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11 Aug 2021
Indigenous groups have filed a request with the ICC in The Hague for it to investigate Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro over alleged genocide and crimes against humanity.
11 Jun 2021
European papers greet Joe Biden with a mixture of warmth and suspicion as he embarks on his "test" with European allies. US rival Vladimir Putin warns that "Russia's domestic affairs will not be up for discussion", but the US president does look set to weigh in on the "Brexit sausage war". Plus: Argentina's president sparks anger with comments that "Brazilians came from the jungle" and Italians criticise their football team's official portrait for the Euro tournament.
31 May 2021
Thousands of people in Sao Paulo stage a protest against President Jair Bolsonaro, in particular for his chaotic handling of the pandemic, which has claimed more than 461,000 lives in the country.
4 Feb 2021
Brazilians celebrate Yemanja, goddess of the sea, in Salvador, Brazil. The tradition normally attracts thousands of people, but with the pandemic only a few assisted in the ceremony this year, this time dedicated to Covid-19 victims.

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