Brazil and China have ditched the U.S. dollar and agreed to trade in their currencies as the greenback rapidly loses its status as the world’s reserve currency.
Two top Brazilian security officials faced detention Tuesday after a senior judge on Brazil’s Supreme Court ordered their arrests over attacks on key government buildings.
Brazil’s former president and conservative rightwing leader Jair Bolsonaro has condemned supporters who invaded and ransacked the government’s top institutions on Sunday.
Brazilian police began regaining control in the capital of Brasília Monday, where thousands of supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro attacked government buildings, including Congress, the presidential palace, and the Supreme Court.
Thousands of supporters of Brazil’s former rightwing President Jair Bolsonaro invaded the Supreme Court, the Congress building, and surrounded the presidential palace in Brasilia, the capital, several sources confirmed Sunday.
Brazil’s controversial leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, was sworn in as president shortly after his predecessor left for the United States amid rising tensions.
Supporters of outgoing Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro clashed with law enforcement officers, set fire to vehicles, and allegedly tried to storm federal police headquarters in Brasilia Monday, in protest at the official certification of leftist Lula da Silva as Brazil’s newly elected president, DW reports.
Brazil’s military could still intervene to prevent leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from becoming the next president, well-informed sources suggested Tuesday.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is contesting his defeat in the October election and calling on the electoral authority to annul votes cast on most of the nation’s electronic voting machines, citing a software bug that independent experts have said didn’t affect the reliability of results.
Brazil’s electoral authority says former leftist President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of the leftist Worker’s Party has defeated incumbent Jair Bolsonaro to become the country’s next president, a setback for conservatives supporting him.
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha ordered an urgent probe and offered condolences after at least 37 people, most of them children, were killed in a knife and gun attack at a childcare center in north-eastern Thailand.
Brazil’s tense presidential elections pitting right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro against left-wing former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, known as Lula, was heading for a run-off vote, electoral authorities confirmed Sunday.
Israel has accepted almost 60,000 new immigrants over the past Jewish year, the highest number in 20 years mainly driven by an influx of Russians and Ukrainians seeking refuge from the war between the two countries.
A contingent of conservatives who oppose same-sex marriage has separated from the Australian Anglican church to launch a new denomination called the Diocese of the Southern Cross, Church Leaders reports.
In the East, however, security and economy-focused blocs led by Beijing and Moscow are looking to take on new members of their own, including Iran and Saudi Arabia, two influential Middle Eastern rivals whose interest in shoring up cooperation on this new front could have a significant impact on global geopolitical balance.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the monkeypox outbreak a “global emergency,” raising the prospect of tighter health measures.
Hungary’s recently inaugurated president says she and her Brazilian counterpart have agreed to support persecuted Christians and to protect the unborn and traditional families.
Russia’s president suggested Friday that his nation’s invasion of Ukraine could lead to World War Three and challenged the West to fight his army.
Russia says it wants to develop a new global reserve currency with China and “other BRICS nations,” in a significant challenge to the dominance of the U.S. dollar.
Brazilian police say an illegal fisherman has confessed to killing British journalist Dom Phillips and Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira in the remote Amazon, where they investigated abuses and crime.