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News: Botswana

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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Rio police 'to probe' dancer's death

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 10:08

Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro say they will conduct a thorough investigation into the death of a dancer which sparked riots.
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Dancer's death sparks Rio clashes

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 11:40

Weeks before the World Cup, deadly clashes break out in the Brazilian city of Rio after the body of a young man is found, allegedly beaten by police.
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VIDEO: Meet Brazil's silver surfers

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 23:15

Meet the Brazilian pensioners who live for the big wave
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Court order halts Brazil match

Saturday, April 19th 2014, 2:47
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A Brazilian second division football game is abandoned after 16 minutes, with one team saying they now have a court order to play in the top division.
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Brazilian police end strike over pay

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 20:53
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Police in the state of Bahia in Brazil vote to end a two-day strike which prompted the deployment of federal troops to restore order on the streets.
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Campos-Silva in Brazil 2014 election

Monday, April 14th 2014, 22:49
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A former Brazilian state governor, Eduardo Campos, confirms he will run in October's presidential election with the environmental campaigner, Marina Silva, as his vice-presidential candidate.
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VIDEO: Rio robbery attempt caught on camera

Friday, April 11th 2014, 2:30

A Brazilian woman has narrowly avoided being robbed - while being interviewed about local crime.
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Woes grow for Brazil energy giant

Wednesday, April 9th 2014, 1:08
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazilian energy firm Petrobras faces growing controversy
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VIDEO: Brazil lost World Cup 'off the pitch'

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 11:08

Speaking to BBC HARDtalk, Brazilian football legend turned politician Romario, criticises the amount of money spent on the World Cup.
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Anelka poised for Brazil move

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 12:53
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Former France striker Nicolas Anelka has joined Atletico Mineiro, according to the Brazilian club's president.
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VIDEO: Brazil troops in Rio slum operation

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 1:08

Nearly 3,000 Brazilian troops have begun occupying one of Rio de Janeiro's most dangerous shanty towns.
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Brazil troops in Rio slum operation

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 13:57

Brazilian troops enter one of Rio de Janeiro's most dangerous slums, in the biggest operation to improve security ahead of the World Cup.
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Brazil 'rescues' cruise ship workers

Friday, April 4th 2014, 22:45
related countries: Italy Italy

Brazilian police say they have picked up 11 crew members working in "slave-like conditions" on an Italian cruise ship.
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Sentences over Brazil jail massacre

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 9:47
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A Brazilian court sentences 15 policemen to lengthy jail terms for their role in putting down a notorious 1992 prison riot in which 111 inmates died.
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Brazil secures Rio slum in mass raid

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 23:39

Brazilian security forces move into a slum near Rio airport, as part of efforts to drive out drugs gangs before this year's football World Cup.
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Man dies at Brazil World Cup stadium

Saturday, March 29th 2014, 21:42
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Sao Paulo

A Brazilian construction worker has died after falling 25ft (8m) at the World Cup stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil - the third fatality at the site.
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Threat to World Cup host city lifted

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 18:43

The southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre is confirmed as a host city for this summer's World Cup after key legislation is passed.
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Police car death 'shocks Brazil'

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 22:18
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff offers her condolences to the family of a woman who died after being dragged by a police car along a Rio street.
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Barca 'embarrassed' by Neymar deal

Monday, March 10th 2014, 18:37

Barcelona's president admits the saga surrounding the transfer of Brazilian superstar Neymar has been "embarrassing".
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Fresh deal to end Rio rubbish strike

Sunday, March 9th 2014, 0:42

Rio de Janeiro officials and street cleaners say they have reached a deal to end a strike which has left litter piling up in the Brazilian city.
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VIDEO: The life of a Brazilian samba dancer

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 21:05

Samba dancer Luara Neto Lino explains how she has spent more than six months preparing for this week's carnival event in Rio de Janeiro
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Brazilian growth in surprise rebound

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 17:17
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's economy gets a surprise boost and gives President Dilma Rousseff a second chance to win over investors ahead of October elections.
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Rio police train in crowd control

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 1:41

Brazilian riot police in Rio de Janeiro take part in crowd control training ahead of the football World Cup which starts in June.
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Web activists 'threaten World Cup'

Wednesday, February 26th 2014, 18:21

Brazilian online activists are reportedly threatening to disrupt the 2014 Fifa World Cup.
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World Cup 2014 gets security boost

Friday, February 21st 2014, 0:44

Brazilian authorities announce a security boost of around 70,000 officers to prevent disruption during the football World Cup starting in June.
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Barcelona formally accused of tax fraud

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 20:33

Barcelona are formally accused of a 9.1m euro (£7.5m) tax fraud in connection with the signing of Brazilian striker Neymar.
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Curitiba to remain World Cup venue

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 19:29

World governing body Fifa allows Arena da Baixada in the Brazilian city Curibata to remain a venue for this year's football World Cup.
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Two charged over Rio cameraman death

Friday, February 14th 2014, 20:11

Brazilian prosecutors charge two activists with the murder of a cameraman during a protest in Rio de Janeiro last Thursday.
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Filming under fire in Brazil

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 20:41
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The perils which claimed a Brazilian cameraman's life
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