Facebook Inc’s fine for withholding WhatsApp messages from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais (US$ 5 million), a Brazilian federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday.
China said it will not allow discussion of Hong Kong at the G20 summit this week even as US President Donald Trump plans to raise the city's mass protests during his meeting with President Xi Jinping.
Mexico's president vowed on Tuesday to investigate the controversial detention of migrants trying to cross the US border, saying the 15,000 troops he has deployed there have no such orders.
United States president Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran’s downing of an unmanned American drone.
Falkland Islands elected lawmaker MLA Roger Spink in his Tuesday speech before the UN Committee on decolonization called on the Argentine representatives to leave aside colonial and conquering wishes over the Islands and start behaving as a 21st-century member of the world community, respecting democratic rights and living and working in harmony with regional neighbours.
Italy' Home Secretary Matteo Salvini called on Monday the Uruguayan government asking to explain how one of the most wanted criminals in the world, known as Milan's cocaine king, managed to escape from a jail in Montevideo where he was waiting for his extradition to Italy.
“What good is it to throw a man ten feet of rope if he is drowning in 20 feet of water?” asked Kenneth Rogoff, former chief economist of the IMF, to The Economist 15 years ago. His question still bothers the institution he used to advise.
The Brazilian Supreme Court postponed on Monday the voting for the habeas corpus request of Brazil's former president Lula da Silva. Supreme Court Judge Carmen Lucia took off the review for the habeas corpus from the schedule for Tuesday, and a new date has not been set.
Some of America's richest people are urging US presidential candidates to back a wealth tax on the super-rich to improve inequality and climate change. America has a moral, ethical and economic responsibility to tax our wealth more, they said in a letter.
Argentine farmers are expected to plant 6.5 million hectares of wheat in the 2019/20 season, the government said in a report, citing good rainfall as the reason for the increase from its previous forecast of 6.46 million hectares.