UK Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak is being investigated by Parliament in relation to his wife's shareholding in a childcare company that may benefit from the new government policy. Parliament's Commissioner for Standards started the investigation into the “declaration of interest” on April 13th, according to an official list of open inquiries.
U.S. President Joe Biden visited Ireland this week to celebrate an anniversary that almost didn’t happen — the 25th anniversary of the ‘Good Friday Agreement’ of 1998 that ended 30 years of killing in Northern Ireland, but it almost unraveled this year.
Ukraine, arguing sovereignty and territorial integrity has rejected a peace plan proposed by former Brazilian President Lula da Silva, stating that they will not renounce Crimea. Lula's proposal involved the withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine and the establishment of an autonomous region in the Donbass region.
The Argentine Patagonian provinces of Río Negro and Neuquén have new governors-elect after Sunday's elections. Opposition candidate Rolando Figueroa brought Movimiento Popular Neuquino's rule to an end after four decades and former Río Negro Governor Alberto Weretilneck was elected back into office. Figueroa and Weretilneck currently hold seats on the federal Lower and Upper Houses respectively.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva and his entourage reached an agreement with the United Arab Emirates which foresees investments worth R$ 12 billion (around US$ 2.45 billion) in Bahia, Agencia Brasil reported.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro Sunday landed in New York for a series of engagements leading to a bilateral summit with his United States colleague Joseph Biden at the White House on April 20.
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is off on a Latin American tour during which he will visit Brazil, Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba between April 17 and 21 to strengthen bilateral cooperation in political, economic, commercial, educational, and humanitarian matters, according to Moscow.
Argentina's Cabinet Chief Agustín Rossi admitted the administration of President Alberto Fernández was losing the battle with inflation. “We thought we were getting there, but we weren't,” Rossi was quoted as saying by local media. “Nobody can be happy, least of all us”, he added.
Inflation in Brazil decelerated for all income brackets in the month of March, according to a report from the Institute for Applied Economic Research (Ipea) released Friday, Agencia Brasil reported.
The era of nuclear reactors came to an end in Germany Saturday after the three last such plants were shut down as the country enters a new energy chapter, facing the challenge of doing without fossil fuels while at the same time managing the gas crisis triggered by the war in Ukraine.