The strongman of Argentina's 1976-1983 military Junta General Jorge Videla, was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for crimes against humanity committed during the so called dirty war against left-wing dissidents.
Bolivia formally recognized Palestine as an independent and sovereign state within the 1967 borders, Bolivian President Evo Morales announced Wednesday. Reports last week indicated that such a decision was imminent
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been named Man of the Year by France's Le Monde newspaper, one of the five publications to cooperate with the whistleblowing website on its its latest release of leaked documents.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will head the United States delegation to attend the inauguration of Brazilian president-elect Dilma Rousseff next January first, announced Wednesday the White House.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced Wednesday the appointment of Major-General Raul Gloodtdofsky Fernandez from Uruguay as head of the United Nations mission in India and Pakistan.
With the attendance of the country’s highest political authorities including President Jose Mujica and sports’ figures Uruguay celebrated Tuesday the hundredth anniversary of its sky-blue colours, world famous in international soccer.
Amid a firestorm of criticism from both ends of the political spectrum, the United States Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday adopted the first-ever regulations for broadband Internet service, rules designed to foster the fast-evolving market for TV and movies over the Web.
Venezuelan lawmakers have imposed broadcast-type regulations on the internet, barring some types of online messages under measures that opponents say are a threat to freedom of speech.
On the same day that work began on a new Palestinian embassy in Brasilia, Brazilian president Lula da Silva said that peace in the Middle East was impossible with the United States as a mediator, reported the Palestine News Network.
New York prosecutors sued Ernst & Young, accusing the accounting firm of helping to hide Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc's financial problems, the first major government legal action stemming from the Wall Street bank's 2008 downfall.