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Brazil's assets dive as political crisis engulfs Temer

Brazil's assets dive as political crisis engulfs Temer

The O Globo newspaper reported on Wednesday night that Temer met in March with Joesley Batista, Chairman of meat company JBS SA (JBSS3.SA), which grew rapidly under 13 years of leftist Workers Party rule due largely to low-cost loans from Brazil's national development bank.



Pro-EU Liberal Democrats promise new Brexit vote

And he will urge voters: "Governments without a strong opposition are bad governments. A vote for the Liberal Democrats can change Britain's future". The party is also planning to work with the devolved Welsh government to scrap all Severn Bridge tolls. The Party has some ties to the resources industry through Ray Georgeson, chair of the Resource Association, who a Lib Dem town councillor in Otley, West Yorkshire and a board member of the Green Liberal Democrats .



ICJ orders Pakistan to stay Jadhav execution

By winning a preliminary order from the International Court of Justice that prevents Pakistan from carrying out the execution of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, India has won the battle of perceptions among members of the international community.


Suspect in deadly Times Square mayhem charged with murder

Suspect in deadly Times Square mayhem charged with murder

Rojas was said to have served in the US military and he was enlisted in the Navy in 2011. Rojas returned from his Navy service with a drinking problem and had posted "crazy stuff" on social media, said a friend, Harrison Ramos, speaking to Reuters outside the apartment building where Rojas lives in New York City's Bronx borough.


Trump assails naming of counsel as 'witch hunt'

Trump assails naming of counsel as 'witch hunt'

A New York-born Vietnam war vet aged 72, Mueller has a reputation as a tough lawman who once even stood up to a president. "The real risk here is interference by the White House or by [Attorney General Jeff] Sessions' appointees, not some issue involving Wilmer Hale", he added.



Hashemitaba calls on Iranians to vote for Rouhani

The ultra-conservative cleric, Ebrahim Raisi, is in second place with 27% of the votes, while the Mayor of Tehran, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, is in third place with 25%. Raisi and other hardliners have accused Rouhani of tolerating corruption and mismanaging the economy, charges he denies. Rouhani has criticized Raisi's past as a senior prosecutor in the 1980s when thousands of jailed dissidents were executed.