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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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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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Arrest over Brazil cameraman death

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 11:53
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Chile Chile

Police arrest a man suspected of throwing a flare which mortally wounded Brazilian TV cameraman Santiago Andrade in northern Bahia state.
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Brazil unrest cameraman 'brain dead'

Monday, February 10th 2014, 20:33
related countries: Chile Chile

Brazilian cameraman Santiago Andrade, who was hurt in clashes between protesters and police in Rio de Janeiro last week, is brain dead, doctors say.
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Montsho to give up athletics for basketball after Rio

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 16:48

A 400m runner with basketball aspirations is one of Botswana's high Commonwealth Games hopes for Glasgow 2014
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Argentine head-on bus crash kills 18

Saturday, February 8th 2014, 5:40
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: Mendoza

At least 18 people are killed near the Argentine city of Mendoza when a lorry driving on the wrong side of the motorway hits a bus.
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Violent clashes at Rio fares protest

Friday, February 7th 2014, 7:35

Hundreds of Brazilian demonstrators clash with riot police in Rio de Janeiro, in a protest against a rise in public transport fares.
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Brazilian banker arrested in Italy

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 9:52
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian police arrest the former director of Banco do Brasil, Henrique Pizzolato, who fled Brazil after being sentenced to a jail term for corruption.
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Bodies found on Brazil tribal land

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 13:01
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazilian police searching Tenharim tribal lands in the Amazon region for three men who went missing in December have found three bodies.
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Brazil film maker stabbed to death

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 0:41

The acclaimed Brazilian film director Eduardo Coutinho is stabbed to death at his home in Rio de Janeiro, with his son the main suspect.
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Amazon tribesmen arrested for murder

Friday, January 31st 2014, 18:54

Brazilian federal police in the Amazon region arrest five members of the Tenharim tribe accused of killing three contractors who have been missing since mid-December.
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Clashes mar Brazil World Cup protest

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 16:33
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Sao Paulo

Police in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo arrest dozens of people after a peaceful demonstration against the football World Cup.
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VIDEO: Clashes mar Brazil World Cup protest

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 8:15
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Sao Paulo

Clashes broke out on the streets after more than 2,000 demonstrators marched in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo against their country's hosting of this year's football World Cup.
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VIDEO: Brazil stadium workers 'not paid'

Friday, January 24th 2014, 6:11

The new world cup venue in the Brazilian city of Manaus is still unfinished. Wyre Davies reports
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