Wednesday , September 26 2018

Politics

Lula’s heir would face Bolsonaro in Brazil runoff: Poll

Bloomberg Fernando Haddad, leftist former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s chosen successor, would face front-runner Jair Bolsonaro in a runoff vote for Brazil’s presidency, according to opinion poll published on Monday. Bolsonaro would get 28.2 percent of first-round votes, followed by Haddad with 17.6 percent, according to an MDA ...

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Saudi brokers Ethiopia, Eritrea deal to boost regional security

Bloomberg Saudi Arabia brokered a new peace agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea aimed at stabilising the Horn of Africa region, Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki signed the so-called Jeddah Peace Accord on Sunday in the presence of King Salman bin ...

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May warns restive Tories she won’t back off her Brexit plan

Bloomberg Prime Minister Theresa May gave a steadfast defense of her plans for Britain’s departure from the European Union ahead of key talks this week, while admitting to feeling “irritated” at speculation building within her Conservative Party about a potential leadership challenge. European leaders gather in Salzburg, Austria, on Wednesday ...

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