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The anti-FIFA shout as a reconnection of global struggles
Is a new global movement emerging around anti-FIFA protests?
Last updated: 02 Jul 2014 15:24 GMT
Brazil government rolls back transit hike
Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo agree to suspend increase in public-transport fares, but protesters say they "want more".
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 22:40 GMT
Brazilian berries pose rainforest threat
Growing popularity of Acai berry, a so-called superfood, is providing both jobs and ecological challenges in Amazon.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2012 08:10 GMT
Brazil legend Socrates dies at 57
Rated as one of the greatest midfielders of all-time, Socrates has died after an intestinal infection in Sao Paulo.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2011 12:04 GMT
Brazilian anti-logging activist shot dead
Fifth murder in a month believed to be linked to conflict over land and logging in Brazil's rainforest region.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2011 07:21 GMT
Brazilian sentenced for nun murder
Rancher given 30-year jail term for ordering the killing of US missionary.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2010 15:45 GMT
Tribes join global call for change
Activists gather for Brazil's World Social Forum to demand a new economic system.
Gabriel Elizondo in Brazil
Last updated: 28 Jan 2009 16:03 GMT
Slovenian conquers the Amazon
Swimmer breaks his own record last set in 2004 down the Yangtze River.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2007 03:03 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Russia: RIP freedom of speech?
What is going on in Libya?
What's not a target for Israel?
Iraq's Maliki: Out of favour with Shia allies?
Will there be justice for the crimes committed in Gaza?
The limits of the technical fix
In Pictures: Gaza civilians pay price of war
Dozens of Palestinians wounded by Israeli bombings in Gaza are now seeking treatment at East Jerusalem hospitals.
In Pictures: Lebanon's land mine survivors
While unexploded land mines still pepper many areas of Lebanon, amputees are rebuilding their lives.
In Pictures: Ramadan in Aleppo
Syrian opposition fighters spent the holy month of Ramadan fasting while fighting regime forces.
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