News Wire | January 9, 2023 Archive
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Bolsonaro Supporters Lay Siege to Brazil’s Capital
By Jack Nicas & André Spigariol | The New York Times (free)
Thousands of supporters of Brazil’s ousted former president, Jair Bolsonaro, stormed Brazil’s Congress, Supreme Court and presidential offices on Sunday to protest what they falsely claim was a stolen election, the violent culmination of years of conspiracy theories advanced by Bolsonaro and his right-wing allies.
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Mali Pardons Ivorian Soldiers It Had Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison
By Elian Peltier | The New York Times
The military junta that controls Mali pardoned 49 Ivorian soldiers and suspended their prison sentences, ending a diplomatic dispute that highlighted the growing isolation of the West African country and its strained relations with its neighbors.
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