Two Japanese scientists managed for the first time ever to photograph a live giant squid, was reported in the Royal Society B Proceedings journal.
The Australian Fisheries authorities will not press charges against the crew members of the Cambodian flagged longliner Taruman which remains retained in Tasmania after having been arrested illegally fishing toothfish in Australian waters.
The World Economic Forum rated Finland as the most competitive economy in the World followed by United States. In Latinamerica and the Caribbean Chile figures leading the pack with a distant Uruguay runner up, with Mexico, El Salvador and Colombia behind, according to the latest release from the organization.
From Madeira to Vladivostok and Latvia to Argentina, festivals, exhibitions and concerts marked United Nations World Tourism Day September 27 with a tip of the hat to the great French visionary and writer Jules Verne and the whimsical prospect of space as humankind's final tourist frontier.
With Venezuelan president fully involved in his campaign of taking over idle land and industrial compounds claiming social interest, Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez anticipated that some private exploitation areas in the oil industry will be reviewed.
A United States grand federal jury in Miami indicted Spanish national Antonio Vidal Pego and the Uruguayan corporation Fadilur S.A. for conspiring to sell illegally possessed toothfish.
Bolivian favourite presidential hopeful Evo Morales claimed the existence of a plan orchestrated by his country's oligarchy to delay the coming December elections, but this will only delay their own defeat.
A close ally of Brazilian president Lula da Silva, Communist Aldo Rebelo was elected late Wednesday head of the Lower House, a much needed victory for the embattled administration.
The Cuban communist regime celebrated this week the 45th anniversary of the neighbourly big brother organization which keeps a close eye on almost every Cuban citizen and foreign visitors, virtually covering the whole island.
The Argentine team involved in the search of two missing members disappeared in an Antarctic crevasse since September 17, joined Thursday the rescue efforts of the Chilean Army that has three men trapped in a snow vehicle which plunged forty metres into a crack in the ice cap.