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Biden’s Asia trip shifts focus to China

President Biden will embark on his first trip as chief executive to Asia this week, an opportunity to focus more on the challenge posed by China since his administration has been consumed for months by Russia’s war in Ukraine. Biden…

Subtropical Cyclone batters Uruguay and Brazil

Uruguay has been hit by strong winds and high waves as a subtropical cyclone swept through the South American nation. A 23-year-old man was killed when a tree fell on his house amid gusts of 98km/h (61mph) in the capital, Montevideo.…

EU reveals its plans to stop using Russian gas

The European Commission has given more details on how it plans to end Europe's dependence on Russian fossil fuels. Russia supplies 40% of the EU's natural gas and 27% of its imported oil. The EU sends the country roughly €400…

ELN announces ceasefire for Colombians to vote in peace

“A peace process with the ELN is the best opportunity to address priority issues,” the rebel group said. Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas announced Monday that they would enforce a ceasefire during the upcoming…