A dust storm that has swept across drought-stricken parts of New South Wales in Australia has shrouded Sydney's landmarks and sparked an air quality warning from the State Government. The dust storm, which stretches about 500 kilometers, reduced visibility to just meters in far western NSW including at Darling River and Broken Hill.
U.N. environment chief Erik Solheim resigned following widespread criticism of his excessive expenses on official global travel. The former Norwegian diplomat, politician and environment minister announced on the U.N. Environment Program's website that he would step down on Thursday after receiving the final report of the audit of his official travel by the U.N.'s internal watchdog on Saturday.
United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has taken the extraordinary step of rebuking President Donald Trump's criticism of a federal judge. Mr. Trump on Tuesday called a jurist who ruled against his asylum policy an Obama judge.
Theresa May will return to Brussels for Brexit talks this weekend as the UK and EU strive to do a deal in time for Sunday's summit of European leaders. After a two-hour meeting with EU officials, the prime minister said progress was being made on the future shape of EU-UK relations.
The aluminum producer Aluar will distribute dividends among its shareholders for $ 2,884 billion (79.71 million US dollars) as a result of an increase in semiannual profits of 54.5%, the company reported to Argentina's stock exchange regulator Comisión Nacional de Valores (CNV), which was due mainly to the peso devaluation.
A buyover deal of Chilean salmon producer and exporter Australis by Chinese company Joyvio, subsidiary of Legend Holdings and parent of Lenovo, is close to being finalized, it was announced Tuesday.
Chinese newsagency Xinhua President Cai Mingzhao Monday called for tighter cooperation among news organizations in Latin America and in his country. Cai said those words during the opening day of the 2018 China-Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Media Forum in Buenos Aires.
Bomb threats, false alarms and the discovery of grenades have put security forces in Buenos Aires City on high alert, just days before the world's most powerful leaders converge on Argentina for the G20 Leaders Summit at the turn of the month.
United States President Donald Trump has been asked to ascertain whether Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman played a role in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Republican and Democratic leaders of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday sent a letter demanding a second investigation.
Almost 4 000 people were evacuated from areas around Guatemala’s Fuego volcano, which began violently erupting on Monday, the country’s disaster agency Conred said.