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The man who could save Brazil is in jail
The man who could save Brazil is in jail
On Sunday evening, the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro was enveloped by an inferno that destroyed the 200-year-old centre of science and history....
Raging fire tears through prized Rio museum
Raging fire tears through prized Rio museum
A massive fire on Sunday ripped through Rio de Janeiro's treasured National Museum, one of Brazil's oldest, in what the nation's president said was...
Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border
Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border
Brazil's President Michel Temer called an emergency meeting of key ministers Sunday after ordering troops to the border with Venezuela as regional...
Ex-Sao Paulo mayor named as jailed Lula's running mate
Ex-Sao Paulo mayor named as jailed Lula's running mate
Brazil's leftist Workers' Party on Sunday named former Sao Paulo mayor Fernando Haddad as the running mate of its charismatic founder Luiz Inacio...
Brazil, weary of corruption, faces bleak poll
Brazil, weary of corruption, faces bleak poll
A few years ago, Brazil seemed poised to finally live up to its potential as the country of the future. Rapid economic growth, combined with...
BRICS hit back at Trump
BRICS hit back at Trump
Embracing multiculturalism, strengthening intra-BRICS cooperation and growing investment in Africa were the focal points of President Cyril...
Lula remains in jail as Brazil judge voids shock release order
Lula remains in jail as Brazil judge voids shock release order
A Brazilian appeals court judge on Sunday ruled former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva must remain in jail, in a dizzying day of judicial...
Spanner in the rubber tree works
Spanner in the rubber tree works
This is a true story. It’s about how Henry Ford, the pioneering industrialist, was defeated in one of his grand schemes — by a caterpillar....
Mind over age really does matter
Mind over age really does matter
At 85, Claude Copin, a retired French welder, may have discovered the secret to living a long, healthy life. She stays active by playing pétanque...
Are Brics civil society talkshops just ticking boxes and not making real ‘jam’?
Are Brics civil society talkshops just ticking boxes and not making real ‘jam’?
As the heat increases around the 2018 summit of the Brazil, India, Russia, China and South Africa (Brics) grouping, to be held in Johannesburg in...
With World Cup looming, Neymar admits: 'Nobody is as scared as me'
With World Cup looming, Neymar admits: 'Nobody is as scared as me'
As Neymar, the world's most expensive player, battles to be fit for Brazil's World Cup campaign, he is aware of the pressure.
Ramaphosa appoints Mabuza as Russia envoy
Ramaphosa appoints Mabuza as Russia envoy
President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Deputy President David Mabuza as his special envoy to Russia, according to a statement from the Presidency....

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