The World Bank executive directors met on Monday and approved Robert Zoellick to succeed Paul Wolfowitz as the next president of the 185-country development multilateral organization.
Gordon Brown is finally to be crowned Labour leader - taking over from Tony Blair after a 13-year wait.
Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez' likely failure to attend the upcoming Mercosur presidential summit in Paraguay is not a politically transcendental issue, but a simple problem of agenda, said Marco Aurelio García, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's foreign affairs aide.
British Prime Minister Tony Blair told President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in a telephone call that he is counting on Brazil's help to "save" the Doha round of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) talks.
Double setback for Argentine president Nestor Kirchner: in Buenos Aires City his hand picked mayor candidate was defeated by a landslide in the run off and in the extreme south province of Tierra del Fuego a woman belonging to the most fierce opposition group in Congress was elected governor.
Leaders of the European Union say they have reached an agreement on crafting a new EU treaty.
Buenos Aires goes to the polls Sunday to elect its mayor in a runoff election, which the Argentine right- wing appears set to win and which could take wind out of the sails of the government ahead of the October 28 presidential election.
The US Central Intelligence Agency is preparing to release a set of documents compiled more than 30 years ago detailing the agency's involvement over the previous quarter century in crimes both at home and abroad.
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Falkland Islands elected Councillor Dr. Richard Davies addressing on Thursday the United Nations Decolonization Committee in New York invited Argentina to build a better relationship between our countries, based on tolerance and respect, so that the sacrifice of all those who suffered and died in 1982 will not have been in vain.