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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: Fifa partner 'flees arrest' in Rio

Friday, July 11th 2014, 1:49

The head of Fifa partner Match Hospitality has flees to escape arrest in Rio over alleged illegal World Cup ticket sales, Brazilian police say.
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The boy who smiled for Brazil

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 15:41
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A smile from the Brazilian boy whose tears moved the world
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Brazil in shock at World Cup rout

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 12:08
related countries: Germany Germany

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff urges the country to "bounce back" after its devastating 7-1 World Cup defeat against Germany.
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Brazil police hold Pele's son Edinho

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 11:36

Brazilian police take Edinho, the son of Brazilian football legend Pele, into custody following his sentencing in May for money laundering.
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In pictures: Brazil 1-7 Germany

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 23:39
related countries: Germany Germany

Shock and joy as Germany ruins Brazilian World Cup dream
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Fifa partner defends arrested CEO

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 15:19

A Fifa partner firm defends its chief executive after his arrest by Brazilian police investigating the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.
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Fifa partner CEO arrested over scam

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 13:37

Brazilian police arrest the chief executive of a Fifa partner company as part of an investigation into the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.
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VIDEO: Brit arrested over Fifa ticket scam

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 10:08

Brazilian police arrest the chief executive of a Fifa partner company as part of an investigation into the illegal sale of World Cup ticket
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Brazilian football team builds on tribal traditions

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 23:23

The Brazilian tribe which has its own professional football squad
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Police arrest World Cup 'tout gang'

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 20:52

Brazilian police arrest 11 people suspected of being part of an international gang illegally selling World Cup tickets allocated to sponsors and officials.
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Brazilian relief masks underlying tensions

Sunday, June 29th 2014, 6:43
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's narrow win keeps lid on boiling pot of emotions
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VIDEO: LatAm Beats: Dona Onete

Saturday, June 28th 2014, 23:43

The diva from Para who recorded her first album at 74 years of age.
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Chris Kamara catches Brazilian thief

Friday, June 27th 2014, 17:40
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Football pundit and former Leeds United star Chris Kamara chases down a suspected thief at the World Cup in Brazil.
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VIDEO: Brazilian nail art for World Cup

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 23:02
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Football fans often paint their faces in team colours, but nail salons in Brazil are now offering special designs for the World Cup.
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Brazil bemused by 'fake Scolari'

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 0:31

A respected Brazilian journalist is embarrassed after publishing an interview with a look-a-like of national coach Luiz Felipe Scolari.
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VIDEO: LatAm Beats: Brazil's Curumin

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 1:09

Brazilian musician Curumin blending the power of the word
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The goal that broke Brazil's heart

Friday, June 13th 2014, 23:29
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The man who broke Brazilian hearts at the 1950 World Cup
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Brazil's Rousseff shrugs off abuse

Friday, June 13th 2014, 22:23

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, targeted by obscene chants during the World Cup opening match, says "verbal aggression" will not bother her.
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Clashes at Brazil World Cup protest

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 23:36

Brazilian police fire tear gas at anti-World Cup protesters in Sao Paulo, hours before the opening match, and clashes break out in several other cities.
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VIDEO: Brazil police use tear gas on protesters

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 15:05

Police in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo have used tear gas to break up a protest against the football World Cup, hours before the city hosts the opening match.
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Brazil ready for 'lone wolf' attacks

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 9:06

Brazilian counter terrorism official say they are prepared for a "lone wolf " attack on the World Cup, but they think it is unlikely to happen.
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Meet the Brazilian Linekers

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 19:01

The Brazilians named after world's most famous players
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Sao Paulo metro strike suspended

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 10:36

Metro workers in Sao Paulo suspend a strike that has caused traffic chaos, two days before the city is to host the opening match of the World Cup.
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VIDEO: Tear gas disperses Sao Paulo protests

Monday, June 9th 2014, 14:50

Brazilian riot police use tear gas to disperse protesters in Sao Paulo three days ahead of the World Cup opening match.
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VIDEO: Brazilian frustration - in numbers

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 23:03
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's grim mood by the numbers
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Pele's son sentenced to 33 years

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 23:27

Edinho, the son of the Brazilian football legend Pele, is sentenced to 33 years in jail for laundering money from drug trafficking.
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Brazil Supreme Court head to retire

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 21:20

Judge Joaquim Barbosa, who oversaw the biggest corruption trial in Brazilian history, is to retire as president of the Supreme Court.
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VIDEO: Weight of expectation on Brazil team

Monday, May 26th 2014, 21:17
related countries: Brazil Brazil

With the World Cup just over two weeks away, the Brazilian squad has arrived at its training camp in the hills above Rio.
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Chelsea and PSG agree £40m Luiz deal

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 9:00
related countries: France France

Chelsea agree a deal with French champions Paris St-Germain over the sale of Brazil defender David Luiz.
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