Peru's Supreme Court halved the pre-trial detention of Keiko Fujimori, paving the way for the opposition leader to leave jail in April of next year. Fujimori, 44, was ordered held for 36 months last October in a corruption case linked to Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.
US internet giant Google has agreed a settlement totaling €945 million (US$1 billion) to end a tax dispute in France under an agreement announced in court on Thursday. The company will pay a €500 million fine for tax evasion, as well as a further €465 million to settle claims with French tax authorities.
The European Central Bank announced a sweeping round of stimulus for the continent's slowing economy, cutting interest rates to their lowest ever level and introducing a round of quantitative easing.
Should a heart attack during an adulterous tryst on a business trip count as a work-related accident? A French court has ruled it should, surprising even seasoned watchers of the country's protective legislation.
The United States and Brazil are deepening a new era of closer cooperation with their first high-level strategic dialogue in seven years.
Original reporting will be highlighted in Google's search results, the company said as it announced changes to its algorithm. The world's largest search engine has come under increasing criticism from media outlets, mainly because of its algorithms - a set of instructions followed by computers - that newspapers have often blamed for plummeting online traffic and the industry's decline.
A fire erupted in a hospital in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, leaving at least twelve people dead and forcing medical staff and desperate relatives to rescue patients from the smoke-filled wards.
A group of Venezuelan government officials and opposition activists are quietly holding talks focused on the economy despite the stalling of a formal dialogue mediated by Norway, according to nine sources involved.
President Donald Trump warned that the exit of his hawkish national security adviser won't bring a softening of the US position on Venezuela. Bolton, a prominent hardliner in Washington's attempt to pressure Venezuelan strongman President Nicolas Maduro from power, was sacked last week
Malaysia’s Minister of Primary Industries Teresa Kok expressed concern on Friday over a statement released by Indonesian authorities regarding the sealing of land owned by subsidiaries of four Malaysian plantation companies. Fire was said to be raging on the properties, contributing to haze in the region.