Jerome Champagne has entered the race to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, his second attempt in a year. The former FIFA deputy secretary general announced his intentions on Friday, three days before the deadline for candidacies.
Wealthy nations spend 20 times more on farm subsidies than the US$12 billion they allocate to food aid and support for poor farmers annually, John McArthur, a senior fellow with the Brookings Institution, the think-tank which led the new research, said.
Keen to avoid any kind of turmoil, Argentina's high electoral court called on all the parties running in the presidential election on Sunday to be prudent with their public statements on election night and to wait for a clear trend in the results before making any kind of comments that could affect the vote.
Investors holding euro-denominated Argentine bonds, including billionaire George Soros, called on trustee Bank of New York Mellon yesterday (BONY) to turn over its duties to state-owned Banco Nación so they can get paid the 225 million euros currently frozen by United States District Judge Thomas Griesa’s orders.
Ireland’s High Court ordered an investigation into Facebook’s transfer of European Union users’ data to the United States to make sure personal privacy was properly protected from US government surveillance.
Argentina Malvinas War veterans marched on Friday in Buenos Aires and protested before the UK embassy demanding London collaborates with the identification of the remains of Argentine soldiers buried at the Darwin cemetery in the Falkland Islands.