Son of Brazil president faces fresh question about Rio aides

The son of Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he was the target of a “defamatory campaign” after news reports that he employed the mother and wife of a fugitive former policeman accused of running a criminal organization.

Colombia’s ELN rebel commanders in Havana deny role in blast

The leadership of the Colombian ELN rebel group, which has been in Havana for peace negotiations since last year, has denied any role in a fatal car bombing in Bogota last week, even though the guerrilla organization took responsibility for the attack.

Sudan protesters clash with police in ongoing unrest

Sudanese police fired tear gas on Tuesday at hundreds of protesters blocking roads, burning tires and chanting anti-government slogans in and around the capital Khartoum as month-long protests continued unabated.

Ex-U.S. marine jailed in Russia for spying was misled: lawyer

The lawyer for a former U.S. marine accused of spying by Russia said on Tuesday that his client had been misled before his arrest and believed that a thumb drive handed to him in a hotel room had contained holiday snaps rather than secret information.

In Versailles, Macron vows to reform to avoid king’s fate

President Emmanuel Macron told dozens of the world’s most powerful executives on Monday that he would not follow the path of guillotined French royals and would continue to reform the French economy despite a sometimes violent popular revolt.