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Jan 19, 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping's overtures to UN is a matter of concern for IndiaIf China continues playing the spoiler for India on some key issues at the UN, then Chinese overtures to the UN, including increased financial contribution and the UN’s reciprocity, may be a matter of concern for India.
Jan 12, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo, Usain Bolt, Andy Murray in contention for top Laureus AwardThe contest for the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award promises to be one of the most competitive ever with the likes of Usain Bolt, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andy Murray contesting for top honours.
Jan 09, 2017
Brazil: Third deadly prison uprising in a week leaves 4 people deadFour people were killed in a riot at a jail in Brazil on Sunday, the nation's third deadly prison uprising in a week.
Jan 07, 2017
Brazil: Prison violence escalates, 31 inmates decapitated, many hacked to deathJailed members of Brazil's most powerful drug gang killed 31 inmates at a penitentiary on Friday, decapitating and cutting out the hearts of most of them, in revenge for a separate prison massacre that left 56 dead this week
Jan 02, 2017
60 killed in Brazil prison as fighting breaks out between rival gangsAt least 60 people were killed in a prison riot in Brazil's Amazon region when fighting broke out between rival gangs, an official said on Monday.
Dec 31, 2016
New Year's Eve celebrations in Copacabana won't be dimmed even amid Brazil's economic crisisWhen cariocas (Rio de Janeiro locals) pack Copacabana to bring in 2017, they will experience a fireworks display, live musical performances and beefed-up security. For the first time, however, the traditional 16-minute firework show will be reduced to 12 minutes because of the state's financial crisis.
Dec 27, 2016
Chapecoense plane crash: Pilots were aware of fuel shortage, were late in sounding alarm, confirm authoritiesPreliminary investigations have confirmed that a plane that crashed in the Colombian mountains last month killing 71 people including most of a Brazilian football club was out of fuel, officials said Monday.
Dec 23, 2016
Fifa U-17 World Cup will be great opportunity for India to impress world football, says Brazil's LucioBrazil's World Cup winning defender Lucio, who currently plies his trade at ISL franchise FC Goa, says the FIFA U-17 World Cup next year will be a great opportunity for India to make a mark on the global football scene.
Dec 21, 2016
Bolivia says airline, pilot responsible for plane crash | ReutersLA PAZ A Bolivian government investigation into the plane crash that killed dozens of Brazilian soccer players last month concluded that a Bolivian airline and pilot were directly responsible, Public Works Minister Milton Claros said on Tuesday.The pilot, Miguel Quiroga, was one of 71 people killed when a plane operated by the Bolivia-based charter apparently ran out of fuel and crashed on a wooded hillside near the Colombian city Medellin.
Dec 20, 2016
Zika outbreak: New study finds 'Godzilla' El Nino climate phenomenonThe Zika outbreak in South America may have been fuelled by change in weather patterns, brought on by the 'Godzilla' El Nino last year, a new study has found.