Ten arrested in Brazil over alleged ISIL links ahead of Rio Olympics
Ten people have been arrested in Brazil on suspicion of pledging allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). They have been accused of planning attacks on the upcoming Rio Olympics, set to begin in two weeks.
Brazil violence increases as economy falters
As Brazil's economy falters so are plans to develop homes in the poorest slums. In Rio de Janeiro's favelas, crime and violence have gone up, along with complaints of police brutality.
New Brazil coach to meet Neymar before deciding team's captain for Olympics
Brazil Olympic coach Rogerio Micale says he must meet Neymar for the first time before deciding on who captains their Olympic football team.
Rio declares financial emergency ahead of Olympics
The Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has declared a state of financial emergency and has asked for funding during the Olympics.
Highlights: Lone goal defeat to Peru ends Brazil's Copa America Centenario campaign
Brazil were eliminated from the group stage of the Copa America Centenario after a controversial goal gave Peru a 1-0 win on Sunday.
Copa America: Highlights of Brazil’s 7-1victory over Haiti
Philippe Coutinho scored a hat-trick as Brazil thumped Haiti 7-1 in the Copa America.
New era for Brazil as Rousseff cedes power to Temer
Brazil enters a new era as interim president Michel Temer takes power from suspended leader Dilma Rousseff to end 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest nation.