Possible next Brazil leader is dealmaker and scandal-tainted
Latin America & the Caribbean

Possible next Brazil leader is dealmaker and scandal-tainted

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The man who may become Brazil’s next president is almost as unpopular as the leader facing impeachment now, and stained by scandals of his own. Vice President Michel Temer, who hasn’t won an election on his own in a decade, is famed as a backstage wheeler-dealer, and detractors say he’s … Continue reading

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Anti-migrant force builds in Europe, hurting Merkel’s quest
Europe / International News / Politics

Anti-migrant force builds in Europe, hurting Merkel’s quest

PRAGUE (AP) — So where should the next impenetrable razor-wire border fence in Europe be built? Hungary’s right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban thinks he knows the best place — on Macedonia’s and Bulgaria’s borders with Greece — smack along the main immigration route from the Middle East to Western Europe. He says it’s necessary because … Continue reading