ISTANBUL: A Russian naval spy ship on Thursday (Apr 27) sank in the Black Sea off Turkey's coast after hitting a Togo-flagged vessel packed with livestock but all of its 78 crew were rescued by Turkish coastguards.
WASHINGTON: After a crushing defeat in the effort to repeal Obamacare, the Trump administration is hoping for smoother sailing on tax reform, expecting this will be less divisive among Republican party factions.
TOKYO: An avalanche Monday killed seven Japanese high school students and a teacher on a mountain-climbing outing, and injured 40 more.
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday (Mar 28) to undo his predecessor Barack Obama's plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fueled power plants, according to the new environmental chief.
SAO PAULO: Brazilians furious at corruption demonstrated on Sunday (Mar 26) in support of a politically explosive probe into high-level embezzlement and bribery, but turnout was significantly lower than at previous protests.
WASHINGTON: Donald Trump suffered a bitter defeat on Friday (Mar 24) in his first major legislative challenge, as the president's effort to repeal Obamacare was shot down by rebel Republican lawmakers.
BRUSSELS: European Parliament chief Antonio Tajani said securing the rights of millions of EU citizens after Brexit was a "red line" when negotiations begin soon.
BRASILIA: Worldwide markets have been slamming their doors on Brazilian meat since revelations that rotten product was being sold with faked certificates, but the agriculture minister said on Thursday (Mar 23) "the worst of the process is over."
BRASILIA: Brazil's government fought on Wednesday (Mar 22) to save the country's meat industry from getting burned in a corruption scandal that has prompted several countries to pull Brazilian beef and chicken from the menu.
BRASILIA: Brazil's giant meat industry suffered a heavy blow on Tuesday (Mar 21), when Hong Kong became the latest to ban imports in response to allegations of rotten meat being sold with falsified certificates.
JUBA: At least 37 people were injured when a passenger jet crash-landed in South Sudan's northwestern city of Wau on Monday (Mar 20), government and airport officials said.