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News: Brazil

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

World news related to Brazil – overview

Brazil: news

Creative buzz

Friday, May 28th 2010, 9:19

The high-energy urban arts scene in Brazil's biggest city
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Growing boom

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 23:56

Brazil's farmers eye global markets for their goods
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Brazil launches international TV

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 15:11
related countries: Portugal Portugal

The Brazilian government launches an international Portuguese-language TV station aimed first of all at Africa.
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Family friendly

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 9:45

Brazil's scheme to tackle deep-rooted poverty
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Brazil officials held for logging

Saturday, May 22nd 2010, 0:49

Brazil arrests 70 people suspected of illegal deforestation in the Amazon, including environmental officials.
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Obama 'to pursue Iran sanctions'

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 9:27
related countries: Iran Iran, Turkey Turkey, United States United States
related places: Tehran

US President Barack Obama vows to pursue UN sanctions against Iran despite Tehran's nuclear deal with Brazil and Turkey.
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Kaka makes World Cup fitness vow

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 20:22
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Brazil star Kaka says he will be fully fit for the World Cup finals in South Africa this summer after concerns over his form and fitness.
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Brazil fire destroys snake centre

Monday, May 17th 2010, 0:00
related places: Sao Paulo

Fire destroys a leading collection of dead snakes, spiders and scorpions at a research centre in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Brazil's Lula in key Iran talks

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 19:38
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Brazil's president is meeting Iranian leaders in Tehran in an effort to find a solution to the nuclear dispute.
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Netherlands knock out Brazil

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:22
related countries: Ghana Ghana, Netherlands Netherlands, Uruguay Uruguay

An own goal by Felipe Melo sees Brazil knocked out of the World Cup quarter-finals as the Netherlands win 2-1.
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Brazil draw puts Portugal through

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:50
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Portugal Portugal

Portugal join Brazil in the last 16 after a lacklustre 0-0 draw between the sides in Durban while Ivory Coast are eliminated despite beating North Korea 3-0.
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Brazil beats Ivory Coast 3-1

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:30

Luis Fabiano scores twice as Brazil - who have Kaka sent off - beat Ivory Coast 3-1 to reach the knockout stages.
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New Zealand snatch last-gasp draw

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:06
related countries: North Korea North Korea, New Zealand New Zealand, Portugal Portugal, Slovakia Slovakia

Winston Reid's injury-time header earns New Zealand a 1-1 draw against Slovakia.
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Iran 'backs Brazil nuclear role'

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 14:23
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Iran Iran

Iran's president has agreed in principle to a Brazilian offer to mediate on a deal for providing it with nuclear fuel.
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Fight to survive

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 23:25

Brazil's cowboys struggle to preserve way of life
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Amazon dam contracts awarded

Tuesday, April 20th 2010, 23:43

A consortium of nine companies wins the right to build a controversial dam on a tributary of the Amazon in Brazil.
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Huge Brazil dam auction halted

Tuesday, April 20th 2010, 10:19

Bidding for contracts to build a huge hydroelectric dam in Brazil is halted again amid environmental oppposition.
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Capital crew

Monday, April 19th 2010, 23:07
related places: Brasilia

The men who built Brasilia look back, 50 years on
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Judge allows bids for Brazil dam

Saturday, April 17th 2010, 0:57
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A Brazilian court allows bidding to start for contracts on a massive dam on an Amazon tributary, overturning an earlier ruling.
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China and Brazil sign trade deals

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 22:49
related countries: China China
related places: Brasilia

China and Brazil sign several trade deals on the sidelines of a shortened summit of Bric nations in Brasilia.
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Landslides cut off Brazil statue

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 11:40
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro's towering Christ the Redeemer statue is closed after heavy floods in Brazil that have killed around 250 people.
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Brazil election race takes shape

Sunday, April 11th 2010, 13:46

Former Sao Paulo state governor Jose Serra launches his bid to be Brazil's next president in October's election.
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Brazil in landslide rescue effort

Friday, April 9th 2010, 1:24

Rescue teams in Brazil are working for a second night to find 200 people believed to have been buried by a massive landslide.
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Chaos as Rio floods: Your stories

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 11:36

At least 95 people have died in Brazil after the most torrential rain for decades causes landslides and major flooding. Send us your comments.
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Future vision?

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 8:33

Brazil's striking 'new' capital turns 50 this month
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Brazil's election race kicks off

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 16:07

The two front-runners for Brazil's presidency leave their current jobs to be able to run in October's election.
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Israeli FM 'boycotts Brazil head'

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 8:25
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Israel Israel
related places: Silva

Israel's foreign minister is reported to have boycotted a visit by the Brazilian President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
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Israeli FM 'boycotts Brazil head'

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 2:17
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Israel Israel
related places: Silva

Israel's foreign minister is reported to have boycotted a visit by the Brazilian President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
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Brazil leader begins Mid-East tour

Monday, March 15th 2010, 6:07
related countries: Israel Israel

Brazil's president arrives in Israel at the start of a Middle East tour to throw his country's weight behind the peace process.
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Lula criticised for Cuba comment

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 10:42
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Brazil's President Lula is criticised for comments that appear to compare Cuban dissidents on hunger strike to common criminals.
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BP to explore for oil in Brazil

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 9:30

Oil giant BP announces a $7bn (£4.7bn) deal that will allow it to begin exploring for oil off the coast of Brazil.
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What next for US - South America trade?

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 10:50
related countries: United States United States

Brazil is planning trade sanctions in retaliation for US subsidies to cotton farmers. What will be the impact?
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Brazil rebuffs US Iran pressure

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 23:50
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Brazil will not bow to US pressure to support sanctions against Iran over its nuclear work, the country's foreign minister says.
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Dunne ruled out of Brazil match

Monday, March 1st 2010, 12:56
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Richard Dunne pulls out of the Republic of Ireland's friendly against Brazil on Tuesday at the Emirates Stadium because of injury.
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Fidel Castro is doing 'exceptionally well', Brazil's leader says

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 11:44
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Silva

Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro is described as being in good shape by Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
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Brazil party endorses candidate

Saturday, February 20th 2010, 23:18

Brazil's Workers' Party confirms President Lula's choice, Dilma Rousseff, as its presidential candidate for October elections.
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Brazil sea rescue for Canadians

Friday, February 19th 2010, 18:57
related countries: Canada Canada

More than 60 people aboard a Canadian sailing ship that sank in high winds are rescued off the coast of Brazil.
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Lula's choice

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 1:55

The woman Brazil's president hopes will succeed him
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Air France jet search 'to resume'

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 1:47
related countries: France France

The search for wreckage of an Air France jet that crashed off the coast of Brazil will resume in March, French officials say.
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Brazil governor faces corruption charges

Friday, February 12th 2010, 10:44
related places: Brasilia

Jose Roberto Arruda, the governor of Brazil's capital Brasilia, hands himself in to face corruption allegations.
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