A ferry with some 80 people on board sank in a lake on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia, and at least one person lost his life.
The candidate of the Uribe Democratic Center party, Iván Duque, is won the Presidency of Colombia with more than 8.7 million votes when 84.5% of the polling stations have been counted, according to the National Registry of Civil Status.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the open Richter scale was recorded today in the Ecuadorian province of Guayas, in the coastal region of the country, with no reports of casualties or property damage so far.
The Venezuelan head of state, Nicolás Maduro, named yesterday the president of the ruling National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Delcy Rodríguez, as the new executive vice president of his Government.
The Chamber of Deputies of Argentina today approved a bill that seeks to decriminalize abortion until the 14th week of gestation, which now passes to the Senate for treatment and eventual final sanction.
At least 13 people lost their lives and 12 are missing after the wreck of the boat which was were traveling near the coast of the Indonesian island of Celebes, in the central region of that archipelago, local media reported today.
French security forces detained the man who had taken several hostages in a building in the center of Paris on Tuesday, said Interior Minister Gérard Collomb, noting that those released are safe and sound.
The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, accepted the invitation made by the American president, Donald Trump, to visit him in his country to celebrate a new meeting after the historic summit of Singapore, according to media reports from Pyongyang.
Two earthquakes of magnitude 4.5 and 4.3 on the Richter scale, which had the Galeras volcano as its epicenter, shook today the Colombian department of Nariño, bordering Ecuador, and left two people dead in Pasto, the regional capital- confirmed official sources. Continue reading “Two earthquakes of magnitude 4.5 and 4.3 in southwest Colombia leave two dead”
It is only a few months since Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un were trading insults and threatening to launch World War Three, yet on Tuesday morning they laid aside the rhetoric and met for the first time.