In Brazil, baby’s head accidentally torn off during delivery

May 20th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) A team of doctors in Brazil accidentally tore off a baby's head as the mother struggled to give birth in a hospital. The headless body remained ... Read more...

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Corinthians interested in signing Uruguayan striker Forlan

April 19th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Brazilian clubs Corinthians and Atletico-MG are reportedly interested in signing Inter Milan and Uruguay striker Diego Forlan.The Italian serie A outfit has responded by ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to import sugar

February 27th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) Bangladesh will import 25,000 metric tonnes of sugar, a media report said Sunday.The cabinet committee on government purchase has endorsed a proposal to import, the ... 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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Groom murders bride, best man and himself at Brazilian wedding

December 21st, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): A groom in Brazil shot his new wife, his best man and then himself after declaring to horrified guests that he had a 'surprise' for them.According to ... Read more...

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Honduras’ ousted president accepts exile deal

January 24th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Jan 24 (DPA) Ousted former president Manuel Zelaya said he would accept a deal for exile to the Dominican Republic that would ease a four-month diplomatic standoff. Zelaya remains holed up in ... Read more...

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Brazilian boy stuck with needles released from hospital

January 23rd, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Jan 23 (IANS/EFE) A boy whose plight moved Brazil last month when he was taken to hospital with dozens of sewing needles in his body was released from the medical centre ... Read more...

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Probe into Brazilian policemen letting shooting victim die

October 23rd, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 23 (EFE) The Rio de Janeiro state police said it was investigating two of its officers for failing to assist a shooting victim who later died. The mugging and ... Read more...

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Massa feels ‘robbed’ of F1 world title by Piquet’s deliberate Singapore crash

October 2nd, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.2 (ANI): Ferrari driver Felipe Massa is of the view that the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix result on the grounds that Renault driver Nelson Piquet Junior's deliberately crashed and allowed teammate ... Read more...

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Brazilian robbers force bus passengers to aid bank heist

September 24th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Sep 24 (EFE) A gang of criminals hijacked a Brazilian bus here and forced passengers to help them take two ATMs from a bank branch, a media report said. The bus, ... Read more...

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Brazilian doctor being investigated for manipulating genes

August 25th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Aug 25 (EFE) Roger Abdelmassih, a Brazilian doctor arrested last week on charges that he sexually abused dozens of patients, is also under investigation for manipulating genetic material at his ... Read more...

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Pigeons used to smuggle phone parts into Brazilian prison

March 31st, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, March 31 (EFE) Brazilian police have intercepted two trained homing pigeons that were being used to carry mobile phone parts into a prison in Sao Paulo state. The birds were found ... Read more...

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Model dies of bacterial infection

January 25th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Jan 25 (DPA) After having her hands and feet amputated, Brazil's top model Mariana Bridi, 20, died Saturday from a rampant bacterial infection and was buried the same day.An estimated ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho hoping to play at Beijing Olympics

June 21st, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Sao Paulo, June 21 (DPA) Brazil's football superstar Ronaldinho said that he will play at this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing. "I'm certain that I will be in Beijing," the one-time World ... Read more...

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