Scandal-ridden Brazil construction giant Odebrecht, which has admitted to spending nearly $800 million to bribe officials across Latin America to win contracts, filed for bankruptcy protection Monday, judicial sources said.
Australia's conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison claimed a stunning victory on Saturday in a national election result that defied pre-poll projections and led to favourite Bill Shorten resigning his leadership of the Labor party.
President Donald Trump announced Monday that the US had designated Iran's Revolutionary Guards as a "foreign terrorist organisation" as part of efforts to increase international pressure on the country.
France on Monday launched a national campaign to encourage the wine-loving French to cut down on their drinking after a study showed that a quarter of them over-consume. But many still feel that “a nice meal can’t be enjoyed without a good wine”.
FRANCE 24‘Quoi, just two glasses?’ French urged to cut down on their drinking