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We have started to collect the most important news related to Brazil in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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VIDEO: Lone bid wins Brazil oil auction

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 0:51
related countries: China China

The rights to explore Brazil's biggest oilfield have been won at an auction - by a consortium led by state-run Petrobras and backed by Total, Shell and Chinese firms.
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Lone bid wins Brazil oilfield rights

Monday, October 21st 2013, 21:01
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Rights to explore Brazil's biggest oilfield are auctioned to the sole bidder - a Brazilian-led consortium - amid angry clashes in Rio.
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England to face Denmark in March

Monday, October 21st 2013, 17:03
related countries: Denmark Denmark

England will play a friendly against Denmark at Wembley in March ahead of next summer's World Cup finals in Brazil.
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Fire burns tonnes of sugar in Brazil

Saturday, October 19th 2013, 0:44

A fire in Brazil's largest port burns some 180,000 tonnes of raw sugar and pushes world prices to a one-year high.
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VIDEO: Brazil oilfield to be auctioned

Friday, October 18th 2013, 19:08
related places: Rio de Janeiro

A huge oilfield near Rio de Janeiro is to be auctioned in a move which could boost Brazil's economy.
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Brazil army to guard oil rights sale

Friday, October 18th 2013, 18:13

Union leaders in Brazil attack a decision to deploy troops to guarantee security for a controversial oil exploration rights auction.
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Brazilian oil workers on strike

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 23:07
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Union leaders say 90% of Brazil's state oil company are on strike against planned auctions for rights to explore the huge offshore Libra oilfield.
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Who is the true father of football in Brazil?

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 22:56

Scot vying for title of man who took football to Brazil
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England will not be World Cup seed

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 12:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England rise to 10th in the Fifa rankings, but will not be one of eight seeded teams at next year's World Cup in Brazil.
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Is Brazil the target of industrial espionage?

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 0:24
related countries: United States United States

Why US security agency is taking an interest in Brazil
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Hodgson plays down World Cup chances

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 16:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Manager Roy Hodgson says England are not one of the favourites to win next summer's World Cup in Brazil.
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Clashes at Brazil teacher protest

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 3:21

Protesters clash with police in Brazil's largest cities, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, following peaceful marches in support of striking teachers.
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Bosnia-Hercegovina seal Brazil place

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 23:27
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lithuania Lithuania

Bosnia-Hercegovina qualify for their first World Cup finals as an independent nation after beating Lithuania 1-0.
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VIDEO: Blind ballerinas on path to stardom

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 17:25

A company of ballerinas entirely made up of blind or visually impaired dancers is winning plaudits in Brazil for their performances.
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Arrest warrants issued for Zambia trio

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 15:27
related countries: China China, Zambia Zambia

Zambia issues arrest warrants for three international players who missed the 2-0 friendly defeat by Brazil in China.
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Brazil plans secure email service

Monday, October 14th 2013, 11:26

Brazil's president announces plans to create a secure email service to protect its citizens and businesses against foreign espionage.
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Brazilian police probe riot rumours

Friday, October 11th 2013, 19:05
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Pedrinhas

Police in Brazil's northern Maranhao state investigate rumours which spread panic after a riot that killed nine at the Pedrinhas prison.
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Brazil prison fight leaves 13 dead

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 12:11
related places: Pedrinhas

A fight between members of rival gangs in Pedrinhas prison in north-eastern Brazil leaves 13 people dead and at least 30 injured.
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Protests at Brazil World Cup venue

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 13:07
related places: Cuiaba

Protesters demanding more investment on health and education interrupt a visit to the Arena Pantanal, in Cuiaba, by Fifa's Jerome Valcke.
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VIDEO: Protests at Brazil World Cup venue

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 2:08

Protesters in Brazil have disrupted an official visit to a football stadium being built for next year's World Cup.
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VIDEO: Violence mars Brazil demonstration

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 8:29

Several people are injured in an explosion during the latest demonstration in Brazil.
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Brazil anger over Canada spy claims

Monday, October 7th 2013, 20:02
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Brazil summons the Canadian ambassador for explanations over the latest electronic spying accusations leaked by the former US contractor, Edward Snowden.
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Ten Rio police charged with murder

Saturday, October 5th 2013, 4:36
related places: Rocinha, Souza

Prosecutors in Brazil charge 10 police officers with the murder of Amarildo de Souza, who disappeared from the Rocinha favela in Rio in July.
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England will avoid doomsday - Hodgson

Friday, October 4th 2013, 9:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Manager Roy Hodgson believes England will avoid the "doomsday" scenario of not reaching the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
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Brazil gang in huge tablet robbery

Monday, September 30th 2013, 19:21
related places: Sao Paulo

An armed gang in Brazil storms the main cargo terminal at Sao Paulo airport and makes off with tablets and notebooks worth $800,000 (£500,000).
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Brazil World Cup work 'slave-like'

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 21:45

Construction workers employed on a project in Brazil ahead of next year's World Cup face slave-like conditions, a Labour attorney general's investigation says.
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VIDEO: Stranded dolphins die on Brazil beach

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 15:28

About 30 large dolphins beached themselves in north-eastern Brazil and at least seven have died.
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Rancher convicted over US nun murder

Friday, September 20th 2013, 14:01
related countries: United States United States

A court in Brazil has convicted a rancher for ordering the murder of American nun Dorothy Stang over a land dispute.
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Brazil corruption trial to reopen

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 23:41

Brazil's Supreme Court breaks a deadlock and narrowly rules in favour of reopening the country's biggest corruption trial, known as the Mensalao.
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Ghana to face Egypt in 2014 play-off

Monday, September 16th 2013, 10:46
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Ghana Ghana

The draw for Africa's 2014 World Cup play-off round pits Ghana against Egypt in the pick of the five ties to decide who reaches Brazil.
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Greenwald to testify at spy probe

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 0:31

A parliamentary commission in Brazil investigating spying allegations says the journalist Glenn Greenwald will be invited to testify next week.
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VIDEO: Protests at Brazil's Independence Day

Sunday, September 8th 2013, 3:49

Protesters in Brazil have disrupted Independence Day celebrations, demanding better public services and an end to corruption.
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Protests at Brazil Independence Day

Sunday, September 8th 2013, 0:29
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Hundreds of protesters clash with police in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Brasilia and other cities, as the country celebrates Independence Day.
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World Cup 2014 win unlikely - Dyke

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 9:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dyke

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke believes nobody "realistically thinks" England will win the World Cup in Brazil next year.
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Brazil lower house bans secret votes

Wednesday, September 4th 2013, 15:55

Brazil's lower house passes an amendment to abolish secret voting in Congress, a demand by protesters who took to the streets of major cities in June.
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VIDEO: Brazil and Mexico probe NSA claims

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 7:22
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

Brazil and Mexico have both demanded an explanation from the US over claims that the National Security Agency (NSA) spied on their presidents.
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Brazil and Mexico probe NSA claims

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 22:56
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

Brazil and Mexico demand an explanation from the US over claims that the NSA spied on the presidents of both countries.
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NSA 'spied on Brazil and Mexico'

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 16:20
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Mexico Mexico, United States United States

The US National Security Agency (NSA) targeted the communications of the Brazilian and Mexican governments, Brazilian TV Globo reports.
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Boy's 'killers' dead in Brazil jail

Saturday, August 31st 2013, 4:26
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Botswana Botswana

Two Brazilian men accused of murdering a five-year-old Bolivian boy are found dead in prison, after reportedly being poisoned by other inmates.
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