The UN Security Council has urged the Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar to hold his advance on Tripoli, saying that Libya's stability and the prospects of a political settlement are at risk. There have been reports of fighting less than 50 kilometers south of the Libyan capital.
President Trump has used a visit to the southern border of the United States to repeat his tough line on immigration. After reviewing what the White House calls the first completed section of his Mexican border wall, he said the US was full up and couldn't take in any more migrants.
The Venezuelan government has strongly condemned the latest United States sanctions against its oil exports, calling them a criminal attack on its economic sovereignty. The US measures target 34 vessels used by Venezuela's state oil company to export crude, as well as two companies that transport oil to Cuba.
Argentina's battered economy has received an injection of 10.8 billion dollars from the International Monetary Fund. It's part of the 56-billion-dollar financing deal that's seen the government introduce austerity measures to rein in inflation and a run on the Peso.
The Venezuelan born singer and song writer Pastor Lopez has died in Columbia at the age of 74. In a career spanning half a century, Pastor Lopez won fans across Latin America.
A Court of Appeal in Morocco has upheld lengthy jail sentences on 42 leaders of protests in the Rif Mountains in 2017. The protests, which began with anger at the gruesome death of a fishmonger, widened into months of demonstrations.
And a rail infrastructure company in the Netherlands has defended a safety campaign that features replicas of torn clothing worn by people killed and injured in train accidents. ProRail said the victim fashion campaign was needed because the number of people killed had risen threefold since 2016. The Dutch Infrastructure Secretary called it needlessly severe.