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Brazil

Brazil's health minister resigns after one month on the job

Bolsonaro had earlier fired Teich's predecessor, Mandetta, on April 16, after disagreements over efforts to contain the new coronavirus

16 May 2020 9:09 AM

Brazil registers spike in daily Covid-19 deaths

Brazil, the Latin American country hit hardest in the pandemic, appears to be quickly becoming a new global flashpoint

13 May 2020 11:21 AM

Brazil emerges as next big coronavirus hotspot

New cases rose roughly 9.2% over the last 24 hours, while deaths increased roughly 7.8%

07 May 2020 12:58 PM

Sao Paulo's Pacaembu Stadium turning into hospital for coronavirus

Almost all arenas used in the 2014 Football World Cup were also offered by clubs as open-air hospitals and health care units

24 Mar 2020 9:28 AM

Japan's Keisuke Honda scores in Botafogo debut

It may be Honda's last match for some time as the Brazilian Football Confederation suspended the season from Monday until further notice

16 Mar 2020 9:09 AM

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Jailed Ronaldinho's off the pitch reputation is quite tarnished

Charges against the footballer include corruption, bribery, crime and debts

10 Mar 2020 3:21 PM

Neymar returns to Brazil squad for World Cup qualifying

Real Madrid forwards Vinicius Jr. and Rodrygo, Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson were left out

07 Mar 2020 9:59 AM

Brazil President lost memory after fall that left him hospitalised

The 64-year-old slipped Monday night in a bathroom at the Alvorada Palace.

25 Dec 2019 9:50 AM

Possible skin cancer after hospital visit, says Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro

The presidential office, however, said there is no sign that Bolsonaro has a cancer, adding that he had been to hospital in Brasilia.

12 Dec 2019 9:34 AM

Brazil Prez claims ‘cool guy’ Leonardo DiCaprio paid money to WWF to ‘torch’ Amazon rainforest

Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly lashed out at various factions in casting blame for the forest fires.

30 Nov 2019 11:04 AM

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PM Modi meets Vladimir Putin, gets invitation for annual Victory Day celebrations

During the bilateral meeting, the fourth between the two leaders this year, Modi said 'frequent meetings have strengthened our relations.

14 Nov 2019 3:47 PM

PM Modi says wants to make India a USD 5 trillion economy by 2024

BRICS targets for investment and trade must be more ambitious and that he welcomes suggestions to further reduce trade costs, says PM.

14 Nov 2019 9:33 AM

'Glad to meet you again': PM Modi to Xi Jinping in Brazil

The two leaders held talks on a wide range of bilateral issues.

14 Nov 2019 9:01 AM

Indians will no longer require visas to visit Brazil, says its President

Earlier this year, the Brazilian government ended visa requirements for tourists and businesspeople from US, Canada, Japan and Australia.

25 Oct 2019 8:58 AM

Brazilian robber kisses elderly woman, refuses to take her money

On Tuesday, in the northeastern city of Amarante, Brazil, two burglars robbed a pharmacy and got away with USD 240 and several goods.

19 Oct 2019 7:50 PM

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Fires still erupting in Amazon; number of blazes in Brazil up 45 pc from 2018

The Amazon is considered particularly important for its absorption of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

12 Sep 2019 2:05 PM

Neymar rape case: Accuser charged with fraud, extortion

The PSG and Brazil forward was accused of raping Najila Trindade in a Paris hotel room in May.

11 Sep 2019 8:40 PM

A year after knife attack, Brazil's Bolsonaro undergoes surgery

The operation at Sao Paulo's Vila Nova Star hospital lasted more than five hours, the medical centre reported.

09 Sep 2019 8:52 AM

After Brazil President, minister calls French first lady 'truly ugly'

Brazil and France have clashed in recent weeks over the handling of fires in the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest.

06 Sep 2019 9:29 AM

Bolsonaro vows to defend Amazon policy, even if it's 'in wheelchair or stretcher' at UN

Brazil traditionally makes the first speech at the General Assembly meeting, set for September 24.

03 Sep 2019 11:00 AM

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