A judge ordered Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to turn himself in to police to start serving a 12-year sentence for bribery. Lula filed a new request to suspend the jail order in the run-up to this year's presidential election.
Hungarian strongman Viktor Orban and embattled former Macedonian PM Nikola Gruevski have long been allies. Facing extensive corruption allegations at home, Gruevski now appears set to request asylum in Budapest.
Right-wing president-elect Jair Bolsonaro said he would aim to unite a divided country. He has vowed to withdraw government advertising from "lying" media.
Jair Bolsonaro has won the vote by a wide margin. Brazilians cast their ballots in one of the most polarized elections in its democratic history, driven by discontent over rampant crime and corruption scandals.
Voters are widely expected to pick the outspoken Jair Bolsonaro, who has vowed an iron fist to tackle endemic corruption and rampant crime. The opposition worries his election victory may undermine democracy.
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