Argentine President Mauricio Macri yesterday said the country was close to a deal with the International Monetary Fund to bolster a $50bn credit line, while a government source said $3bn to $5bn in additional credit could be announced this week.
A solo Indian sailor adrift thousands of kilometres from dry land with a serious back injury was safely rescued from his stricken yacht yesterday after an international effort.
India’s monsoon has produced 9% less rain than usual, raising concerns over production of the country’s summer-sown crops as rainfall in many key grains producing states has been nearly a quarter lower than normal levels.
The Supreme Court yesterday sought the Gujarat government’s response on a plea filed by the wife of dismissed police officer Sanjiv Bhatt, alleging that she was compelled to move the court as her husband was being prevented from doing so.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday inaugurated a new airport in Sikkim and used the occasion to attack the previous governments which he said had neglected the northeast.
Flights could cease between the UK and the rest of the EU if Britain crashes out of the bloc without a deal, the government has said.