Latin America
Moscow: Syria meeting 'ends in failure'
Syrian opposition representatives claim Assad delegates 'failed to establish confidence' in talks in Moscow

Earthquake rocks Mexico, no damages reported
Tremor was felt in the city of Puebla and in several Mexico City boroughs.

Rousseff mulls response to mass Brazil protests
Government says it is 'listening to the protesters' and wants 'more input from the population.'

Mass protests against Rousseff gov't sweep across Brazil
At least a million protesters fill the streets of Sao Paulo, with rallies calling for President Rousseff's impeachment seen in every Brazilian state and the capital.

Sanctions on Venezuela: a shift in US policy?
Some analysts say Obama is responding to a real threat, by naming Venezuela a 'national security threat,' but others disagree

US issues new sanctions against Venezuela
Obama announces sanctions after Venezuela now requires compulsory visas for all US travelers and a ban on certain officials, including former President George W. Bush.

France mourns deaths of sports stars in Argentina crash
Champion sailor Florence Arthaud, 57, Olympic gold medalist swimmer Camille Muffat, 25, and Olympic boxer Alexis Vastine, 28, were among those killed.

Venezuela bans Bush, demands visas for US travelers
Venezuela announces steps against US, accused of plotting against Maduro's government

Thousands march 5 months after Mexican students disappeared
On fifth month anniversary of their disappearance, relatives and supporters of the missing students held a march in Mexico City for justice for 43 missing students.