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Brazil awaits result of presidential poll
Incumbent Dilma Rousseff enjoys up to six-percent lead according to polls, although election remains too close to call.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2014 20:30 GMT
Divided Brazil to vote for next president
Polls show leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves in a tight race ahead of polls on Sunday.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2014 02:29 GMT
Can Dunga really steady the wobbling ship?
Brazil officials quickly moved to appoint Dunga as the coach. But can the former captain bring out the missing spark?
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 11:28 GMT
Can the World Cup leave a positive legacy?
Despite poor show on the pitch, many Brazilians are proud of how their country organised the event.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 17:33 GMT
Algerians rally around Desert Warriors
Algerians say football is building a sense of national unity, as team heads into round of 16 against Germany.
Djamila Ould Khettab
Last updated: 30 Jun 2014 07:03 GMT
'There will have been no World Cup'
The World Cup has become the focal point of Brazilians' anger over corruption, poverty and social injustice.
Last updated: 30 May 2014 08:45 GMT
Brazil's evicted 'won't celebrate World Cup'
Many of those forced from their homes in preparation for the football tournament are asking: 'World Cup for whom?'
Last updated: 26 May 2014 10:17 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
Concerns of overcrowding prisons in Brazil
With a capacity for two thousand and sixty nine inmates, the Porto Alegre prison has twice that number.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2014 08:34 GMT
Further World Cup venue delays expected
FIFA extend deadline for completion of three more venues as Brazilian sports minister says delays are 'not significant'.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 15:19 GMT
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