A fortnightly column reflecting on chapters of India’s political past that are relevant today.
Lula, who is accused of leading Brazil’s biggest bribery scheme in connection with Petrobras, is already facing five separate trials on corruption charges.
The opposition’s choice of TV host Salvador Nasralla has created a new hurdle for President Hernandez as he seeks to retain power in the November election.
Pragmatist President Hassan Rouhani is seeking re-election against hardline rivals who have been gearing up for a political showdown.
The approval of Hassan Rouhani, a moderate, and Ebrahim Raisi, a political hardliner thought to have the backing of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, sets up a showdown between rival political camps.
As France heads to the polls ton April 23, citizens seem more confused than ever about just what is “left” and what is “right”.