Wednesday , September 26 2018

Politics

Brazil’s leftists vying to take on Bolsonaro in polarised election

Bloomberg While far-right frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro recovers from an assassination attempt, two leftist contenders are vying to become his biggest challenger in what’s shaping up to be a polarised runoff vote in October. Former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad jumped 4 percentage points in the first Datafolha poll published since ...

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Manafort pleads guilty, agrees to cooperate with Mueller

Bloomberg Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team scored a significant victory as President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman pleaded guilty to conspiring against the US and agreed to cooperate in the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The former campaign aide, Paul Manafort, admitted to a decade of crimes ...

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EU’s Juncker blasts unchecked nationalism as poison, deceit

Bloomberg Angela Merkel and Jean-Claude Juncker warned of the threat posed by rising nationalism across the European Union, painting next year’s continent-wide elections as a clash of fundamental values that will determine the bloc’s future direction. In tandem speeches in Berlin and Strasbourg on Wednesday morning, Germany’s chancellor and the ...

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