Number of Military Police Killed in Rio this Year Reaches...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A retired military police (MP) officer, Reginaldo Pedrosa Gomes, was shot to death in Come...
Rio Nightlife Guide for Sunday, December 10, 2017
We have top three picks for this Sunday, and below a list of bars that are always a good option. LIVE: Trad Trio (Botafogo) – Tonight, the Trad Trio pe...
Venezuela's Mayoral Elections: Live
Round the clock coverage of Venezuela's municipal elections as they unfold. 
A Mummy, Funeral Masks, Frescoes, Found in 2 New Kingdom ...
A mummy, funeral masks, and intact frescoes are among the treasures announced on Saturday to have been discovered in two New Kingdom tombs dating back betwee...
Trump Slams CNN over Inaccurate Report
US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to blast the CNN news network for an erroneous report concerning one of his sons and when he knew about...
Mexico’s Del Toro Says “The Shape of Water” Is His Most H...
Acclaimed Mexican director Guillermo del Toro says “The Shape of Water,” which has emerged as an early Oscar contender, is his most humane and moving film to...
Spurs, Still without Leonard, Edge Celtics 105-102
Superstar forward Kawhi Leonard is due back any day now, but the San Antonio Spurs are proving they’re among the NBA’s elite even without him.
British Foreign Secretary in Iran to Discuss Release of J...
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in Iran on Saturday to address the case of a British-Iranian citizen detained in Tehran since 2016.
Iraq Announces It Has Completely Defeated IS
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced on Saturday the liberation of the last remaining Iraqi region under the Islamic State terror organization’s co...
EU Observer Mission Applauds Free, Peaceful, General Elec...
The European Union stated on Saturday that the recent general elections in Nepal, where it participated as an international observer, took place in relativel...
Israeli Airstrikes Targeting Hamas Facilities Kills 2 Pal...
Two Palestinians were killed on Saturday in airstrikes by the Israeli army against military targets affiliated with the Hamas movement in Gaza, according to ...
Saudi Coalition Airstrikes against Yemen TV HQ in Sana’a ...
Four armed Houthi rebels died and another was injured on Saturday after two airstrikes were launched by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition against the Yemeni tel...
Regional Elections Held in Gujarat Seen as Major Test for...
India held on Saturday the first phase of the regional elections in the western state of Gujarat, the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Former CEO Becomes 6th Lafarge Executive Charged with Fin...
A former CEO of the French Lafarge Group (now merged with the Swiss corporation Holcim) was charged late Friday night by French judges probing the cement-man...
North Korea Condemns Trump’s Jerusalem Decision
North Korea condemned US President Donald Trump on Saturday for his recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, calling it an open defiance and insult...
UN Political Chief Concludes Visit to North Korea
The United Nations Undersecretary General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, concluded on Saturday his five-day visit to North Korea, during which both ...
Japanese Police Arrest North Korean Fishermen for Stealin...
Japanese police arrested on Saturday a group of North Korean fishermen for allegedly stealing home appliances and other equipments on an uninhabited islet in...
Chinese Inflation Rises 1.7% Year-on-Year in November
China’s consumer price index, the main indicator of inflation, rose 1.7 percent year-on-year in November, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Saturday.
“The Square” by Sweden’s Ostlund Is Big Winner at Europea...
“The Square” by Swedish moviemaker Ruben Ostlund was the big winner on Saturday at the 30th European Film Awards in Berlin, taking a total of six statuettes,...
Cops Nab Alias “Tom,” One of Colombia’s Most Wanted Drug ...
Colombian police have detained Juan Carlos Mesa, alias “Tom,” one of the most wanted drug lords in the country and for whose capture the United States is off...
Paris Turns Out to Bid Johnny Hallyday a Massive Final Fa...
Journalists have to go back to Victor Hugo’s massive funeral in the 19th century to find anything like the final farewell Paris gave Saturday for rocker John...
Al-Jazira Upsets Urawa 1-0 to Reach Club World Cup Semifi...
United Arab Emirates league champion Al-Jazira pulled off a big surprise Saturday night at the Club World Cup, getting a goal shortly after the start of the ...
Tottenham Pummels Stoke City 5-1; Chelsea Loses 1-0 to We...
Tottenham Hotspur routed Stoke City 5-1 on Saturday in the 16th round of the Premier League, while defending champion Chelsea lost 1-0 to West Ham United.
Palestinian Government Says US Forfeited Role of Mediator...
The foreign minister of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) said on Saturday that with President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israe...
Kirk Douglas Turns 101 Surrounded by Family
Kirk Douglas, the last great leading man of Hollywood’s golden age, turned 101 Saturday without a lot of fanfare but surrounded by his loved ones and after r...
Pachuca Tops 10-Man Wydad Casablanca 1-0 to Reach Club Wo...
Mexico’s Pachuca on Saturday defeated Wydad Casablanca of Morocco 1-0 in the FIFA Club World Cup quarterfinals in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Real Madrid Thrashes Sevilla 5-0 in La Liga Action
La Liga defending champion Real Madrid hammered Sevilla 5-0 on Saturday in the 15th round of the Spanish league.
Bayern Beats Frankfurt 1-0 to Stretch Bundesliga Lead
Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich defeated Eintracht Frankfurt 1-0 on Saturday in the 15th round of the German league.
Da Vinci's record US$ 450 million “Salvator Mundi” exhibi...
The Louvre Abu Dhabi is getting Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi,” which sold last month at a Christie’s auction for US$ 450 million, the most ever paid f...
Falklands' ferry operations temporarily suspended until a...
The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) has confirmed that the Concordia Bay ferry service will be suspended until at least Wednesday 20 December. The temporar...
Brazilian auto industry recovering above expectations
Auto sales in Brazil are likely to beat prior forecasts and accelerate next year, national automakers association Anfavea said on Wednesday, underscoring the...
Santander sells assets in United States to a Chilean bank
Spain's Banco Santander said it had sold its U.S. unit Totalbank to Chile’s BCI for US$528 million as part of moves to sell non-core assets it inherited when...
Brazilian economy gradually picking up with growing confi...
Brazil’s economic recovery gained traction in the third quarter, supported by steady family consumption and a rebound in investment. GDP expanded 0.1% from t...
Rio Nightlife Guide for Saturday, December 9, 2017
We have top three picks for this Saturday, and below a list of bars that are always a good option. LIVE: Salsa com La Original (Lapa) – It’s time...
Brazil’s Petrobras Seeks Inclusion on Stock Market Transp...
Brazilian state oil company Petrobras, which is taking a series of anti-corruption steps in the wake of a massive graft scandal, has asked to be included amo...
Church Decries Government Corruption to Paraguay Presiden...
The Catholic Church denounced on Friday corruption in Paraguay’s political and judicial spheres, as well as the nation’s social inequality, before a crowd of...
Putin Inaugurates Massive Artic Liquefied Natural Gas Ref...
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin inaugurated on Friday a massive Liquefied Natural Gas refinery in the Artic, one of the largest LNG refineries in the world.
US Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 4.1% in November
The United States’ headline unemployment rate came in at 4.1 percent in November, unchanged from the previous month, while the economy created a higher-than-...
Protests Erupt in Indian Kashmir against Trump’s Jerusale...
Several hundreds of people protested Friday in India-administered Kashmir against the decision by United States President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem...
Imam Killed, 8 People Wounded in a Bomb Blast at a Mosque...
An imam was killed and another eight people wounded Friday after a bomb exploded in a mosque in Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan, an official said.
Rafa Nadal, Garbiñe Muguruza Named ITF Champions for 2017
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Friday named Spaniards Rafael Nadal and Garbiñe Muguruza as this year’s ITF World Champions.
US Filmmaker Accused of Raping Teenage Boy in 2003
A prominent Hollywood filmmaker who days ago was fired as director of the Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” has been sued for allegedly raping a teenage boy i...
Peru Captain Banned by FIFA for 1 Year after Testing Posi...
The FIFA Disciplinary Committee announced on Friday that it has suspended the captain of the Peruvian national soccer team, Paolo Guerrero, for one year afte...
Four Individuals Sue Kobe Steel in Canada for Falsifying ...
Four people have filed a lawsuit against Kobe Steel in Canada after buying products made by the company as well as cars using its components.
Ireland Satisfied with Brexit Deal over Northern Ireland ...
Ireland’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday he was satisfied the London-Brussels agreement on Brexit had met all Irish Republic demands, including m...
EU Asks China to Stop Arresting Human Rights Defenders
The European Union called on Friday on China to stop arresting human rights defenders and allow local and foreign NGOs to operate freely within the country, ...
Trump’s Jerusalem Announcement Sparks Protests in Indones...
Hundreds of people took part in protests on Friday in Malaysia and Indonesia against the decision of the United States President to recognize Jerusalem as th...
Bangkok’s Favorite Street Food Stays Busy after Awarded M...
Customers packed Jay Fai, a longstanding eatery in Bangkok’s old quarter, after midnight on Friday after the restaurant was awarded a Michelin star.
Israel Tightens Security Forces Ahead of Palestinian Prot...
Israel has reinforced security forces in Jerusalem and the West Bank ahead of Friday protests called by Palestinians to repudiate the United States president...
Seoul, Washington Conclude Largest Joint Air Drills
South Korea and the United States concluded on Friday the Vigilant ACE exercises, which a huge deployment of assets and was meant to serve as a show of stren...
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