Brazilian police killed 13 men suspected of plotting to rob a bank in the northeastern city of Salvador on Friday, officials said.
Sao Paulo riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse thousands of people demonstrating Friday against a rise in public transport fares.
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 Dilma Rousseff, who is to compete in a presidential runoff Sunday, leads among women and older people.
Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva only learned to read at 16 and endured a tough childhood as a rubber tapper in the Amazon before considering whether to become a Catholic nun.
Brazil`s authorities on Tuesday reported the first domestically contracted cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, prompting the government to announce it was stepping up attempts to control the disease.
Inmates rioting to press for better facilities in an overcrowded Brazilian jail have beheaded two fellow prisoners and taken two guards hostage, officials said Sunday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the new Indian Chancery building of Indian Embassy here in the Brazilian capital.
Live coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup third place play-off between Brazil and Netherlands being played at Estadio Nacional de Brasilia, Brasilia.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called on Israel to immediately stop its airstrikes on the Gaza Strip.
Abbas Monday warned Israel of the dangers of escalation and tension, and called for the international community`s intervention, Xinhua reported.
Ghanaian football fans Thursday expressed disappointment over the failure of the national team `Black Stars` to make it into the round of 16 in the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff formally launched her re-election bid on Saturday, seeking a second four-year term in October polls amid discontent over World Cup costs.
Colombia maintained South America`s strong start to the World Cup on Thursday, downing the Ivory Coast 2-1 to stay on course for a place in the last 16.
Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha definitely has pride of place in the architectural wonders of this city.
The emotion is audible in Andre`s voice as he describes Sao Paulo`s second goal, but his words are also restrained -- there`s no time for flowery prose.
Brazil`s football players` association Fenapaf will be taking legal action against world organsation FIFA in a bid to shift lunchtime kick-offs during the World Cup slated June 12-July 13.
Work at Sao Paulo`s troubled World Cup stadium was given the go-ahead to resume on Friday after a stoppage caused by the death of a construction worker.
The stadium that will host the opening match of the World Cup on June 12 could be closed in places if it is not made safer for fans, the Sao Paulo state prosecutor`s office warned Wednesday.
Day in Pics: 1st March
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