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Polls give Rousseff growing lead ahead of Brazil vote
Polls give Rousseff growing lead ahead of Brazil vote

Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff is gaining ground over center-right challenger Aecio Neves.

Polls give Rousseff growing lead ahead of Brazil vote
Rousseff leads by whisker in latest Brazil polls
Rousseff leads by whisker in latest Brazil polls

Two new polls showed incumbent Dilma Rousseff fractionally ahead of rival Aecio Neves in a race that is still too close to call.

Rousseff leads by whisker in latest Brazil polls
Emir Baigazin. Photo from personal archives.
Kazakhstan's Emir Baigazin among jury at Sao Paolo Film Festival

Emir Baigazin from Kazakhstan has been chosen as a jury at the Sao Paulo International Film Festival.

Kazakhstan's Emir Baigazin among jury at Sao Paolo Film Festival
Rousseff falls ill after tense Brazil debate
Rousseff falls ill after tense Brazil debate

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff fell ill at the end of a tense and at times bitter televised debate Thursday with challenger Aecio Neves.

Rousseff falls ill after tense Brazil debate
Brazil beef exports soar on Chinese, Russian demand
Brazil beef exports soar on Chinese, Russian demand

Brazil beef exports jumped seven percent this year so far, in part due to rising Russian demand as Moscow turned away from US and European sources.

Brazil beef exports soar on Chinese, Russian demand
Brazil President Rousseff trailing in latest poll

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff narrowly trailed challenger Aecio Neves in latest opinion polls ahead of their October 26 election showdown.

Brazil President Rousseff trailing in latest poll
IMF slashes Brazil growth forecast for 2014
IMF slashes Brazil growth forecast for 2014

The International Monetary Fund slashed its 2014 economic growth forecast for Brazil by a full percentage point, blaming weak investment and a consumer funk.

IMF slashes Brazil growth forecast for 2014
Brazil's Dilma Rousseff, from guerrilla to president
Brazil's Dilma Rousseff, from guerrilla to president

Dilma Rousseff is a former leftist guerrilla once imprisoned and tortured by the country's military regime who is now fighting a different battle.

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff, from guerrilla to president
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Brazil elections most talked about in Facebook history

Brazil's elections inspired 346 million comments, conversations and other exchanges on Facebook, going on record.

Brazil elections most talked about in Facebook history
Brazilians re-elect clown with 1 million votes
Brazilians re-elect clown with 1 million votes

Brazilians re-elected a clown named Tiririca (Grumpy) to Congress with one million votes, the second-highest number of any candidate.

Brazilians re-elect clown with 1 million votes
Rousseff set to face Neves in Brazil run-off
Rousseff set to face Neves in Brazil run-off

Brazilian President is set to face Social Democrat Aecio Neves in a run-off election, leaving popular environmentalist Marina Silva out of the race.

Rousseff set to face Neves in Brazil run-off
Brazil primed for closest election in decades
Brazil primed for closest election in decades

Brazil's presidential elections are likely to be the closest in a generation, but polls suggest leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff will secure a second term after a run-off.

Brazil primed for closest election in decades
'Vaccinated' mosquitos released in Rio to combat dengue
'Vaccinated' mosquitos released in Rio to combat dengue

Thousand mosquitos immunized against dengue fever have been released in Brazil as part of an innovative attempt to curb the spread of the tropical sickness.

'Vaccinated' mosquitos released in Rio to combat dengue
Brazil gunman straps hostage with apparent explosives
Brazil gunman straps hostage with apparent explosives

An armed man took an employee hostage at a hotel in the Brazilian capital Monday and forced him to don a vest apparently stuffed with explosives.

Brazil gunman straps hostage with apparent explosives
Rising Rousseff ramps up Brazil election offensive
Rising Rousseff ramps up Brazil election offensive

President Dilma Rousseff has ramped up her offensive as Brazil's election campaign enters the final stretch, with a decisive first-round win in her sights.

Rising Rousseff ramps up Brazil election offensive
Brazil split ahead of presidential poll
Brazil split ahead of presidential poll

Brazil's electorate is split a week ahead of presidential elections, with polls showing Dilma Rousseff locked in a dead heat with main rival Marina Silva

Brazil split ahead of presidential poll
Metallica. ©Reuters
Metallica to play US debut of Rock in Rio

Crowd-pleasers Metallica and Taylor Swift will headline the US debut of Rock in Rio as the Brazilian festival pursues an ambitious expansion.

Metallica to play US debut of Rock in Rio
Brazil readies election thriller
Brazil readies election thriller

A fiery plane crash that claimed the life of a popular politician has provided Brazil's presidential campaign with a dramatic plot twist worthy of a telenovela.

Brazil readies election thriller
Lula mobbed in Rio, defends govt on Petrobras
Lula mobbed in Rio, defends govt on Petrobras

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva rallied behind successor Dilma Rousseff as she battles to stay in power at next month's election.

Lula mobbed in Rio, defends govt on Petrobras
Rousseff in Rio slum visit as poll gap closes
Rousseff in Rio slum visit as poll gap closes

Brazil President visited a Rio slum as latest polls showed her gaining ground against ecologist rival Marina Silva ahead ofpresidential elections.

Rousseff in Rio slum visit as poll gap closes

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