Family farmers have an important role in the global fight to end hunger and promote a healthy diet, according to the President of the United Nations General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) states that, in a context in which almost one million plants and animal species are endangered by the impact of man, traditional agriculture can make a contribution essential to safeguard agricultural biodiversity.
A merger between automotive giants Renault and Fiat-Chrysler could be announced any minute since talks are gaining momentum, sources within the industry hinted Sunday.
Around half of the eligible voters cast their ballot in European elections; a bloc-wide estimate showed on Sunday, the first time turnout has risen in four decades of continent-wide voting. The increased enthusiasm was seen by some commentators as a response to challenges ranging from climate change to the rise of euro-sceptic parties.
Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's Brexit Party looked set to triumph on Sunday and the ruling Conservatives endure a historic blow in European Parliament elections in which Britain was never meant to vote.
Europeans turned their backs on traditional center-left and center-right candidates in Sunday's elections for the European Parliament, according to provisional results and their projections.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen won her symbolic duel with President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday, as euro-sceptic forces made strong gains in the EU parliamentary election.
Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Sunday played down the prospects for success at a new round of mediation with the government to be hosted by Norway next week, saying protests would continue until President Nicolas Maduro resigned.
Norway's Foreign Ministry Saturday announced both parties in the Venezuelan crisis will return to Oslo's negotiating table next week.
Thousands of supporters of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro took to the streets across Brazil on Sunday in a protest seen as a gauge of the embattled leader's popularity only five months into his term.