Boris Johnson has been elected new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members and will become the next UK prime minister. He beat Jeremy Hunt comfortably, winning 92,153 votes to his rival's 46,656. The former London mayor takes over from Theresa May on Wednesday.
British minister and longstanding critic of Boris Johnson quit on Monday, the latest resignation before the new prime minister takes office with a “do or die” pledge to take Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal.
Finland's UPM on Tuesday made the investment decision to construct a 2,1 million ton eucalyptus pulp mill near Paso de los Toros in central Uruguay.
Tobias Ellwood, United Kingdom defense Minister, said that the Royal Navy is too small to continue to play a role on the international stage. Speaking to Sky News Mr Elllwood denied that the UK had taken its eye off the ball and said with UK vessels going through 100 nautical miles of waterway every day it is impossible to simply escort each individual vessel.
Ballots closed in the race to become Britain's next prime minister on Monday, with the favorite Boris Johnson facing more defections by ministers over his Brexit plan. The country's new leader will take the reins this week and have just three months to attempt to resolve a three-year Brexit crisis that could damage economies on both sides of the Channel and determine the fate of generations of Britons.
Caracas and other parts of crisis-wracked Venezuela were hit by a massive power cut on Monday foreign journalists and internet users said. The lights went out in most of Caracas at 4.41pm (2041 GMT) while people in other parts of the country took to social media to report the power had gone out there too.
Argentina's fish, seafood and sea shell landings increased 8.8% during the first six months of the year compared to the same period in 2018. Exports, on the other hand, slid 0.3% as did income generated, 2.9%, according to the latest release from the country's Fisheries Under Secretariat.
A French submarine that went missing in the western Mediterranean in 1968 has been located during a search mission, officials said on Monday, ending a 51-year wait for families of the deceased who continue to seek answers to the naval disaster.
Canada is airlifting thousands of salmon upstream after a rockslide blocked the path of the migrating fish, triggering concerns of a permanent loss of fish populations, government officials said.
Expectations of policy easing by major central banks such as the Federal Reserve propped up global stocks on Tuesday, while the pound sagged as Britain braced for a new prime minister who could pave the way for a no-deal exit from the European Union.