Brazil’s Bolsonaro does not concede to Lula, but authorizes transition
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday did not concede defeat in his first public remarks since losing Sunday’s election, saying protests by his supporters were the fruit of “indignation and a sense of injustice” over the vote.
. AL JAZEERA
Netanyahu tipped to return as Israel PM after far-right surge
Exit polls suggest veteran Likud politician will be able to form coalition with support of ‘Religious Zionism’, which plans major changes.
. THE RIO TIMES
European Union will require face and fingerprint scanning to enter the bloc
For non-Europeans, crossing the border into the bloc is about to get progressively more complicated next year.
. NIKKEI ASIA
South Korea test-fires 3 missiles in response to 10 North launches
Pyongyang threatens to make rival, U.S. pay ‘most horrible price in history’
. THE GUARDIAN
Denmark election result keeps Social Democrats at the helm
Denmark’s left-leaning bloc will maintain a slim majority in parliament after all votes in a general election were counted, paving the way for another term for the incumbent prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, and her Social Democratic party.
. EU OBSERVER
Nordic Nato candidates seek no opt-outs on nukes
Finland and Sweden will not ask for any preconditions before joining Nato — or object to hosting nuclear bases or weapons. This was confirmed by their prime ministers in a joint Nordic Council press conference in Helsinki on Tuesday (1 November).