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Brazilians set to punish the left in polls

Brazilians furious at recession and corruption are expected to punish the long dominant Workers` Party in municipal elections Sunday amid heightened security after a series of murders of candidates.

Brazil has turned a page, says new President Temer

Brazil has turned a page, says new President Temer

Temer, 75, came to China for the G20 summit which starts in Hangzhou on Sunday.

Dilma Rousseff appeals against impeachment

Brazil`s ousted President Dilma Rousseff appealed against the decision of her impeachment from the presidency to the Federal Supreme Court on Thursday, a day after being stripped of office.

Brazil`s Rousseff appeals against losing presidency

Impeached Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff filed a Supreme Court challenge Thursday to her removal from office in an early blow to new President Michel Temer`s bid to stabilize the country.

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff ousted by Senate, Temer sworn in

In his first televised address to the nation after being sworn in as president through 2018, Michel Temer called on Brazilians to unite behind him in working to rescue the economy.

Brazil`s Rousseff stripped of presidency, Temer sworn in

Brazil`s Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country`s presidency in an impeachment vote Wednesday and replaced by her bitter rival Michel Temer, shifting Latin America`s biggest economy sharply to the right.

Brazil's Senate strips Dilma Rousseff of presidency

Brazil's Senate strips Dilma Rousseff of presidency

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was on Wednesday stripped of the country's presidency in a Senate impeachment vote ending 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest economy.

Brazil Senate braces for Dilma Rousseff impeachment vote

Brazil Senate braces for Dilma Rousseff impeachment vote

Two thirds of the Senate -- 54 of 81 senators -- must vote in favor of impeachment to convict her.

Rousseff's impeachment trial enters final stretch

The impeachment trial of Brazilian suspended President Dilma Rousseff entered the final stretch, with the defense and prosecution set to present their closing arguments.

Defiant Rousseff says Brazil's democracy on trial with her

Defiant Rousseff says Brazil's democracy on trial with her

A defiant President Dilma Rousseff warned on Monday that her conservative opponents were trampling on Brazil`s democracy by using trumped-up charges to oust her and roll back the social advances of 13 years of leftist rule.

Brazil's Rousseff urges Senate vote against impeachment

Brazil's Rousseff urges Senate vote against impeachment

"Vote against impeachment, vote for democracy... Do not accept a coup," the 68-year-old leftist leader said.

Rousseff allies fight impeachment in Brazil political turmoil

Angry quarrels erupted at suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff's impeachment trial Friday, while her key ally, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, faced corruption charges on a day of turmoil for Latin America`s biggest country.

Senate elevator operators see lows of Brazilian politics

All day the elevator operators in Brazil`s Senate take politicians on rides, but the senators, they say, are moving the country only in one direction -- down.

Brazil's Senate indicts Dilma Rousseff, opens impeachment trial

A conviction would definitively remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, ending 13 years of leftist rule by her Workers Party.

Rio Olympics 2016: Biggest sporting spectacle kicks off with glittering opening ceremony

Rio Olympics 2016: Biggest sporting spectacle kicks off with glittering opening ceremony

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen strutted into the arena to the iconic "Girl From Ipanema" before Greece, home of the ancient Olympics, took its traditional place at the head of the athletes` parade.

Brazil`s interim president has 13% approval: Poll

Brazil`s interim president has 13% approval: Poll

Just 13 percent of Brazilians think interim president Michel Temer is doing a good job, a poll found Friday, making him only slightly more popular than his bitter rival Dilma Rousseff.

Rousseff ex-minister arrested in Brazil graft probe

A top ex-minister of Brazil`s suspended president Dilma Rousseff became the latest official to get arrested in a sprawling corruption probe on Thursday, authorities said.

2016 Rio Olympics: Brazil detects IS radical posts in Portuguese

2016 Rio Olympics: Brazil detects IS radical posts in Portuguese

Pre-Olympic jitters had already risen after a French jihadist warned on Twitter after deadly attacks in France last November that Brazil was the "next target."

Brazil Olympic chief urges protesters not to mar opening ceremony

Brazil Olympic chief urges protesters not to mar opening ceremony

The first Summer Olympics ever staged in South America open on August 5 in Rio`s Maracana Stadium.

Dilma Rousseff denies using Petrobras funds to cover personal expenses

Rousseff is likely to seek reparations in the court for defamatory accusations made against her.