Monday , October 22 2018

Politics

Jailed Lula is endorsed by Workers’ Party for Brazil’s top job

Bloomberg Brazil’s left-wing Workers’ Party formally endorsed Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in the upcoming presidential election, even though the former leader has been in jail since April on a corruption conviction. The Workers’ Party, known by its Portuguese acronym of PT, pushed ahead with Lula’s candidacy during a convention ...

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Mnangagwa wins Zimbabwe’s presidency after deadly protests

Bloomberg Emmerson Mnangagwa won Zimbabwe’s presidential election, a victory overshadowed by deadly protests, opposition allegations of rigging and threats of legal action, and criticism by observers that the contest was flawed. The controversy surrounding the vote may undermine efforts to reunify the southern African nation and rebuild an economy battered ...

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As Trump brings home war dead, families blast US agency

Bloomberg North Korea’s return of about 55 American war dead marks a hopeful milestone in their almost seven-decade journey home. But it could be years before they’re reunited with their families, and some families blame the US government agency charged with identifying them. The remains, which US Vice President Mike ...

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