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Romario asks government to sack national coach


September 21st, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS) Brazilian legend Romario has called on the country's president Dilma Rousseff to force the removal of national football coach Mano Menezes.The 1994 World Cup-winning ... Read more...

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Striker Fabiano recalled to Brazil squad


September 12th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 12 (IANS) Brazil football coach Mano Menezes has recalled striker Luis Fabiano for the team's upcoming friendlies against Argentina.Fabiano, who has not played an international match ... Read more...

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Neymar’s father denies bankruptcy fears


August 29th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 29 (IANS) Brazilian footballer Neymar's father has denied reports of his son living beyond his means.Forbes magazine this week reported the 20-year-old was "spending his way ... Read more...

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Internacional rejects Tottenham bid for Damiao


August 28th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 28 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur target Leandro Damiao will not be sold until at least the end of the year, Brazilian Serie A soccer club Internacional said.Internacional ... Read more...

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Six die in shootout at Brazil nightclub


August 28th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Six people were killed and 14 wounded in a gunfight at a nightclub in the southeastern Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte, police said Monday, ... Read more...

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Neymar charters luxury jet for Santos match


August 16th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Brazilian football star Neymar chartered his own private jet from Sweden in a bold bid to play for Santos against Figueirense in Brazil's Serie ... Read more...

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Eight gunned down in Brazilian city


July 13th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS/EFE) The toll from an overnight shooting spree in greater Sao Paulo stands at eight, authorities in the Brazilian metropolis said Thursday.The victims were shot ... Read more...

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Rio de Janeiro declared World Heritage Site


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg (Russia), July 3 (IANS/EFE) The landscapes of Rio de Janeiro have been entered onto the World Heritage List, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization said.The decision ... Read more...

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Mumbai street vendor to speak at Rio labour meet (With Images)


May 20th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Vegetable vendor Salma fights for the rights of the city's street vendors and has been jailed many times. Now the 26-year-old is going to an international ... Read more...

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Chemical spill forces Brazilian port’s closure


May 7th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 7 (IANS/EFE) A spill of chemicals used to make cleaning products prompted an evacuation and the closing of the port in the Brazilian city of Salvador for ... Read more...

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Police chase in Brazil ends with six suspects dead


March 27th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 27 (IANS/EFE) At least six people died Monday in a running gunfight between police and suspected armed robbers in the eastern Brazilian city of Salvador, authorities ... Read more...

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Seven hurt in soccer-related violence in Brazil


March 27th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 27 (IANS/EFE) At least seven people were injured over the weekend in a fight involving fans of soccer clubs Corinthians and Palmeiras just before a match ... Read more...

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Teen dies at Brazil amusement park


February 26th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) A 14-year-old Brazilian girl died when she flew out of her seat in a free-fall attraction at an amusement park in the Brazilian city of ... Read more...

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Crime erupts in Brazilian city as cops go on strike


February 5th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian city of Salvador registered a total of 29 homicides over a 30-hour span, amid a crime wave caused by a police strike, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Brazilian gang stealing hair from beauty salons


December 28th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) A gang has been targeting beauty salons in this Brazilian city to steal the natural locks used for hair extensions, police said Tuesday.The thieves have ... Read more...

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Brazil lights world’s largest floating Christmas tree


November 28th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) The world's largest floating Christmas tree has been lighted in Rio de Janeiro, marking the official start of the holiday season in the Brazilian ... Read more...

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Brazil plane crash leaves 16 dead


July 14th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 14 (IANS/EFE) A small plane crashed shortly after takeoff in the northeastern Brazilian city of Recife, killing all 16 people on board, officials said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Gunman kills 11 at Rio de Janeiro school before killing self


April 7th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by BNO News
RIO DE JANEIRO (BNO NEWS) -- A gunman opened fire at a school in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro on Thursday morning, killing at least 11 people and injuring many ... Read more...

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Gunman kills 11 students in Brazil school


April 7th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 7 (IANS) Eleven students were killed and 22 others injured when a gunman opened fire in a school classroom in this Brazilian city Thursday, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Brazilian funeral home broadcasts burials


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Nov 22 (IANS/EFE) A funeral home in a Brazilian city has begin to broadcast funerals live for the family members of the deceased who are living abroad, a media report ... Read more...

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Pattinson, Stewart dance for fans


November 9th, 2010 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) "Twilight" couple Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson usually tend to shy away from the shutterbugs. But they recently changed that perception by shedding all inhibitions and dancing for ... Read more...

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Blaze destroys 320 homes in Brazilian slum


September 25th, 2010 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Sep 25 (IANS/EFE) A fire that broke out early Friday in the slums of this Brazilian city destroyed 320 dwellings, authorities said. No one was seriously injured in the blaze in ... Read more...

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Police station attacked, cars torched in Brazilian city


August 2nd, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) The headquarters of the Sao Paulo state police's special operations unit was attacked, while at least 10 vehicles were torched in Sao Paulo, Brazil's largest city, ... Read more...

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Dunga to discuss Brazil future with federation


July 4th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Porto Alegre (Brazil), July 4 (DPA) Carlos Dunga said Sunday he planned to discuss his future with the Brazilian Football Federation, suggesting his days as Brazil coach may not be over ... Read more...

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10 killed in Brazil accident


June 26th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, June 26 (IANS/EFE) At least 10 people, including a pregnant woman, were killed in a Brazilian city when two cars collided with a truck that had overturned a few moments ... Read more...

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Avatar sequel may be shot in the Amazon, says Cameron


April 2nd, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 2 (ANI): Avatar director James Cameron has hinted that the Avatar sequel may be shot in the Amazon rainforests.He, however, revealed that he did not know when he would film ... Read more...

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Lack of amenities in slums, violation of rights: UN


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 23 (IANS) Lack of basic amenities in slums across the world is "a violation of human rights", UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has said and asked global leaders to help ... Read more...

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Bossa Nova creator, Johnny Alf, passes away in Brazil at the age of 80


March 8th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 8 (Pen Men At Work): The life of Johnny Alf, the progenitor of Bossa Nova music, has passed away in Brazil at the age of 80. He had fought gallantly ... Read more...

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Man who held ex-wife hostage for three days surrenders


February 17th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) A security guard who held his ex-wife hostage for three days in the southern Brazilian city of Canoas set her free and surrendered to the police, ... Read more...

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Rio de Janeiro mayor faces flak for ruining ‘world’s greatest party’


February 13th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Rio de Janeiro's mayor Eduardo Paes has been accused of dampening spirits ahead of the city's famous carnival with his "zero tolerance" approach towards drinking, prostitution and ... Read more...

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Baby alive after being hurled five floors down trash chute


January 12th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) A newborn baby survived after being thrown down a trash chute from the fifth floor of a residential building in this Brazilian city, police said. The baby, ... Read more...

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Brazil airline company to test sugar-based aviation fuel


November 19th, 2009 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 19 (EFE) Brazil's Azul Airlines will conduct a demo flight by 2012 to test a sugar-based aviation fuel manufactured by a US firm, the company has announced. The flight ... Read more...

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Rio de Janeiro Set To Host 2016 Olympics


October 3rd, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Copenhagen, Oct 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is a moment to dance to the beats of samba for the people of Rio de Janeiro as it was announced that Rio has ... Read more...

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Samba Olympics - Rio gets thumbs up from IOC


October 3rd, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
By Diana Renee Rio de Janeiro/Copenhagen, Oct 2 (DPA) When Rio de Janeiro announced its bid to host the Olympic Games, chances of success seemed very slim.Problems like urban violence, chaotic traffic ... Read more...

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Rio de Janeiro to host 2016 Olympic Games


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Oct 2 (DPA) Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. Rio beat off the challenges of Madrid, Tokyo and Chicago in a vote by International Olympic Committee (IOC) delegates ... Read more...

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