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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: Gangs set four buses alight

Sunday, January 5th 2014, 0:58

Brazilian gangs acting on orders from inmates at a notorious jail have set fire to four buses in the north-eastern city of Sao Luis, officials say.
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Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 1:00

Why Brazilian football club sports Che Guevara's image on its kit
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Brazil police search Amazon reserve

Sunday, December 29th 2013, 1:49

More than 200 Brazilian police search an indigenous reserve in the Amazon region after allegations that a local tribe had abducted three contractors.
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Brazil jail fights kill 59 in 2013

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 15:10

At least 59 inmates have been killed in a single northern Brazilian prison this year, according to a judicial report detailing torture and sexual violence.
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Deadly floods hit south-east Brazil

Friday, December 27th 2013, 14:40
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais

Dozens of people are killed after heavy rains cause flooding and landslides in the south-eastern Brazilian states of Espirito Santo and Minas Gerais.
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Builders strike at Amazon stadium

Monday, December 16th 2013, 18:40

Brazilian builders go on strike at the World Cup stadium in Manaus, a day after a court order halted high work following the death of a worker.
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Amazon stadium building halted

Sunday, December 15th 2013, 23:13
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Manaus

A court in Brazil halts construction work at the World Cup stadium in the city of Manaus, where a builder fell to his death from a roof.
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Brazilian ex-president 'murdered'

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 4:07
related countries: Brazil Brazil

An investigative commission in Brazil says it has found evidence that the ex-president Juscelino Kubitschek was murdered by the 1970s military regime.
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Brazil football season's violent end

Monday, December 9th 2013, 2:34

Three people are injured in a brawl at a football match in southern Brazil in a violent end to Brazil's football league season.
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Brazil indigenous leader murdered

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 19:24

A Brazilian indigenous leader who starred in the land struggle film Birdwatchers has been murdered during a row with other tribe members.
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VIDEO: Brazilian Niemeyer landmark ablaze

Friday, November 29th 2013, 23:35

Firefighters are tackling a huge fire at a landmark complex, designed by the legendary architect Oscar Niemeyer, in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo.
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Brazil intervenes in indian land row

Friday, November 29th 2013, 20:21
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Mato Grosso

Brazilian soldiers of the National Force are being deployed to prevent escalation of conflicts over indigenous land in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul.
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Vettel wins ninth consecutive race

Sunday, November 24th 2013, 17:50

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel brings the Formula 1 season to a close with victory in an action-packed Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Vettel takes pole in heavy rain

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 17:51

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel beat Mercedes' Nico Rosberg and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso to pole position at the Brazilian GP.
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Webber top in wet Brazil practice

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 14:16
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Red Bull's Mark Webber set the pace in a soaking final practice session at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Hamilton has 'no hope' in Brazil rain

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 6:23
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Brazil Brazil
related places: Mercedes

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has written off his chances of success at the Brazilian Grand Prix - if it rains.
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Rosberg beats Red Bulls in practice

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 17:36

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg holds off the Red Bulls in a wet second practice session at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Mercedes set early pace in Brazil

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 13:42
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Brazil Brazil

Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton lead the way in a wet first practice at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Brazil banker flees to escape jail

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 20:07

An ex-director of the Brazilian state-run bank Banco do Brasil convicted in a major corruption trial flees the country to escape a jail sentence.
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Exhumed Brazil ex-president honoured

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 20:31

A day after his body was exhumed, the former Brazilian President Joao Goulart receives state honours as his remains arrive in the capital for tests on how he died.
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Brazil ex-president Goulart exhumed

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 10:34

Brazilian authorities will test the remains of ex-President Joao Goulart, which were exhumed on Wednesday, to determine whether he was poisoned.
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Second Batista company goes bankrupt

Monday, November 11th 2013, 21:50

A second company controlled by the Brazilian former billionaire Eike Batista files for bankruptcy protection.
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Billionaire Eike Batista's dreams crumble

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 10:06

Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista's dreams crumble
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Batista oil firm in bankruptcy

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 9:21

OGX, the Brazilian oil and gas company controlled by the billionaire former speedboat racer Eike Batista, files for bankruptcy protection in Rio de Janeiro.
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Land victory for Amazon farming community

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 1:30

How a Brazilian farming community won rights to its land
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VIDEO: How oil billionaire's dreams crumbled

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 23:30

OGX, the Brazilian oil and gas company controlled by the billionaire Eike Batista, has filed for bankruptcy protection in a Rio de Janeiro court.
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VIDEO: Is this the biggest wave ever surfed?

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 11:56
related countries: Portugal Portugal

A Brazilian surfer claims to have successfully taken on one of the world's biggest waves in Portugal, which reportedly reached heights of up to 30 metres .
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Brazil city hit by transport protest

Saturday, October 26th 2013, 3:29

Hundreds of protesters attack a bus station in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, setting fire to a bus and destroying cash machines.
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Brazil-Africa sex traffic gang held

Friday, October 25th 2013, 23:34
related countries: Angola Angola

Brazilian police have broken up a gang of people traffickers, who were sending sex workers to Angola and other parts of Africa.
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