Brazil's landless movement vows to defeat 'coup' in streets

Brasilia: Members of the MST Landless Workers Movement told Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Friday they would take to the streets to defeat a plan to oust her in a "coup", as they termed an ongoing impeachment effort in Congress.

Brazilians march to support Dilma Rousseff against `coup`

Brazilians march to support Dilma Rousseff against `coup`

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff`s fight against impeachment gathered speed when tens of thousands of people marched nationwide to oppose what they said was a "coup."

Brazil's Rousseff gets relief from Supreme Court, supporters

Brazil`s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday to take a corruption investigation into former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva away from a crusading federal judge, as pro-government protests across the country eased pressure on President Dilma Rousseff.

Brazil president warns of 'putsch' ahead of impeachment vote

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said today she was the victim of a coup as her allies horse-traded frantically for enough votes to ride out an impeachment drive.

Crowds march against `coup` targeting Brazil`s President

 Supporters of embattled President Dilma Rousseff marched across Brazil on Wednesday protesting what they say is a "coup" aimed at toppling the leftist leader by impeachment.

Brazil far-right protesters call for military coup

Several hundred far-right protesters in the Brazilian capital have called for a military coup against unpopular leftist President Dilma Rousseff.

Brazil witnesses flood, 15 dead and more than 40 injured

Brazil is under a catastrophic flood where more than 15 people have died while more than 40 are injured in the incident.

New impeachment request filed against Brazil's president

Brazil's opposition filed a new impeachment petition against President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday, accusing her of illegal accounting practices.

India, Brazil decide to explore ways to boost cooperation

Seeking to enhance ties, India and Brazil have decided to explore ways to boost cooperation in diverse areas of defence, cyber security, trade and commerce.

Brazil opens corruption probe against ex-president Lula

Brazilian prosecutors announced Thursday a probe into alleged influence peddling by former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on behalf of scandal-ridden construction giant Odebrecht.

Brazil police target politicians in new Petrobras raids

Brazilian police probing the giant Petrobras corruption scandal launched raids Tuesday against several politicians, including former president Fernando Collor de Mello, reportedly seizing a Ferrari and other luxury cars from his home.

US spy agency targeted top Brazilian officials: WikiLeaks

Aside from listening in on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's phone calls, US spies also targeted top political and financial officials, according to new information released by WikiLeaks.

Brazil prison population rockets to world`s 4th largest

 The number of Brazilians behind bars has almost doubled in a decade, rocketing the South American nation to the world`s fourth largest prison population, authorities said Tuesday.

Many of Brazil's World Cup projects unfinished a year later

Many of Brazil's World Cup projects unfinished a year later

In terms of public works, the legacy of Brazil's turn as host of the 2014 World Cup remains very mixed, with some projects way behind schedule, some cancelled and others left on the drawing board, media outlets say.

Brazil sets 20 percent quota for black judges

Brazil has moved to correct a huge racial imbalance in its judiciary, reserving 20 percent of future judgeships for candidates who are black or of mixed race.

Brazil President says talks needed after mass protests

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said on Monday her leftist government must talk to the people, a day after more than a million protesters hit the streets across the country.

Brazil police kill 13 would-be bank robbers: Officials

Brazilian police killed 13 men suspected of plotting to rob a bank in the northeastern city of Salvador on Friday, officials said.

Police fire rubber bullets at Sao Paulo fare protest

Sao Paulo riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse thousands of people demonstrating Friday against a rise in public transport fares.

One dead, 16 injured in Brazilian disco shooting

Brasilia: Gunmen opened fire in a disco in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre early Tuesday, killing one man and injuring another 16 persons, police and hospital sources said.

Brazilian president leads among women, older voter

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, who is to compete in a presidential runoff Sunday, leads among women and older people.