Lula's conviction leaves the 2018 presidential race wide open, raising chances of a victory by a political outsider.
The two men met at the Asian Leaders Conference in the South Korean capital.
Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state at 93, is running for reelection in 2018. If he wins, he'll stay in power until he's 99.
Donald Trump's National Security Adviser Flynn resigned over contact with Kislyak. Now Russia could be moving its man—and eyes are on the U.N.
In Indonesia's capital, an estimated 1,000 people showed their support for the Christian Ahok, who has been sentenced to two years in prison.
According to polls, liberal Moon Jae-in is likely to sweep to victory.
In France's most tumultuous election in years, political uncertainty looks set to continue, whoever wins.
Experts say a Raisi victory in the presidential elections could increase already simmering tensions between the Islamic Republic and the West.
Everytown is threatening to hold elected officials responsible for their gun votes during their 2018 election races.
Trudeau's Liberals have retained their majority in parliament but the Prime Minister's popularity reached an all-time low in January.
Merkel's Christian Democrats triumphed in Saarland, dealing a blow to the SPD and boosting Merkel's hopes for the September elections.
"It's not easy to be an activist facing the largest authoritarian regime in the world," says Demosisto campaigner Derek Lam.
German authorities have braced for what they believe to be a campaign of Russian-sponsored hacking and fake news against Chancellor Angela Merkel.