“It's the first time I've seen an aspiring vice-presidential candidate name here choice to head the presidential ticket”, said rather ironically Jaime Durán Barba, the main political advisor of Argentine president Mauricio Macri in reference to the surprise announcement of the Alberto Fernandez-Cristina Fernandez ticket for the coming October election.1 comment
Bolivian President Evo Morales launched this weekend his campaign for a fourth term, rejecting opposition allegations that he leads a corrupt and dictatorial government. Morales, 59, is Bolivia's first indigenous president and is aiming to be reelected in October.Add your comment!
Soldiers oversaw rationing of gasoline at service stations in several parts of Venezuela on Sunday as worsening fuel shortages forced angry drivers to wait for hours to fill their tanks, prompting protests in some areas.Add your comment!
President Donald Trump issued an ominous warning to Iran on Sunday suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed.Add your comment!
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for Europe to push back against far-right parties, saying populist movements wanted to destroy core European values such as fighting corruption and protecting minorities.Add your comment!
A petition calling for soldiers who served in Northern Ireland to be immune from prosecution will be debated by MPs amid reports No 10 has vetoed calls for legislation to protect veterans.Add your comment!
The U.S. FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens AG, General Electric Co and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, Brazilian investigators have revealed to Reuters.Add your comment!
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is close to securing a majority government as the election's final results are being counted. His conservative coalition has defied polls and is leading with 77 seats, the Australian Electoral Commission says. Only 76 are needed for a majority.Add your comment!
Starting this Monday visitors to Britain from eleven countries are eligible to use automated ePassport gates (e-gates) at 15 airports across the country.Add your comment!
Thousands of Italians turned out in Milan on Saturday to support their captain Matteo Salvini, the far-right leader they see as taking their battle against the European Union to Brussels. Ahead of May 26 European parliamentary elections, we want to be an Italian country, with an Italian currency, we want to go back to what we were before, with our dignity and our independence.Add your comment!