Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro officially launches reelection campaign
25 July 2022 | 3:49 pm
Bolsonaro was nominated by the right-wing Liberal Party as its official presidential candidate. Polls show leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva defeating Bolsonaro handily in the October elections.
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Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has reversed his predecessor Jair Bolsonaro's policies that expanded gun ownership in the country, saying only the "police and the army must be well-armed."
Brazil and Argentina form one of international football's fiercest rivalries. But while Brazil start World Cup 2023 after impeccable preparations, Argentina have only just made it to New Zealand. Why so different?
Brazil captain Rafaelle does not feel her side are among the favorites for the World Cup. But the defender knows that Brazilian football, and its leading light Marta, demand only the best.
Police in Brazil arrested a man on suspicion of planning an assassination attempt on President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva ahead of the Amazon summit to be held next week.
Russia's space agency has returned its focus to the moon, almost 50 years since the Soviet Union's last lunar landing. The mission's official aim is to search for frozen water near the moon's south pole.
Greece is seeing a spike in arrivals by sea of people fleeing conflict and economic hardship in the Middle East and Africa.
Authorities said military police officers shared messages promoting a coup and had prior knowledge of the pro-Bolsonaro riots. They have been charged with attempted coup d'etat and other crimes.
As the world economy reels from a global slowdown amid the Ukraine war, Brazil could benefit from the multiple crises.
Greek firefighters have been battling blazes on numerous fronts, including near the capital. Prosecutors ordered an investigation into the causes of the fires and alleged claims of racism and scapegoating of migrants.
Aditya-L1 is India's maiden solar mission and follows soon after its successful uncrewed lunar landing. India has been pushing hard to increase its footprint in space in recent years.
Brazil's Lula da Silva brings in key lawmakers who were supporters of his political nemesis — former President Jair Bolsonaro — to ease the passage of laws.
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