A groundbreaking international accord aimed at stamping out illegal fishing went into effect on Sunday and is now legally binding for the 29 countries and a regional organization that have adhered to it.
The European Union has suffered a “double dip” collapse in favorability in many member states since 2010, with many citizens across Europe demanding it return powers to them, according to research. A report from the Pew Research Center published Tuesday found that the British, who will vote on their future in the bloc on June 23, are not the only country with doubts about the EU.
Hillary Clinton claimed the United Stated Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday night after decisive victories in the New Jersey and New Mexico primaries, and quickly appealed to supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont to unite with her against Donald J. Trump.
Angela Merkel broke her silence during the referendum campaign to warn that Britain would find itself isolated and weakened in trade talks outside the European Union. The German chancellor, who has not commented since David Cameron named the referendum date in February, said that a place at the bargaining table for the single market and international trade deals were reasons for Britain to remain in the EU on June 23.
To mark the anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands from Argentine occupation in 1982, the following program has been arranged for Tuesday 14 June 2016.
Spain's anti-austerity party Podemos and its allies could leapfrog the Socialists in this month's repeat general election to become the country's main opposition, three polls released over the weekend.
Brazil's political crisis heated up Tuesday, as authorities reportedly sought the arrests of senior figures behind the push to impeach suspended president Dilma Rousseff, accusing them of obstructing a corruption probe, according to the country's leading newspapers. This happens less than two months to go before Rio de Janeiro hosts the Summer Olympics.
Argentine foreign minister Susana Malcorra said on Tuesday that if elected as United Nations next Secretary General she will follow on Ban Ki-moon steps when it comes to the Falklands/Malvinas issue, and downplayed the fact of her nationality in reference to the dispute.