Chinese authorities have declared a yellow alert as the country continues to be hit by a persistent drought following weeks of high temperatures that have dried up parts of the Yangtze river, it was announced. On Beijing's scale of alerts, yellow is two notches below the most severe warning.
Monkeypox infections have soared in Bolivia at an average of two daily infections for a total of 37 cases by Thursday, it was reported in La Paz. The spread has also reached 3 of the country's 9 departments after 100% of the infections were only in Santa Cruz just 4 days before. By Aug. 18, Santa Cruz had 35 cases, La Paz 1 and Potosi 1. No recovered patients have been reported yet.
The Glasgow Life agency, managers of the city's museum, issued a statement announcing a delegation from India's government had been welcomed Friday for the returning to that country of a set of works of arts seized in the late 1800s by British colonial authorities.
Nicaraguan police Friday raided the home of the Catholic Bishop Matagalpa, Rolando Alvarez, who has been under house arrest for the past two weeks for being overly critical of President Daniel Ortega, whose regime he was accused of trying to destabilize.
Argentina's Economy Minister Sergio Massa said Thursday during an event at the Council of the Americas that unemployment had fallen to 6.7%. He added that his country had an enormous amount of resources, but it was not rich, although it was full of rich people.
This guide sets out who has to apply for a permit, how to apply and explains the other rules covering travel to Antarctica. The Antarctic Treaty signed in Washington on 1 December 1959 preserves the Antarctic continent for peaceful and scientific use.
Chile's Lower House passed an internal regulation whereby Deputies will have to submit a hair sample for a toxicology test and drew lots for the first 78 of the 150 of them who will have to abide by the new indication.
Argentina's Alberto Fernández Thursday called for an end to blockades against Cuba and Venezuela during an event at the Kirchner Cultural Center (CCK) in Buenos Aires hosted by the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), of which he currently holds the pro-tempore presidency.
Peruvian regular forces gunned down between 10 and 15 members of the Shining Path rebel group during an Operation Patriot deployment in which the rebels' leader Víctor Quispe Palomino, also known as Comrade José, managed to escape despite being wounded.
The Spanish company Aena has been granted the management of São Paulo's old airport of Congonhas for the next 30 years after being the only company to submit a bid, it was reported Thursday.