Six police said they opened fire in a Rio slum skirmish after which a well-known dancer was found dead, police said Saturday as they probe the incident that caused mass demos.
On this World Youth Day, Catholics need not necessarily be present in flesh and blood to seek forgiveness, as Pope Francis would be offering an easier means of absolution via Twitter.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Wednesday for the Earth Summit after taking part in the G20 summit in Mexico.
India will push for upholding the principle of common but differentiated responsibility while addressing the issue of sustainable development.
At least 12 people were killed and a helicopter was downed in fierce clashes between drug gangs and police in Rio de Janeiro, weeks after the city won its bid to host the 2016 Olympics.
Sepp Blatter, head of world soccer’s governing body FIFA, heaped praise on Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Friday after his speech in support of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic candidacy.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai