Brazilian markets rose as Bolsonaro’s strong performance in the run-off ignited

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s real currency and stock market surged on Monday after far-right President Jair Bolsonaro outperformed in the polls and secured his place in a tense run-off, denying leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva an outright election victory. . first round. Bolsonaro’s unexpectedly strong performance on Sunday dashed hopes for a quick … Read more

Kyiv says dozens were killed or wounded in Russian missile attack on Ukraine

At least 25 killed in missile attack – Ukrainian officials Civilians planning to enter Russian-controlled territory were killed Police say the attacks included at least three rockets ZAPORIZIA, Ukraine, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Dozens of civilians were killed or wounded in what Kyiv called a mock Russian missile strike on a convoy of civilian vehicles … Read more

Putin announces verdict on confiscated Ukrainian lands in a letter

Putin will sign the annexation papers on Friday May he attend the Red Square victory party Ukraine and the West say the annexation is an illegal move EU sanctions the United States to follow Ukraine threatens Russian gains on the battlefield LONDON (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin will sign documents on Friday declaring Russia’s annexation … Read more

‘Sham’ Ukrainian referendum results point to Russia’s annexation

Russia says the majority voted for annexation “Welcome home, in Russia!” Medvedev says Russia’s parliament says it may consider annexation on October 4 The United States plans a UN resolution to reject any change in Ukraine Russian undersea gas pipelines mysteriously damaged LONDON/ZAPORECHA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Officials have installed Russia in four occupied regions of … Read more

Iran protests spread, death toll rises as internet curbs

Unrest has swept Iran since the death of a young woman in custody At least eight people were killed Access to Instagram, WhatsApp and the Internet is partially restricted A video clip on social media shows the spread of protests across Iran DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian authorities and a Kurdish rights group reported a rise … Read more

Ukraine incursion into liberated lands, separatists call for urgent referendum

Ukraine says its forces have captured a village near Lyschansk Separatist leader calls for urgent referendum to join Russia “Obviously the occupiers are in a panic,” Zelensky IZYUM, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine said its forces have pushed east into an area recently ceded by Russia, paving the way for a possible attack on Moscow’s occupying … Read more

Russian artillery and air strikes on targets in eastern Ukraine

Russia steps up strikes on Ukrainian civilian targets Ukraine says graves found near Izyum, relatives are looking for the dead Biden urges Putin not to use tactical nuclear and chemical weapons Restoration of the main power line at the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant – IAEA IZUM, Ukraine (Reuters) – Britain said on Sunday that Russia … Read more

Sweden’s right prepares for power as prime minister accepts defeat in elections

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s moderate party leader Ulf Christerson said on Wednesday he would start work on forming a new government after Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson conceded her Social Democrats lost the weekend’s general election. The moderates, Sweden Democrats, Christian Democrats and Liberals appear poised … Read more

Ukraine and Russia: What you need to know now

Firefighters work at the site of a thermal power plant damaged by a Russian missile strike, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv, Ukraine September 11, 2022. Ukraine State Emergency Service Press Service / Posted via Reuters Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces moved deeper into territory … Read more

Swedes head to the polls in close elections

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Social Democrat Prime Minister Anderson faces right-wing opposition Kristerson’s moderate alliance with the Swedish Democrats Campaigns focus on crime and the cost of living crisis Polls show blocks fluctuate Polls close at 1800 GMT STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedes voted on Sunday in an election pitting … Read more