Friday 26th May, 2017

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'Here today, tomorrow, and the day after': How human security efforts are producing results in Peru

Elohim Monard from the Peruvian Interior Ministry tells an arresting story about an old neighbourhood in Peru's capital Lima. The neighbourhood called Matute had become a tough place to live and peopl ...

OPEC and non-OPEC nations poised to extend output cuts

PanARMENIAN.Net - OPEC and other oil nations meeting Thursday, May 25 appeared set to extend their production cuts in an effort to shore up prices. But the intended impact could be short-lived, The As ...

10 killed in land rights clash with police at Brazil farm

Sao Paulo - Nine men and a woman were killed Wednesday during a police operation in northeastern Brazil that activists say was linked to a long-running conflict over land rights in the country.Polic ...

Ministerial building set on fire during Brazil clashes

PanARMENIAN.Net - Angry demonstrators in Brasilia have started a fire inside the ministry of agriculture and have damaged several other ministerial buildings, BBC News reports.Brazilian authorities ...

Brazil's Temer Orders Troops to Restore Order in Capital

BRASILIA, BRAZIL - Brazil's president ordered soldiers to restore order in the country's capital Wednesday after some government ministries were evacuated during clashes between police and protesters ...

Socialist Lenin Moreno Sworn In As Ecuador President

QUITO - Lenin Moreno was sworn in as Ecuador's president on Wednesday following a tight race that the former vice president won on promises of maintaining the social programs of his leftist predecess ...

Demonstrators start to disperse in Brasilia

After walking across all of the Esplanade of Ministries, where the ministry buildings are located, towards the National Congress building, the protesters attending the Ocupa Brasilia ("Occupy Brasilia ...

Brazil's Temer Loses Another Aide as Pressure Mounts

BRASILIA - Tens of thousands of demonstrators called for President Michel Temer's ouster on Wednesday and federal police asked him to give a statement in a corruption investigation as the pressure on ...

Messi Loses Supreme Court Appeal of Tax-fraud Conviction

MADRID - Professional soccer player Lionel Messi has lost his Supreme Court appeal of a tax-fraud conviction in Spain.The court confirmed the 21-month prison sentence handed to Messi for defrauding ...

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Moody's downgrades China's sovereign credit rating for the first time since 1989

BEIJING, China - Sending shock waves amongst investors in Asian trading, credit rating agency, Moody's downgraded China's sovereign credit rating for the first time since 1989 overnight on

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The jungle book 2016

Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book is being described as a live-action updating of Disney’s 1967 classic animated film, and that description is both testament to how well the film works and how thoroughly blurred the divide between the “real” and the computer-generated has become...

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