The Telegraph reports that the Mercosur bloc, which includes Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay, has banned ports in the region from allowing ships with Falkland Island flags to dock.
Ivan Heyn, the undersecretary of foreign trade, hanged himself at the Radisson Hotel downtown, a Uruguayan official told AFP.
Kim Jong-il, the enigmatic North Korean leader, died on a train at 8:30 a.m. Saturday in his country. Forty-eight hours later, officials in South Korea still did not know anything about it — to say nothing of Washington, where the State Department ac
In 1996, a military court of hooded judges convicted Berenson of treason and sentenced her to life in prison. After U.S. pressure, she was retried by a civilian court. [Hmm, I wonder if Peru will do the same for the U.S.?]
Kim Jong Il, North Korea's mercurial and enigmatic longtime leader, has died of heart failure. He was 69.
Scenes of lamentation after Kim Il Sung's death on the streets of Pyongyang
Video of North Korean TV state reporter announcing Kim Jong Il's death
Kim Jong Il, the leader of North Korea has died. He was 69. He died on a train trip, a tearful state television announcer dressed in black, reported Monday. It is believed Kim Jong Il suffered a stroke in 2008 but appeared healthy recently in photos
A drilling rig with 67 crew on board capsized and sank off Russia’s far eastern island of Sakhalin on Sunday while being towed through a winter storm, leaving more than 50 dead or missing in the icy Sea of Okhotsk.
If you thought that the use of a Predator drone to target a family in rural North Dakota was overkill, wait until you hear what happened in Jamaica.
US Media Remains Mute on ‘Already-Confirmed’ Operations
Ernest interviews Stephen Lendman on receiving the Mexico Media Award, the truth telling journalistic equivalent of the Hollywood Oscars, and on current world events.
Britain's top soldier warned on Wednesday that pro-democracy uprisings in the Middle East could spawn militant Islamist activity in Britain, but said the greatest threat was economic.
Vladimir Putin has launched an extraordinary attack on US Senator John McCain in which he also implicated Washington in the killing of Libyan dictator Col Muammar Gaddafi.
A U.S. Congressional panel has frozen $700 million in aid to Pakistan until it gives assurances it is helping fight the spread of homemade bombs in the region, a move one Pakistani senator called unwise and likely to strain ties further.
Following similar reports by former FBI translator Sibel Edmonds, Israeli intelligence sources confirm that US Special Forces are massing in Jordan on the Syrian border having been transferred from Iraq.
The asteroid Vesta was first discovered two centuries ago, but until NASA’s Dawn spacecraft arrived there earlier this year and began beaming back images and data
China is already doing plenty of things to the atmosphere above it, but most changes are byproducts of the country’s marathon industrial revolution. Now China plans to make some purposeful atmospheric changes
Is Obama's Air War Against Pakistan Tribals Over?
Prokhorov will need to receive two million signatures in support of his candidacy to be included on ballots next March.
Nearly 22 years ago an American military plane whisked the de facto leader of this nation, Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega, off to Florida to face trial, and ultimately a prison sentence, for drug trafficking. On Sunday evening, a commercial airliner lan
Here is the rub for Vladimir Putin: The people who stood outside the Kremlin, chanting epithets directed at him, are the ones who have prospered greatly during his 12 years in power. They were well traveled and well mannered; they wore hipster glasse
Veena also claimed in her lawsuit that she didn't know the temporary tattoo she put on her arm for the shoot — the letters ISI, which stand for Pakistan's corrupt Inter-Services Intelligence agency — were meant to refer to the ISI. But back to the
Israeli police are reporting a new “price tag” attack in the occupied West Bank overnight, as attackers hit the village of Burkina near the Ariel settlement, torching vehicles and attempting to set the local mosque on fire.
So much for peace in the Middle East.
Obama administration officials have released new intelligence indicating North Korea is building mobile ICBMs that will soon be able to reach the United States.
The Russian Foreign Ministry shot back at US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her criticism that Russia's elections were neither free nor fair.
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has traveled to Dubai after falling ill, fuelling rumors Wednesday of his possible resignation.
New intelligence indicates that North Korea is moving ahead with building its first road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile, an easily hidden weapon capable of hitting the United States, according to Obama administration officials.
Russian authorities should annul the parliamentary vote results and hold a new election, ex-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev urged Wednesday as popular indignation grew over widespread reports of alleged election fraud.