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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: Pope celebrates final Brazil Mass

Sunday, July 28th 2013, 23:09
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Pope Francis has come to the end of his historic first foreign visit in the role of Pontiff, concluding the trip to Brazil with a Mass on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro.
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Oliveira breaks T43 100m world record

Sunday, July 28th 2013, 18:50

Brazil's Alan Oliveira smashes the T43 100m world record at the Anniversary Games as Jonnie Peacock breaks his personal best.
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Brazil beach packed for Pope Francis

Sunday, July 28th 2013, 7:02

Up to three million pilgrims hear Pope Francis address an all-night vigil on Brazil's Copacabana Beach - and remain in place for a Mass on Sunday.
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Pope urges talks in divided Brazil

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 17:34

Pope Francis urges Brazil's government and civil society leaders to use dialogue as an alternative to violent protest and "selfish indifference".
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Thousands meet Pope at Copacabana

Friday, July 26th 2013, 8:25
related places: Copacabana

Pope Francis visits Copacabana beach, in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, to hold the greeting ceremony for World Youth Day.
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VIDEO: Pope Francis visits Brazil shanty town

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 21:50
related places: Varginha

Pope Francis has visited the poor neighbourhood of Varginha
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VIDEO: Pope takes World Youth Day Mass

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 2:26
related places: Aparecida

Pope Francis has celebrated the first Mass of his trip to Latin America, at the Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida in Brazil.
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Pope warns against drug legalisation

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 0:25
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Sao Paulo

Pope Francis warns against drug legalisation plans in Latin America during the inauguration of a clinic for drug addicts in Rio de Janeiro.
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VIDEO: Pope holds first Mass in Brazil

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 15:19
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Sao Paulo

Pope Francis has celebrated the first Mass of his trip to Latin America, at the Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo.
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Brazil children massacre remembered

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 0:34

Brazil commemorates 1993 street children massacre
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Brazil's new Thalidomide babies

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 0:24

The babies with birth defects being born today in Brazil
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VIDEO: Battling leprosy in Brazil

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 18:12

Angus Crawford looks at how health workers are taking the fight against Leprosy out into Brazil's slums.
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Brazil crowds greet Pope Francis

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 6:49

Crowds greet Pope Francis in Rio on his first foreign trip as head of the Catholic Church, but Brazilian police also clash with anti-government protesters.
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VIDEO: Brazil crowds halt Pope's progress

Monday, July 22nd 2013, 22:01

Pope Francis has arrived in Brazil on his first trip abroad since becoming head of the Catholic Church in March.
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Pope Francis leaves for Brazil visit

Monday, July 22nd 2013, 17:40

Pope Francis is flying to Brazil for his first foreign trip, where millions of young Catholics are expected to greet him at a festival amid high security.
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All eyes in Brazil on the Pope

Monday, July 22nd 2013, 17:37

Excitement in Brazil at Pope Francis's visit
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World Cup ticket costs revealed

Friday, July 19th 2013, 15:08

Ticket prices for international fans attending the football World Cup in Brazil will start at $90 (£59, 69 euros) for initial group matches.
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VIDEO: Fake pope used for Rio visit rehearsal

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 16:57

Brazil - the world's most populous Catholic country - gets ready for the arrival of Pope Francis for World Youth Day celebrations.
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Brazil's new middle class demands more

Sunday, July 14th 2013, 23:18

Brazil's new middle class demands more
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Clashes mar Brazil's day of strikes

Friday, July 12th 2013, 8:05

Striking workers block key ports and motorways in Brazil during a nationwide day of protests that ends in clashes in Rio de Janeiro.
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VIDEO: Rio clashes follow day of strikes

Friday, July 12th 2013, 4:05

Police in Rio de Janiero have clashed with demonstrators after a day of strikes across Brazil, called by the country's largest trade unions.
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Brazil row over topless fan ban

Friday, July 12th 2013, 0:32
related places: Maracana, Rio de Janeiro

Controversial new plans which include a ban of shirtless and standing fans at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium are causing outcry in Brazil.
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US allies demand answers over spying

Thursday, July 11th 2013, 9:15
related countries: Chile Chile, Mexico Mexico, United States United States

US allies Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and Chile join the chorus of disapproval over allegations that the US is conducting widespread espionage.
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Pope to forgive Rio pilgrims' sins

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 19:38

Pilgrims attending a Roman Catholic youth festival with Pope Francis in Brazil later this month can be forgiven their sins, the Vatican says.
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Brazil poor areas get 10,000 doctors

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 0:52

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff unveils plans to hire 10,000 doctors to work in poorly served areas, as part of a wider health shake-up.
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Brazil challenges US on 'espionage'

Monday, July 8th 2013, 1:37
related countries: Botswana Botswana, United States United States

Brazil request clarifications from the US government over allegations that its intelligence agencies spied on Brazilian citizens and companies.
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Referee killed after stabbing player

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 8:18

Football spectators in northern Brazil decapitate a referee after he fatally stabbed a player at an amateur game, officials say.
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Paulinho seals £17m Tottenham switch

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 9:54

Brazil midfielder Paulinho completes his move to Tottenham from Corinthians for a fee of just under £17m.
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Brazil World Cup tickets 'cheapest'

Monday, July 1st 2013, 23:31

Football governing body Fifa says tickets for next year's World Cup in Brazil will be the "cheapest ever", with prices to be announced on 19 July.
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Protesters question Brazil leaders' credibility

Monday, July 1st 2013, 8:26

Brazil's answer to protesters' demands under scrutiny
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Brazil have won back respect - Neymar

Monday, July 1st 2013, 2:23
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Rio

Neymar believes Brazil have won back the respect of the world after their Confederations Cup win over Spain in Rio.
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Brazil clashes during Rio cup final

Monday, July 1st 2013, 0:51
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Maracana, Rio

Protesters in Brazil clash with police during the Confederations Cup final in Rio de Janeiro, which sees the host nation beat Spain 3-0.
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Brazil 3-0 Spain

Monday, July 1st 2013, 0:13
related countries: Spain Spain

Fred scores twice either side of a Neymar strike as Brazil beat Spain to win their third straight Fifa Confederations Cup.
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Victory will bring belief - Scolari

Sunday, June 30th 2013, 9:38

Luiz Felipe Scolari believes Fifa Confederations Cup success will bring belief that Brazil can win the World Cup in 2014.
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Boy's murder shocks Sao Paulo

Saturday, June 29th 2013, 17:55
related places: Sao Paulo

Police in Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, arrest four men accused of killing a five-year-old boy who "cried too much" during a robbery at his family's home.
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Fifa's reputation enhanced - Blatter

Friday, June 28th 2013, 23:04

President Sepp Blatter believes Fifa's reputation has grown in the Confederations Cup despite protests in Brazil.
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VIDEO: BBC watches Brazil protest unfold

Friday, June 28th 2013, 9:41
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain
related places: Fortaleza

Nearly 90 people were arrested for rioting in the north-eastern city of Fortaleza in the hours before the Confederations Cup semi-final between Spain and Italy.
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Protest-hit Brazil 'missed chance'

Friday, June 28th 2013, 3:47

Brazil "lost a great opportunity" to improve public services when it got the 2014 football World Cup, Rio de Janeiro's mayor tells the BBC, as protests continue.
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VIDEO: 'Not the image Brazil wants'

Friday, June 28th 2013, 2:11
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain
related places: Fortaleza

Police clashed with demonstrators ahead of the Confederations Cup semi-final match between Spain and Italy in the north eastern city of Fortaleza in Brazil.
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