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Brazil election: ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to face Jair Bolsonaro in runoff
Brazilians will go to the polls again after former president won the first vote but failed to secure a majority over the incumbent

Tom Phillips and Andrew Downie in São Paulo and Ana Ionova in Rio de Janeiro

03, Oct, 2022 @9:12 AM

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Indonesia football tragedy: questions mount over police response
Criticism grows after 125 people, including 17 children, died in a crush at a football stadium where officers fired teargas on fans invading the pitch

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok and Reno Surya in Jakarta

03, Oct, 2022 @6:52 AM

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Monday briefing: Bolsonaro is down in Brazil’s election – but not out
In today’s newsletter: Brazilians will go to the polls again after leftist former president Lula won the first vote but failed to secure a majority over far right incumbent

Archie Bland

03, Oct, 2022 @5:59 AM

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‘My teenage years were stolen’: Iranians on their hopes for change
Iranians studying abroad are gleaning what they can from family at home amid a brutal crackdown on women-led protests

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

03, Oct, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Brazil’s Lula headed for run-off with Bolsonaro – as it happened
This blog is now closed. You can read our full story on the results at the link below:

Helen Sullivan

03, Oct, 2022 @3:44 AM

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Witnesses to history: New Zealand news photographers share their best shots
Photojournalist ‘brotherhood’ answers call to create charity auction of some of country’s most memorable images

Eva Corlett in Wellington

03, Oct, 2022 @2:15 AM

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Brazil election 2022: live results from the presidential race
Incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and former president Lula will go to a runoff election at the end of the month after a tighter than expected first round result

Seán Clarke

03, Oct, 2022 @12:35 AM

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Russia-Ukraine war latest: what we know on day 222 of the invasion
Former CIA director says US and allies would act if Moscow used nuclear weapons in Ukraine; key city of Lyman now ‘fully cleared’ of Russian forces

Guardian staff

02, Oct, 2022 @11:23 PM

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Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva: the former shoe-shine boy hoping to reclaim Brazil’s presidency
The country’s first working-class president seeks to return to power after corruption scandals and a jail term

Tom Phillips in São Paulo

02, Oct, 2022 @10:06 PM

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Russia-Ukraine war live: Ukraine declares full control of Lyman – as it happened
Key city in east of country ‘fully cleared’ of Russian forces, says Zelenskiy; European leaders call annexation ‘blatant’ violation of international law

Maya Yang (now); Cash Boyle, Emily Dugan and Robyn Vinter (earlier)

02, Oct, 2022 @8:19 PM

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Petraeus: US would destroy Russia’s troops if Putin uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine
Former CIA director and retired army general says Moscow’s leader is ‘desperate’ and ‘battlefield reality he faces is irreversible’

Edward Helmore

02, Oct, 2022 @6:56 PM

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‘We want no more hatred’: leftwing ex-president Lula on verge of comeback in Brazil
Polls suggest Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is close to majority of votes needed to stop election run-off against Jair Bolsonaro

Tom Phillips in São Paulo

02, Oct, 2022 @5:58 PM

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