Colombia’s government and the country’s last active rebel force plan to start demining conflict areas, the armed group said Thursday.
The representatives of seven countries buying Airbus’s troubled A400M military plane told the aviation giant Thursday they would maintain penalties over delivery delays after a meeting in Madrid, a source at the talks said.
Argentina suspended Canadian mining company Barrick Gold on Thursday after the firm admitted to a new spill at a mine in the Andes mountains, its third in two years.
Chile’s mining output plunged in February because of a strike over pay at a major copper mine, an economic blow ahead of a presidential election in November, official data showed Thursday.
McDonald’s announced Thursday it will shift to fresh beef in its new made-to-order Quarter Pounder hamburgers in most US restaurants as it seeks to beef up sales in its home market.
Islamic State group fighters battling Iraqi forces in Mosul are holding civilians hostage in buildings and then deliberately attracting strikes by coalition aircraft, a spokesman for the US-led coalition said on Thursday.
Slovakia’s parliament on Thursday approved a constitutional amendment to reopen a probe into the 1995 kidnapping of the son of former liberal president Michal Kovac.
With less than a month to the first round of the French presidential election, the Socialist Party licks its wounds after its candidate was spurned by ex-premier Manuel Valls and pensioners took to the streets with their demands.
US auto maker Ford announced Thursday it will invest Can$500 million (US$376 million) in Canada to create 300 research and engineering jobs amid its drive to connect cars to the internet.
Spain cut its public deficit in 2016 to 4.54 percent of its economic output, the government said Thursday, narrowly beating the revised target it agreed with the EU.
Kosovo’s President Hashim Thaci on Thursday gave up on his plans for a rapid transformation of the nation’s defence force into an army, ceding to strong opposition from Western allies.