A rebellion by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s leading ally in Congress threatens to stall her legislative agenda, undermine her budget targets and erode support for her party in October’s general election.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s cabinet is poised to pass tax cuts worth as much as 10 billion euros ($14 billion) and approve plans to overhaul the labor market, as he sets out to jump-start the euro area’s third-biggest economy.
Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is showing “small signs” of improvement from head injuries sustained in a skiing accident, his manager Sabine Kehm said, according to news agency Deutsche Presse- Agentur.
Following is a roundup of how countries around the world have reacted to Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine’s Crimea region. The responses are grouped under the headings “Pro-Russia,” “Anti-Putin” and “On the Fence.”
Malaysia authorities said hijacking and sabotage are part of the criminal probe in the disappearance of Flight 370, a mystery now in its fifth day, and the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency said terrorism can’t be excluded.