Chile and Uruguay are the least corrupt countries in Latinamerica based on the annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) by Transparency International released Wednesday. At the opposite extreme figures Haiti, Venezuela and Ecuador, with Brazil and Argentina in between.
World production of the top ten oilseeds is forecasted to register an unprecedented fall this season because of bad weather conditions during growth, according to Hamburg-based Oil World.
The 400 billion US dollars seafood industry has no choice but to adapt to intensifying demand from retailers and consumers for environmentally friendly fish, FAO said this week in Ireland.
British Minister for Europe Jim Murphy praised the relationship between the United Kingdom and Gibraltar resulting from the new constitution saying it was of vital importance and worth recognizing by all other nations.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened his first annual debate of the General Assembly with a call to global leaders to back his efforts to bolster the United Nations in the interests of the world.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said yesterday that a 15-year international effort to stem global warming has not halted the buildup of greenhouse gas emissions and that governments must take unprecedented action to reverse the trend.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Al Gore and the leaders of some 80 nations converge on the United Nations today for a summit on the warming Earth and what to do about it.
Beleaguered British farmers suffering after several outbreaks of foot-and-mouth face a second threat as a new livestock virus, bluetongue, claimed the life of a Highland cow in Suffolk, east England.
Tomorrow, on the eve of the 62nd UN General Assembly, the UN chief is hosting a meeting of world leaders in a call to take action against climate change, one of the most serious threats against humanity at large, but with specific consequences over thousands of millions of people living in developing countries.
Fresh ideas are circulating in renewed World Trade Organisation (WTO) talks on farming tariffs and subsidies, two of the biggest roadblocks to a new accord on boosting global trade flows, the talks chairman said on Friday.