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Current news Act. 12 Aug 2016

Today's news

Here are today's top stories:

- In Spain, Abengoa finally closes the agreement for its bailout with a €1.477 billion injection. Mutual funds will gain control of 50% of the company's capital, thus avoiding its bankruptcy after nearly one year of crisis.

- Colombia's President, Juan Manuel Santos, and his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolás Maduro, will meet today to address the situation of the border between the two countries and its possible reopening.

- The Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has accused her rival Donald Trump of “crossing the line” and inciting violence for his call to mobilize gun owners against her.

- Spanish swimmer Mireia Belmonte wins 200m butterfly gold medal. This is her first Olympic gold and her second medal in Rio.