Brazil has temporarily halted beef exports to China following an atypical case of mad cow disease in leading farm state Mato Grosso, the agriculture ministry said on Monday. China, Brazil's largest beef importer by sales, spent US$1.5 billion on Brazilian beef last year, totalling 322,400 tons or almost 20% of all shipments, according to local beef exporters association Abiec.
A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a pouting baby in a diaper will fly outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one of the city's largest protests against a foreign leader. The six-meter-high blimp will fly above Parliament Square for two hours from 0900 GMT when Trump is due to hold talks with the outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May nearby in Downing Street.
Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth hailed the bond between the United States and the United Kingdom on Monday after the US president was distinguished with a day of pomp designed to bolster an alliance strained by discord over Brexit and China.
United States president Donald Trump lands in London on Monday morning for a three-day visit. He will travel to Buckingham Palace, where he will be greeted by the Queen and her son, Prince Charles.
Globally, 67 planned and announced FPSOs (Floating, Production Storage and Offloading) are expected to start operations between 2019 and 2025. Among regions globally, South America continues to lead with 27 planned and announced FPSO additions by 2025, followed by Africa and Europe. Brazil and the Falkland Islands are the key countries in the region for FPSO deployments. Among operators, Petrobras leads South America in terms of FPSO deployments.
El Salvador's new President Nayib Bukele took office on Saturday pledging to cure the Central American country that he described as a “sick child ”following years of violence and migration that has strained relations with the United States.
The Confederation of British Industry has warned Conservative leadership candidates over a no-deal Brexit. Such a scenario would do severe damage to businesses, the body - which supported Remain - told all the MPs running to lead the party.
Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.
Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable wins at Sunday's state elections in the first test of his popularity since taking office, with exit polls showing his party taking both governorships up for grabs. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's party was tipped for victory in the central state of Puebla and the northern state of Baja California, despite a weak economy, rampant violence and troubled relations with his US counterpart Donald Trump.
China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its reunification with Taiwan, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over its military presence in Asia.