Indonesia has asked foreign embassies to send representatives to a maximum security prison for the expected execution of 10 drug convicts, although an official 72-hour notice of execution has not been given yet, diplomats said on Friday.
The treasurer of Brazil`s ruling party was arrested Wednesday for alleged money laundering and taking bribes from state oil giant Petrobras that were stuffed into backpacks, the latest blow to President Dilma Rousseff.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Sunday lashed out at Pope Francis for "inappropriate" and "one-sided" comments after he used the word "genocide" to describe the massacres of Armenians by Ottoman forces during World War I.
Former world number one Greg Norman has said he feels sorry for Tiger Woods` position as a fallen idol but believes the American`s travails showed even the greatest individuals would have their "weaknesses" exposed.
A massive corruption scandal at Brazil`s state oil company. Protests over the presumed massacre of 43 students in Mexico. An Argentine prosecutor`s mysterious death. Economies slowed by falling commodity prices.
The mother of a 10-year-old boy shot dead by Brazilian police joined Rio protesters in a "march for peace" on Saturday after two days of tensions which have renewed security concerns ahead of next year`s Olympics.