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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: 20 Jun 2013 06:52 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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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
Lulu: Fake feminism for the 'hashtag generation'
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Diaoyu islands: Torn between two countries
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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