""Currently, more than 180 children are held in detention without having been convicted. Under the occupation, children can be held for one and a half years before their case goes to trial.""
Marsha de Cordova
British Labour MP
"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
"Elections come and go but Gambia remains. There are rules governing the campaign and all aspiring candidates have the rules."
Brazil’s strongest heatwave for 20 years failed to stop tens of thousands turning out for the Rio carnival’s top samba schools parades, but the event
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She has been dubbed the Shirley Temple of samba. But picking seven-year-old Julia Lira as a samba school’s drum corps queen for next week’s Rio
From the sweltering Brazilian summer, to the icy waters of the Arctic on the runways of Rio. Fashion Week saw designers presenting their
At least 19 people are now known to have died in Brazil after a massive slab of hillside, loosened by torrential rain, buried a luxury hotel
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has welcomed pledges from China and the US to cut CO2 emissions saying the targets they have set themselves are
Brazil’s top court has ruled to extradite former Italian guerilla Chesare Battisti on murder charges but after a debate lasting hours the nine
It is a night Brazil will remember for a very long time. A massive blackout plunged South America’s largest country into darkness, leaving millions
Rio de Janeiro has been offered 40 million euros by Brazil’s federal government to help in the fight against drug gangs.
This after 17 people were
The downing of a police helicopter by Rio de Janeiro drug gangs on Saturday has triggered criticism that parts of the future Olympic city resemble a
Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach erupted in samba dancing and joy after the Brazilian city won the vote to hold the 2016 Olympic Games.
Nicolas Sarkozy is on a mission to promote French-made fighter jets.
The French President is in Brazil for a two-day visit to discuss a host of
French President Nicolas Sarkozy is in Brazil in the hope of winning a lucrative defence contract to sell a French fighter jet.
The sound of Old Havana lives on and, despite the loss of several leading figures, the Buena Vista Social Club is going back on the road. They earned
Ferrari’s injured Formula One driver Felipe Massa has arrived home in Brazil for more treatment on the fractured skull he sustained preparing for the
Air crash investigators have denied finding the flight recorders of the Air France airliner which came down earlier this month.
It follows a