to come. There has been widespread disruption to roads, rail and air travel, while almost 12,000 homes are without power.
Climate change could lead Europe into a conflict with Russia, according to a report from Europe's foreign policy leaders. The report won't be officially presented to the European Council until Friday, but it's already all over the media.
An association of 16 fishermen groups from Chilean Patagonia is calling on President Michelle Bachelet to freeze expansion of Chile's lucrative but environmentally-suspect farmed salmon industry.