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Brazil judge targets dozens of politicians for ‘corruption’

Judge Edson Fachin unveiled his extensive list on Tuesday, after much speculation in the country's media. It includes almost a third of President Michel Temer's cabinet and Rio de Janeiro's mayor during the Olympics. The...
Brazil's President Michel Temer talks to the journalists during an impromptu news conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Brazil court delays ruling in case that could unseat President Temer

Brazil's top electoral court on Tuesday decided to hear new witnesses in an illegal campaign financing case that could remove President Michel Temer from office, delaying any verdict in the trial until at least...
DF MP Martin Henriksen

Denmark Passes Declaration Prohibiting Muslim-Majority Neighborhoods

Denmark notably has one of the strictest rules when it comes to immigration in the European Union. The widespread concern of Denmark over immigration has made Danish lawmakers to introduce a number of laws...
Congresso Nacional, Brazil's lower house of Congress in action.

Brazil lawmakers water down fiscal austerity deal with states

Brazil's lower house of Congress on Tuesday removed many of the fiscal austerity commitments that cash-strapped states had agreed to in exchange for debt relief, once again derailing government efforts to enforce fiscal discipline...

Denmark passes ‘education cap’ despite protests

The bill restricts individuals who already have a higher education degree from pursuing a degree in another field at the same or a lower level. The plan’s backers say the move will save 300 million...
Police vest in Denmark

Denmark reaches police co-operation deal with EU

Denmark will be allowed de facto access to Europol after Danish voters opposed plans to remain part of the EU’s police co-operation agency in a compromise that may have implications for the UK’s upcoming negotiations on Brexit. Under...
An adviser to President Michel Temer resigned Wednesday amid media reports he accepted illegal payments from construction company Odebrecht.

Brazil Presidential Adviser Resigns Amid Reports of Corruption

An adviser to Brazilian President Michel Temer resigned Wednesday amid media reports he accepted illegal payments from construction company Odebrecht SA, another blow to the embattled chief executive as he works to push unpopular economic reforms through Congress. José...
Nuuk, Capital of Greenland.

Greenland says Denmark’s ‘arrogance’ threatens commonwealth

In an interview with Politiken newspaper, Greenland’s foreign minister, Vittus Qujaukitsoq, expressed frustration with the Danish government on a number of points and said that if Greenland did not receive some concessions from its former...
Brazil's President Michel Temer reacts during a meeting with political leaders at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil December 5, 2016. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

New leak implicates Brazil’s President in Petrobras scandal

Brazil's President Michel Temer received more than US$3 million from the country's largest construction company Odebrecht, which has been found guilty of paying politicians in exchange for multimillion dollar contracts, according to Brazil's Veja magazine. The...
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EU offers Denmark partial Europol deal amid terror warnings

Brussels' offer to the Nato member state comes after Europol on December 2nd warned Islamic State group militants could be on European soil, evolving their tactics to attack soft targets and using deadly car...

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