Russia's lower house of parliament, the Duma, on Tuesday voted in favor of withdrawing the ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier this month suggested that Russia revoke ratification of the treaty because the United States, alongside other powers, had never ratified it.
The Swedish climate campaigner Greta Thunberg was detained in central London on Tuesday together with twenty other protestors, Greta and other activists had gathered to protest outside a major oil and gas conference at the InterContinental London Park Lane hotel.
Exports of the Uruguayan ovine sector reached US$ 157 million in the first eight months of the year, (Jan/August), according to the Uruguayan Wool Secretariat, SUL, which represented a 17% drop in value.
On Monday 16 October, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced a further £10 million in humanitarian aid funding for civilians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs), in response to the escalating conflict.
A resolution drafted by Brazil about the ongoing military crisis in the Middle East will be discussed Wednesday by the United Nations Security Council in New York, Agencia Brasil reported. The South American country currently chairs the body.
Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE) Tuesday dismissed three election abuse cases against former President Jair Bolsonaro, Agencia Brasil reported. In June, the former head of state was disenfranchised for eight years.
According to reports released in Brazil Tuesday, the Solimões River has dried up and has become a desert while the Negro River in Manaus has reached historic levels of drought and nearing figures similar to those recorded during the Oct. 2010 crisis.
The agreement signed Tuesday in Barbados between the Venezuelan government of President Nicolás Maduro and the main opposition leaders has been welcomed by the European Union, the United States, Brazil, and Argentina among other players on the world stage.
A missile hit a Christian health facility belonging to the Anglican Church in Gaza City Tuesday, killing at least 500, according to authorities in the Islamist-controlled Strip, after which the terrorist group Hamas and the government of Israel exchanged accusations as to who had fired the deadly rocket.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández met with the head of the New Development Bank (NDB), Dilma Rousseff, to advance the South American country's accession to the BRICS financial institution.