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VM - Drunk tries to enter Brazil president’s home


September 12th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drunken man who said he loves Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff tried to enter the presidential palace, prompting security personnel to open fire from ... Read more...

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`Brazil withstanding worst year of global crisis’


August 31st, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's finance minister said Thursday that Latin America's largest economy is holding up well amid the "worst year" of the global economic crisis and that its ... Read more...

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Job creation a priority for Brazilian president


August 11th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 11 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to put job creation as a priority for her government, especially ensuring jobs for the underprivileged.Rousseff Friday made ... Read more...

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New Brazilian firm to oversee nuclear submarine project


August 10th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has approved a plan to set up a state-owned company to oversee production of the country's first nuclear submarine.The company, ... Read more...

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Brazil to invest in individual sports to boost Olympic tally


July 28th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 28 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has outlined plans to focus investments in individual Olympic events to lift the country's medal tally at the 2016 Rio ... Read more...

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Brazil faults European response for economic crisis


July 14th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 14 (IANS/EFE) European governments are wrong to address their region's economic woes by diminishing labour rights, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Friday, calling instead for policies ... 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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Clinton, Sonia, Nooyi among ‘world’s powerful moms’ (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Pepsico's India-born CEO Indra Nooyi figure in Forbes' World's 20 Most Powerful Moms list topped ... Read more...

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‘Hillary Clinton world’s No.1 powerful mom’


May 13th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been named by the ForbesWoman magazine as the world's No.1 'Powerful Mom' in its annual ranking list.Besides being actively ... Read more...

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FIFA official to return to Brazil next week


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 3 (IANS) FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke will return to Brazil next week for a Senate hearing on the country's 2014 World Cup preparations.It will be ... Read more...

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Valcke to return to Brazil for FIFA inspections


March 31st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 31 (IANS) FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke will be back in Brazil to overlook the country's preparation for the 2014 World Cup.Valcke offended Brazil's Minister of ... Read more...

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PM backs dialogue to resolve West Asia crisis


March 30th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A day after the BRICS countries warned against military action in Iran and Syria, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday held bilateral talks with Brazilian ... Read more...

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Taj Palace Hotel pampers BRICS leaders


March 28th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) From special menus to beautifully decorated banquets and lounges, Delhi's Taj Palace Hotel is pulling out all stops to please and pamper the BRICS ... Read more...

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BRICS to ink currency pacts, to push joint bank


March 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The BRICS grouping of five emerging economic powerhouses - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - Thursday will sign two pacts to promote ... Read more...

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Booked for BRICS: busy Thursday for Manmohan


March 28th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Barely 30 hours after returning from the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Thursday hold a slew of high-profile diplomatic ... Read more...

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Brazil calls on oil firms to operate responsibly


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 22 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff called on oil companies to operate responsibly and comply with all environmental regulations after a new crude leak was detected ... Read more...

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Ronaldo reveals desire to become president of CBF


March 19th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 19 (IANS) Retired soccer star Ronaldo revealed his aspirations of entering the world of politics and becoming the next president of the Brazilian Confederation of Soccer ... Read more...

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2014 World Cup to be best ever: Ronaldo


March 18th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 18 (IANS) Filling in as the leader of Brazil's Local Organizing Committee, Ronaldo declared that the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil will be the biggest ... Read more...

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Brazil criticises developed countries’ monetary policy (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 2 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Thursday accused the developed countries of adopting a monetary expansion policy which would lead to a "monetary tsunami" and hurt the emerging ... Read more...

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China seeks expanded trade with Brazil


February 14th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Wang Qishan met Monday with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and expressed his country's interest in expanding bilateral relations, especially trade, in light ... Read more...

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Paraguayan president cleared of cancer


January 28th, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Jan 28 (IANS) Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo who was diagnosed with lymphatic cancer in 2010 has overcome the disease, his doctors said."Medical examinations confirm the complete remission of ... Read more...

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World leaders on Twitter


January 24th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh latest off the block, some 70 world leaders are now on Twitter for better engaging with their citizens.According to Digital Policy Council, a US-based think ... Read more...

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Bad political decisions blamed for financial crisis


December 22nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 22 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Wednesday that the international financial crisis was not caused by a money shortage, but by improper political decisions."The crisis ... Read more...

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Brazil bans smoking in public spaces


December 16th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 16 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has signed a law banning smoking in public spaces.Smoking in all enclosed public spaces is forbidden in the new law, ... Read more...

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Brazilian president meets IMF head on euro crisis


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 2 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff met International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde Thursday to discuss the ongoing eurozone debt crisis and its effects on ... Read more...

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`Job creation a way to tackle economic crisis’


November 8th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 8 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has said that job creation is a way to tackle economic crisis. In her weekly radio show Monday, Rousseff said ... Read more...

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Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa invited for BRICS in New Delhi


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday extended a personal invitation to the leaderships of Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa for the next summit of BRICS ... Read more...

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Brazil urges quick action on economic crisis


October 26th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Oct 26 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has called on leaders in industrialised countries to take swift action to tackle the economic crisis that has hit the ... Read more...

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Afghanistan in but Pakistan absent in IBSA Declaration


October 19th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) Even though the Tshwane Declaration of India, Brazil South Africa issued Tuesday spoke at length on terrorism and had specific references to virtually every conflict ... Read more...

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IBSA condemns terror attack in New Delhi


October 18th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) The trilateral forum of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Tuesday condemned last month's terror attack in New Delhi and called for early conclusion ... Read more...

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India, Brazil, South Africa push for Security Council expansion


October 18th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) India, Brazil and South Africa, all of whom are now non-permanent members of the UN Security Council, Tuesday underscored again the urgent need to reform the ... Read more...

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India, Brazil, South Africa seek way out of economic crisis


October 18th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) India, Brazil and South Africa Tuesday sought credible action from Western countries for a way out of the sovereign debt crisis in Europe and the ... Read more...

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India sees trade with South Africa, Brazil soon topping $25 bn


October 17th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 17 (IANS) The global economy and the stalled multilateral trade talks will figure prominently at the 5th India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Summit Tuesday even as New Delhi ... Read more...

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Brazil’s president says her cancer has `resolved’


September 13th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said that her lymphoma, or cancer of the lymph system, is "resolved" and that she is currently in good health."Cancer today ... Read more...

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Brazil confers medal on UAE envoy


May 31st, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia/Abu Dhabi, May 31 (IANS/WAM) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has conferred the National Order of Merit on the UAE ambassador to the country, officials said.Yusuf Ali Abdul Rahman Al Osaimi ... Read more...

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