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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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VIDEO: Brazil considers compulsory rehab

Saturday, January 19th 2013, 7:51

Brazilian authorities are considering a law which would make treatment compulsory for crack cocaine users in Rio de Janeiro, ahead of the 2014 football World Cup.
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VIDEO: Rio favela 'best monitored place on earth'

Friday, January 11th 2013, 17:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Brazilian police claim that a new set of CCTV cameras in the neighbourhood of Rocinha in Rio means that the favela now beats London as the 'best monitored place on earth'.
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Cat 'arrested' at Brazil prison

Saturday, January 5th 2013, 15:41
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Arapiraca

A cat is "arrested" in the grounds of a jail in the Brazilian city of Arapiraca, with contraband goods for prisoners taped to its body.
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Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 19:40

A Brazilian mayor who rode a donkey to his inauguration despite a court order banning him could face prosecution, reports say.
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Brazil opens first 2014 stadium

Monday, December 17th 2012, 11:06

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff inaugurates the Castelao Arena in Fortaleza, the first of 12 stadiums being renovated or built for the 2014 Fifa World Cup.
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Footballers 'beaten up' in Brazil

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 13:28
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Brazil Brazil
related places: Sao Paulo

An Argentine football club accuses Brazilian security officials of beating and pulling guns on its players during half time at a cup final in Sao Paulo.
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In pictures: Funeral for Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer

Friday, December 7th 2012, 22:37

Brazil pays its last respects to architect Oscar Niemeyer
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Architect Niemeyer dies aged 104

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 16:30

Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, who designed some of the 20th Century's most famous modernist buildings, dies, aged 104.
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Dozens of police arrested in Rio

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 19:33

Brazilian authorities arrest 59 policemen accused of receiving regular payments from drug dealers in Rio to overlook their criminal activities.
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Friday, November 30th 2012, 20:59

New video footage from Sebastian Vettel's car shows he did not commit an overtaking offence at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Ferrari ends its Vettel complaint

Friday, November 30th 2012, 10:41

Ferrari considers the controversy over world champion Sebastian Vettel's driving in the Brazilian Grand Prix "closed".
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Botswana to ban wildlife hunting

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 16:34

Commercial hunting will be banned in Botswana as wildlife species face a sharp decline in the southern African nation, officials say.
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Amazon destruction 'at new low'

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 22:13

The destruction of Amazon rainforest reaches its lowest level since monitoring began 24 years ago, the Brazilian government says.
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Mass Rio protest over oil revenue

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 1:49

Some 200,000 Brazilians protest in Rio de Janeiro against a bill they say will deprive Rio state of much of its oil revenue.
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Vettel takes third F1 world title

Sunday, November 25th 2012, 18:24

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel wins a third consecutive world title, as Jenson Button wins an incident-packed Brazilian Grand Prix.
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New corruption scandal in Brazil

Sunday, November 25th 2012, 1:55
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A group of Brazilian government officials is dismissed after their offices are raided by police investigating allegations of influence peddling.
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Hamilton on pole ahead of Button

Saturday, November 24th 2012, 17:13
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton takes pole ahead of Jenson Button in qualifying for Brazil, with Sebastian Vettel fourth and Fernando Alonso eighth.
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Button heads Vettel in practice

Saturday, November 24th 2012, 14:19

Jenson Button beat Sebastian Vettel to set fastest time in final practice at the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Brazilian Grand Prix preview

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 18:54

BBC Sport looks ahead to the final race of a thrilling 2012 Formula 1 season, the Brazilian Grand Prix
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Hamilton top in second practice

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 17:35
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton beats Sebastian Vettel to set fastest time in Friday practice at the season-ending Brazilian GP.
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Hamilton heads Vettel in Brazil

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 13:46
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Brazil Brazil

Lewis Hamilton beats Sebastian Vettel to fastest time in first practice at the season-ending Brazilian GP.
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Brazil footballer in murder trial

Monday, November 19th 2012, 15:47

Brazilian football star Bruno Fernandes goes on trial, accused of ordering the murder of a former lover whose body has never been found.
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Huge crowds attend Rio Gay Pride

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 23:50

One million people were expected to join Rio's Gay Pride parade, which this year highlights the issue of homophobia in Brazilian society.
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Sao Paulo ex-mayor found guilty

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 1:51
related countries: Jersey Jersey

A court in Jersey finds the former mayor of the Brazilian city Sao Paulo, Paulo Maluf, guilty of stashing stolen public funds in an off-shore account.
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VIDEO: Brazilian plane skids off runway

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 3:19

A security camera has captured the moment a small plane skidded off a runway and crashed through a boundary fence at Sao Paulo's Congonhas airport on Sunday
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VIDEO: Parrot chicks rescued in Brazil

Monday, November 12th 2012, 9:18
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazilian Federal Police have rescued almost 14,000 illegally captured wild animals so far in 2012 - and macaws and parrots are at particular risk at this time of year.
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Fifa backs Brazil 2013 cup venues

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 16:27
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Six Brazilian cities are given the green light to host the 2013 Confederations Cup - a big test ahead of the 2014 World Cup.
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Plan to tackle Sao Paulo violence

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 22:16

The Brazilian government unveils new measures to combat crime as a wave of violence continues to sweep through poor neighbourhoods of Sao Paulo.
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Brazilian turns up at own wake

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 7:00
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A Brazilian man walks in on his own wake after hearing his family are about to hold his funeral in an extreme case of mistaken identity.
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VIDEO: 'Brazilian Gaudi' house in Sao Paulo

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 8:00
related countries: Spain Spain

A once modest house in Sao Paulo's has been transformed into an extraordinary work of art. The house has earned its creator, Estevao Conceicao, the nickname of the 'Brazilian Gaudi' with clear similarities between his work and that of the legendary S
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