British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who may be named as an international Middle East peace envoy, said he will do anything he can to bring about a settlement between Israel and the Palestinians.
Plymouth-based helicopter carrier HMS Ocean, the Royal Navy's largest warship, has made another seizure of nearly half a ton of cocaine during its current maritime security patrol in the Atlantic and Caribbean.
A pilot experience between Argentina and Brazil regarding trade in local currency, reduction of asymmetries between senior and junior members and the official creation of the Bank of the South figure in the agenda for this week's Mercosur summit in Paraguay.
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.