Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church today met in Cuba nearly 1,000 years after Eastern Orthodoxy split with Rome, marking the first encounter in history between a Roman Catholic pope and a Russian Orthodox patriarch.
President Mauricio Macri today announced the elimination of export duties for metallic and non-metallic minerals during a visit to the province of San Juan, a key mining district in the country.
President Mauricio Macri appears to have come out on top after his first — and much-anticipated — meeting with the leaders of the country’s largest labour unions.
By Luciana Bertoia
In the midst of ongoing and intense negotiations in the US courts between the administration of President Mauricio Macri and holdouts to reach an agreement, special master Daniel A. Pollack today said that "other parties with substantial holdings of defaulted Argentine bonds have expressed interest in settling."• Argentine creditor calls country's return to US court 'baffling' • Griesa (also) appears to change tack
US and European shares rebounded from recent weakness on Friday, with reassuring US retail sales data boosting sentiment, while US crude prices rallied from more than 12-year lows.
By Pablo Suárez
Two 15-year-old girls died on Friday in a shooting in an isolated area of a high school campus in a Phoenix suburb and were found with the gun beside them, police said.
Physicists detect gravitational waves in major discovery
In one of the biggest eureka moments in the history of physics, scientists announced they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space and time that Einstein predicted a century ago. It’s a landmark discovery, one that opens a new window for studying the cosmos.