This week, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the call-up of 300,000 reservists to reinforce positions in Ukraine following a speech by Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, who announced that they will be called up to the army following the partial mobilization that is stirring up the conflict on Ukrainian territory.
The number of people killed in riots all across Iran following the death of the Kurdish 22-year-old woman Mahsa Amini while in the custody of the morality police has been updated to 31, the Oslo-based Iran Human Rights (IHR) NGO said.
Nine people were killed in Brazil as a structure collapsed late Tuesday during a political meeting in the State of Sao Paulo. The victims were supporters of former President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, while 31 others were reported to have been injured, it was reported Wednesday.
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said today that the planet was better positioned than ever to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
Argentina's health authorities have decided that the wearing of face masks is no longer mandatory in any indoor setting, it was announced.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Wednesday discussed his country's joining BRICS with his Chinese colleague Wang Yi on the sidelines of the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro has apologized to Haiti for the July 2021 assassination of President Jovenel Moïse committed by 18 mercenaries from his country who are awaiting trial on the Caribbean island.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Wednesday denounced that projections regarding an improvement in the world's food situation after the COVID-19 pandemic was over had failed to materialize.
The European Union common currency, the Euro sank to a two-decade low of US$0.9810 on Thursday. It came after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the partial mobilization of reservists in an escalation of the war in Ukraine and after the Federal Reserve implemented a 75 basis points increase to the interest rate.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be visiting Chile on 4/5 October as part of a tour of South American Pacific countries including Peru and Colombia, according to Chilean foreign ministry sources. The purpose is to continue working on the agenda addressed last June by presidents, Gabriel Boric and Joe Biden.