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Brazil president Michel Temer accused of corruption

Friday, November 25th 2016, 4:44

Brazil's President Michel Temer is accused of pressuring a minister to engage in corrupt practices.
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Scuffles break out as protesters storm Brazil Congress

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 16:07

Protesters are wrestled to the floor after storming Brazil's Congress demanding military rule.
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Top Brazil politician arrested

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 11:32
related places: Cabral

Police in Brazil arrest former Rio state Governor Sergio Cabral as part of a corruption probe.
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Brazil: Protesters storm Congress seeking military rule

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 9:04

Dozens of protesters calling for a military takeover break into Brazil's lower chamber of Congress.
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Neymar: Barcelona footballer's fraud trial should go ahead, says judge

Monday, November 7th 2016, 16:56
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona's Brazil international footballer Neymar faces a fraud trial after judge overturns decision to dismiss charges.
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Volkswagen appoints expert to examine Brazil torture claims

Thursday, November 3rd 2016, 13:42

Volkswagen commissions an expert to examine if it allowed the torture of employees under Brazil's former military regime.
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Brazil grotto collapse 'kills 10' in Tocantins state

Tuesday, November 1st 2016, 20:44
related places: Tocantins

A grotto collapses in Brazil, killing at least 10 people marking a religious event, police say.
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Brazil boy regains smile after losing all his teeth

Friday, October 28th 2016, 10:26

Boy who lost all his teeth at the age of three regains smile and story goes viral in Brazil.
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Mosquito army released in Zika fight in Brazil & Colombia

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 13:09
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Scientists are planning to release millions of modified mosquitoes in urban areas of Brazil and Colombia, in an effort to tackle Zika, dengue and chikungunya viruses.
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Carlos Alberto: Brazil legend dies aged 72 after heart attack

Tuesday, October 25th 2016, 15:58

Brazil legend Carlos Alberto, the captain of the 1970 World Cup-winning side and scorer of one of the greatest goals in history, dies aged 72.
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Eduardo Cunha: Former Brazil Congress speaker arrested

Wednesday, October 19th 2016, 17:19
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Brasilia

Former Brazilian Congressman Eduardo Cunha, who led the impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff, is arrested in the capital Brasilia.
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Mass breakout from Brazilian prison

Tuesday, October 18th 2016, 9:14
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Fifty five prisoners escape from a prison in Brazil during a riot being blamed on gang rivalry.
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Brazil prison clashes 'kill 25 inmates'

Monday, October 17th 2016, 4:26

Clashes between two rival factions kill at least 25 inmates in an overcrowded prison in northern Brazil, local media report.
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China backs Brics nations despite global uncertainty

Sunday, October 16th 2016, 12:50
related countries: China China, India India, Russia Russia, South Africa South Africa

China's president says the long-term prospects of Brics nations Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are still positive despite global uncertainty.
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Brazil opens Latin America's first elephant sanctuary

Friday, October 14th 2016, 23:48

An elephant sanctuary has opened in Brazil to provide a home for an estimated 50 circus animals from across Latin America.
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Brazil's former President Lula faces more charges

Thursday, October 13th 2016, 22:55
related places: Silva

A federal judge in Brazil has ruled that former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will face further criminal charges.
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Key Venezuela-Brazil football match interrupted by power cut

Wednesday, October 12th 2016, 14:08
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

A World Cup qualifying football match hosted by Venezuela against Brazil is interrupted by a power cut, prompting anti-government chants.
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Brazil's former President Lula in 'new corruption charge'

Wednesday, October 5th 2016, 21:09
related places: Silva

Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is charged with corruption in a new case, according to local media reports.
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Appeal begins in Brazil against acquittal of 74 police

Thursday, September 29th 2016, 0:14
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Sao Paulo

Relatives of prisoners who died during a riot in 1992 in a Sao Paulo jail are appealing after a Brazilian court threw out convictions against 74 police officers.
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Petrobras scandal: Brazil ex-Minister Antonio Palocci arrested

Monday, September 26th 2016, 17:24

Brazil's former Finance Minister Antonio Palocci is the latest political figure to be arrested as part of investigations into the Petrobras inquiry.
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Maria's story

Thursday, September 22nd 2016, 1:11
related places: Maria

Brazil's Maria da Penha Law was named after a women's rights activist who was left paraplegic by her violent husband.
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Brazil's ex-president Lula to be tried for corruption

Wednesday, September 21st 2016, 1:05
related places: Silva

Brazil ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will stand trial over an alleged corruption scheme at the state oil company, Petrobras, a judge says.
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SA Paralympian Tyrone Pillay fury at airline over prosthesis

Tuesday, September 20th 2016, 18:55
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African Paralympic shot-putter Tyrone Pillay says South African Airways refused to allow his prosthetic leg on board as he returned from Brazil.
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Rio 2016: What legacy means to next generation

Monday, September 19th 2016, 17:40

Faced with huge economic pressures, will Brazil be able to fund training for the next generation of Olympians and Paralympians?
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Paralympics: How have Games changed Brazil?

Sunday, September 18th 2016, 14:39

BBC News looks back at what legacy Brazil's Paralympic Games will leave behind.
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Thousands attend funeral of Brazil soap star Montagner

Saturday, September 17th 2016, 18:56
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Thousands of fans pay their last respects to Brazilian actor Domingos Montagner, who drowned in a river where he had been recording scenes for a soap opera.
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Brazil TV star Domingos Montagner drowns on set of soap opera

Friday, September 16th 2016, 18:28

Brazilian actor Domingos Montagner will be buried in Sao Paulo on Saturday after drowning in a river on the set of the country's most popular soap opera.
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Brazil launches rescue plan to fix economy

Wednesday, September 14th 2016, 0:57

Brazil's new government announces a privatisation plan aimed at reviving the country's struggling economy.
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Brazil's ex-Speaker Cunha expelled from Congress over Swiss bank accounts

Tuesday, September 13th 2016, 3:22
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Ex-Speaker of Brazil's Congress, Eduardo Cunha, is stripped of his seat over allegations he lied about undeclared Swiss bank accounts.
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Brazil's ex-Speaker faces losing seat over Swiss bank accounts

Tuesday, September 13th 2016, 1:18
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Ex-Speaker of Brazil's Congress, Eduardo Cunha, faces being stripped of his seat amid accusations he lied about undeclared Swiss bank accounts.
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The last laugh

Sunday, September 11th 2016, 23:04
related places: Sousa

How cartoonist Mauricio de Sousa was able to get past initial rejection and go on to become Brazil's answer to Walt Disney.
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Irish Olympic official charged in Brazil

Saturday, September 10th 2016, 9:05
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland's top Olympic official Pat Hickey is formally charged by a judge in Brazil.
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Rio Paralympics 2016: Opening ceremony sees Brazil president booed

Thursday, September 8th 2016, 1:35

The Rio 2016 Paralympics are officially opened by Brazil's president Michel Temer, who is booed by the crowd.
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Rousseff leaves Brazil presidential palace for last time

Wednesday, September 7th 2016, 1:51
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff leaves her official residence for the last time following her impeachment and removal from office.
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Brazil: Police use tear gas at pro-Dilma protest

Monday, September 5th 2016, 4:34

Tens of thousands of people take to the streets in Brazil to protest against the government and clashes break out as police use tear gas.
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Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Senate

Thursday, September 1st 2016, 0:54

Brazil's Senate removes President Dilma Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget, with Michel Temer sworn in as her successor.
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Dilma's demise

Wednesday, August 31st 2016, 16:56

Trial of Brazil's first woman president went far beyond just the crime she was accused of.
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Brazil's Dilma Rousseff defends record at impeachment trial

Tuesday, August 30th 2016, 2:59

Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff defends her record at her Senate impeachment trial and says accusations are "pretexts" for a "coup".
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US swimmer Lochte 'won't respond' to Brazil false claim charge

Friday, August 26th 2016, 15:48
related countries: Botswana Botswana, United States United States

Ryan Lochte has no plans to publically respond despite Brazilian police charging him with making a false statement over a robbery, his lawyer says.
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Brazil police charge Lochte over robbery claim

Friday, August 26th 2016, 8:31
related countries: United States United States

Brazil police charge US swimmer Ryan Lochte with making a false statement about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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India investigating French submarine company data leak

Wednesday, August 24th 2016, 9:15
related countries: France France, India India, Malaysia Malaysia

India is investigating a massive data leak from French shipbuilder DCNS that revealed crucial details about submarines being built for the Indian navy.
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27 world records...

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 10:25

BBC Sport presents the key facts and figures from this summer's Olympic Games in Brazil.
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...but a new start for Rio?

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 6:26

The BBC's Babita Sharma looks back on Rio 2016, as the Olympic Games draw to a close in Brazil.
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