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Brazil

India supportive of BRICS cooperation on counter-terrorism

India extended support for the priority areas set out by Brazil, especially the BRICS cooperation on counter-terrorism.

16 Mar 2019 11:11 AM

Man urinating on another in carnival; Brazil President criticised for tweeting video

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro sparked shock by tweeting a video showing a man urinate on another during annual street carnival.

07 Mar 2019 11:14 AM

Rio carnival acquires a political colour

Rio's carnival concluded with a bang, a final night of partying and political protest.

05 Mar 2019 4:32 PM

2 injuries, not 1 affected World Cup performance: Neymar

Neymar said a problem in his right ankle was affecting his recovery in Russia, as well as the metatarsal fracture in the same foot.

04 Mar 2019 11:33 AM

Fire in Brazil kills at least 10 in Flamengo youth football facility: Report

Fire swept through a training facility for Brazil's most popular football club Flamengo.

08 Feb 2019 4:10 PM

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Dam collapse in Brazil kills 9 people, around 300 missing

Seven bodies were recovered Friday hours after the disaster, which saw a torrent of mud break through the disused dam.

26 Jan 2019 12:31 PM

Taking cue from US, Brazil's Bolsonaro to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

'Israel is a sovereign state and we shall duly respect that,' he said. Israel's PM called the plan 'a historic, correct and exciting step'.

02 Nov 2018 3:58 PM

Brazil elects far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro as new president

His opponent, leftist candidate Fernando Haddad, said he would fight to 'defend the freedoms of those 45 million people' who voted for him.

29 Oct 2018 11:33 AM

Brazil, Australia to fight any Indian sugar export subsidy

The two countries reached a consensus regarding the need to act at the WTO level if India moves to provide an export subsidy.

13 Sep 2018 2:02 PM

With explosives, gunmen blast open Brazil prison gate so 92 inmates can escape

41 of 92 escaped prisoners had been recaptured as Brazilian security forces locked down state capital and medical centres as a precaution.

11 Sep 2018 11:41 AM

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Brazil: Presidential candidate stabbed at rally, in serious condition

Jair Bolsonaro could take two months to fully recover and will spend at least a week in the hospital.

07 Sep 2018 4:34 PM

Uber driver accused of kicking out blind woman in Brazil over car AC

Santos runs YouTube channel about her life as blind woman, said she was unable to ascertain her location after being expelled from the car.

04 Sep 2018 3:26 PM

US needs Space Force to counter Russia, China: James Mattis

Mattis' comments came days after Mike Pence announced ambitious plans to create a sixth, separate US military warfighting service by 2020.

15 Aug 2018 12:38 PM

'Nobel of Mathematics' stolen from winner soon after receiving it

Caucher Birkar, a Kurdish refugee teaching at Cambridge University, won the Fields Medal, often called the ‘Nobel Prize of mathematics'.

02 Aug 2018 3:52 PM

At least 21 killed in Brazil prison breakout bid: officials

The attempt was described as a military style battle in which both prisoners and associates on the outside were armed.

11 Apr 2018 3:26 PM

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Brazil may ban all abortions even in cases of rape victims, danger to mother's life

Abortion is illegal in Brazil, home to the world's largest Catholic community, except when pregnancy is due to rape.

22 Nov 2017 5:10 PM

Brazil: ‘Dog food’ pellets made from expired leftovers for poor kids

‘The ministry of education has been authorized to use it in school meals,’ says Joao Doria

20 Oct 2017 2:10 PM

Brazilian ex-president charged in Petrobras corruption scandal

Fernando Collor, who was in office from 1990-1992 was charged formally with 'passive corruption', money laundering and racketeering.

23 Aug 2017 9:07 AM

Brazil's president faces congressional vote on his future

Temer is accused of receiving bribes indirectly, via a confidant who was caught by police carrying a suitcase with USD 150,000 in cash.

01 Aug 2017 11:03 AM

Brazil president presents graft defense, denies bribery

"He committed no crime," said his lawyer Antonio Claudio Mariz de Oliveira after filing the written defense.

06 Jul 2017 10:28 AM

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