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Brazil court orders seizure of Olympic broadcaster's assets A Brazilian court has ordered the seizure of goods and assets belonging to the broadcast-arm of the International Olympic Committee.
20 сентября 2016
©Nikolay Kolesnikov Olympics: The draw of gold brings tainted lifters back to Olympic battle Eight weightlifters who previously served doping bans have won medals at Rio, while others have been sent home for failed tests.
15 августа 2016
Olympics: Aussie teen stars as Ledecky motors on Australia's new teenage swimming sensation Kyle Chalmers won the blue riband Olympic 100m freestyle gold.
11 августа 2016
Brazil's impeachment: a how to guide Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff risks being driven from office if the lower house votes in favor of an impeachment trial.
11 апреля 2016
Brazil debates economic cost of corruption investigation Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is warning that the Petrobras corruption probe is paralyzing the Brazilian economy.
28 марта 2016
Rio Carnival conquers Zika fears with repellant and samba With crazy costumes, pulsating music the Rio Carnival's top performers swatted aside Zika worries to get down for the world's biggest party
08 февраля 2016
Volkswagen to negotiate settlement in Brazil rights case Volkswagen will negotiate a settlement with Brazilian justice officials for allegedly allowing the torture and detention of employees opposed to Brazil's former military dictatorship.
02 ноября 2015
Fashion Week opens in Sao Paulo Sao Paulo kicked off the 40th edition of its Fashion Week featuring the winter 2016 collection of Brazilian designer Alexandre Herchcovitch.
19 октября 2015
Brazil finance minister to keep job: president Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff sprang to the defense of her embattled finance minister, saying she would not be pressured into sacking him.
19 октября 2015
Photo © Zhiger Abenov Kazakhstani boxers at World Championship in Doha World Boxing Championship 2015 has taken place in Doha, Qatar.
18 октября 2015
Rousseff nemesis vows no let-up in Brazil impeachment bid The controversial central figure in attempts to impeach Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Wednesday he will appeal a Supreme Court decision putting the brakes on the opposition's push to unseat her.
15 октября 2015
Brazil president gets temporary impeachment reprieve Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff won a temporary reprieve from threatened impeachment thanks to a Supreme Court intervention.
14 октября 2015
Brazil court hits Rousseff again, fueling impeachment talk Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff suffered a major new setback when a court ruled that her government's accounting practices were illegal, handing ammunition to opponents threatening impeachment proceedings.
08 октября 2015
Brazil's Rousseff to be investigated for alleged funds misuse President Dilma Rousseff's campaign will be investigated for alleged use of funds skimmed from the vast Petrobras corruption scheme, in a twist that could potentially end her term early.
07 октября 2015
Brazil president reshuffles cabinet to avert disaster Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff ordered a government reshuffle, axing eight ministries in what was announced as a cost-cutting measure but seemed aimed at ending political paralysis.
03 октября 2015
Brazil's Rousseff pledges 37% cut in greenhouse gas emissions Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff on Sunday promised big cuts in greenhouse gas emissions by 2025.
28 сентября 2015
Gates Foundation sues Petrobras, PwC over scandal The charity foundation of multi-billionaire Microsoft founder Bill Gates has sued Petrobras and accounting giant PwC's Brazil arm over investment losses due to corruption at the Brazilian oil giant.
26 сентября 2015
Brazil president's own supporters revolt against her austerity plans When Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff loses the support of someone like longtime backer Edson Silva, perhaps she had better start worrying.
17 сентября 2015
Brazil graft probe targets two in president's inner circle: reports Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's former campaign treasurer and her chief of staff have been placed under investigation in the Petrobras mega corruption scandal.
07 сентября 2015
Rousseff says Brazil will try to get out of first budget deficit After presenting Brazil's first ever budget deficit, President Dilma Rousseff promised that her government will work hard to get back in the black.
03 сентября 2015

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