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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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Botswana: news

Threat to Brazil tribe not lifted

Friday, April 19th 2013, 1:30
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The Brazilian government is accused of ignoring a legal deadline to remove settlers from the territory of a highly endangered tribe.
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VIDEO: Brazil declares emergency over influx

Monday, April 15th 2013, 3:42

The Brazilian government has called an emergency meeting in response to a influx of illegal immigrants.
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Brazilian state in immigration alert

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 16:26
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Peru Peru

Officials in the Brazilian state of Acre seek federal help to deal with a wave of illegal immigrants arriving from Peru and Bolivia.
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Lula investigated over corruption

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 18:38

A Brazilian prosecutor orders an investigation into allegations of corruption against ex-President Lula.
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Amazon activist killers jailed

Friday, April 5th 2013, 3:57

A Brazilian judge finds two men guilty of the murder in 2011 of two Amazon activists in a forest reserve in the northern state of Para.
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Rio bus in deadly viaduct fall

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 22:04

Seven people die in Rio de Janeiro after a bus falls 10m from a viaduct in the city centre, Brazilian police say.
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VIDEO: Tourist raped on Rio de Janeiro minibus

Monday, April 1st 2013, 22:44

A foreign tourist has been raped and robbed on a minibus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian police say.
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Foreign tourist raped on Rio minibus

Monday, April 1st 2013, 14:00

Brazilian police say two men have been arrested, accused of raping and robbing a foreign tourist on a minibus in Rio de Janeiro.
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Thursday, March 28th 2013, 4:20

Some 300 deaths at a Brazilian hospital are being studied for possible links to a doctor already charged with seven murders.
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Workers' rights for maids in Brazil

Wednesday, March 27th 2013, 2:30
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazilian senators pass a bill giving domestic servants equal rights to other workers for the first time.
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Rio indigenous protesters evicted

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 18:20

Brazilian police evict a group of indigenous protesters from a building they had occupied near Rio de Janeiro's Maracana football stadium.
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New Pope inspires social media banter

Friday, March 15th 2013, 12:37
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Brazil Brazil

Social media users in Brazil and Argentina exchange light-hearted jokes after an Argentine, rather than a Brazilian, was elected as the new Pope.
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UK halts new Brazil visa rules

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 14:19
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Plans to impose visa restrictions on Brazilian tourists have been put on hold by Home Secretary Theresa May amid concerns about trade.
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Fake fingers 'used for Brazil fraud'

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 16:17

A Brazilian doctor faces charges of fraud after being caught on camera using silicone fingers to sign in for her absent colleagues, police say.
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Brazil footballer jailed for murder

Friday, March 8th 2013, 12:36

Brazilian football star Bruno Fernandes is jailed for 22 years for ordering the murder of a former girlfriend whose body was never found.
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Brazil economy grew 0.9% in 2012

Friday, March 1st 2013, 15:54

The Brazilian economy grew at its slowest pace for three years in 2012, according to official figures, expanding by 0.9%.
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Brazilian family firms reveal tips for success

Monday, February 25th 2013, 0:06

Brazilian family firms explain what you need to be successful
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Brazil carnival fire kills four

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 10:38

A carnival float catches fire in the Brazilian city of Santos, killing four people and injuring several others.
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Rio inmates escape through sewers

Monday, February 4th 2013, 0:44

Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro are searching for more than 20 prisoners who escaped from a jail through its sewage system.
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Liverpool complete Coutinho deal

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 16:51
related countries: Italy Italy

Liverpool complete the £8.5m signing of Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho from Italian side Inter Milan.
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VIDEO: Brazil fire 'caused by flares'

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 15:22

The chief investigator in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria has said that cheap fireworks meant for outdoor use caused a deadly nightclub fire.
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Brazil fire 'caused by flares'

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 2:47

The chief investigator in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria says cheap fireworks meant for outdoor use caused a deadly nightclub fire.
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Brazil looks into MRI scan deaths

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 19:04

Health authorities in the Brazilian city of Campinas suspend some MRI scans following the deaths of three patients at a private hospital.
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VIDEO: Four arrested over Brazil club fire

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 9:12
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Santa Maria

Brazilian police have arrested four people in connection with a fire at a nightclub that killed 231 people in the southern city of Santa Maria on Sunday.
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Four held over Brazil club fire

Monday, January 28th 2013, 18:50
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Santa Maria

Brazilian police arrest four people in connection with a fire at a nightclub that killed 231 people in the southern city of Santa Maria on Sunday.
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Scores killed in Brazil club fire

Monday, January 28th 2013, 0:45
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Santa Maria

At least 233 people die in a fire that swept through a nightclub in southern Brazil, police say, after a musician reportedly let off fireworks on stage.
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Brazil landless leader shot dead

Saturday, January 26th 2013, 19:44

Brazilian landless leader Cicero Guedes, who led the occupation of a disused sugar plant in Rio state, is killed by unidentified gunman.
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Liverpool agree deal for Coutinho

Saturday, January 26th 2013, 16:45

Liverpool agree an £8.5m deal for Inter Milan's Brazilian international midfielder, Philipe Coutinho.
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Brazil drug lord 'Nem' sentenced

Friday, January 25th 2013, 20:21

A Brazilian man who controlled the drug-trafficking in Rio de Janeiro's sprawling Rocinha neighbourhood is sent to prison for 12 years.
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VIDEO: Search on for escaped crocodiles

Friday, January 25th 2013, 17:38
related countries: South Africa South Africa

As many as 10,000 farmed crocodiles are still on the loose in the Limpopo river between Botswana and South Africa, following the worst floods in more than a decade.
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