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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

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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Brazilian police go on strike

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 1:36
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Thousands of police across Brazil go on a one-day strike over pay in another hiccup ahead of the football World Cup, which begins on 12 June.
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Brazilian prisoners release hostages

Sunday, May 18th 2014, 20:50
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Prisoners at a maximum-security jail in Brazil release 122 hostages held since Saturday after some of their demands were reportedly met.
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VIDEO: Brazil hit by anti-World Cup rallies

Friday, May 16th 2014, 4:10

Brazilian riot police in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro fire tear gas to break up protests against the cost of hosting the football World Cup.
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Brazil hit by anti-World Cup rallies

Friday, May 16th 2014, 0:51

Brazilian riot police in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro fire tear gas to break up protests against the cost of hosting the football World Cup.
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Brazil to pay WW2 rubber workers

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 1:08

The Brazilian Congress approves a plan to compensate workers sent to rubber plantations in the Amazon during World War Two.
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Brazilian fan killed at stadium

Saturday, May 3rd 2014, 21:19

A Brazilian football fan dies after being hit by a toilet bowl thrown at the end of a match in Recife, one of the host cities of the World Cup.
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Imola circuit holds Senna silence

Thursday, May 1st 2014, 14:09

The Imola circuit where Ayrton Senna died 20 years ago is holding four days of tributes to the Brazilian.
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Arrest in Alves banana racism case

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 12:46
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

Spanish police say they have arrested a spectator suspected of throwing a banana at Barcelona's Brazilian footballer Dani Alves in a match last week.
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Rocket launch debris found in Amazon

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 22:56
related countries: France France

A Brazilian fisherman in a remote Amazon region river finds debris from a European satellite launch from a base in neighbouring French Guyana.
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Brazil military torturer found dead

Saturday, April 26th 2014, 1:31
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazilian ex-army colonel Paulo Malhaes, who recently admitted to killing prisoners during military rule, is murdered by unknown men in his home.
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New clashes in Rio over dancer death

Friday, April 25th 2014, 1:53

Brazilian police clash with resident of a slum in Rio, after the funeral of dancer who was shot by officers during unrest there on Tuesday.
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