Cairo, November 14 (RHC)-- An Egyptian court has sentenced 12 supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi to 17 years in prison for taking part in a student-led demonstration against the military-installed government.... More


Manila, November 13 (RHC)-- Desperate survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines are struggling to receive aid in the aftermath of one of the worst storms in history. In Tacloban, the city flattened by the typhoon, survivors marched in a contingent three miles long to seek water and food at the local airport. ... More


Asunción, November 13 (RHC) -- The new Paraguayan government of President Horacio Cartes is rapidly formalizing relations with its Mercosur partners. ... More


Manila, November 13 (RHC)-- Philippine Foreign Secretary Alberto del Rosario has thanked international donors for providing aid. But he also issued an appeal for action on global warming, saying climate change worsened the typhoon’s scale and strength.... More


United Nations, November 13 (RHC) – A UN report released Tuesday said that despite reducing hunger and poverty in countries like Venezuela, Bolivia, Brazil and Ecuador, Latin America still remains the world’s most unequal and most insecure region.... More


Caracas, November 13 (RHC) -- As proposed during a meeting in Caracas, Environment ministers from the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) have arrived at a strategy to share environmental management, local media reported Tuesday.... More


Tel Aviv, November 11 (RHC)-- The Israeli government has frozen one of its most controversial settlement projects, while simultaneously expanding another in the occupied West Bank.... More


Guatemala City, November 13 (RHC)-- Guatemalan Interior Minister Mauricio Lopez Bonilla said on Twitter that 11 suspects have been arrested in a drug trafficking ring, including drug lord Jose Ranferi Ponce Rodriguez.... More


Washington, November 13 (RHC)-- The United States has again called all settlements constructed by Israel on the occupied Palestinian land "illegitimate" and expressed deep concern over a report revealing that the Tel Aviv regime is planning to construct 20,000 more illegal settlement units.... More


Ramallah, November 13 (RHC)-- Acting Palestinian Authority chief Mahmud Abbas has issued a stern warning over Israel’s plan to build thousands of new illegal settler units on occupied Palestinian lands. Head negotiator Saeb Erakat, quoting Abbas, said: "If Israel does not go back on its latest construction plans for the settlements, that will spell a formal declaration of the end of the peace process." ... More


Berlin, November 13 (RHC)-- Documents from Edward Snowden show the National Security Agency and its British counterpart have spied on OPEC, the coalition of countries that controls the global oil market. ... More


Rio de Janeiro, November 13 (RHC) -- The Brazilian government plans to hold the country's first tender for suppliers of renewable energy.... More


Tel Aviv, November 13 (RHC)-- In Israel, right-wing hardliner Avigdor Lieberman has been reinstated as foreign minister following his acquittal on corruption charges. ... More


Phnom Penh, November 13 (RHC)-- In Cambodia, riot police violently cracked down on striking garment workers on Wednesday, killing at least one woman and wounding several others. Reuters reports 37 people were arrested. ... More


Birmingham, November 13 (RHC)-- A train that derailed and exploded in the U.S. state of Alabama late last week was carrying roughly 2.7 million gallons of crude oil. The head of the rail company Genesee and Wyoming said the train included 90 cars carrying 30,000 gallons of oil each. About 25 cars derailed, dumping oil into the wetlands and sending flames shooting 300 feet into the s... More


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