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Copa America: Brazil name Corinthians boss Tite as new coach

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Corinthians boss Tite was named as the new coach of Brazil on Wednesday, succeeding Dunga, who was sacked after the team’s humiliating exit from the Copa America, his club revealed.

Bus plunges into ravine in Brazil, at least 15 killed

About 43,000 people die each year on Brazil's roads with accidents surging by 24 percent between 2002-2012.

The driver lost control of the bus carrying 46 passengers and crashed into a rock in the opposite lane.

Officials in Latin America linked to tax expose

Various Latin American officials are among the world figures mentioned in the “Panama Papers” trove of leaked tax documents detailing suspect international financial dealings, reporters who analyzed t

Brazil court freezes Neymar’s assets

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Brazilian authorities have blocked assets of Barcelona star Neymar, including a yacht, a jet and several properties worth almost $50 million.

Neymar in dock again in Brazil

Barcelona and Brazil’s star striker Neymar suffered a fresh legal blow when Brazilian prosecutors filed a tax fraud and forgery case against him.

Prove my tax evasion: Neymar

Barcelona football star Neymar insisted he is innocent of tax evasion allegations, days after losing an appeal against a $112,000 fine for filing irregularities in 2007 and 2008.

Bomb threat diverts Madrid-Sao Paulo TAM flight

A TAM Airlines flight from Madrid to Sao Paulo was forced to return due to an alleged bomb threat. (Photo: Twitter)

The flight left at 2037 GMT and returned to Madrid while flying over Morocco.

Nico Rosberg ‘pleased’ to get the upper hand

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Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg (left) celebrates after winning the Brazilian GP with team mate Lewis Hamilton (centre) and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in Sao Paulo on Sunday. — AFP

Lewis Hamilton shakes off illness to realise childhood dream

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Lewis Hamilton intends to climb off his sick bed to realise a childhood dream with a first victory on the native soil of his hero Ayrton Senna in Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix.

The Dhaka terrorist attack that claimed the lives of scores of innocents has, once again, focused attention on the role of the media, specially the electronic media, in situations like these.

Sadaf Saaz, a poet from Dhaka, had just finished participating in an interactive panel discussion on “Women and Parity”.