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Lula slams far-right 'terrorism' as Brazil clears protest camps

Brazilian security forces cleared protest camps Monday and arrested 1,500 people as President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva condemned "acts of terrorism" after a far-right mob stormed the seat of power, unleashing chaos on the capital.

Hundreds of soldiers and police mobilized to dismantle an improvised camp outside the army's headquarters in Brasilia.

Greece condemns anti-democratic riots in Brazil

Greece has condemned the "assault on democratic institutions" in Brazil Sunday after supporters of far-right former President Jair Bolsonaro invaded the country's Congress, presidential palace and Supreme Court.

"Deeply concerned and appalled by yesterday's assaults on democratic institutions in Brasilia," the Greek Foreign Ministry tweeted Monday. 

Thousands of Supporters of Brazil's former President Stormed Government Buildings in the Capital

Several thousand supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro stormed the National Congress, the presidential palace and the Supreme Court in the capital. The security services restored order after some delay. There are no reports of casualties during the riots.

Supreme Court intervenes over inquiry into death of teenage boxer

Supreme Court Deputy Prosecutor Virginia Sakellaropoulou has urged the sports prosecutor investigating the death of a 16-year-old boxer, Vasilis Topalos, to make it an absolute priority to leave no stone unturned in the search for the cause and possible criminal culpability. 

Opening of the 48th Bulgarian Parliament (UPDATED)

The 48th National Assembly opens today with a solemn meeting. After the announcement of the election results on October 2, the current composition of the parliament includes 7 parties. The 240 people's elected representatives took an oath to respect the Constitution and to be guided by the interests of the people.

CHP to submit disinformation law to Constitutional Court for annulment

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu criticized the "anti-disinformation regulation," which was published in the Official Gazette, and announced that his party would go to the Supreme Court on Oct. 18 to stop the execution of its article 29.