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Stabbed Brazil election front-runner leaves intensive care: hospital

/ Sep 17, 2018

Stabbed Brazil election front-runner leaves intensive care: hospital

Brazil's far-right presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro was released from intensive care Sunday after undergoing surgery for complications from a stab wound he suffered while campaigning. The candidate, who had surgery to remove an intestinal blockage on Wednesday, has been moved to a "semi-intensive care unit," ...

Abe 20 points ahead of Ishiba in LDP leadership race: poll

/ Sep 16, 2018

Abe 20 points ahead of Ishiba in LDP leadership race: poll

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe holds a 20-point lead over former Defense Minister Shigeru Ishiba ahead of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's presidential election next week, a Kyodo News poll showed Saturday. Abe, who is seeking another three-year term in the Sept. 20 leadership election, was ...

Sweden faces political impasse after far-right election gains

/ Sep 11, 2018

Sweden faces political impasse after far-right election gains

Sweden faces a political impasse after its mainstream center-left and center-right blocs virtually tied in an election Sunday, while the far-right — which neither wants to deal with — made gains on a hard-line anti-immigration platform. With nearly all votes counted Monday, the ruling center-left ...