Francis was greeted by tens of thousands of people as he drove through New York City’s Central Park on Friday, a processional that marked his biggest public event in the city. An ear-piercing roar rose from the crowd as his open-sided pope-mobile made its way slowly through the park.
Vatican spokesman says that after a whirlwind day in New York City, Pope Francis is clearly tired and has some aches and pains, since he's been missing out on his physiotherapy while on the road.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have sued Petrobras to recoup stock losses stemming from a corruption scandal at the state-run oil company.
The United Kingdom preparing for Rio Olympics 2016 with a new pilot Consulate General in Belo Horizonte to make the most of trade and business opportunities ahead of the Games.
School children from local and international schools based in London attended an informative session at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Headquarters as part of the celebrations of World Maritime Day, under the theme “Maritime education and training.”
United States President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed that neither country's government will conduct or knowingly support cyber theft of intellectual property or commercial trade secrets, an issue that has been a source of tensions.
Petrobras announced that the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for commercial and industrial clients has risen 11%, effective midnight Friday. The company said the increase does not affect the price of LPG sold in smaller containers for residential uses such as household cooking, which rose 15% on September first.
Falkland Oil and Gas PLC on Friday announced it has agreed with Rockhopper Exploration PLC and Premier Oil PLC to drill another well on the Isobel/Elaine complex to replace the planned Jayne East well.
Matthias Mueller has been named as Volkswagen (VW) chief executive in the wake of the scandal of rigged emissions tests in diesel cars. He succeeds Martin Winterkorn, who resigned on Wednesday. Mr. Mueller is a veteran hand of the company and was head of Posche's sports car division.
President Michel Platini says a payment to him being looked into by Swiss authorities was for work carried out under contract at FIFA. FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been questioned by Swiss federal police over alleged financial corruption. The attorney general's office in Switzerland said it has opened criminal proceedings against Blatter over possible criminal mismanagement and misappropriation of FIFA money.