{FD} Peru launches impeachment process against president

Lawmakers in Peru have initiated impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski over previously undisclosed payments a decade ago from a Brazilian company at the heart of Latin America's biggest graft scandal.

{FD} US special envoy backs unconditional talks with N. Korea

The U.S. special envoy for North Korea has expressed hope that Pyongyang would accept Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's diplomatic offer of unconditional talks, although the overture has already been contradicted by the White House.

{FD} The Latest: Peru’s president vows to fight on; won’t resign

The Latest on Peru's political crisis (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is vowing to fight on amid calls for his resignation over decade-old payments his consulting business received from a Brazilian firm at the heart of Latin America's biggest graft scandal.

{FD} Germany’s VW issues study on role during Brazil dictatorship

German automaker Volkswagen says a study into its role during Brazil's 1964-1985 military dictatorship has concluded that some site security officials in Brazil cooperated with the regime but there was no clear evidence the collaboration was "institutionalized."

{FD} Argentina submarine chased by British helicopter before vanishing, sailor’s sister claims

The Argentinian submarine that vanished last month was being chased by a British helicopter and Chilean ship shortly before disappearing, one of the doomed vessel's sailors told his sister in a "strange" message that was one of the last sent from the sub.