The Olympic Games in London took off with a blooper that delayed a women’s football match and the ousting of a Greek athlete for tweeting racist remarks. It all started in Glasgow where the North Korean women's football team has walked off the pitch after their images were shown on a screen beside a South Korean flag.
Brazil and Chile have seven universities among the top ten in Ibero-America according to the 2012 QS World Ranking, including Sao Paulo and Catholic university of Chile ranked one and two.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff held talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday to pick up some tips on staging the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Ecuador's Foreign minister said on Wednesday there will be no decision until after the Summer Olympics on the political exile request of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that the worsening debt crisis in the Euro zone poses a key risk to China's growth. IMF added that China also faces domestic risks, not least from a sharper-than-anticipated decline in the property market.
Paraguayan ambassador Emilio Gimenez Franco presented last July 11 his credential letters to French president Francois Hollande, making him the country’s representative before Paris.
The International Red Cross pledged it will again contact British authorities with Argentina’s request for special forensic groups to travel to the Falklands to identify combatants buried in Islands’ unnamed graves.
Brazil’s delegate before the World Trade Organization said he was contacting other members of the organization so that sanctions are imposed on those countries which alter artificial money exchange rates that harm emerging countries, according to reports in the financial newspaper Valor Economico.
Britain's economy shrank far more than expected in the second quarter, battered by everything from an extra public holiday to government spending cuts and the neighbouring Euro zone crisis.
The European Commission has adopted amendments to the proposed Regulation and Directive on insider dealing and market manipulation, following the recent LIBOR and EURIBOR scandals.