Oil and gas exploration firm Rockhopper Exploration, with interests in the Falklands and preparing to advance with the Sea Lion project, has agreed to sell its assets in Egypt to United Oil & Gas in a US$ 16m deal. The sale of Rockhopper Egypt includes a non-operated 22% interest in the Abu Sennan concession onshore Egypt and the existing assets of the business.
Record high temperatures were reported in Belgium and Netherlands Wednesday amid a heatwave that hit all Europe and brought 40 degrees Celsius to places like Siberia and leaving over people dead by the dozen in Greece. It has also been reported to be Sweden's hottest July since 1756.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro plans a round of official foreign visits in late October, including to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and China, the government said on Tuesday.
Venezuela's Communication and Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez Tuesday revealed that according to preliminary inquiries, the probable cause of the massive blackout on Monday, which hit most parts of Venezuela, including the capital Caracas, was “an electromagnetic attack.”
Brazil’s vice president said he didn’t see “any problems” with President Jair Bolsonaro’s possible nomination of his son as ambassador to the United States, rebutting accusations that nepotism had tainted the appointment process for a coveted diplomatic posting.
The Argentine air force has selected South Korea’s FA-50 as its next fighter, Jane's reported this week. The decision is good news for a once-proud air arm that, in recent years, has precipitously declined in size and effectiveness. Argentine officials as early as 2016 had asked to evaluate the twin-seat, supersonic FA-50, Jane's reported.
The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce this Wednesday that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay US$5 billion, people briefed on the matter have said.
Advanced brain scans of U.S. Embassy employees who reported falling ill while serving in Havana revealed significant differences from a control group, according to a new study published on Tuesday.
Colombia is examining proposals from the United States, Spain and Sweden as it look to replace its ageing military aircraft, the South American country's air force said on Tuesday.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has opened its Latin American headquarters in Bogota following an agreement signed Monday between Colombian President Iván Duque and EIB CEO Werner Hoyer.