Brazilian prosecutors lodged corruption charges against the speaker of the lower house -- a key figure in the country's current political crisis -- and also against a former president.
Brazil and Germany threw their weight behind the push for a global climate agreement later this year and stressed the vital importance of defending the Amazon jungle from deforestation.
Kazakhstan has been put on the map of the world's riskiest sovereign debt by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Really?
Brazilians clamoring for President Dilma Rousseff's overthrow should think twice, analysts say, warning that the trauma of impeachment could undermine 20 years of building democracy.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanded Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's resignation, blaming her and the leftist Workers' Party for runaway corruption,
Rio will stage a great Olympics, as long as it sorts out "millions" of details first, the head of an IOC fact-finding mission said.
Exactly a year after their 7-1 World Cup humiliation by Germany, Brazil's once all-conquering football team appears as lost as ever and with no quick way back.
Fluffy clouds waft across a blue sky as you log in and while you chat with friends, Gospel music rings out: welcome to Facegloria, the social network for Brazilian Evangelicals.
President Barack Obama and Brazil's Dilma Rousseff paid a surprise joint visit Monday to Washington's Martin Luther King Memorial, part of efforts to mend fences after a spying row.
Brazil's state oil giant Petrobras slashed its five-year investment plan by a whopping 77 billion dollars -- as it tries to recover from a massive corruption scandal.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff arrives in the United States for a long-delayed visit, looking to shore up economic ties.
Brazilian singer Roberto Carlos, whose 55-year career has won him the nickname of the King of Latin music, will be honored at this year's Latin Grammys.
There is no reason Brazil's hosting of last year's World Cup should be probed as part of the FIFA scandal, President Dilma Rousseff insisted in an interview.
Several hundred protesters gathered in Brasilia to demand the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff after they completed a 1,000-kilometer (650-mile) march on the capital.
The IMF urged Brazil to get its fiscal house in order to emerge from five years of low growth as South America's largest economy unveiled a package of budget cuts.
Famously curvy reality show star Kim Kardashian launched a new line of clothing in Brazil.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff took to social media rather than make a formal May Day address to underscore her government's commitment to workers' rights.
President Dilma Rousseff said that the release of financial results which showed Petrobras would allow the state oil giant to "turn a page" in Brazilian history.
Petrobras lost $2.1 billion to the largest corruption scheme in Brazilian history.
Eight football fans were gunned down ahead of a semi-final match at the Corinthians fan club headquarters in Sao Paulo.
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