Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said U.S. President Donald Trump called to wish him good luck after his electoral victory on Sunday, in what the former Brazilian Army captain said was “obviously a very friendly contact”.
Brazilian right-wing presidential-elect Jair Bolsonaro has stirred controversy with comments denigrating women, blacks, gays and indigenous people, landing him in court but not diminishing the wave of support that won him Sunday’s election.
Brazil’s far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro won Sunday’s election pledging a radically new direction in policy, ranging from a crackdown on crime and reducing the role of the state in the economy, to easing the development of indigenous lands.
British finance minister Philip Hammond will use his annual budget speech on Monday to urge his divided Conservative Party to get behind the government’s push for a Brexit deal, or put at risk a long-awaited easing of austerity.
Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was killed along with four others when his helicopter crashed and then exploded after a Premier League match on Saturday, the soccer club and police said.
Far-right lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil’s presidential election on Sunday, riding a wave of frustration over corruption and crime that brought a dramatic swing to the right in the world’s fourth-largest democracy.
Reaction to the death of Leicester City chairman and King Power owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash outside the Premier League club’s ground on Saturday:
Brazil’s far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro pledged to reform government finances and reorient diplomatic relations in his first public comments on Sunday after winning a polarizing run-off vote against leftist Fernando Haddad.
Results give Bolsonaro a 56 percent share of runoff vote, comfortably ahead of centre-left opponent Fernando Haddad.
A treaty banning nuclear weapons could come into force by the end of 2019, backers of a campaign that won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize said in an annual progress report on Monday.