Brazil's incoming justice and security minister Sergio Moro announced on Tuesday he was recruiting part of his team from the massive “Car Wash” anti-corruption probe that snared former president Lula da Silva. Moro said he would be a “fool” not to work again with people he had worked with on the Car Wash investigation as they “have already proven their integrity and efficiency.”
Spain will vote against the divorce agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom unless Gibraltar’s future relationship with the bloc is considered a bilateral issue between Madrid and London, rather than between the EU and UK, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has said.
A letter from some US senators who seek to block the Russian candidate Alexander Prokopchuk from being elected as Interpol chief is an obvious example of exerting undue pressure and election meddling, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Tuesday.
One of President Trump's top economic advisers has suggested there could be a case for evicting China from the World Trade Organization (WTO). In a BBC interview, Kevin Hassett chairman of the president's Council of Economic Advisers said China had misbehaved as a member of the WTO. He also claimed that the US had been failed by the organization.
Argentina ex-president and Senator Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will retain her parliamentary immunity for the rest of the year following the ruling coalition's Senate block failed attempt on Tuesday afternoon to address the issue.
A sperm whale found dead in a national park in Indonesia had nearly 6kg of plastic waste, including 115 cups, in its stomach, park officials said on Tuesday. The 9.5m whale was found in waters near Kapota Island, part of the Wakatobi National Park, southeast of Sulawesi, the park said in a statement.
Aldyr Garcia Schlee, a professor who designed the Brazilian soccer team’s signature jersey, now instantly recognizable around the world, died last week at a hospital in Pelotas, Brazil. He was 83.Mr. Schlee was a professor for 30 years at the Federal University of Pelotas and an award-winning journalist and author, but he was best known for the jersey he designed.
Brazil's Mato Grosso farmers are happy about their soybean planting progress this year, as they have finished sowing almost 90% of their soybean acres and are expecting an early harvest at the end of December.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said in Rabat that he had pitched the idea of a joint bid between his country, Portugal and Morocco to host the 2030 World Cup.
Crude prices hit their lowest level since 2017 on Tuesday, sliding further into a bear market after President Donald Trump signaled the US would not punish Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, over the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in its Istanbul consulate.