US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday discussed the crisis in oil-rich Venezuela, where Washington has thrown its weight behind a campaign to oust the Moscow-backed socialist president.
A former Argentine army chief went on trial Friday for the kidnapping and torture of a father and son during the country's military dictatorship.
Britain's two main parties suffered a drubbing on Friday in English local elections as voters vented their frustration with the prolonged Brexit deadlock.
Latin American currencies ended on a high note on Friday against a weaker dollar after robust U.S. jobs data painted a brighter picture for global growth and gave the U.S. central bank more reason to stay on its dovish path.
Brazil’s industrial production fell 1.3% in March from the month before, statistics agency IBGE said on Friday, a steeper fall than economists had expected and another indication of the economy’s sub-par performance in the first quarter.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has cancelled a planned trip to the United States after protests from gay rights and environmental campaigners. Mr Bolsonaro was due to attend a ceremony in his honor in New York later in May organized by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce.
Members of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) have unanimously voted in mandatory measures to prevent whale strikes in cetacean-rich Antarctic waters during their annual meeting this year held in Cape Town, South Africa.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for the European Parliament to stop travelling to Strasbourg for a week each month, as part of a wider proposal to overhaul the treaty underpinning the European Union.
Leonardo da Vinci could have experienced nerve damage in a fall, impeding his ability to paint in later life, Italian doctors suggest. They diagnosed ulnar palsy, or claw hand, by analyzing the depiction of his right hand in two artworks. It had been suggested that Leonardo's hand impairment was caused by a stroke.
The promotion for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games has reached the Falkland Islands, with a message of peace and invitation to attend the event. In effect towards the end of last season, Falkland Islands Holidays were asked by a partner tour operator - Beijing Up Travel - to accommodate a rather interesting visitor.