Lula da Silva
The victory marks a stunning turnaround for the charismatic but tarnished leftist heavyweight, who left office in 2010 as the most popular president in Brazilian history, fell into disgrace when he was imprisoned for 18 months on since-quashed corruption charges.
Brazil’s leftist former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has turned to veteran comrades in his Workers Party (PT) to run his presidential campaign, shoring up his base after appeals to the center raised tensions with the party’s old guard.
It is unfortunate that after a hard-fought Brazilian presidential election, the supporters of Jair Bolsonaro, the incumbent who lost to his rival Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, should have stormed the parliament, the Supreme Court and the presidential palace in the capital, Brasilia on Sunday. Bolsanaro had left the country for Florida
Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s loss of broad protections from prosecution when he stepped down on Sunday leaves him more exposed to criminal and electoral probes that could lead to his arrest or prevent him from running for office. Bolsonaro, a far-right nationalist, left Brazil for Florida on Friday after losing to leftist
India’s ruling party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won three of the state elections with clear victory margins. Of the three states where it had won, it came back to power in Rajasthan and in Chhattisgarh after losing power in 2018. It had lost the 2018 polls in Madhya
Hailed as a world first, European Union artificial intelligence rules are facing a make-or-break moment as negotiators try to hammer out the final details this week — talks complicated by the sudden rise of generative AI that produces human-like work. First suggested in 2019, the EU’s AI Act was expected
The late Princess Diana had one of the most recognisable faces on the planet, and the voice to match. Over the years, plenty have parodied the doe-eyed, low-voiced royal. But according to dialect coach William Conacher, the man responsible for getting some of the world’s biggest actors to sound like Diana,
If Joe Biden wins in 2024, he will make history by being the oldest person elected to the presidency. That month, he’ll turn 82. There is no shortage of people who doubt Biden’s ability to campaign. Polls and pundits are quick to connect Biden’s age with low approval numbers. Even the former chief