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Brazilian Lula says US will quickly recognize election result

Brazil’s main presidential candidate, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, said on Tuesday he had been informed by the United States that the country planned to recognize the result of Brazil’s Oct. 2 election on the first day after the vote. “The United States is worried, they want to recognize the result from day one,” Lula said at a campaign rally, without giving further details.

Swedish Prime Minister says Nord Stream leaks considered deliberate acts

Sweden’s prime minister said on Tuesday that two explosions had been detected in connection with leaks from Nord Stream pipelines with information suggesting likely sabotage, although it did not represent an act of war against Sweden. Magdalena Andersson told a press conference that the Swedish government was in close contact with partners such as NATO and neighbors such as Denmark and Germany regarding the developments.

Iranian security forces clash with protesters over Amini’s death

Iranian riot police and security forces clashed with protesters in dozens of cities on Tuesday, state media and social media reported, as protests raged over the death of the Iranian girl. Mahsa Amini in custody. Amini, 22, from the Kurdish town of Saqez in the northwest of the country, was arrested on September 13 in Tehran for “inappropriate dress” by morality police who enforce the Islamic Republic’s strict dress code.

Results of ‘fake’ referendum on Ukraine point to Russian annexation

Russian-installed officials in four occupied regions of Ukraine have reported huge majorities of votes in favor of Russian membership as the United States anticipates a UN resolution condemning the referendums as a sham and that Moscow remained defiant. Europe was investigating what Germany, Sweden and Denmark said on Tuesday were attacks that caused major leaks from two Russian energy pipelines. But it remained far from clear who might be behind the leaks.

Britain’s new trade minister visits the US on his first overseas trip

Britain’s new trade minister, Kemi Badenoch, will travel to New York on Wednesday on her first overseas trip, where she will stress the importance of the United States as a trading partner even as talks on a trade deal free trade between countries are blocked. Liz Truss, who became prime minister this month, said Britain was not prioritizing a free trade deal with the United States “in the short to medium term”.

Mahsa Amini’s death a ‘tipping point’, US-based Iranian journalist says

Masih Alinejad, a US-based Iranian journalist and women’s rights activist, said the protests that erupted in dozens of cities following the death of young Iranian girl Mahsa Amini in police custody are a “point tipping point” for Iran. “For the Islamic Republic, the murder of Mahsa Amini becomes a turning point because the compulsory hijab is not just a piece of cloth,” Alinejad told Reuters on Tuesday in New York. “It’s like the Berlin Wall. And if Iranian women manage to tear down this wall, the Islamic Republic will not exist.”

US Vice President Harris to oppose China’s Taiwan policy in speech in Japan

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is expected to take aim at China’s actions toward Taiwan during a speech Wednesday to U.S. sailors serving in Japan. Harris’ trip to Asia comes days after Chinese officials were troubled by US President Joe Biden’s explicit promise to defend the Chinese-claimed island.

Hurricane Ian is heading north from Cuba, with Florida in sight

Hurricane Ian tracked north from Cuba on Tuesday, after forcing evacuations on the island, knocking out power to more than a million people and destroying homes en route to Florida, where residents feverishly prepared for the arrival of the massive storm. The Category 3 hurricane was 265 miles (425 km) south of Sarasota, Florida by mid-afternoon Tuesday with maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour (195 km per hour), said the US National Hurricane Center (NHC).

Desperation on Russia’s borders as conscription-eligible men flee

On Monday evening, Nikita, a 24-year-old woman from the Russian city of Voronezh, drove to a border crossing in the arid steppe along Russia’s remote border with Kazakhstan. About 500 cars were already queuing at the isolated checkpoint.

A Russian army reservist likely to be called up as part of the partial mobilization announced last week by President Vladimir Putin, Nikita had decided to flee to the relative safety of Atyrau, an oil booming city in the western Kazakhstan, where his brother and a close friend had already arrived. .

With flowers and a gun salute, Japan bids farewell to divisive Abe

With flowers, prayers and a 19-gun salute, Japan honored former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday at the first state funeral for a former prime minister in 55 years – a ceremony that has also become controversial as he was in life. The ceremony began at 2:00 p.m. (0500 GMT), with Abe’s ashes carried to Nippon Budokan Hall in central Tokyo by his widow, Akie, to the music of a military band and booms of the guard’s salute. ‘ honor, which resounded within. the hall.

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