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New species of non-venomous snake discovered in Brazil

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 15:02

Scientists from four Brazilian institutions have announced the discovery of a new species of non-venomous snake that inhabits the savannas in the central part of the country.

Brazilians can vote for their own Obama

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 12:34

In Brazil, where nicknames are everything, voters can now opt for a congressional candidate who goes by the name Barack Obama.

Goa MLAs will foot own bill for Brazil sojourn: Manohar Parrikar

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 14:17

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday the MLAs who visited Brazil to watch the recent football World Cup would pay from their pockets.

Tom Fletcher slams radio host for comments on Williams` death

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 09:02

McFly guitarist Tom Fletcher has blasted radio presenter Alan Brazil for describing actor Robin Williams` death `diabolical`.

Brazil party replaces candidate who died in crash

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 03:22

Former Environment Minister Marina Silva, who made a strong run in Brazil`s last presidential election, will replace the late Eduardo Campos on the Socialist Party ticket.

No recording of crash that killed Brazil candidate

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 06:43

Brazil`s Air Force said the black box recovered from the wreckage of the plane crash that killed a presidential candidate does not contain a recording of the flight.

Brazil`s presidential race stunned by candidate death

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 15:55

Brazil`s presidential race is in stunned disarray after one of the top three contenders was killed on the campaign trail when a small plane carrying him and aides crashed into a residential area in this port city.

National mourning declared in Brazil over presidential candidate`s death

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 04:02

Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff declared three days of official mourning following the unexpected death of Socialist Party presidential candidate Eduardo Campos.

Brazil president declares mourning, halts campaign after rival`s death

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 23:53

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff declared three days of national mourning and suspended her re-election campaign after one of her opponents, socialist ex-governor Eduardo Campos, died in a plane crash Wednesday.

Brazil presidential candidate Campos dies in plane crash: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 22:26

Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos was killed in a plane crash on Wednesday, local television channel GloboNews reported, throwing the country`s October election into disarray and knocking local financial markets lower.

Iron-fisted Louis van Gaal whips Manchester United into shape

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 17:25

In only four weeks, new manager Louis van Gaal has revived Manchester United to such an extent that they approach the 2014-15 Premier League season brimming with rediscovered optimism.

Israel apologises for calling Brazil `diplomatic dwarf`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 08:42

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has apologised to his Brazilian counterpart for a remark by a foreign ministry spokesman calling the Latin American powerhouse a "diplomatic dwarf."