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Brazil rescue effort stepped up

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 1:25
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Brazil's military steps up rescue and supply operations in areas affected by devastating floods and landslides that have killed at least 655 people.
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More rain forecast in Brazil

Monday, January 17th 2011, 4:53

In Brazil, more rain is forecast in the region devastated by mudslides, which have now killed more than 600 people.
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Brazilian military joins rescue efforts

Sunday, January 16th 2011, 8:31
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazil's army have been deployed to the areas worst hit by the floods as the death toll rises to over 600.
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Brazilian army in flood mission

Saturday, January 15th 2011, 21:36
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Soldiers are deployed to help with the rescue and the identification of bodies in south-eastern Brazil, where at least 600 people have died in landslides and flooding.
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Rain hampers Brazil flood rescue

Friday, January 14th 2011, 23:02
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Rain is hampering Brazilian rescuers' attempts to find survivors from deadly mudslides - the country's worst natural disaster in decades.
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Rain hampers Brazil flood rescue

Friday, January 14th 2011, 19:52
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Rain is hampering Brazilian rescuers' attempts to find survivors from deadly mudslides - the country's worst natural disaster in decades.
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More than 500 die in Brazil flood

Friday, January 14th 2011, 10:16

Deadly floods in south-eastern Brazil have left more than 500 people dead, in what has become the country's worst natural disaster in decades.
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Brazilian death toll likely to rise

Friday, January 14th 2011, 5:28

Rescuers hunt for survivors after more than 500 die in Brazil's floods.
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Brazil flood death toll tops 400

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 20:39

More than 420 people are killed by flooding and mudslides in south-eastern Brazil, officials say, as rescuers hunt for survivors.
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Why are there so many floods?

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 12:58
related countries: Australia Australia

The BBC's Laura Tobin explains the weather systems causing floods in many parts of the world including Australia and Brazil.
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Death toll rises in Brazil floods

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 9:40
related places: Rio de Janeiro

More than 250 people die in the mountains of Rio de Janeiro state as flooding and mudslides hit south-eastern Brazil.
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Sao Paulo mudslides leave 13 dead

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 1:32
related places: Sao Paulo

Mudslides and floods kill at least 13 in Sao Paulo state and cause traffic chaos in Brazil's biggest city.
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Football holidays in Brazil take off

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 9:01
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Eat, sleep and breathe football on the Brazilian vacation where coaching is on offer from some of the country's finest players.
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Blackburn lose out on Ronaldinho

Saturday, January 8th 2011, 18:00
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Blackburn boss Steve Kean admits the club's hopes of signing Ronaldinho are "dead in the water".
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Brazil floods leave thousands displaced

Friday, January 7th 2011, 22:06

Weeks of heavy rain in Brazil have left tens of thousands homeless and so far killed 35 people.
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Brazil 'narco' reporter arrested

Friday, January 7th 2011, 17:48

Police in Brazil have arrested a reporter who they say was working as an informant for a drug gang in exchange for tip-offs on the gang's crimes.
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Fugitive seeks release in Brazil

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 22:19
related countries: Italy Italy

Fugitive Italian rebel Cesare Battisti asks to be freed in Brazil, days after former President Lula refused to extradite him to Italy.
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Rousseff becomes Brazil president

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 3:17

Dilma Rousseff is sworn in as Brazil's first woman president, succeeding the popular President Lula, who leaves office with approval ratings of 80%.
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Brazil's first female president sworn in

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 23:29

Brazil's first woman president is sworn in with promises to maintain economic stability.
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Dilma's parade

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 19:28

Pictures from Brazil as first woman president is sworn in
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Brazil's new president is sworn in

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 18:24

Brazil's new president has outlined her commitment to improving the nation's economy and eradicating poverty.
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Tough act to follow

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 8:29

Dilma's task as she succeeds Brazil's most popular leader
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Lula will not extradite fugitive

Friday, December 31st 2010, 17:01
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy reacts with fury to the Brazilian president's decision on his last day in office not to extradite an Italian former left-wing militant.
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Urban marmosets avoid pet threat

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 14:10

Marmosets living in Brazil's city parks choose sleeping sites carefully to avoid predatory domestic cats, a study finds.
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Ending on a high

Monday, December 27th 2010, 0:29

Why popular President Lula is leaving Brazil in good shape
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Lula closes his Brazil presidency

Friday, December 24th 2010, 0:57

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil hails his eight years in power, days before he steps down with approval ratings of more than 80%.
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Africa's TP Mazembe make history

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 17:55
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

TP Mazembe become the first African side to reach the Club World Cup final after a surprise 2-0 win over Brazil's Internacional in Abu Dhabi.
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Israel anger at S America moves

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 17:30
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Israel Israel

Israel reacts angrily as Argentina joins Brazil in recognising a Palestinian state within 1967 borders.
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Brazil changes oil drilling rules

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 11:33

A legal overhaul of Brazil's oil sector is approved which could increase development of offshore oil fields.
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Rocking back Brazilian style

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 0:27
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Os Mutantes was one of Brazil's biggest bands in the 1960s, their leader Sergio Dias reveals what it was like playing under a dictatorship and the band's comeback.
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Amazon deforestation 'down again'

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 18:39

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has fallen to its lowest rate for 22 years, Brazil's government says.
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Lula hails Rio police operation

Monday, November 29th 2010, 23:58
related places: Rio de Janeiro, Silva

Brazil's President Luiz Lula da Silva says a police operation to take control of a drug traffickers' stronghold in Rio de Janeiro is just the start of an anti-gang offensive.
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Three top Fifa men 'took bribes'

Monday, November 29th 2010, 19:52
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Panorama

Three senior FIFA officials, due to vote on England's 2018 World Cup bid, are alleged to have taken bribes in the 1990s. The BBC's Panorama reveals that Brazil's Ricardo Teixeira, Paraguay's Nicolas Leoz and Cameroon's Issa Hayatou received payment i
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Military called in to clear Brazil slum

Sunday, November 28th 2010, 15:14

Brazil sends soldiers to clear a slum of drug dealers after ultimatum passes.
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Brazil central bank head 'ousted'

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 21:08

Brazil's hawkish central bank head Henrique Meirelles is to be replaced local papers say, as data shows inflation on the rise.
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Winehouse to play 'one-off tour'

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 10:45

Singer Amy Winehouse is to play a series of gigs in Brazil early next year, her first full live shows since 2008.
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Brazil police break drug network

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 22:08

Police in Brazil say they have arrested 22 people as part of an 18-month effort to break an international drug syndicate.
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Argentina 1-0 Brazil

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 18:55
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Qatar Qatar
related places: Doha

Lionel Messi scores deep into injury time to earn Argentina victory against Brazil in their friendly international in Doha.
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Live - Wednesday's football

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 16:36
related countries: Argentina Argentina, France France, Morocco Morocco, Qatar Qatar, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Doha, Wembley

England entertain France at Wembley, with Andy Carroll starting, and Northern Ireland host Morocco following Argentina's late win over Brazil on a busy night of international friendlies.
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Italy drug haul found in tractors

Monday, November 15th 2010, 15:54
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian police say they have seized one tonne of pure cocaine, hidden in packages inside four tractors shipped from Brazil.
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Alencar stable after heart attack

Friday, November 12th 2010, 18:11

Brazil's vice-president, Jose Alencar, is in a stable condition and has been moved out of intensive care, after suffering a heart attack on Thursday.
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Brazil prison riot leaves 18 dead

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 17:46

A prison riot in northern Brazil ends with at least 18 inmates killed by other prisoners, officials say.
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