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Brazil jail bloodshed: Death toll rises to 27, nine inmates injured

Twenty-seven inmates were killed in a Brazilian prison riot that broke out on Saturday, adding to chaos in a penitentiary system in which some 140 inmates have died in gang warfare since the start of the year.

Brazil's new prison riot: Ten inmates killed in gang war

At least 10 prisoners were killed in Brazil`s fifth prison riot this year, the media reported on Sunday.

Prison head suspended over Brazil jail-break

A top prison officer has been suspended for allegedly allowing weapons and drugs in the gaol before a deadly jail-break on New Year's Day in Brazil, officials said.

Third Brazilian prison riot in a week leaves 4 dead

Four people were killed in a riot at a jail in Brazil on Sunday, the nation's third deadly prison uprising in a week.

Brazilian woman, Afghan man with 155 drug capsules in stomach held in Delhi

Anti-narcotics sleuths have detained a Brazilian woman and an Afghani national for allegedly "swallowing" contraband capsules and acting as couriers for some high-quality party drugs during the new year in the national capital.

Thirty three prisoners killed in Brazil jail riot, second major incident in a week

At last 33 inmates have been killed in a new prison uprising in the Amazon region of Brazil, officials said Friday, just five days after 56 inmates were slaughtered in a nearby state in the country`s worst prison massacre for more than two decades.

Inmates involved in Brazil prison massacre to be transferred

Brazilian authorities said today that the inmates responsible for the killings of 56 rivals at a prison in the Amazon will be transferred to high security federal institutions in addition to being prosecuted.

Around 60 killed as drug gangs clash in Brazil prison massacre

Around 60 killed as drug gangs clash in Brazil prison massacre

The death toll could rise as authorities get a clearer idea of the scale of the rebellion sparked by a fight between rival drug gangs. 

Over 50 killed in Brazil prison riot

Over 50 killed in Brazil prison riot

Brazil's overcrowded prisons routinely witness riots breaking out, with similar incidents reported in October.

Flamengo settle $1.8 million debt with Brazilian striker Romario

Flamengo settle $1.8 million debt with Brazilian striker Romario

Flamengo paid the 1994 FIFA World Player of the Year in a lump sum for unpaid wages during three separate spells with the club in the 1990s.

Wife of murdered Greek ambassador jailed in Brazil

The wife of the murdered Greek ambassador to Brazil has been jailed after being accused of masterminding his killing in a suburb here.

Greek ambassador to Brazil murdered by wife`s cop lover: Police

In a letter to the Greek government, Brazilian President Michel Temer sent his condolences and conveyed his government`s commitment to conducting a "rigorous" investigation.
 

Greek envoy to Brazil missing, his car with corpse found

Amiridis` family reported no contact for a ransom in the past days, but the police did not rule out the possibility of a kidnapping.

Unemployment reaches record high in Brazil

Brazil`s unemployment rate from September to November reached a record high of 11.9 per cent, the country`s statistics agency IBGE said.

Body in burned car raises fears for missing Greek ambassador to Brazil

The discovery of a burned-out car in Rio state with a body inside have sparked fears that it might be that of the Greek ambassador to Brazil, missing since Monday.

Cops search for Greek ambassador who went missing in Brazil three days ago

Greece's ambassador to Brazil, Kyriakos Amiridis, went missing three days ago near Rio de Janeiro while vacationing with his family, police said on Thursday, asking for information that could help locate him.

Former Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez agrees to join Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua

Former Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez agrees to join Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua

Chinese Super League clubs had already splashed out more than $400 million on players this year, after President Xi Jinping laid out a vision of turning the country into a football power.

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain calls Brazilian Ronado as the best striker of all time

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain calls Brazilian Ronado as the best striker of all time

The Argentine star said that, in general, he liked a player who made him have more fun than others who just score goals.

Liverpool midfielder Roberto Firmino charged with drunk driving

Liverpool midfielder Roberto Firmino charged with drunk driving

Liverpool signes Firmino from Hoffenheim on a five-year deal for about $35.6 million in June 2015.

Brazil seeking 19 migrants lost at seaa

At least 19 Brazilians were among the passengers of a boat believed to have capsized in the Caribbean sometime between November and December, local media reports said.