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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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Brazil: Ex-President Lula to stand trial on corruption charges

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is to stand trial for allegedly accepting over one million dollars (800,000 euros) in bribes in connection with the corruption scandal at the state-

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is to stand trial for allegedly accepting over one million dollars (800,000 euros) in bribes in connection with the corruption scandal at the state-

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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: thousands demonstrate against Temer

Brazilians watching television in a Rio de Janeiro restaurant shouted “Out Temer” and jeered as newly sworn in President Michel Temer addressed the nation on…

Brazilians watching television in a Rio de Janeiro restaurant shouted “Out Temer” and jeered as newly sworn in President Michel Temer addressed the nation on…

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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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Olympic angst in Rio favela

During the Olympics opening ceremony, Brazil paid tribute to its favelas.

During the Olympics opening ceremony, Brazil paid tribute to its favelas.

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Impeachment D-Day for Rousseff - once Rio Olympics are over

The fate of Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s suspended leftist leader, is set to be determined by the country’s Senate from August 25 – just days after the Closing Ceremony for the Rio Olympic…

The fate of Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s suspended leftist leader, is set to be determined by the country’s Senate from August 25 – just days after the Closing Ceremony for the Rio Olympic…

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Brazilian Senate committee votes that Rousseff should stand trial

A Senate impeachment committee has voted to put suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on trial for her alleged manipulation of the government budget to increase public…

A Senate impeachment committee has voted to put suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on trial for her alleged manipulation of the government budget to increase public…