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`Fight likely caused Brazil bus plunge`
A police officer investigating a deadly bus crash has said he plans to indict the driver and an angr...
Bus falls from viaduct in Rio, 7 reported killed
A passenger bus plunged from a 10-meter-high (30-foot) viaduct in central Rio de Janeiro, killing at...
Tourists kidnapped, one sexually assaulted in Rio
Two foreign tourists were held for hours and brutalized and one, a woman, was sexually assaulted abo...
Tourists held, sexually assaulted in Rio
Police say two foreign tourists were held for hours, brutalized and one of them sexually assaulted o...
Pope Francis to visit Brazil for youth festival
Pope Francis, the Catholic Church`s first Latin American leader, will visit Brazil in July to attend...
At least 13 people die in Brazil storm
At least 13 people died in a powerful storm that deluged the hilly portion of the southeastern Brazi...
Microsoft envisions Rio de Janeiro as technology hub
Microsoft aims to create a "technology hub" in Rio de Janeiro, the head of the US software giant`s ...
Brazil`s middle class swells as 35 mn climb out of poverty
Roughly 35 million Brazilians have climbed out of poverty over the last decade and 53 percent of the...
PM leaves for Brazil to attend Rio+20 summit
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday left for Rio De Janeiro to attend the Rio+20 summit, the t...
Former Rio de Janeiro archbishop dies at age 91
The Archdiocese of Rio de Janeiro said on its website that Eugenio de Araujo Sales died of a heart a...
Rio de Janeiro declared World Heritage Site
The landscapes of Rio de Janeiro have been entered onto the World Heritage List, the United Nations ...
Family planning key to sustainability: Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton has taken a stand for women`s reproductive rights during the United Nations Conferen...
China, Bhutan want to establish diplomatic ties
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and his Bhutanese counterpart Jigmi Y Thinley had a surprise meeting in R...
China, India should settle border issues: Wen
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said that China and India should enhance political and strategic mutual t...
PM arrives in Frankfurt en route to G-20 Summit in Mexico
Manmohan Singh arrived en route to attend the G-20 Summit in Mexico, which is taking place in the sh...
Brazil protests counter military coup celebration
Unlike Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, Brazil has never had a formal investigation into human rights a...
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 sign...
Brazil: Standoff between striking police, soldiers
The murder rate in Salvador, Bahia has more than doubled since the police strike began a week ago.
Rio buildings collapse: Hope fades for survivors
Firefighters pulled more bodies from the rubble of three collapsed buildings in downtown Rio de Jane...
Rio buildings collapse: 4 dead, 22 missing
Wednesday night`s collapse highlights the creaky infrastructure of Rio de Janeiro, host of 2014 socc...
Rio buildings collapse: 3 bodies found, 21 missing
Three bodies were pulled from the rubble of three collapsed buildings on Thursday, an official with ...
Rain kills at least 8 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The southern hemisphere summer, which starts in late December, is Brazil`s rainy season.
Troops occupy Rio slum in "historic" operation
The action in Rocinha is part of a campaign to drive heavily armed drug gangs out of Rio de Janeiro`...
Rio`s most-wanted trafficker caught: Brazil police
The capture is a blow to the gang that controls one of Latin America`s biggest slums.
Explosion hits restaurant in Brazil; 3 killed
An explosion likely caused by a gas leak ripped through a restaurant in downtown Rio de Janeiro on...
Olympics may draw $34 bln in investments to Rio
Rio can expect about 53.2 billion reais (USD 34 billion) in private investments linked to the World ...
Man who killed 12 students in Rio left video
Police are combing through written material found in Oliveira`s home.
Parts of Rio-Paris jet wreckage found
An Air France plane crashed over Atlantic while on Rio-Paris route in 2009.
Obama tours Rio, lifts Brazil as a model for peace
US Prez celebrates Brazil as a model of economic, democratic transformation.
Brazil flood death toll could top 1,000: Authorities
Emergency workers & soldiers continued digging mud, debris for more bodies.
Rio slum crackdown: 118 arrests, 518 guns seized
The unprecedented police-military sweep was designed to clean up Rio`s image.
Federal troops and police prepare Rio slum offensive
The Brazilian government defended the unusual deployment of Army soldiers.
Rio braces for more violence in drug crackdown
Brazil`s Defence Ministry approves deployment of more troops for operation.
Military tanks deployed in Rio de Janeiro crime crackdown
Military tanks rolled into the Vila Cruzeiro slum in northern Rio de Janeiro on Thursday supportin...
Make Kolkata, Rio twin cities, says a trade body
Brazil`s capital Rio De Janeiro and Kolkata can be made twin cities for their better development, sa...
Brazil police probe hotel hostage drama
Gunmen took 35 people hostage at the Intercontinental Hotel.
Death toll from Brazil mudslides climbs to 223
The number of deaths from mudslides in Rio de Janeiro state has climbed to 223, even as emergency wo...
Brazil landslide death toll hits 205, expected to rise
The death toll from landslides and floods in and around Rio de Janeiro this week has reached 205 and...
Workers race to unearth victims of Brazil mudslide
Rescue workers raced against the clock on Friday to unearth as many as 200 people feared buried in a...
Heavy rains swamp Rio, at least 95 killed
The heaviest rains in Rio de Janeiro`s history triggered landslides Tuesday that killed at least 95 ...
Romario helps father`s favourite team win title
Former Brazil striker Romario came out of retirement to play 22 minutes for his late father`s favour...
IOC`s choice for 2016 not motivated by money: Rogge
The decision to elect Rio de Janeiro as the host of the 2016 Olympics was not driven by money, other...
Did Rio win or did Chicago lose 2016 Games?
As Rio de Janeiro revels and rejoices in a runaway victory for the right to stage the 2016 Olympics,...
Caipirinhas in Rio after 2016 Olympics win
Confetti poured over 50,000 cheering Brazilians, swimsuit-clad revelers waved green, yellow and blue...
Hearts broken in Madrid as city loses 2016 bid
The people of Madrid heaved a collective sigh of disappointment today at the city’s second successiv...
British PM hails Rio`s 2016 Olympic win
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown congratulated Rio de Janeiro today on being named host of the 20...
Rio is Brazil’s beach-side city of extremes
Thousands of carefree sun-worshippers packed Rio de Janeiro’s Ipanema beach on a recent sunny day, s...
Rio’s Copacabana beach erupts at Olympic win
Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach erupted in joy after the Brazilian city won the vote to host the 2...
Olympics affirms Brazil’s rise, Lula’s legacy
Rio de Janeiro’s successful bid to host the Olympics in 2016 culminates Brazil’s remarkable rise ove...
Vote on 2016 Olympics nears with Chicago/Rio fancied
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) prepared to vote to choose the host of the 2016 Olympics o...
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