Syrian President Bashar al-Assad declared on Tuesday that his country was at war and ordered his new government to spare no effort to achieve victory, as the worst fighting of the 16-month conflict reached the outskirts of the capital.
Buenos Aires stocks edged down with the Merval benchmark stock index moving down by 0.4 percent to 2,278.58 points.
Britain's landmark Big Ben clock tower adjoining the Houses of Parliament will be renamed "Elizabeth Tower" to mark Queen Elizabeth's 60th year on the throne, a parliamentary official said.
Carmaker Renault will suspend 1600 workers of its Córdoba province factory due to an accumulation of stock, sources confirmed to ambito.com
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner handed the Argentine flag to Olympic flag-carrier Luciana Aymar from the National Hockey Team before sending them off to London to take part of the Olympic Games in August.