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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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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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