14 dead after Brazil bus crashes into bulldozer

Brazilian authorities say 14 people were killed after a passenger bus slammed into a bulldozer that had fallen from a truck transporting it.

Floods kill 11 in northeastern Brazil

Authorities say 11 people have died and six are reported missing following a flood in the northeastern Bahia state.

Brazil: Police in Bahia end strike before carnival

Fears of the violence spreading also eased in Rio de Janeiro after a police strike there showed signs of flagging in its 2nd day.

Brazil: Standoff between striking police, soldiers

The murder rate in Salvador, Bahia has more than doubled since the police strike began a week ago.

`Over 75 killed in Brazil state as police strike`

The government has said that about 10,000 of Bahia 30,000 state police are on strike.