"Sanctions are reasons for war", says Iranian chancellor to the United States

Jul 22, 2019 Latam
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrives for a meeting with U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres at United Nations headquarters
The Iranian Foreign Minister described the sanctions applied by the United States government against some countries as "reasons for war"

Britain's May chairs emergency session on seized tanker

Jul 22, 2019 Global
Various crew members of the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero, that was seized by Tehran in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, during a meeting
The meeting of security ministers and officials discussed how to secure shipping in Iran, which is vital to the world's oil supply

Iran says it arrested 17 CIA spies, some sentenced to death

Jul 22, 2019 Global
A woman walks past a mural in a sidewalk in downtown Tehran, Iran
Iran has arrested 17 Iranian nationals allegedly recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the country's nuclear and military sites

Hotels face battle over whether to help US house migrants

Jul 21, 2019 Global
A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer looks on during an operation in Escondido, Calif.
There's a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels

Military studies 'hyperfit' women who pass grueling courses

Jul 21, 2019 Global
Research scientist Leila Walker, left, is assisted by nutritional physiologist Holly McClung as they demonstrate equipment designed to evaluate fitness levels in female soldiers
The goal, said McClung, is to identify the attributes — whether mental, physical or psychological — that help the women succeed

Circle K Mexico apologizes for "sexist" Secretary Day ad

Jul 20, 2019 Latam
People walk past a Circle K convenience store in Mexico City, Thursday, July 18, 2019.
The convenience store brand said in a statement that it did not intend to "promote any stereotype"

Lobbyist: Venezuela's Falcón not seeking presidency

Jul 20, 2019 Latam
Venezuelan opposition leader Henri Falcon greets members of the press as he arrives to the Supreme Court in Caracas
Falcón broke with Venezuela's opposition to run against President Nicolás Maduro in 2018

Brazil's Bolsonaro: Make South America Great Again

Jul 20, 2019 Latam
Argentina's President Mauricio Macri gives a thumbs up to photographers with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro at the Mercosur Summit in Santa Fe, Argentina
Bolsonaro's sought to strike a marked difference with the center-left politics until a rightward shift in politics left the region more polarized

Suspect in Japan anime studio arson reportedly had grudge

Jul 20, 2019 Global
A woman sheds tears as she visits a makeshift memorial honoring the victims of Thursday's fire at the Kyoto Animation Studio building in Japan.
The man suspected of setting ablaze a beloved Japanese animation studio was raging about theft and witnesses reported he had a grudge against the company

Human Capital Flight: another problem for Latin America

Jul 19, 2019 Latam
Man walking through the boarding area of an airport
The lack of job opportunities for overqualified people in countries that do not contribute to science or research leads to a problem called Human Capital Flight

Trans asylum seekers assaulted, abused in immigration centers

Jul 19, 2019 Global
Members of the LGBT community take part in a protest to demand justice after a transgender Honduran woman, who was part of the caravan of Central American migrants that arrived at the U.S. and died in detention in Mexico
Trans asylum seekers have recounted assaults, harassment, and abuse in immigration facilities in the United States and Britain and refugee camps in Europe
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