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Airbus urges speed sensor switch

Thursday, July 30th 2009, 22:25

Airbus urges airlines to change speed sensors on about 200 jets, in the wake of the Air France crash off Brazil.
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UK law graduates arrested in Rio

Wednesday, July 29th 2009, 9:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British women have been arrested in Brazil accused of fraudulently claiming they had been robbed, reports say.
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Brazil and Paraguay in power deal

Saturday, July 25th 2009, 21:45
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

Brazil will triple payments to Paraguay for energy from a border hydro-electric dam, ending a long-running dispute.
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UK waste prompts Brazil complaint

Friday, July 24th 2009, 4:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Brazil is to lodge a formal complaint over an illegal shipment of 1,400 tonnes of UK toxic waste, its government says.
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UK arrests in Brazil toxic waste scandal

Thursday, July 23rd 2009, 15:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Environment Agency officials investigating an illegal shipment of 1,400 tonnes of toxic waste to Brazil make three arrests in UK.
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Israel sees Brazil help with Iran

Thursday, July 23rd 2009, 10:32
related countries: Iran Iran, Israel Israel

Visiting Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman says Brazil can play a key role in talks on Iran's nuclear programme.
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Study charts Brazil youth murders

Wednesday, July 22nd 2009, 8:56

A study finds 5,000 young people aged 12 to 18 are killed in Brazil's cities and towns each year, many them poor, black males.
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UK set to take back Brazil waste

Sunday, July 19th 2009, 11:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is working with Brazil to organise the return of hundreds of tonnes of toxic British waste, the Environment Agency says.
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Senate scandals

Thursday, July 16th 2009, 14:46

Reputation of Brazil's politicians takes a knock
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GM plans $1bn Brazilian expansion

Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 22:11
related countries: Botswana Botswana

General Motors is to invest more than $1bn in Brazil, developing two new car models and creating about 1,000 jobs.
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Former champion Gatti found dead

Sunday, July 12th 2009, 6:49

Former world boxing champion Arturo Gatti is found dead in a hotel room in Brazil.
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Former champion Gatti found dead

Sunday, July 12th 2009, 6:49

Former world boxing champion Arturo Gatti is found dead in a hotel room in Brazil.
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Wetland threat

Friday, July 3rd 2009, 9:54
related places: Pantanal

Brazil's challenge to protect its unique Pantanal
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Live - Confederations Cup final

Sunday, June 28th 2009, 18:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Johannesburg

Brazil win the Confederations Cup for the third time, producing a stunning comeback to beat USA in Johannesburg.
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Search ends for Air France dead

Saturday, June 27th 2009, 1:46

Brazil ends the search for bodies from the crashed Air France jet, but the hunt for the black boxes goes on.
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Brazil's Lula signs Amazon bill

Friday, June 26th 2009, 6:53
related countries: France France

Brazil's president approves a controversial bill allowing Amazon farmers to acquire an area of public land larger than France.
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Late strike fires Brazil into final

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 20:27
related countries: South Africa South Africa

An 87th minute free-kick from defender Daniel Alves sends Brazil into the Confederations Cup final and leaves hosts South Africa heartbroken.
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Brazilian v Brazilian in battle for football's Confederations Cup final

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 13:40
related countries: Botswana Botswana, South Africa South Africa

For the first time in a Fifa tournament, two Brazilian football coaches go head to head, as their teams, Brazil and South Africa, vie for a place in Sunday's Confederations Cup final.
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Atlantic crash bodies identified

Monday, June 22nd 2009, 2:36

Officials in Brazil identify the first 11 bodies recovered from the Air France disaster in which 228 people were killed.
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Brazil to begin crash bodies ID

Thursday, June 11th 2009, 7:17
related countries: France France

The first bodies recovered from the scene of the Air France crash arrive on mainland Brazil for the process of identification.
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Nuclear sub joins Air France hunt

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 13:21
related countries: France France

A French nuclear submarine arrives to search for data recorders from the Air France flight which crashed off Brazil.
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Jet crash bodies arrive in Brazil

Tuesday, June 9th 2009, 20:57

The first human remains from the Air France jet which crashed into the Atlantic a week ago are flown back to Brazil.
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In pictures

Tuesday, June 9th 2009, 20:49

Air France crash bodies brought back to Brazil
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Air France crash

Sunday, June 7th 2009, 6:38

Questions amid the grief in Brazil as first bodies found
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Air France replaces speed sensors

Sunday, June 7th 2009, 3:58

Air France steps up replacing speed monitors on Airbus planes after an Atlantic crash, as Brazil says the first bodies are found.
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Ocean search finds plane debris

Wednesday, June 3rd 2009, 4:01
related countries: France France

Debris spotted by planes in the Atlantic is from a French airliner which vanished in a storm, Brazil confirms.
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Atlantic searched for lost plane

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 6:37
related countries: France France

Rescuers from several nations search waters deep in the Atlantic for an airliner missing since Monday with 228 on board.
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French plane lost in Atlantic storm

Monday, June 1st 2009, 19:05
related countries: Botswana Botswana, France France

France says it is unlikely anyone on board a plane carrying 228 people which vanished en route from Brazil has survived.
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Dam bursts in Brazil's north-east

Friday, May 29th 2009, 4:15
related places: Piaui

A rescue effort is launched after a dam gives way killing four people after heavy rain and floods in Brazil's Piaui state.
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Nadal & Federer through in Paris

Monday, May 25th 2009, 15:03
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Defending champion Rafael Nadal sees off Brazil's Marcos Daniel and Roger Federer beats Spaniard Alberto Martin to reach round two of the French Open.
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Eleven die in Brazil plane crash

Saturday, May 23rd 2009, 4:02
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A small plane crashes in the eastern Brazilian state of Bahia, killing 11 people, officials say.
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Deal in Brazil fashion race row

Friday, May 22nd 2009, 11:36

A deal is reached over claims that too few black and mixed-race models are taking part in Sao Paulo Fashion Week.
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Brazil head 'won't run for third term'

Wednesday, May 20th 2009, 22:44

Brazil's President Lula rebuffs suggestions that he could seek a third term in office in 2010, despite the ill health of his party's most likely candidate.
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Brazil flood victims return home

Wednesday, May 13th 2009, 2:53

Tens of thousands of people in north-eastern Brazil begin returning home, after devastating floods there which killed 39.
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Brazil steps up flood aid efforts

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 13:04

Food and other aid is sent to northern Brazil where severe flooding has forced 274,000 from their homes.
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Thousands flee Brazilian floods

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 2:25
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Deadly floods force tens of thousands of people from their homes in Brazil's north and north-eastern regions.
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Brazil's north-east hit by floods

Tuesday, May 5th 2009, 9:16

Weeks of heavy rain drench Brazil's usually arid north-east region, leaving at least 14 dead and thousands homeless, officials say.
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Brazil clears Indian reservation

Saturday, May 2nd 2009, 6:59
related countries: India India

Brazil begins clearing residents from an area designated indigenous territory by a landmark court ruling.
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Slum drive

Monday, April 20th 2009, 3:39

Brazil tackles favelas to boost economic growth
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Unhappy Adriano plans sabbatical

Friday, April 10th 2009, 13:05

Brazil and Inter Milan striker Adriano is to take a break from football and "rethink his career".
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Brazil nun death retrial ordered

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 22:49
related countries: United States United States

A court in Brazil orders the arrest and retrial of a rancher acquitted of ordering the murder of an American nun.
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US aircraft parts fall on Brazil

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 22:36
related countries: Botswana Botswana, United States United States
related places: Manaus

Parts of a US plane fall on the Brazilian town of Manaus, causing damage to property but no injuries.
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Brown pre-G20 tour reaches Brazil

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 11:23

Gordon Brown has arrived in Brazil, as he continues efforts to forge a consensus on action to tackle the global economic crisis.
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Lula 'rues' Church abortion move

Friday, March 6th 2009, 22:46

Brazil's president criticises an archbishop for excommunicating people who helped a young girl have an abortion.
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Brazil priest suspended for views

Friday, February 27th 2009, 0:59

A Roman Catholic priest in Brazil who defended the use of contraceptives and the rights of homosexuals is suspended by his local archbishop.
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