Brazil's Bolsonaro wants to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem
Brazil's president-elect Jair Bolsonaro has told an Israeli newspaper he intends to defy the Palestinians and most of the world by moving his country's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Brazil enters new era with far-right president-elect
Brazil entered a new era Monday after electing its next president, Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right congressman who vowed a fundamental change in direction for the giant Latin American country.
For Alaafin, the world converge on Oyo
The Yoruba, who today, are found in the Southwestern part of Nigeria, the Republics of Benin and Togo, Brazil, Cuba, Trinidad and other places in the Caribbean, have continued to imagine the glory and renown of the empire and the consciousness created by the kingdom of Oyo and its Alaafins. The name Yoruba was initially…
Nigeria signs code of conduct to actively fight terror
Nigeria has signed a Code of Conduct, aimed at joining efforts by the global community to actively engage in the fight against terror in all its forms. Nigeria’s delegation to the meeting on the margins of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York, was led by the…
Gunmen storm Brazil prison, policeman killed as 92 inmates escape
Heavily armed men blew down the front gate of a maximum security prison in northeastern Brazil early Monday and with guns blazing enabled 92 inmates to escape while killing a policeman, authorities said.
Attacker stabs Brazil's right-wing presidential front runner
Brazil's right-wing presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro was stabbed and seriously injured while campaigning Thursday, with police saying the suspect claimed to be acting on orders from God.
Lula appeals to UN in desperate bid to gain access to election
Leftist ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will appeal his barring from October's elections to the United Nations and Brazil's Supreme Court, the man set to replace him on the ballot said Monday.
Prized Brazil Museum Goes Up In Flames, Priceless Artefacts Lost
A massive fire ripped through Rio de Janeiro's treasured National Museum, one of Brazil's oldest, in what the nation's president says is a "tragic" loss of knowledge and heritage. Even before the embers had begun to cool early Monday, grief over the huge cultural loss had given way to anger at across-the-board budget cuts threatening…
More than 700 arrested in Brazil over femicide
More than 700 people accused of committing or planning murders -- in large part against women -- were arrested Friday in a coordinated sweep across Brazil. Some 5,000 police officers took part in the crackdown, which was launched in July, with numbers of arrests expected to go as high as 1,000 by the end of…