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Brazil: Nine dead, including 5 children, in shooting; 17 others also shot

Among the dead were five school children, one adult who worked at the building, one person who was standing just outside the school and the two adolescent shooters, police said.

Brazilian President Bolsonaro shocks with Brazil 'golden shower' tweet

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has sparked shock and outrage by tweeting a video showing one man urinating on another during his country's massive annual street carnival.

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A tidal wave of toxic mud

There are 88 mining dams in Brazil built like the one that failed — enormous reservoirs of mining waste held back by little more than walls of sand and silt. And all but four of the dams have been rated by the government as equally vulnerable, or worse.

Brazil education overhaul aims at ousting 'Marxist ideology'

According to the group, Brazil has one of the largest shares of adults without secondary education. Schools are overcrowded, teacher salaries and low and school buildings are often crumbling.

At least 40 dead, many feared buried in mud after Brazil dam collapse

The level of devastation quickly led President Jair Bolsonaro and other officials to describe it as a "tragedy". The flow of waste reached the nearby community of Vila Ferteco and an occupied Vale administrative office.

Brazil: Seven bodies found after dam burst at iron ore mine, hundreds missing

Helicopters plucked people covered in mud from the disaster area, including a woman with a fractured hip who was among eight injured people taken to hospital, officials said.

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Top Brazil Coffee Roaster is scouring for deals in South America

In Brazil, Tres Coracoes accounts for 27 percent of the roasted-coffee market, ahead of Dutch giant Jacob Douwe Egbert and Germany’s Melitta, the second- and third-ranked players, respectively.

Brazil's Bolsonaro pledges action to 'restore democracy' in Venezuela

The right-wing government of Bolsonaro said it recognized Juan Guaido, a Venezuelan opposition leader who is head of the Congress, as the rightful president of Venezuela - even though Guaido himself has not proclaimed himself president.

World's first baby born via womb transplant from dead donor in Brazil

A woman in Brazil who received a womb transplanted from a deceased donor has given birth to a baby girl in the first successful case of its kind, doctors reported.

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon reaches decade high

Scientists consider the Amazon as one of nature's best protections against global warming, as it acts as a giant carbon "sink" by absorbing the gas. The jungle is also rich in biodiversity, hosting billions of species yet to be studied.

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Brazil dam 'tragedy' leaves at least 58 dead, hundreds missing

An estimated 300 people were still missing and authorities expected the death toll to increase during a search made more challenging by intermittent rains.

Fire engulfs 600 stilt homes in Brazilian city Manaus; thousands flee

Fire swept over a low-income neighborhood in the northern Brazilian city of Manaus, destroying at least 600 wooden houses.

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Brazil's Amazon rainforest under siege by illegal mines

The raids last month targeted several illegal mines in two national parks in Brazil's Amazon. While the battle was won, this week's study indicates the war is far from over

Fire in Brazil museum destroys priceless artifacts from over 11,000 years

A massive fire raced through Brazil's 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, probably destroying its collection of more than 20 million items, ranging from archaeological finds to historical memorabilia.

A Brazilian carnival of powerful and curly hair

Women held signs that read "Powerful and Curly-Haired" at the celebrations.

FIFA World Cup: 'Custo Brasil'

'Custo Brasil' or 'Brazil Cost' - referred to dizzying prices, which will be regular feature at the World Cup.

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2018 FIFA World Cup: France vs Uruguay | Brazil vs Belgium Match Preview

After group stages and round of 16 at the FIFA World Cup, things get tougher with eight teams remaining in the competition and quest for silverware getting all the more daunting.

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UAE, Germany and Italy condemn Pathankot attack

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in which seven security personnel were martyred."Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world. In order to contain the dangerous threat that terrorism poses to our countries and peoples, international cooperation is indispensable," the Foreign Ministry of UAE said in a statement. Although, the UAE assured India of complete support in its fight against terrorism. "We utterly condemn the terrorist attacks on the Indian air force base in Pathankot and on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif. The responsible parties must be identified and held accountable," Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier, Italy, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Brazil and France also condemned the terrorist attack. Six terrorists were neutralised in the terror attack at the Pathankot air base that began in the wee hours on January 1. Seven security personnel were martyred in the terror attack. The conspiracy behind the terrorist attack in Pathankot was hatched in Markaj, Pakistan, as per high-level official sources.

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