Republicans, Democrats in tight race for control of US Congress

People vote at a fire station in the midterm elections on Nov 8, 2022, in Hialeah, Florida. (LYNNE SLADKY / AP0 WASHINGTON/PHOENIX, Arizona/BIRMINGHAM, Michigan – Control of Congress was up for grabs after Tuesday's US midterm elections with many of the most competitive races uncalled, leaving it unclear whether Republicans would seize control from President Joe […]

Bolsonaro does not concede to Lula, but begins transition

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (right) arrives to speak from his official residence of Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Nov 1, 2022. (ERALDO PERES / AP) BRASILIA/SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday did not concede defeat in his first public remarks since losing Sunday's election, saying protests by his supporters were […]

Hungary govt firm to protect EU-China economic cooperation

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto speaks during a press event in Budapest, Hungary, on July 29, 2022. (PHOTO BY ATTILA VOLQYI/XINHUA) BUDAPEST- The government of Hungary rejects all proposals that would damage economic cooperation between the European Union (EU) and China, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto said here […]

BRICS Plus hailed as key to prosperity

Rebalancing seen as helping to give developing countries a louder voice The BRICS Plus framework would help contribute in reinforcing multilateralism, respect for international law and peaceful settlement of disputes, the Argentine embassy in South Africa says. BRICS and BRICS Plus would help address common challenges and facilitate "dialogue based on shared interests", the embassy […]