Clashes between police and suspected cartel gunmen in a northern Mexican town killed 21 people this weekend, authorities said, adding fuel to a debate sparked by US President Donald Trump, who has vowed to designate the gangs as terrorists.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has been appointed United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance. Mr. Carney will take up his new post once his term as governor ends on 31 January 2020.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping launched this Monday a gas pipeline that is the first of three ambitious projects intended to cement Moscow's role as top gas exporter.
Luciano Benetton on Sunday denounced what he called a government “campaign” against his family since the 2018 collapse of the Genoa motorway bridge operated by a company in the Benetton business empire.
China accused UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet of inappropriate interference in the country's affairs after she called for investigations into alleged excessive use of force by police in Hong Kong.
It remains New Zealand's worst peacetime disaster. On 28 November 1979, a sightseeing aircraft carrying 257 people crashed head-on into the side of a volcano in Antarctica.
The lead for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives over the Labour Party has narrowed sharply to six points from 13 a week ago, according to a poll by BMG for the Independent newspaper conducted before the London Bridge attack.
The British government on Saturday vowed a “full review” after a convicted terrorist released early from prison was suspected of stabbing two people to death on London Bridge. Police shot Usman Khan dead after his suspected assault that seriously injured three other people was broken up by bystanders - one armed with a five-foot narwhal tusk and another a fire extinguisher.
This Sunday, December first members of the HMS Ajax and River Plate Veterans leave for Chile, Uruguay and Argentina to recall events of the 80th anniversary of the Battle of the River Plate, 13 December 1939.
Argentina and Brazil have been elected as members States of the International Maritime Organization Council for the 2020/21 biennium. IMO is holding its 31st Assembly meeting in London at IMO Headquarters until December 4.