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Stories for July 10th 2018

  • Tuesday, July 10th 2018 - 08:16 UTC

    Violence in Nicaragua leaves the dialogue in suspense

    In Diriamba, a hundred of hooded and armed supporters of the former Sandinist guerrilla assaulted Catholic leaders. EFE/Jorge Torres

    14 lives claimed the increase of violence in Nicaragua, which is about to break the the dialogue to resolve the crisis that left some 250 dead in almost three months of protests against President Daniel Ortega.

  • Tuesday, July 10th 2018 - 07:41 UTC

    Macri admits mistakes and calls for support from governors, unions and business leaders

    “Argentina has left behind the idea, the belief of a messiah which will come to save us”, said president Macri from Tucumán

    President Mauricio Macri, First Lady Juliana Awada and members of his cabinet attended on Monday, 9 July, the Argentine Independence Day celebrations in the Tucuman Historic House, where 202 years ago the emerging nation cut all ties as a Spanish colony.

  • Tuesday, July 10th 2018 - 07:29 UTC

    Forests and trees are key for a sustainable future

    Transporting firewood in Niger.

    ROME - Time is running out for the world's forests, whose total area is shrinking by the day, warns a new FAO report urging governments to foster an all-inclusive approach to benefit both trees and those who rely on them.

  • Tuesday, July 10th 2018 - 07:20 UTC

    Quick review of Brexit events and possible outcomes

    May came to power shortly after the Brexit vote, promising to be a steady hand in the negotiations.

    A huge political fight has erupted in the UK government over Brexit, Britain’s controversial decision to break away from the European Union, and it could bring down Prime Minister Theresa May. In the last 24 hours, three members of May's cabinet — Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, Brexit Minister David Davis, and the minister for the Department for Exiting the EU, Steve Baker — quit the government in protest over May’s handling of negotiations with the European Union.

  • Tuesday, July 10th 2018 - 07:15 UTC

    Trump picks strong business-friendly candidate to the Supreme Court

    The nomination of Kavanaugh to replace the retiring Anthony Kennedy is another win for corporate America.

    President Donald Trump on Monday night picked Brett Kavanaugh to fill an open seat on the Supreme Court, potentially creating the most business-friendly high court since before the New Deal in the 1930s. The nomination of Kavanaugh to replace the retiring Anthony Kennedy is another win for corporate America.

  • Tuesday, July 10th 2018 - 07:08 UTC

    Brazilian truckers strike had a strong impact on June inflation

    The reading, the highest since mid-April, brings the inflation rate close to the 4.5% center of the central bank's 2018 target range and above the 2019 target of 4.25%. get of 4.25%.

    Product shortages due to a truckers' strike lifted Brazil's inflation rate near the midpoint of the official target range in June, underlining the deep impact of the nationwide protests. Consumer prices tracked by the benchmark IPCA index rose 4.39% in the 12 months through June, government statistics agency IBGE said.

  • Tuesday, July 10th 2018 - 06:38 UTC

    May reshuffles cabinet and warns that a divided Tory party could lead to a Corbyn government

    Mrs May was forced to carry out a reshuffle of her top team after Boris Johnson and David Davis both quit.

    Theresa May will chair her new-look cabinet on Tuesday morning after a string of resignations over her Brexit strategy left her government in crisis. Mrs. May was forced to carry out a reshuffle of her top team after Boris Johnson and David Davis both quit.