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Brazil’s Far-Right Presidential Candidate Jair Bolsonaro Is Headed For Victory On Sunday — And He’s Bringing His Shock Troops With Him

It was lunchtime on a Saturday, and a crowd of a dozen people stood outside of São Paulo’s Albert Einstein Hospital. Some wore Brazilian flags as capes. Others sported t-shirts that bore the name and face of Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s far-right presidential hopeful — who was at the time due to be discharged from the hospital. A 20-minute drive away, ...

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Lee Myung-bak sentenced to 15 years in prison for corruption

Former President Lee Myung-bak was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Friday, over a series of corruption charges including abuse of power and embezzlement. The Seoul Central District Court also ordered a fine of 13 billion won ($11.5 million) and the forfeiture of 8.27 billion won. Prosecutors had demanded 20 years in jail, a 15 billion won fine and ...

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Pakistan asks India to share data of J&K’s Kishanganga dam

Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistan has asked India to immediately share the data showing inflow and discharge of water at the Kishanganga hydropower project in Jammu and Kashmir, a media report said on Friday. It has also sought dates for inspection of the 330MW hydroelectric project that India had agreed to during a two-day meeting held in August in Lahore ...

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