Venezuelan Police Shoot Protestor at Airbase Riot
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The U.S. Bans All Fresh Beef Imports from Brazil
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government of Brazil says it is working towards finding out what is causing irregularitie...
Brazil Pharmaceutical Market to Near US$30 Billion by 2021
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to a report by GlobalData, the Brazilian pharmaceutical market is set to grow fr...
Dia da Música Festival Brings Over 70 Free Shows to Rio
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday, June 24th, over seventy music attractions perform for free in the Sta...
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Rio Love Story Launches Cultural Interaction Program in V...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Defined as a destination manager service, the tourism outfit Rio Love Story was launched i...
Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, June 23, 2017
Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, it’s time for Baile do Almeidinha and Hamilton de Holanda (photo) at Circo Voador in Lapa starting f...
Wanda Film Suspends Trading at Shenzhen Stock Exchange ov...
China’s Wanda Film, a subsidiary of the Dalian Wanda Group, halted trading of its stocks at the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on Thursday following rumors on the i...
More Death in Venezuela as Maduro Claims “Conspiracy”
Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro spoke on Thursday of a “conspiracy” in the killing of anti-government demonstrator Fabian Urbina on Monday, jus...
Activist Arrested Commemorating Tiananmen Square Massacre...
Amnesty International reported on Thursday the detention on June 4 in Beijing of Chinese activist Li Xiaoling for commemorating the 28th anniversary of the T...
OPEC Crude Basket Continues Downward Trend, Falls to $43.14
The basket of crude oil used as a benchmark indicator by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries fell to $43.14, OPEC said on Thursday.
Theresa May: No Immigration Checks on Those Affected by G...
Authorities in the United Kingdom will not conduct immigration status checks on those affected by a blaze that engulfed a tower block in west London, leaving...
Indonesians Head Home for Muslim Holiday Eid al-Fitr
Millions of people across Indonesia have begun travelling back to their hometowns to celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr with loved ones.
UK’s Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Leaves Hospital
The husband of the United Kingdom’s Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, left hospital on Thursday having been admitted earlier in the w...
Controversial Hooters Restaurant Survives Its First Ramad...
The American franchise Hooters, a controversial restaurant owing to the suggestive uniforms of its waitresses, has survived its first Ramadan in Jakarta with...
Abbas, US Envoy Discuss Issues Seeking Peace Process Resu...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met in Ramallah with a United States delegation to discuss all aspects seeking the resumption of the peace process with I...
Belgian Authorities Detain 4 in Relation to Thwarted Trai...
Belgian officials confirmed on Thursday that four people have been detained in relation to a suspected would-be terrorist whose attack on a train station in ...
Taiwan’s Foxconn Says Toshiba Chip Unit Deal Not Over
Foxconn is continuing to pursue a deal to acquire the memory chip division of Japanese tech giant Toshiba, the chairman of the Taiwanese company said at a sh...
IS Blow Up Ancient Mosul Mosque as Iraq Troops Tighten Gr...
The Islamic State terror organization’s destruction of an iconic 12th-century mosque in the city of Mosul signals the defeat of the extremist group in its la...
Firefighters Battle Final Flames of Deadly Forest Fire in...
Firefighting teams were battling on Thursday the last flames of a deadly forest fire that ripped through a forested region of central Portugal, leaving 64 pe...
Lagarde: Corruption, Tax Evasion Main Challenges to World...
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said on Thursday that corruption, tax evasion, financing of terrorism and financ...
Death Toll Rises to 12 in Guatemala Mudslide
The death toll from a mudslide caused by heavy rainfall in the village of San Pedro Soloma, northwestern Guatemala, on Tuesday has risen to 12, officials said.
Trump Advisors Meet with Abbas to Discuss Peace Process
A delegation led by Jared Kushner, son-in-law and senior advisor to US President Donald Trump, held a meeting with the Palestinian Authority President Mahmou...
Militants Release Hostages after Attack on School in Sout...
Pro-Islamic State militants in the Philippines released dozens of hostages and fled from the southern municipality of Pigcawayan after staging an armed attac...
China Issues Guidelines to Boost Sharing Economy
The Chinese government announced a series of guidelines to boost the spread of the sharing economy, a sector which should be a reinvigorating force in China’...
Hackers Threaten Cyberattack against South Korean Banks
A hacker group has threatened a cyberattack against seven major South Korean banks if they do not pay the equivalent of 360 million won (around $315,000) in ...
Takata Shares Plunge by Half after Reports of Possible Ba...
Shares of Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata fell by over 50 percent on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday after a Japanese newspaper reported that the co...
Ramadan Nights Fill Cairo Streets with Joy and Color
It is early evening and the sticky heat of the day gives way to another sunset in Cairo when the sound of the muezzin calling the faithful to pray is heard t...
Colombian Guerrillas to Release 2 Kidnapped Dutch Journal...
The smaller of Colombia’s two main leftist guerrilla groups said Thursday it would release two Dutch journalists who were kidnapped last weekend.
Trump Questions Obama’s Decisions on Halting Russian Cybe...
President Donald Trump questioned on Thursday the decisions made by his predecessor, Barack Obama, to halt the Russian cyberattacks allegedly undertaken to i...
Spain’s Prosecution Orders Former Barcelona President to ...
Spanish prosecution ordered on Thursday former president of Barcelona Sandro Rosell to remain in custody for money laundering, as there is a risk he could ab...
Brexit Could Cut Irish Tax Revenue by $223 Million a Year...
The United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union looks set to slash the Irish government’s tax revenues by some 200 million euros ($223 million) a year...
Kazakhstan Opens 14th Annual Eurasian Media Forum
Kazakhstan opened on Thursday the XIV Eurasian Media Forum, under the theme “Scenario for the Search for Compromise,” with a series of sessions on the curren...
Science Tunnel Comes to Ecuador
The Science Tunnel, an initiative of Germany’s Max Planck Institute, has arrived in Ecuador on a mission to make the scientific enterprise compelling to youn...
French Cabinet Approves Bill to Extend State of Emergency...
The French government passed on Thursday an anti-terrorism bill aimed at incorporating a series of exceptional measures currently part of the state of emerge...
At Least 9 Killed in Car Bomb Blast at Police Station in ...
At least nine people were killed and 13 others wounded on Thursday in a suicide car bomb blast at a police station in Somalia’s capital, police officials said.
Newcastle Goalkeeper Matz Sels Joins Anderlecht on Season...
Newcastle United announced on Thursday that goalkeeper Matz Sels has joined Anderlecht on a season-long loan.
Exhibit Showcases Achievements of Ancient Peru Culture Kn...
Enigmatic and fascinating geometric images carved into the landscape are not the only remnants of one of ancient Peru’s most unique civilizations, whose weal...
EU Leaders Meet in Brussels with Brexit, Counter-Terror H...
European Union heads of state and government gathered in Brussels on Thursday to begin a meeting that is expected to focus on Brexit, immigration, foreign po...
Cilic Marches Past Kozlov into Queen’s Quarterfinals
Croatian Marin Cilic defeated American Stefan Kozlov on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Queen’s tournament.
South Sudan Reopens Border with Congo after Ebola-Related...
South Sudan has reopened its border with neighboring Congo after a one-month closure due to Ebola, the governor of the town of Tumbura said on Thursday.
UK’s PM in Brussels Proposes Protecting EU Citizen’s Righ...
British Prime Minister Theresa May proposed on Thursday to the European Union’s leadership solutions aimed at ensuring the protection of citizens’ rights aft...
Two Foreigners Who Escaped from Bali Prison via Tunnel Ar...
Indonesian authorities confirmed that two of the four foreigners who escaped through a tunnel earlier this week from a prison in Indonesia’s Bali island were...
Greek Sanitation Workers March in Athens to Protest Tempo...
Thousands of municipal sanitation workers at risk of losing their jobs because they are employed on temporary contracts staged a protest in Athens on Thursda...
Spain PM Says Opposition Party’s Backing Away from Canada...
Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy criticized on Thursday the main opposition party’s proposed withdrawal of support for a large-scale multilateral trade d...
Finsbury Park Attack Victim Died of Multiple Injuries, Lo...
A man who was killed after an assailant drove his van into a crowd outside a London mosque died of multiple injuries, the city’s Metropolitan police announce...
Airbus Aircraft Maker Secures $18.5 Billion in Firm Order...
European aircraft manufacturer Airbus announced on Thursday it had secured firm orders for 144 aircraft worth $18.5 billion (16.6 billion euros) at the 2017 ...
Cindy Makes Landfall in Southeast US
Cindy, the third tropical storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, made landfall early Thursday on the border between Louisiana and Texas, bringing inten...
Khachanov Advances to Halle Open Quarterfinals after Nish...
Russian tennis player Karen Khachanov, world No. 38, reached the Halle Open quarterfinals on Thursday after the withdrawal of Japan’s Kei Nishikori.
First Aid Land Convoy in 2 Years Reaches Syria’s Besieged...
A cargo of humanitarian aid for 15,000 people has reached the Syrian city of Qamishli, the first convoy to reach this area by land in two years, a United Nat...
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