Brazil senator caught hiding money 'between buttocks'
Police searched the senator as part of a probe into the diversion of public funds for tackling the coronavirus. The lawmaker is an ally to President Jair Bolsonaro, who worked with him for more than two decades.
Brazil's Amazonas opera house reopens for the public amid the pandemic
Cultural life returns to Manaus and its famous Amazonas opera house, as it reopens for the public and follows strict protocols to prevent the transmission of Covid-19 after the city and its health sector were hard hit by the pandemic.
Nigeria@60: Buhari To give Independence Day Address From Eagle Square, FG lifts ban on Emirates Airlines
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Coronavirus digest: India caseload surges to second-highest in world
The number of cases rose to over 4.2 million, passing Brazil's total tally. Meanwhile, Australia announced it expects to receive its first batches of a potential vaccine in January. Follow DW for the latest.
Coronavirus digest: India cases near 3.8 million
India has seen the highest daily increases for more than three weeks and is likely to surpass Brazil and the US. Meanwhile, Australia reported its largest quarterly GDP contraction on record. Follow DW for the latest.
"Death" stalks the streets as Brazil passes 100,000 virus deaths
An actor disguised as 'Ghostface', the killer from the 'Scream' film franchise, walks the streets of Brazil's Formiga municipality to keep people alert to the threat of the coronavirus. Brazil has passed a total of 100,000 coronavirus deaths, crossing the grim milestone after President Jair Bolsonaro said he had a "clear conscience" on his response to the outbreak.
Presidency suspends acting EFCC boss Ibrahim Magu, Alleged N700m Fraud: Court adjourns trial of Ize-Iyamu till July 14 and more
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Coronavirus latest: Brazil still faces a 'big challenge'
Brazil is still facing a "big challenge" to get its coronavirus outbreak under control and should do more to integrate efforts at different levels of government, said WHO. Follow DW for the latest.
Covid-19: 'Bolsonaro is disrespecting the victims,' Brazil's ex-health minister says
Luiz Henrique Mandetta, a doctor by training, was President Jair Bolsonaro's health minister at the start of the Covid-19 crisis in Brazil. Amid a dispute with the president over social distancing measures, he was fired in April. In an interview with FRANCE 24, Dr Mandetta strongly criticised the Brazilian leader: "His management of the situation... has shocked people. The underplaying of the crisis from the beginning has shocked the world, because other countries put the crisis ahead of the economic consequences. He's out on a limb saying that he does not want to stop the economy."