Benedict XVI, the 265th pope of the Catholic Church, died Saturday at the age of 95. He was the longest-serving Supreme Pontiff in history, having surpassed Leo XIII (1810-1903).
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Friday said goodbye to his supporters in tears during a live stream on social media before leaving for the United States.
Guitarist Brian May of Queen fame has been included in the list of people to be knighted by King Charles III, it was announced Friday in London.
The office of acting president of Venezuela once entrusted to opposition leader Juan Guaidó was suppressed as of Jan. 5 by the same assembly that chose to create it in 2019.
Chilean President Gabriel Boric Font Friday pardoned 12 prisoners who had been arrested during the 2019 social protests and a former guerrilla who fought against then-dictator Augusto Pinochet Ugarte. In keeping his campaign promise, Boric drew heavy criticism from the opposition.
The World Boxing Council's (WBC) Mexican President Mauricio Sulaiman said transgender athletes may have their space in 2023.
Iconic US TV news anchorwoman Barbara Walters has died Friday at the age of 93 at her New York residence, it was reported. Walters won several Emmy Awards over her 50-year career.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández is to have a new chief advisor following Julián Leunda's resignation on Dec. 6, it was reported Friday in Buenos Aires.