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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

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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Helping Brazilian women feel beautiful

Wednesday, May 13th 2015, 23:04

The Brazilian firm making women feel like models
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Barcelona FC to face tax fraud trial

Wednesday, May 13th 2015, 15:54
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

A Spanish judge has ordered Barcelona football club to stand trial over claims they tried to mislead tax authorities during the transfer of Brazilian star Neymar.
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Probe into Brazil's former president

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 11:53
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Silva

Brazilian prosecutors confirm a preliminary investigation into former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over alleged influence peddling.
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Brazilian 'unaware' until execution

Thursday, April 30th 2015, 17:11
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A Brazilian man with psychiatric conditions executed in Indonesia with seven other prisoners did not understand what was happening to him, says his priest.
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Brazilian teachers clash with police

Thursday, April 30th 2015, 7:23

Officials in the Brazilian city of Curitiba say more than 200 people have been injured in clashes between protesting teachers and police.
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Brazilian torture survivor dies

Tuesday, April 28th 2015, 0:30
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The sole political prisoner to survive a notorious torture centre in Brazil, whose testimony exposed abuses there, dies aged 72.
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Petrobras corruption costs hit $2bn

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 1:34

Petrobras takes a $2bn charge related to corruption costs, contributing to a $7bn loss for the Brazilian oil firm for last year.
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