The British parliament on Tuesday rejected overwhelmingly the Brexit deal, further complicating the country's historic exit from the European Union (EU).
Extreme poverty on rise in LatAm: UN agency2019-01-16
More people are living in extreme poverty in Latin America than at any time since 2008, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), which is based in Chile's capital of Santiago, said on Tuesday.
France offers 1.15 bln USD loan to Iraq for reconstruction2019-01-15
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday that his government granted one billion euros (1.15 billion U.S. dollars) loan to Iraq to support reconstruction and stability efforts in the areas destroyed by the war against the extremist Islamic State (IS) militants.
Greek new defense minister sworn in ahead of confidence vote to gov't2019-01-15
Former head of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff admiral Evangelos Apostolakis was sworn in on Monday as the country's new Defense Minister ahead of a confidence vote to the government which is scheduled for Wednesday evening, Greek national news agency AMNA reported.
Trump speaks with Turkey's Erdogan amid tension2019-01-15
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke over phone with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday following recent bickering between Washington and Ankara, said the White House in a statement.