Germany's top court handed its country's parliament a greater say over Euro zone bailouts, potentially hampering Berlin's ability to act decisively against a debt crisis which Chancellor Angela Merkel said needed a fundamental rethink to solve.
In a move signalling some disquiet in the Falkland Islands’ Legislative Assembly, three-quarters of the elected members decide to remove the Hon Emma Edwards as the Tourism Representative. The portfolio was transferred to MLA Mike Summers who is currently overseas.
The veteran HMS Edinburgh has completed the first half of her six-month Falkland Islands deployment in the South Atlantic and is now in South Africa for maintenance and the ship’s company for some rest and recovery.
US President Barack Obama will unveil a 300 billion dollars package to create new jobs in an address to Congress on Thursday, US media reports citing Democratic sources.
Iran has eclipsed Russia to become the biggest buyer of beef from Brazil, the world’s top exporter of the meat, strengthening the countries’ controversial ties.
Latin American markets edged up on Tuesday, albeit uneasily, after data showed the US services sector unexpectedly picked up steam in August and growing confidence that the region is prepared to withstand global turbulence.
Argentina could import 66 liquefied natural gas cargoes in 2011 triple the amount it purchased last year, according to data from state energy company Enarsa.
Brazil decided to implement anti- dumping duties retroactively to prevent companies from stocking up on imported goods the government says pose a threat to local industry.
King crabs have been found on the edge of Antarctica, probably as a result of warming in the region, scientists say. Writing in the journal Proceedings B, scientists report a large, reproductive population of crabs in the Palmer Deep, a basin cut in the continental shelf.
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