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Brazil's former finance minister is arrested

Observers say it is a sign that a sweeping corruption investigation is closing in on the inner circle of the leftist Workers Party leadership, who ran the South American country for 13 years.

Observers say it is a sign that a sweeping corruption investigation is closing in on the inner circle of the leftist Workers Party leadership, who ran the South American country for 13 years.

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Brazilian family found murdered near Madrid

The dismembered bodies of a Brazilian family – two adults and two young children – have been found by Spanish police in the village of Pioz, near Madrid.

The dismembered bodies of a Brazilian family – two adults and two young children – have been found by Spanish police in the village of Pioz, near Madrid.

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Brazil ex-president Lula charged as 'top boss' of Petrobras corruption scheme

Prosecutors in Brazil have formally charged the country’s ex-President Lula da Silva of being the ‘top boss’ in a giant kickback scheme at state oil company…

Prosecutors in Brazil have formally charged the country’s ex-President Lula da Silva of being the ‘top boss’ in a giant kickback scheme at state oil company…

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Pro-Rousseff protesters demand Temer's removal in Brazil

There was tension and some clashes as tens of thousands took to the streets of Sao Paulo – in the latest protest against the new Brazilian President Michel Temer following the Senate’s decision to ous

There was tension and some clashes as tens of thousands took to the streets of Sao Paulo – in the latest protest against the new Brazilian President Michel Temer following the Senate’s decision to ous

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Brazilians react to Rousseff ouster

Brazilians have reacted to the ouster of President Dilma Rousseff which ended an impeachment process that polarised the country amid a huge corruption scandal.

Brazilians have reacted to the ouster of President Dilma Rousseff which ended an impeachment process that polarised the country amid a huge corruption scandal.

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Temer faces uncertain two years at the top in Brazil

Michel Temer appeared to be the main winner in the first round of the Brazilian crisis that has shaken the country since December, but it could be a short-term triumph as his own weaknesses could trip

Michel Temer appeared to be the main winner in the first round of the Brazilian crisis that has shaken the country since December, but it could be a short-term triumph as his own weaknesses could trip

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Brazil after Rousseff, challenges facing Temer

Risk analyst Carlos Cardenas from IHS Global Insight spoke with Damon Embling from euronews about the challenges facing Rousseff's successor Michel Temer.

Risk analyst Carlos Cardenas from IHS Global Insight spoke with Damon Embling from euronews about the challenges facing Rousseff's successor Michel Temer.

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Temer officially sworn in as Brazilian president

Conservative Michel Temer has been officially sworn in as Brazil’s president, after the Senate voted to impeach Dilma Rousseff.

Conservative Michel Temer has been officially sworn in as Brazil’s president, after the Senate voted to impeach Dilma Rousseff.

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Roussef brought down by bad timing and bad friends

Once upon a time she had fought as a guerilla against military dictatorship but in 2011, fully backed by outgoing President Lula Da Silva, Dilma Roussef became President of…

Once upon a time she had fought as a guerilla against military dictatorship but in 2011, fully backed by outgoing President Lula Da Silva, Dilma Roussef became President of…

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[Watch] Brazil's Dilma Rousseff testifies at impeachment trial

Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rouseff defended herself before the senate on Monday (August 29) at the impeachment trial which sees her accused

Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rouseff defended herself before the senate on Monday (August 29) at the impeachment trial which sees her accused

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End of the road for Brazil's suspended president Rousseff?

As witnesses take to the stand in the impeachment trial against Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rousseff, political scientist David Fleischer says this is the end of the road for the embattled…

As witnesses take to the stand in the impeachment trial against Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rousseff, political scientist David Fleischer says this is the end of the road for the embattled…

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Brazil: Rousseff's impeachment trial due to open

Brazil’s Senate is due to open the impeachment trial of suspended president Dilma Rousseff, who is facing charges of breaking budget laws.

Brazil’s Senate is due to open the impeachment trial of suspended president Dilma Rousseff, who is facing charges of breaking budget laws.

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An Olympic hangover in Rio

Despite a troubled build up to and a few embarrassing hiccups during, Rio de Janeiro did eventually deliver a successful Olympic Games.

Despite a troubled build up to and a few embarrassing hiccups during, Rio de Janeiro did eventually deliver a successful Olympic Games.

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Rio says goodbye to the Greatest Party on Earth

What the wind and rain isn’t bringing down is starting to come down as workers begin to dismantle the Olympics infrastructure not needed for the upcoming…

What the wind and rain isn’t bringing down is starting to come down as workers begin to dismantle the Olympics infrastructure not needed for the upcoming…

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Rio puts on a show to end 2016 Olympics

The closing ceremony to the Rio Olympics started with a bang from spectacular fireworks on Sunday night as soon as fans from around the world had filled the iconic Maracana…

The closing ceremony to the Rio Olympics started with a bang from spectacular fireworks on Sunday night as soon as fans from around the world had filled the iconic Maracana…