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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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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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