Argentina and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have reached an agreement in principle on the fifth review of the South American country's credit program, it was announced Sunday.
In a significant milestone for Antarctic research, detailed and extensive information on ice thickness and bed topography is now available for the first time in a centralized and standardized format, the British Antarctic Survey has announced.
The Brazilian government has announced civil servants can turn up to work four hours late when the national side – who go by the nickname As Canarinhas — contests the Women's World Cup tournament, co hosted by Australia and New Zealand.
Agustín Intriago, the 38-tear-old mayor of Manta, Ecuador's third-largest city, was assassinated Sunday by hitmen, who shot him at least three times in the chest at around 1.30 pm local time while he was visiting a construction site, Interior Minister Juan Zapata confirmed.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Sunday recalled his origins as a labor union leader. During the inauguration of the ABC Metalworkers Union (SMABC) board of directors, the head of state addressed how this organization and others of its kind had helped create the Workers' Party (PT) which eventually led him to his office, something, until then, impossible.
Following a rough week with adverse electoral results and poor prospects for a general election next year, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced a strong comeback with new laws to help stop the irregular boats crossing the English Channel, grow the economy, support families and deliver on the priorities that matter most to the United Kingdom, have received Royal Assent.
US President Joseph Biden has chosen Admiral Lisa Franchetti to become the next Navy Chief of Staff in an unprecedented decision. If confirmed, Franchetti, 59, would be the first woman to become a Pentagon service chief and the first female member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Franchetti, the current Navy's vice chief of operations, is said to have broad command and executive experience.
Spain's conservative opposition Popular Party (PP) won Sunday's general elections but is short of votes to make Alberto Núñez Feijoó, even though an alliance with the far-right VOX movement, it was reported in Madrid after over 98% of the polling stations were counted.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Sunday underwent pain-killing treatment at Sao Paulo's Hospital Sirio Libanês before attending a metalworkers' union event, it was reported. Lula has publicly complained of hip pain in recent months.