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2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying: Neymar's  Brazil almost there, Lionel Messi-less Argentina crash

2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying: Neymar's Brazil almost there, Lionel Messi-less Argentina crash

Messi`s suspension left Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza forced to make a hasty reshuffle to his starting line-up.

FIFA WC Qualification: Brazil thrash Uruguay; Lionel Messi gets struggling Argentina on track

FIFA WC Qualification: Brazil thrash Uruguay; Lionel Messi gets struggling Argentina on track

Uruguay, who were missing the suspended Luis Suarez, remain in second place in the standings.

Colombia joins Brazil, Chile in upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup in India

Colombia joins Brazil, Chile in upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup in India

Paraguay were the first to seal passage after they beat Venezuela 3-1 on the fourth day of the hexagonal final-stage of competition last Thursday.

World Cup Qualifier: Luis Suarez suspension an advantage for Brazil over Uruguay, says Casemiro

World Cup Qualifier: Luis Suarez suspension an advantage for Brazil over Uruguay, says Casemiro

Uruguay won three of their first four qualifiers without him and have continued their run of good form to sit second in the 10-team South American qualifying group with 23 points from 12 games.

Protests in Brazil against pension reform

Thousands of Brazilians staged protests across the country against a proposed government reform of the retirement system.

India issues advisory for its citizens, warns of travelling to Rio De Janeiro

India issues advisory for its citizens, warns of travelling to Rio De Janeiro

The Indian government on Monday issued an advisory for its citizens travelling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a matter of precaution in view of the law and order situation, according to an ANI source. 

Brazil graft scandal to mushroom abroad, prosecutor says

Brazil-based Odebrecht, one of the region`s biggest construction companies, was at the heart of a scheme to bribe Brazilian state oil giant Petrobras in exchange for inflated contracts. 

Neymar, Barcelona to face trial as Spanish court rejects their appeal in fraud and corruption charges

Neymar, Barcelona to face trial as Spanish court rejects their appeal in fraud and corruption charges

In November, prosecutors recommended that the striker be handed a two-year jail sentence and a fine of 10 million euros for alleged corrupt practices.

Chinese FM pledges more coordination for BRICS summit

China will increase coordination with BRICS members to prepare for the summit of the bloc`s leaders, a top official said.

Young Brazilians more susceptible to cancer: Study

Young Brazilians more susceptible to cancer: Study

Among Brazilians aged 1-14, cancer was the leading cause of death by disease as well.

Peru judge orders 18 months of prison for ex-president Toledo

Judge Richard Concepcion said Toledo should be sought for arrest in Peru and abroad.
 

Brazilian President names ally to fill Supreme Court vacancy

Brazilian President Michel Temer named the incumbent Justice Minister as his candidate to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court (STF), after Justice Teori Zavascki was killed in a plane crash last month, the media reported.

Former Barcelona star Ronaldinho returns to club as ambassador on 10-year deal

Former Barcelona star Ronaldinho returns to club as ambassador on 10-year deal

Ronaldinho, 36, will also be part of a Barca legends team that will play exhibition matches across the world.

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.