The government of Venezuela has denounced the US invocation of a Cold War-era mutual defense treaty on behalf of the opposition in Caracas, a move which clears the way for military intervention in the Latin American country.
The US Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the US-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies.
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States has agreed to delay increasing tariffs on US$250 billion worth of Chinese imports from Oct 1 to Oct 15 as a gesture of goodwill.
Water has been discovered for the first time in the atmosphere of an exoplanet with Earth-like temperatures that could support life as we know it, scientists revealed on Wednesday. Eight times the mass of Earth and twice as big, K2-18b orbits in its star's habitable zone at a distance - neither too far nor too close - where water can exist in liquid form, they reported in the journal Nature Astronomy.
China is considering tapping into its strategic frozen reserves of meat, its top economic planner said on Wednesday, as it grapples with a swine fever outbreak that has ripped through its massive pig-farming industry.
A Mexican sales tax on foreign digital businesses providing audio or visual services could generate tax revenue of about 3.6 billion pesos (US$ 185 million) a year, a senior lawmaker in Mexico’s ruling party said on Tuesday.
Mexico's US$5 billion rescue package to pay down debt at Pemex is a one-of-a-kind transaction that should give the struggling state oil company breathing space to focus on output and costs, Deputy Finance Minister Gabriel Yorio said.
A 'no-deal' Brexit could snarl cross-Channel trade routes, disrupting supplies of medicines and fresh food while protests spread across Britain, according to a worst-case scenario reluctantly released by the government on Wednesday.
Thousands of protesters camped on Wednesday in downtown Buenos Aires to demand that Argentina declare a food emergency as the economic crisis deepened just weeks ahead of the presidential election.
Unloading cargo in the Falkland Islands has had to be diverted following last week's incident at FIPASS, (Falklands Interim Port and Storage System) when a Spanish fishing vessel collided while berthing.