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Ethical dilemmas on Central America’s desolation row 2019-09-18 05:00:14Journalists covering migrants’ journeys face an acute moral predicament

Leading countries blocked from speaking at UN climate 2019-09-17 19:01:38Secretary-general takes tough line on select coal-supporting nations

Trudeau’s grand promises go missing in Canada election 2019-09-16 00:00:30Canadians head to next month’s poll dissatisfied with all their electoral options

EM central banks most dovish since financial crisis 2019-09-15 23:00:29Monetary authorities are reacting to faltering growth

Libra is imperialism by stealth 2019-09-13 09:31:59Stablecoins are dollarisation by proxy. 

IMF’s $5bn payment to Argentina at risk of 2019-09-13 09:06:53Central bank has lost more than $15bn in reserves as companies rush to buy dollars

Pemex pays up to secure $7.5bn bond issue 2019-09-12 19:41:21Attractive pricing draws investor support for debt-laden state oil company

Argentina inflation jumps after peso’s collapse 2019-09-12 16:31:24Rising prices deal another blow to Mauricio Macri’s fading political prospects

Cuba faces blackouts as US sanctions hit fuel 2019-09-12 13:38:08President Miguel Díaz-Canel warns of worst crisis since fall of Soviet Union

How Argentina-focused hedge funds escaped the pain 2019-09-12 12:36:12Investors that scaled back exposure before August poll breathe a sigh of relief

Supreme Court allows Trump to block asylum seekers 2019-09-12 10:32:28Most Central American migrants must apply for shelter en route

Mexico raids the piggy bank to prop up 2019-09-12 06:00:27Analysts fear $5bn injection into state oil company could erode state accounts

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Travel Firm Thomas Cook Teeters on Edge as New! 2019-09-22 12:26:25A collapse could leave around 150,000 travelers from Britain stranded, along with hundreds of thousands from other countries

Trump Says He Did Nothing Wrong in Call New! 2019-09-22 10:36:10News reports say Trump urged Ukrainian counterpart to investigate son of former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden

Al-Shabab Attack Kills 20 Somali Soldiers New! 2019-09-22 10:29:12A spokesman for Somali special forces said the militants attacked the base 'in large numbers'

Pompeo: Trump's Iran Strategy is Working New! 2019-09-22 10:01:19Secretary of State said US is working to find a diplomatic outcome to tensions with Iran but if diplomacy fails President Trump 'will make necessary

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' Aim for Records at New! 2019-09-22 09:08:23The HBO fantasy saga already has the most awards for a show in one season, 12, and it's competing Sunday in seven categories

FIFA Says Tehran 'Assured' That Women Can Get New! 2019-09-22 08:52:32FIFA president's comments follow soccer's world governing body delegation visit to Iran over conservative Shi'ite leadership's longtime ban on wom

Hong Kong Protesters Vandalize Subway Station, Deface Chinese New! 2019-09-22 08:44:17Meanwhile Hong Kong has cut back rail and bus access to its airport to avoid an anti-government protest at one of the busiest airport hubs in the worl

Pakistan Bus Crash Kills 26; Brakes Fail on New! 2019-09-22 08:03:35Such road accidents are common in Pakistan, where motorists largely disregard traffic rules and safety standards on worn-out roads

Trump Joins Indian PM in 'Howdy Modi' Event New! 2019-09-22 07:59:21Trump appeared with Modi before a largely Indian audience of some 50,000 people who are due to pack a Houston stadium for the 'Howdy Modi' event

Israeli Arab Parties Back Gantz For PM in New! 2019-09-22 07:48:05The mainly Arab Joint List alliance made the announcement at roughly the same time as its leader, Ayman Odeh, published an opinion piece on 'The New

In Cambodia, It’s a Bad Year for Dengue Fever New! 2019-09-22 04:33:12So far this year, health authorities have recorded 39,000 cases in Cambodia, compared with 3,000 for 2018. Cases have surged elsewhere in the region a

Iran Sees Problems with Foreign Forces, Vows to New! 2019-09-22 03:11:46President Hassan Rouhani said he will offer a regional peace plan during his visit to the UN this week

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Amid increasing threat from climate change, New York 2019-09-20 16:51:12New York - a metropolis surrounded by water - is increasingly under threat from rising tides caused by climate change, with whole neighbourhoods ravag

NY Mayor De Blasio ends 2020 presidential bid 2019-09-20 08:26:58New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has ended his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

GoFundMe CEO: 'Somebody has to step in' 2019-09-20 06:30:49The US-based crowdfunding website GoFundMe has helped people collect millions for worthy causes around the world - but what about the ethics of a plat

Trudeau 'blackface' images compound allegations of racial insensitivity 2019-09-19 21:12:03Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in major political trouble just weeks before facing voters, tripped up by a penchant for poor jokes and dres

Pompeo's talks with Saudi leaders 2019-09-18 23:05:20"An act of war" - that's the conclusion of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking about Saturday's attacks on Saudi oil facilities.

Trudeau 'brownface' scandal emerges a month before Canadian 2019-09-18 22:07:26Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a fervent advocate of the multiculturalism integral to Canadian identity, apologized Wednesday for wearing br

Trump revokes California's right to set stricter car 2019-09-18 21:36:11President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than tho

Killings by police snipers on the rise in 2019-09-18 11:31:56Before being elected as the governor of Rio de Janeiro, Wilson Witzel spoke of his plans to use snipers to fight drug traffickers in the city's favel

The horrific reality of a psychiatric hospital in 2019-09-18 08:57:12It's one of the most devastating aspects of Venezuela's political and economic turmoil: the collapse of the public health system. Venezuela suffers

Ecuador's lawmakers vote against decriminalizing abortion for cases 2019-09-18 04:24:17Ecuador's National Assembly voted Tuesday against decriminalizing abortion in all cases of rape and for fetal malformation.

Venezuela releases key opposition lawmaker after four months 2019-09-18 03:00:02Venezuela has released key opposition figure Edgar Zambrano from jail, where he had been held since a failed uprising in May, Attorney General Tarek W

Teen activist Greta Thunberg tells US lawmakers to 2019-09-17 21:23:44Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg offered a blunt message to Congress on Tuesday as she brought her campaign for urgent action on climate change to the

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