A new book about the darker side of Latin-American politics alleges some disturbing dealings between Argentina and Hitler’s cronies.
A United States congresswoman running a surprising strong campaign for the Republican presidential nomination has compared herself to ex-British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in a foreign policy speech aimed in part at convincing US veterans that she would make a strong commander in chief.
China appealed the World Trade Organization's finding in July that its export controls over raw materials including coke, zinc and magnesium violate global trading rules.
Montevideo figures in position 65 in the world ranking of most liveable cities elaborated by The Economist Intelligence Unit, (EIU) and which was released this week. Only Buenos Aires and Santiago figure ahead of the Uruguayan capital in positions 62 and 63 as the most liveable cities in South America.
Two major Arctic Ocean shipping routes have opened simultaneously for only the second time since satellite observation began in the 1970s, researchers say.
The German government has backed down on plans to install full-body security scanners at airports around the country after the devices reportedly performed poorly during a 10-month testing phase.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet approved Wednesday new powers for the Euro zone's bailout fund, kicking off a month-long battle to convince sceptics in her conservative camp to back efforts to contain the bloc's crisis.
Argentina has rapidly displaced the US as the main supplier to Colombia of corn and in near future wheat, with volumes soaring from 99.000 tons in 2007 to over 2.2 million tons currently, points out Agrimoney.
Canadian police are investigating a Calgary-based mining firm for allegedly bribing a mayor in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas to protect a barite mine.
Britons are among the most pessimistic in the world about their country’s economic prospects, it was revealed this week. Just 9% of respondents in the Ipsos MORI survey expect an improvement in their economy in six months’ time, a figure only beaten by the French with 3%.