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We have started to collect the most important news related to Botswana in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Botswana: news

Tension at Brazil indigenous killing

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 0:18
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The Brazilian justice minister condemns the killing of an indigenous leader, shot during a land protest in the state of Matto Grosso do Sul.
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Botswana prisons lose HIV drugs case

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 13:40

Botswana's court of appeal upholds a ruling that foreign prisoners should receive free treatment for HIV/Aids, rights lawyers say.
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VIDEO: Can Brazilian athletics catch up?

Saturday, August 22nd 2015, 11:57

With less than a year to go until Rio hosts the 2016 Olympics, Brazil's athletes are speaking out about a lack of investment in the sport.
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Brazil house speaker facing charges

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 23:28

Brazilian prosecutors file corruption charges against the speaker of the lower house of Congress, Eduardo Cunha, and former President Fernando Collor de Mello.
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Brazil probes World Cup corruption

Friday, August 14th 2015, 21:53

Brazilian prosecutors launch an investigation into allegations of corruption and overpricing in the construction of a stadium used during the 2014 World Cup.
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Brazil city's mature male beauty show

Friday, August 7th 2015, 8:58

The Brazilian city of Sao Paulo names its most handsome elderly male, in a twist on the traditional beauty contest designed to promote self-esteem.
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Corrupt Brazilian executives jailed

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 1:51
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A judge in Brazil sentences two former executives of construction giant OAS to 16 years in jail over corruption at the state-owned oil company.
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Man Utd's Rafael agrees to join Lyon

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 19:22
related countries: France France
related places: Lyon

Manchester United's Brazil full-back Rafael da Silva will join French side Lyon on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
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Police in Rio 'killed hundreds'

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 10:55

Amnesty International says that military police in the Brazilian city of Rio have killed more than 1,500 people in the last five years.
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Michael Jackson's father has stroke

Monday, July 27th 2015, 14:47

Joe Jackson, the father of late singer Michael Jackson, suffers a stroke, according to a Brazilian hospital.
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Amazon city sees surge in violence

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 5:54

Brazilian police in the Amazon city of Manaus investigate a wave of 35 killings reported over the weekend.
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Brazil police in Petrobras searches

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 0:25

Brazilian police search properties linked to politicians suspected of taking bribes in a scandal related to the state-run oil company, Petrobras.
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VIDEO: Pele's American dream

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 23:15
related countries: United States United States

In June 1975, Brazilian superstar Pele joined the New York Cosmos soccer team. Clive Toye was the man to sign him.
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US 'routinely spied' on Brazil

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 19:16
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

Wikileaks says it has evidence that the United States has routinely spied on senior Brazilian government officials since 2011 or earlier.
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VIDEO: Brazil's 'simple' Olympic torch

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 7:58

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has unveiled the torch to be used at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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Brazil unveils Rio Olympics torch

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 1:04

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff unveils the torch to be used at the 2016 Olympics and says the Rio Games will bring "honour and pride".
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The Brazilian who wants China to go west

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 0:27
related countries: China China

The Brazilian selling Chinese phones at home
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Brazil senators travel to Venezuela

Thursday, June 25th 2015, 22:59
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Brazilian senators are in Venezuela to try to promote dialogue, a week after a rival Brazilian team was allegedly attacked by government supporters.
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The Brazilian town flying the Confederate flag

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 23:41

The Brazilian town flying the Confederate flag
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Brazil senators flee Venezuela attack

Friday, June 19th 2015, 2:55
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

A group of eight Brazilian senators on a visit to Venezuela to meet a jailed opposition leader say they had to flee after their bus was attacked.
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Neymar faces Barcelona fraud inquiry

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 14:22
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

A Spanish court agrees to allow a fraud case against Barcelona's Brazilian star Neymar, weeks after the club itself was ordered to stand trial.
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Brazil teachers end lengthy strike

Saturday, June 13th 2015, 0:45

After almost three months of strikes, public school teachers in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo vote to return to work.
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VIDEO: Brazilian music stars back together

Friday, June 12th 2015, 23:01

Stars of the Brazilian music scene Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil talk and play together.
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VIDEO: Brazilian football 'deeply sick'

Friday, June 12th 2015, 11:00
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A leading football reform group in Brazil has described the national game as "sick" and in need of a complete overhaul in the wake of the Fifa corruption scandal.
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Brazil cash laundering gang arrested

Friday, June 12th 2015, 10:15

A crime network accused evading foreign exchange rules and laundering more than $800m is broken up, Brazilian police say, with 11 people detained.
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VIDEO: Zimbabwe sends rhinos to Botswana

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 20:31

Rhino poaching in Africa is on the rise with syndicates making millions at the expense of the endangered species and their horns.
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Menezes family in European court plea

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 10:52

The family of a Brazilian man shot dead by police who thought he was a suicide bomber take their legal battle to the European Court of Human Rights.
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VIDEO: The things women don't talk about

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 0:07

The Brazilian who speaks frankly about things other women don't
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Brazil 'race row' gymnasts suspended

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 15:18

Three Brazilian athletes are suspended after appearing to make racist comments on video about a black team-mate, prompting an investigation.
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Brazil probes journalist's murder

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 8:50

The Brazilian government is investigating the murder and decapitation of journalist Evany Jose Metzker in south-eastern Minas Gerais state.
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Brazil gun killings rise to new high

Thursday, May 14th 2015, 22:51

The Brazilian government and the UN say more than 42,000 people were shot dead in 2012 - the highest figures for gun crime in 35 years.
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