South America Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:23:00 GMTFrancis calls on Mapuches to shun violence, which "turns a most just cause into a lie"
Pope Francis urged Chile’s indigenous Mapuche people on Wednesday to shun violence, saying unity was the best weapon against “the deforestation of hope,” as they struggle to defend their culture and reclaim ancestral land...Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:48:00 GMTJuncker renews offer to UK to stay in EU; Brexit is a catastrophe and "the blame is on many"
The European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker renewed an offer to Britain on Wednesday to stay in the European Union and said he hoped that even if it goes through with Brexit it would apply to rejoin the bloc.Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:44:00 GMTChina and Japan slow down purchase of US Treasury securities
China cuts its holdings of U.S. Treasury securities in November 2017 after adding US$ 8.4bn in October. China's holdings of U.S. treasuries dropped by US$ 12.6bn to US$ 1.1766 trillion in November last year. China remained the ...Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:39:00 GMTMerkel stands firm in the terms agreed for the coalition with Social Democrats
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) on Wednesday ruled out further political concessions in the preliminary coalition agreement between the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Christian Social Union (CSU) and German Social Demo...Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:36:00 GMTBrazil willing to admit US ethanol, if US opens market to fresh beef exports
Brazil is studying the removal of a 20% tariff on ethanol imports from the United States, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Wednesday, in a decision that could depend on Washington lifting a ban on fresh beef exports fr...