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Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer dies, aged 104
Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer dies, aged 104
Oscar Niemeyer, the Brazilian architect who helped to shape the 20th century and mankind's vision of the future, died on Wednesday aged 104,...
Brazil wants strategic deal with Russia
Brazil wants strategic deal with Russia
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev hopes to make inroads into Brazil's emerging oil and defence industries on a visit this week, but he is unlikely...
Brazilian psychic stands by quake alert
Brazilian psychic stands by quake alert
A Brazilian psychic who set officials in Indonesia scrambling after he predicted a huge quake would hit Sumatra island next month reaffirmed on...
Free Viagra spices up life in small Brazilian town
Free Viagra spices up life in small Brazilian town
The mayor of a small Brazilian town has begun handing out free Viagra, spicing up the sex lives of dozens of elderly men and their partners.
Rich and poor gird for climate change
Rich and poor gird for climate change
People around the world are preparing for floods, droughts and other natural disasters in ways largely dictated by wealth and poverty as evidence...
More than 30 dead in Brazil floods
More than 30 dead in Brazil floods
At least 33 people have died in two weeks of flooding in north-east Brazil, and more than 77 000 people have been left homeless, with...
Brazil pours $3-billion into fighting crime
Brazil pours $3-billion into fighting crime
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Monday launched a massive, $3-billion initiative to tackle high levels of violence in a country...
Throttle error likely in Brazil air crash, probe finds
Throttle error likely in Brazil air crash, probe finds
A lever to control engine speed was in the wrong position and probably a major case of a Brazil's worst air accident last month, according to...
Brazil proposes fund to protect Amazon
Brazil proposes fund to protect Amazon
Brazil, home to the world's largest rainforest, will ask rich nations to back a plan to help it slow deforestation at global climate talks this...
Re-elected Lula to champion Brazil's poor
Re-elected Lula to champion Brazil's poor
Celebrating a landslide re-election, Brazil's leftist President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva vowed on Sunday to fight for social justice while...
Lula set to win Sunday's poll, needs unity
Lula set to win Sunday's poll, needs unity
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is set to clinch victory in a run-off election on Sunday but will have to forge national reconciliation after an acrimonious campaign....
Brazil's Lula battles to avoid run-off vote
Brazil's Lula battles to avoid run-off vote
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was battling to secure the votes needed to clinch an outright victory in Sunday's presidential...

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