As Chinese authorities are beginning to announce a gradual easing of the harsh measures imposed as per the country's zero-COVID policy, one episode in Beijing has resulted in additional restrictions, it was reported.
A leading World Health Organization (WHO) scientist has been reported as saying there were no concerns about the monkeypox outbreak ever evolving into a pandemic like COVID-19.
Mexico's National Water Commission (Conagua) has been reported to be drafting a new emergency declaration after several of the country's basins are affected by severe droughts in at least one-third of the country.
Newsman Frédéric Leclerc-Imhoff has been killed Monday by a Russian grenade thrown against a humanitarian convoy in Donbass, French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed.
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez Monday welcomed his Argentine counterpart Alberto Fernández in Ayolas, 305 kilometers from Asunción, to attend a series of events involving joint undertakings in energy production.
Leftwing candidate and former M19 guerrilla leader Gustavo Petro, 62, won Sunday's presidential elections in Colombia, as all polls had foreseen. But he will face 77-year-old populist Rodolfo Hernández at the runoff in three weeks, which nobody saw coming.
Following the assassination of Paraguay's Marcelo Pecci while honeymooning in Colombia, two other crimes have hit Latin American prosecutors in the last days of May.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Sunday announced he would be traveling first thing Monday to Recife to see for himself the devastation caused by yet another rainstorm in the country's northeast, which has left at least 84 dead, and over 50 missing as figures are updated constantly.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is weighing a possible return to imperial units of measurement in a post-Brexit move to fully part with the remaining vestiges of the European alliance, it was reported in London. He had already pledged to take this path during his 2019 campaign.
Nobody was injured as a car bomb went off in front of a Guayaquil police precinct, it was reported Sunday.