Lula is the candidate for his Workers Party (PT) and leads presidential polls ahead of the October ballot, but is widely expected to be banned from running by an electoral court. He was jailed in April on a corruption conviction.
President Nicolas Maduro said he would overhaul Venezuela’s disparate exchange rates and peg salaries, pensions, and prices to the petro, a cryptocurrency launched by the government earlier this year.
The sanctions by the Treasury Department marked the toughest US action so far in response to Myanmar’s crackdown on the Rohingya minority.
US President Trump's "America First" trade policy has embroiled the country in a game of tariff chicken with major trade partners, including China, the world’s second-largest economy. But the US is not coming out of this unscathed.
A higher Turkish court has rejected an appeal for the release from detention of the American pastor Andrew Brunson, who is facing terrorism-related charges and is currently under house arrest in the Aegean province of Izmir.
In an opinion piece in The New York Times, former CIA Director John Brennan said Trump's decision, announced Wednesday, to deny him access to classified information was a desperate attempt to end Mueller's investigation.
Aretha Franklin, the music icon, legendary singer and "Queen of Soul," her passing on Thursday left millions of her fans heartbroken. This is how the world reacted to Franklin's death
Siraj Ibn Wahhaj was accused of abducting his three-year-old son from his home in Atlanta last December. A manhunt resulted in the remains of a boy being found in the compound and now DNA confirms it is his son.
Mevlut Cavusoglu’s remarks came after US President Donald Trump said Turkey "has not proven to be a good friend" during a Cabinet meeting Thursday.
The move comes as the administration prepares to increase economic pressure on Iran by restoring sanctions to force Tehran to end its nuclear weapons program and support for militant groups in the Middle East.
A jury in Virginia began deliberations in the trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman who is facing bank and tax fraud charges that could put him behind bars for years.
The multi-Grammy Award winner and "Rebel Heart" singer, who was presented with Billboard magazine's Woman of the Year award in 2016, turns 60, celebrating her birthday in the Moroccan city of Marrakech.
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