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Brazil speaker, former president charged in Petrobras corruption
Brazil speaker, former president charged in Petrobras corruption

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 speaker, former president charged in Petrobras corruption
Merkel urges Brazil to protect Amazon rainforest
Merkel urges Brazil to protect Amazon rainforest

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.

Merkel urges Brazil to protect Amazon rainforest
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Kazakhstan listed in Top 10 World's Riskiest Sovereign Debt?

Kazakhstan has been put on the map of the world's riskiest sovereign debt by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Really?

Kazakhstan listed in Top 10 World's Riskiest Sovereign Debt?
Impeaching Rousseff could imperil Brazilian democracy
Impeaching Rousseff could imperil Brazilian democracy

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.

Impeaching Rousseff could imperil Brazilian democracy
Brazilians rage against president, corruption
Brazilians rage against president, corruption

Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanded Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's resignation, blaming her and the leftist Workers' Party for runaway corruption,

Brazilians rage against president, corruption
Rio set for 'great' Olympics: IOC
Rio set for 'great' Olympics: IOC

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.

Rio set for 'great' Olympics: IOC
No 'easy' way back for humiliated Brazil: Dunga
No 'easy' way back for humiliated Brazil: Dunga

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.

No 'easy' way back for humiliated Brazil: Dunga
Facegloria: Facebook for Brazil's Evangelicals
Facegloria: Facebook for Brazil's Evangelicals

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.

Facegloria: Facebook for Brazil's Evangelicals
Obama, Rousseff visit Martin Luther King memorial
Obama, Rousseff visit Martin Luther King memorial

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.

Obama, Rousseff visit Martin Luther King memorial
Brazil's Petrobras slashes multi-year investment plan
Brazil's Petrobras slashes multi-year investment plan

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.

Brazil's Petrobras slashes multi-year investment plan
Rousseff puts spy scandal behind her with US visit
Rousseff puts spy scandal behind her with US visit

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff arrives in the United States for a long-delayed visit, looking to shore up economic ties.

Rousseff puts spy scandal behind her with US visit
Brazil legend Roberto Carlos to be honored with Grammy
Brazil legend Roberto Carlos to be honored with Grammy

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.

Brazil legend Roberto Carlos to be honored with Grammy
No reason to probe Brazil in FIFA scandal: Rousseff
No reason to probe Brazil in FIFA scandal: Rousseff

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.

No reason to probe Brazil in FIFA scandal: Rousseff
Brazil protesters demand Rousseff impeachment
Brazil protesters demand Rousseff impeachment

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.

Brazil protesters demand Rousseff impeachment
Brazil unveils cuts as IMF urges fiscal discipline
Brazil unveils cuts as IMF urges fiscal discipline

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.

Brazil unveils cuts as IMF urges fiscal discipline
Kim Kardashian launches fashion line in Brazil
Kim Kardashian launches fashion line in Brazil

Famously curvy reality show star Kim Kardashian launched a new line of clothing in Brazil.

Kim Kardashian launches fashion line in Brazil
Embattled Rousseff pledges support for Brazil workers
Embattled Rousseff pledges support for Brazil workers

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.

Embattled Rousseff pledges support for Brazil workers
Brazil's Rousseff says Petrobras can 'turn page' on scandal
Brazil's Rousseff says Petrobras can 'turn page' on scandal

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.

Brazil's Rousseff says Petrobras can 'turn page' on scandal
Brazil's Petrobras reveals graft cost $2.1 bn
Brazil's Petrobras reveals graft cost $2.1 bn

Petrobras lost $2.1 billion to the largest corruption scheme in Brazilian history.

Brazil's Petrobras reveals graft cost $2.1 bn
Eight Corinthians football fans shot dead in Brazil
Eight Corinthians football fans shot dead in Brazil

Eight football fans were gunned down ahead of a semi-final match at the Corinthians fan club headquarters in Sao Paulo.

Eight Corinthians football fans shot dead in Brazil

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