Inequality is one of the greatest threats to global stability and prosperity, the United Kingdom's Foreign Minister told the General Assembly, issuing a call to industrialized nations to meet their commitments on aid, genuinely reform the international terms of trade and play their part in tackling climate change.
Boeing forecasts that demand for air travel in Latin America will see the region buy more than 1,700 planes worth 120 billion US dollars over the next 20 years.
The liquidity crisis on global financial markets is easing and most of the world will emerge unscathed, with the exception of the United States, IMF Managing Director Rodrigo Rato said on Tuesday.
A new X-ray screening machine that can automatically detect explosives and liquids in passengers' hand luggage is to be introduced at the United Kingdom's main airports was announced this week in London.
Chile and Uruguay are the least corrupt countries in Latinamerica based on the annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) by Transparency International released Wednesday. At the opposite extreme figures Haiti, Venezuela and Ecuador, with Brazil and Argentina in between.
World production of the top ten oilseeds is forecasted to register an unprecedented fall this season because of bad weather conditions during growth, according to Hamburg-based Oil World.
The 400 billion US dollars seafood industry has no choice but to adapt to intensifying demand from retailers and consumers for environmentally friendly fish, FAO said this week in Ireland.
British Minister for Europe Jim Murphy praised the relationship between the United Kingdom and Gibraltar resulting from the new constitution saying it was of vital importance and worth recognizing by all other nations.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened his first annual debate of the General Assembly with a call to global leaders to back his efforts to bolster the United Nations in the interests of the world.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said yesterday that a 15-year international effort to stem global warming has not halted the buildup of greenhouse gas emissions and that governments must take unprecedented action to reverse the trend.