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Lula Defeats Bolsonaro to Win Third Term as Brazil’s President

By Anthony Faiola, Paulina Villegas & Gabriela Sá Pessoa | The Washington Post (free)

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva reclaimed the office Sunday on pledges to defend democracy, save the Amazon rainforest and bring social justice to Latin America’s largest nation, defeating Brazil’s Trumpian incumbent in a remarkable political comeback some three years after he walked out of a prison cell.

More from WPR: Democracy Is on the Ballot in Brazil’s Presidential Election

‘It Was Almost Post-Apocalyptic’: A Reckoning Awaits Seoul’s Crowd Tragedy

By Michelle Ye Hee Lee, Kelly Kasulis Cho, Stephanie McCrummen, Annabelle Timsit & Praveena Somasundaram | The Washington Post

At first, the young woman felt herself being squeezed by the packed crowd as it slowly pushed down a narrow alleyway in the South Korean capital, where she had been enjoying Halloween festivities Saturday night.

Russia Pauses Grain Deal After Ukraine Strikes Warships in Crimea

By Mary Ilyushina | The Washington Post

Russia suspended its participation in the U.N.-brokered deal that allowed Ukraine to export its grain and other agricultural products from Black Sea ports after claiming that Kyiv used the corridor to attack Kremlin ships, reigniting concerns about global food insecurity.

More from WPR: The Russia-Ukraine Grain Deal Is Skating on Thin Ice

Trade Rift Between EU and U.S. Grows Over Green Industry and Jobs

Financial Times

The threat of a trade war between the EU and the U.S. over the Biden administration’s $370 billion climate legislation has stepped up, as France estimated it would lose €8 billion as businesses were given incentives to shift to the U.S.

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