Oil workers are striking over pension reforms that will raise the minimum retirement age and workers' contributions.
Brazilian officials said up to 29 inmates blamed for killing sprees in several prisons will be transferred to stricter federal facilities, after two days of unrest left 55 prisoners dead and authorities rushing to prevent the violence from spreading.
Ten years ago, far-right groups were driven more by hyper-nationalist causes than xenophobic sentiments but now things have changed at grassroots level.
Jair Bolsonaro is well ahead in the polls forecasting the run-off on October 28. And nowhere is his candidacy better supported than in the southern state of Santa Catarina.
The former Brazil and Barcelona star posted a picture in his social media accounts wearing a shirt in support of Brazil's presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro.
Angered by Jair Bolsonaro's history of making offensive comments, female protesters used the hash tag #EleNao, or #NotHim, to drum up support for a series of international protests against the former army captain.
Right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro, who was knifed in the abdomen while campaigning on Thursday, is in serious condition, his son and a hospital spokeswoman confirmed.
The protest was among the biggest in Hungary in recent years, similar in size to a mass rally prompted by Victor Orban’s plan to tax internet use four years ago.
According to preliminary election results, the Hungarian prime minister has won a third consecutive term and his Fidesz party is poised to regain its supermajority in parliament.
Prime Minister Orban, seeking a third term in office, has fixed the economy but unwound democratic freedoms. His opposition to migration has earned him success at home but sown distrust in the EU.
Protesters at the University of California at Berkeley shut down an attempt by far-right Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos to make an address on campus. The school has traditionally been a bastion of free speech.
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