The notorious Nazi Adolf Eichmann could have been caught sooner if Germany's intelligence agency had assisted, new information has revealed. The German Information Agency knew as early as 1952 that Eichmann, a chief organizer of the Nazi genocide against the Jews, was hiding in Argentina under a false name, the German tabloid Bild reported.
Billions in loans have succeeded in pulling Greece and Ireland back from the brink of bankruptcy. But many bankers are still expecting the worst. A new Ernst & Young survey reports that almost half of German banking executives think at least one Euro-zone country will go bust.
Japan is prepared to purchase over 20% of bonds that Euro-zone countries will be jointly issuing with the purpose of defusing tension and propping confidence in the Euro given the presistence of the European sovereign debt crisis, Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda said on Tuesday in Tokyo.
The United Nation's Food and Agricultural Organization, FAO, global food prices index reached a record high in December, 2010 reported the organization this week. The FAO food index tracks a basket of 55 key food commodities including items such as wheat, cooking oil and fats and sugar.
Recent Wikileaks cables have exposed classified material sent by the United States embassy in Tokyo to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS).
The limited presence of squid (Illex argentinus) at mile 201, outside the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) is of concern to the local squid jigger fleet, which fear that something similar might happen this year in national waters.
Chile has recognized Palestine as an independent state, Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno said Friday, following in the footsteps of several other Latin American countries.
The first flight of the new route from Lima to Easter Island’s Mataveri airport landed safely this week, making Easter Island a more accessible tourist destination.
THE planned increased use of containers for the shipment of fish, meat and wool received a blow this week with the news that the Islands’ only shipping service to South America is to end.
It all began in 1955 with Indian Prime Minister Nehru’s maiden visit to the erstwhile Soviet Union and Khrushchev's reciprocal trip to India same year. Since then, Indo-Russian ties have withstood every test of time. During this period of over half a century, both nations ferried through turbulent waters. But the relationship between Moscow and New Delhi was never adversely affected per se.