Forty-nine journalists were killed across the world in 2019, Reporters Without Borders said on Tuesday, the lowest death toll in 16 years.
Falkland Islands based PHAROS SG, on regular deployment as a South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands fishery patrol vessel, returned on Tuesday morning to Stanley Harbour, after assisting in the search for wreckage and debris from the Chilean C130 aircraft that went missing on Monday 09 December.
Brazilian and Chinese government authorities are finalizing a protocol setting health standards for domestic processors to export soy-meal to the Asian country, André Nassar, president of oilseeds industry group Abiove, announced.
Netflix is seeing rapid subscriber growth in regions including Asia and Latin America as it girds for tougher competition in the streaming market, newly detailed figures show.
Britain's government said on Tuesday it will legislate to ensure a post-Brexit transition period does not extend beyond 2020, sending the pound sinking as the European Union warned of a race against time to agree new trade terms.
A consortium of state-owned Chinese companies was awarded the contract to build and operate what will be the second-longest bridge in Brazil. Under the project, a bridge will be built spanning the famed Bay of All Saints, which connects Salvador, the capital of the northeastern Bahia state, with Itaparica Island. The project also involves the construction of related roads.
State prosecutors in Brazil have identified cracks in a tailings dam owned by iron ore mining company Vale SA and have asked the firm to hire an independent auditor to look into the matter, a television station reported on Friday night.
The United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization, currently chaired by Keisha Aniya McGuire (Grenada), is on a visiting mission to the Caribbean island of Montserrat until Friday 20 December, while also holding meetings in Antigua and Barbuda.
A comedy on Netflix depicting Jesus as a gay man has prompted widespread anger in Brazil with almost 2 million people signing a petition calling on the streaming service to remove the film.