Leading Brazilian musicians stage protest concert in Rio
29 May 2017 | 12:00 pm
Several hundred people attend a concert by top Brazilian musicians in Rio de Janeiro in the latest protest demanding the resignation of President Michel Temer and calling for new elections.
31 Jul 2019
Brazilian farmers join soy seed patent claim against Bayer
4 Aug 2019
Justice Minister Sergio Moro wants Brazil to deport "dangerous foreigners." Observers believe that the threat is aimed at the US journalist Glenn Greenwald, whose Intercept has aggressively reported on Moro's conduct.
18 Sep 2019
A Brazilian Pentecostal congregation wants to buy the New Nazareth Church in Berlin. The building is for sale, but local politicians don't want the evangelicals to have it, saying they don't belong in the neighborhood.
20 Sep 2019
Killings by police snipers on the rise in Rio de Janeiro
30 Nov 2019
A Brazilian court issues a preventive detention order against former Paraguayan president Horacio Cartes in a money laundering case and includes his name on the Interpol red list, in the framework of the Car Wash probe.
29 Jan 2020
Debris litters the streets of the Brazilian town of Raposos after a storm that left dozens dead after torrential rains -- the worst since records were first kept 110 years ago.
7 Feb 2020
Brazilian film director Jorge Bodanzky exposes the Amazon's massive mercury contamination from gold mining in his new film: 'Amazon, the new Minamata?'. He previewed his work at an environmental conference in Oxford which was attended by indigenous leaders from Brazil.
21 Mar 2020
Players from Brazilian club Gremio took to the field wearing masks on Sunday in protest at having to play a soccer match as fears over coronavirus grow in the South American nation.
13 Apr 2020
Father Omar Raposo flies over Rio de Janeiro and Christ the Redeemer to ask for Jesus to watch over the city, as many below stay indoors and practise social distancing over Easter. Brazil now has over 22,000 cases of the coronavirus, and over 1,200 deaths.
27 Sep 2020
Rio de Janeiro residents struggle to make their way through waterlogged streets as torrential rains hit neighbourhoods to the south of the Brazilian city, where high water prompts road closures and leaves cars stranded.
14 Nov 2020
Brazil has allowed a coronavirus vaccine trial to resume following a volunteer's death. But President Bolsonaro and a political rival already instrumentalized the trial to the detriment of Brazilians, scientists said.
5 Dec 2020
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon increased by 9.5 percent between August 2019 and July 2020 compared to the exact previous period, which is the second consecutive record in 12 years, according to official preliminary data. of 2020 fires in the Brazilian Amazon
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has named his son and heir Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the kingdom's prime minister and his second son Prince Khalid as defense minister in a Cabinet reshuffle.
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As European countries turn to energy suppliers in Southeast Asia, driving up global prices, there are concerns that other developing countries are being forced to spend more on increasingly expensive LNG or coal.
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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un has threatened to use nuclear weapons in the event of a military confrontation. The warning came as North Koreans marked 'Victory Day,' the 69th anniversary of the armistice that ended hostilities in the Korean War.
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As protests continue in Iran following the murder of a young woman by the "morality" police, Iranian dissident artist Parastou Forouhar is full of anger but has some optimism.
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This Cayenne is the new top-of-the-line model: 640 horsepower, 4 liter V8 bi-turbo engine, 0-100 in 3.3 seconds, top speed of 300 kilometers an hour. We went out for a spin on the racetrack with rally legend Walter Röhrl.