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Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro leaves hospital after treatment

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro left a hospital on Sunday after being treated there since last week for an intestinal obstruction. Mr Bolsonaro, who was admitted...

China slams Yellen’s call for US-European ‘unified front’

China has denounced an appeal by US treasury secretary Janet Yellen for a US-European “unified front” against Chinese “unfair economic practices” and human rights...

Sweden’s prime minister unveils new government team

Sweden’s caretaker prime minister Stefan Lofven unveiled a two-party, minority coalition government just two days after garnering support in Parliament to cobble together a...

South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma handed prison term

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced to 15 months in prison for defying a...

Communist Party marks centenary with China ‘at forefront of world politics’

China is marking the centenary of its ruling Communist Party this week by heralding what it says is its growing influence abroad, along with...

Swedish premier asks parliament speaker to form new government

Sweden’s Social Democratic prime minister has asked the parliament speaker to form a new government. Stefan Lofven, who has been premier since 2014, became the...

Regional elections pose crucial test for French far-right

A decisive, second round of voting in France’s regional elections on Sunday is being scrutinised as a litmus test of whether the anti-immigration far-right...

Helicopter carrying Colombia’s president attacked

Colombian President Iván Duque has said a helicopter carrying him and several senior officials came under fire in the southern Catatumbo region bordering Venezuela,...

Giuliani suspended from practising law over false statements made for Trump

An appeals court has suspended Rudy Giuliani from practising law in New York because he made false statements while trying to get courts to...

Security chief named Hong Kong’s second-in-command amid protest clampdown

The Chinese government has promoted Hong Kong’s top security official to the territory’s second-most senior position as Beijing looks to the administration to clamp...

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