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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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'Abuse rabbi' returns to Israel

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 17:59
related countries: Israel Israel

A self-styled rabbi suspected in one of the worst cases of child abuse in Israeli history is extradited from Brazil to face questioning.
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'Corrupt' Brazil senator expelled

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 22:35

Brazil's Senate votes to expel Demostenes Torres, an independent senator, over allegations that he has links with a gambling ring.
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'Drug lord's' Brazil farm invaded

Monday, January 21st 2008, 20:33

Landless protesters in Brazil occupy a farm owned by an alleged drug lord hours before it was to be auctioned.
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'Flying' priest's balloons found

Wednesday, April 23rd 2008, 16:15

Search crews off Brazil's coast find the balloons that were being used by a missing priest trying to set a flight record.
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'Food boom' for emerging nations

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 14:28
related countries: India India, Russia Russia

Brazil, India, China and Russia will enjoy an agricultural boom over the next decade as output stagnates in Western Europe.
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'Good progress' for Brazil's Lula

Monday, December 12th 2011, 22:39
related places: Silva

Doctors treating Brazil's former President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, for throat cancer say his progress is "impressive".
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'Huge' gas field found off Brazil

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008, 7:08
related places: Rio de Janeiro

A massive natural gas field is found off Rio de Janeiro's coastline, Brazil's state-controlled oil company says.
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'I don't deserve to be raped'

Monday, March 31st 2014, 17:33

The women fighting Brazil's outlook on rape
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'Lula, Son of Brazil' makes first public screening

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 10:18
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A film about the Brazilian president's life proves controversial because of a clash with the next election.
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'No glitches' on Brazil crash jet

Thursday, August 9th 2007, 22:39

An airliner that crashed in Brazil in July showed no signs of mechanical or computer error, an Airbus boss says.
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'Serial killer' probe tarnishes Brazil hospital

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 0:25

Doctor on murder charges throws Brazil hospital into turmoil
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'Sexual' World Cup T-shirts pulled

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 22:25

Sports giant Adidas says it is suspending the sale World Cup t-shirts after Brazil's authorities complained they sexualised the country's image.
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'Slave' labourers freed in Brazil

Tuesday, July 3rd 2007, 18:38

More than 1,000 labourers are found by government officials on a plantation, working 14 hours a day.
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'Unsafe' Brazil nightclubs closed

Friday, February 1st 2013, 19:58

More than 150 nightclubs, restaurants and bars in Brazil are declared unsafe and closed by authorities, following a fire that killed 236 people.
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'Vigilante police' held in Brazil

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 20:06

Officials in Brazil say they have arrested 19 police officers on suspicion of belonging to a vigilante group accused of killing dozens of people over the past decade.
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'Watched all day'

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 12:30

Brazil tackles stubborn problems of forced labour
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'We're not villains'

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 0:23

Brazil's Amazon settlers fear for future
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'World's oldest woman', 114, dies

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 21:40

A woman thought to be the world's oldest person has died in Brazil just a few weeks shy of her 115th birthday.
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2014 glory beyond England - Eriksson

Monday, November 4th 2013, 21:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former boss Sven-Goran Eriksson writes off England's chances of winning the World Cup in Brazil next summer.
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Abuse law protects Brazilian man

Thursday, October 30th 2008, 11:09
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A law to protect women from domestic violence in Brazil is used to protect a man from an abusive ex-wife.
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Accused Brazil TV host 'missing'

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 4:08

Police in Brazil say a TV crime show host accused of ordering killings to boost ratings has gone missing.
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Africa sets off on road to Brazil

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 16:53

Africa begins its 2014 World Cup quest on Friday as eleven matches take place in the continent's preliminary phase of qualifying.
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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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African cadets homesick in Brazil

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 23:52

The African navy cadets learning the lingo and training in Brazil
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Aid pledged to Brazil flood-hit area

Wednesday, December 25th 2013, 4:15

Floods and landslides caused by heavy rain in south-eastern Brazil kill at least 30 people and force thousands from their homes.
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Air France charged in crash probe

Friday, March 18th 2011, 11:49
related countries: France France

A French judge files preliminary manslaughter charges against Air France over a flight from Brazil that crashed in 2009.
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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 flight recorder empty

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 22:31

Part of a flight recorder from the Air France jet that crashed in 2009 en route from Brazil is found but without its data section.
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Air France flight recorder found

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 9:51
related countries: France France

One of two flight recorders from an Air France plane that crashed in 2009 off the coast of Brazil has been recovered, French search officials say.
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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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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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Air France voice recorder found

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 8:21
related countries: France France

A second flight recorder from an Air France plane that crashed in 2009 off the coast of Brazil has been recovered, French search officials say.
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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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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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Algae gel to combat HIV infection

Tuesday, January 16th 2007, 12:04

Scientists in Brazil develop an algae-based gel which they hope will block HIV infections in women.
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