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Gunmen storm Romeu Goncalves Abrantes prison in Brazil, kill policeman and allow 100 inmates to escape
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Gunmen storm Romeu Goncalves Abrantes prison in Brazil, kill policeman and allow 100 inmates to escape

Heavily armed men blew down the front gate of a maximum security prison in northeastern Brazil early Monday and with guns blazing enabled more than 100 inmates to escape while killing a policeman

Brazil celebrates 196th anniversary of independence from Portugal; President Michel Temer attends military parade
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Brazil celebrates 196th anniversary of independence from Portugal; President Michel Temer attends military parade

Brazil president Michel Temer attends a parade celebrating the country's Independence Day in Brasilia.

Fire engulfs 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, destroys priceless artifacts including collections from Brazil's royal family
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Fire engulfs 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, destroys priceless artifacts including collections from Brazil's royal family

The esteemed museum in Rio de Janeiro housed artifacts from Egypt, Greco-Roman art and some of the first fossils found in Brazil

Brazil sends troops as residents of border town Pacaraima attack Venezuelan migrants, drive them out
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Brazil sends troops as residents of border town Pacaraima attack Venezuelan migrants, drive them out

The move comes after residents in the border town of Pacaraima clashed violently with Venezuelan migrants, driving them out of makeshift camps. Temer held the meeting on Sunday at his presidential palace in Brasilia with key ministers, including those of defence, public security and foreign affairs, but no further details were being disclosed.

Mike Pence in Brazil: US vice-president tells migrants to 'build lives in your own homeland', don't enter US illegally
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Mike Pence in Brazil: US vice-president tells migrants to 'build lives in your own homeland', don't enter US illegally

Mike Pence thanked Brazil for welcoming Venezuelans fleeing their country's collapse, while warning Central Americans running from violence in their homelands not to attempt to enter the United States illegally.

Brazilian 'queen' of tennis Maria Bueno passes away at 78 after succumbing to cancer battle
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Brazilian 'queen' of tennis Maria Bueno passes away at 78 after succumbing to cancer battle

Nicknamed the "Sao Paulo Swallow" for her ability to dominate the net, Bueno was a teen prodigy despite having no formal coaching, according to the International Hall of Fame, which she entered in 1978.

Brazil President Michel Temer signs bill to regulate car-hailing apps like Uber
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Brazil President Michel Temer signs bill to regulate car-hailing apps like Uber

The new Brazil regulation dictates that drivers must have insurance coverage & must be registered as individual contributors in the social security system.

WEF 2018 at Davos: Day 2 set to be a Europe show with Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron to give special addresses
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WEF 2018 at Davos: Day 2 set to be a Europe show with Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron to give special addresses

On day two at the World Economic Forum (WEF), the show will dominated by Europe as two of the continent's tallest leaders will take centre stage.

BRICS Summit 2017: Xi Jinping calls on member nations to make international order more just, equitable
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BRICS Summit 2017: Xi Jinping calls on member nations to make international order more just, equitable

Xi called on the five nation grouping to forge unity to jointly advance solutions for international peace and development.

BRICS Summit 2017: Narendra Modi, Brazilian President Michel Temer discuss common global vision
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BRICS Summit 2017: Narendra Modi, Brazilian President Michel Temer discuss common global vision

The two leaders met in this southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen on the sidelines of the ninth BRICS Summit.

Xi Jinping kicks off BRICS summit, asks members to shelve differences
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Xi Jinping kicks off BRICS summit, asks members to shelve differences

Outlining BRICS cooperation in the last 10 years, Chinese president Xi Jinping said in Xiamen that decisions are made through consultation, not by one country

Brazil's president Michel Temer survives bribery charge vote, could still face obstruction of justice case in August
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Brazil's president Michel Temer survives bribery charge vote, could still face obstruction of justice case in August

Brazil's embattled president Michel Temer survived a key congressional vote that could have suspended him over a bribery charge.

Brazil Congress to vote on president's future: Michel Temer expected to survive, but by slim margin
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Brazil Congress to vote on president's future: Michel Temer expected to survive, but by slim margin

Brazil's President Michel Temer is expected to win enough support to survive an unprecedented vote on whether he should stand trial on corruption charges.

Brazil Congress to vote on President Michel Temer's future as country's August jinx continues
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Brazil Congress to vote on President Michel Temer's future as country's August jinx continues

For Brazilian leaders, August is the cruellest month and one that now presents a potentially fatal challenge to the presidency of Michel Temer.

BRICS nations struggling with corruption, dwindling economic growth: Has the bloc lost its relevance?
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BRICS nations struggling with corruption, dwindling economic growth: Has the bloc lost its relevance?

In 2001, Goldman Sachs chief economist Jim O'Neill coined an acronym which became so popular and gained prominence that five nations actually organised themselves as a group and held their first summit in 2009.

Brazil govt deploys over 10,000 soldiers in Rio de Janeiro to counter growing violence
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Brazil govt deploys over 10,000 soldiers in Rio de Janeiro to counter growing violence

President Michel Temer has signed an executive order authorising the deployment of 10,240 soldiers in Rio de Janeiro, where violent crime is on the rise.

Car rams gate of Brazil presidential palace, driver unhurt and in custody
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Car rams gate of Brazil presidential palace, driver unhurt and in custody

Security forces in Brazil's capital have detained a minor who allegedly rammed a car through a gate in an apparent attempt to reach the presidential palace.

Brazil President Michel Temer terms bribery charge as 'fiction', attacks prosecutor for creating a 'soap opera'
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Brazil President Michel Temer terms bribery charge as 'fiction', attacks prosecutor for creating a 'soap opera'

Brazil's President Michel Temer defiantly rejected a bribery charge against him as a "soap opera" on Tuesday, saying there is no proof and vowing to fight on.

Brazilian court dismisses corruption charges against president Michel Temer
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Brazilian court dismisses corruption charges against president Michel Temer

Brazil's top electoral court has given embattled President Michel Temer a big victory, voting to reject allegations of campaign finance violations.

Brazil court resumes Michel Temer, Dilma Rousseff hearing in 'illegal' campaign funds case
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Brazil court resumes Michel Temer, Dilma Rousseff hearing in 'illegal' campaign funds case

The hearing was expected to last three days, and would look into funds that Rousseff and Temer's campaign received from companies involved in the scandals uncovered at state-owned energy giant Petrobras.