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 Ronaldinho to visit Mumbai this Friday for Premier Futsal

Ronaldinho to visit Mumbai this Friday for Premier Futsal

The former FIFA Ballon d`Or winner`s visit to India will surely set the heartbeats racing of millions of football and Futsal fans in the country.

No girls allowed: Japan's men-only island gets UNESCO nod

The tiny landmass of Okinoshima is permanently manned by a Shinto priest who prays to the island's goddess, in a tradition that has been kept up for centuries.

PM Narendra Modi leaves for home as G20 Summit concludes

PM Narendra Modi leaves for home as G20 Summit concludes

"Goodbye Hamburg! PM emplanes for Delhi after a successful visit to Israel and G20 Summit," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.
 

UN set to adopt treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

UN set to adopt treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

None of the nine countries that possess nuclear weapons, the United States, Russia, Britain, China, France, India, Pakistan, North Korea and Israel took part in the negotiations.

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Germany for G20 Summit

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Germany for G20 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Thursday from Israel to attend this year's G20 Summit on July 7-8.

Brazilian President Michel Temer, accused of graft, cancels trip to G20 summit

The presidential office on Wednesday night did not give any reason for Temer`s change of plan regarding the summit.

Driver rams his car into Brazil's presidential residence

Images published by the G1 news website show the presidential residence gate knocked to the ground and shotgun shells over the floor outside the residence.

 

US halts Brazil beef imports after failed safety tests

The United States announced on Thursday a halt to all imports of fresh beef from Brazil, the world`s second-largest producer, citing "recurring" concerns after large shipments failed food safety tests.

Five things to look out for at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Five things to look out for at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Since its inception in 1997, the Confederations Cup has been won four times by Brazil, twice by France and once by Mexico.

Brazil's  Michel Temer wins victory in bid to keep power for now

Brazil's Michel Temer wins victory in bid to keep power for now

The TSE judges voted 4-3 against stripping Temer of his mandate on the grounds that the 2014 presidential election was contaminated by undeclared campaign donations and bribes. 

Brazil: Scientists discover dinosaur-era mushroom fossil

Brazil: Scientists discover dinosaur-era mushroom fossil

The two-inch (five-centimeter) fungus, similar to its distant contemporary descendants, was found in Brazil, then part of the supercontinent Gondwana.

BRICS Media Forum to be held in Beijing next week

The BRICS Media Forum will be held in Beijing from June 7 to 8 and will be attended by the leaders of 25 media groups from Brazil, India, China and South Africa.

Doctors use skin of tilapia fish to treat burn victims in Brazil!

Doctors use skin of tilapia fish to treat burn victims in Brazil!

Using skin of tilapia fish to treat burn victims is an unorthodox procedure which can ease the pain of victims and also cut medical costs.

Brazil's Michel Temer deploys Army as protesters battle police

Brazil's Michel Temer deploys Army as protesters battle police

The scandal has raised chances Brazil could see a second president fall in less than a year.
 

Ex-Brazil midfielder Felipe Melo banned for punching opponent

Former Brazil midfielder Felipe Melo has been banned for six matches for violent conduct during a Copa Libertadores football match between Brazilian side Palmeiras and Uruguay`s Penarol.

 

Yellow fever hits Brazil, 259 deaths confirmed in 2017

Yellow fever hits Brazil, 259 deaths confirmed in 2017

In a statement, the Ministry of Health said that 259 deaths have been confirmed, another 47 are being investigated and 115 have been ruled out as being due to other causes.

Brazil officially declares Zika emergency over

Brazil officially declares Zika emergency over

The Zika virus has been linked to the birth of babies with abnormally small heads. 

Ex-Brazilian president Lula da Silva questioned over graft charges

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva appeared in court where he was questioned by the country`s top anti-corruption judge over graft charges, the media reported.

Philippines drug war under fire at UN rights council

Countries across the world put the Philippines on notice over its deadly drug war today, demanding an end to extrajudicial killings by President Rodrigo Duterte's security services.

FIFA fine Brazil, Argentina, Mexico for homophobic chanting during World Cup qualifiers

FIFA fine Brazil, Argentina, Mexico for homophobic chanting during World Cup qualifiers

Nine football associations were punished in all by FIFA's Disciplinary Committee "for incidents involving, among others, unsporting and discriminatory conduct by fans".