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Brazil

For being pregnant, father, brother locked up Brazil woman for 16 yrs

The woman, who had become pregnant after an affair, was incarcerated by her family as they couldn’t bear the shame.

31 Mar 2017 4:16 PM

When Brazil ran concentration camps during droughts

The people forced in were not enemies, prisoners of war, or a targeted ethnic group but rural inhabitants desperate for help.

21 Feb 2017 12:06 PM

Cocaine gang war drives Brazil prison bloodbaths

They say it was part of a war between organized drug gangs in one of the world's most important cocaine markets and trafficking routes.

12 Jan 2017 1:20 PM

Inmates beheaded in Brazil riot, 56 killed

Bloodied and burned bodies were stacked in a concrete prison yard and piled in carts, a photographer at the scene said.

03 Jan 2017 7:55 AM

Brazil: Gunman kills 11 at house party; shoots himself dead

The shooter, identified as 46-year-old Sidnei Ramis de Araújo, is believed to have been angry over a split with his wife.

02 Jan 2017 10:19 AM

Greek envoy to Brazil killed by wife’s cop lover

Amiridis’s charred body was found Thursday in Rio in his burned-out rental car.

01 Jan 2017 6:50 AM

Greek ambassador to Brazil murdered by wife's cop lover: police

Amiridis's charred body was found Thursday in Rio in his burned-out rental car, a day after his wife declared him missing.

31 Dec 2016 9:10 AM

Brazil pays tribute to ‘eternal captain’

People pay their last respects to Brazil’s 1970 World Cup winning football team skipper, Carlos Alberto Torres, at the Irajá cemetery in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. Alberto died on Tuesday aged 72. (Photo: AFP )

28 Oct 2016 1:35 AM

8 dead in fresh Brazil prison riot

Eight inmates were killed and burned on Monday in a fresh prison riot in Brazil, police said, a day after clashes between rival factions in another jail left 25 detainees dead.

18 Oct 2016 7:00 AM

Sri Lankan police exhume body of slain editor

The Sri Lankan police on Tuesday exhumed the body of a prominent anti-establishment newspaper editor as part of an investigation into his murder, widely blamed on the regime of former strongman Presid

27 Sep 2016 11:52 PM