A former mayor of the city of Montevideo, and a Senator, head of the opposition are the most serious candidates to be elected the next Uruguayan president according to the results of the political parties' primaries held this Sunday. General elections in Uruguay are scheduled for the end of October, and a month later a runoff in case no candidate manages a 50% majority of votes cast.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro called off a meeting on Saturday in Japan with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping after his delegation was left waiting it was reported in the Brazilian media.
Thousands protested in Brazil on Sunday in support of Justice Minister Sergio Moro, who is battling claims he conspired with prosecutors on his anti-corruption drive to keep former leader Lula da Silva from another presidential run.
After months of joint investigations with the United States, Argentina last week made the largest weapons seizure in the country’s history. Details of the bust and transnational investigation are coming to light sparked by a couple of packages that caught the attention of customs officers in Miami last October.
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said climate-related devastation was striking the planet on a weekly basis and warned on Sunday that urgent action must be taken to avoid a catastrophe.
HMS Forth that in a few months time will be replacing HMS Clyde as Falkland Islands permanent patrol has been engaged in shadowing a Russian patrol ship as it passes through the English Channel towards Dover.
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele ratified his country's diplomatic relations with China, almost a year after breaking ties with Taiwan.
An open-source investigation has found that a top Russian military intelligence officer coordinated last year's Salisbury chemical attack from a London hideout using his phone and a few messaging apps.
EU leaders are meeting in Brussels in a new effort to decide who should get the EU's top jobs, including a successor to Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker. Centre-right leaders from the EU's biggest political group played down the chances of agreement on Sunday on a new Commission president.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt vowed to spend billions of pounds on public services, infrastructure and tax cuts on Sunday as the two men battling to become prime minister pitched themselves as the best candidate to take on the opposition Labour Party.