Months of intense political negotiations and last minute nerve breaking deals came to an end in Argentina on Sunday's zero hour deadline, when the different political groupings had to present to electoral authorities their list of presidential hopefuls, as well as future lawmakers.1 comment
The United States launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, according to US media reports.Add your comment!
Australia is planning to build a new deep-water port on its northern coast able to accommodate US Marine deployments as part of efforts to counter China's growing presence in the region, the ABC reported on Monday.Add your comment!
By Heather Briley, Buenos Aires - The ashes of the notorious Argentine general who oversaw the brutal occupation of the Falklands have been scattered in secret on the islands after being smuggled over in a Tupperware box, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.62 comments
Uruguay's government must sell a huge, bronze Nazi eagle, and gun ranging telemeter, salvaged from a sunken World War II era Nazi Germany warship, a court ruled on Friday. The nearly 350 kilo eagle with a swastika held in its claws was part of the stern of the German “pocket battleship” Admiral Graf Spee that was sunk off the coast of Montevideo in December 1939, that is almost eighty years ago.5 comments
It's an election year in Argentina so a pluralistic delegation will be travelling to New York to make the country's annual claim over the Falkland Islands sovereignty before the United Nations Decolonization Committee, next Tuesday, according to reports in the Buenos Aires media.51 comments
U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Friday urged Venezuela’s government to release prisoners who were arrested for peacefully protesting, and confirmed that a delegation would remain in the country to monitor the human rights situation.Add your comment!
Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s president, likes romantic metaphors. “Our marriage is stronger than ever,” he said in May after the press speculated that he was at odds with the economy minister, Paulo Guedes. “The marriage ended with no hard feelings,” he said this month after sacking Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz, a minister who had said that others in government should be more careful on social media—thus outraging Bolsonaro fans who tweet about the virtues of military rule and the horrors of homosexuality.1 comment
Police was called to the home of leadership candidate Boris Johnson and his partner after reports of a heated row, according to British media, hours after he was named in the final two in the race to become prime minister.2 comments
Police in 78 countries have arrested 672 people as part of a coordinated global crackdown on potentially dangerous counterfeit food and drink, international police agency Interpol announced on Friday.1 comment