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Violence mars World Cup venue test
Two football fans shot dead on their way to a World Cup test event at the Arena Castelao Stadium in Brazil.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2013 11:42 GMT
Prostitution at the World Cup: Another Brazilian challenge
It is imperative for Brazil to distinguish between prostitution as a profession and sexual exploitation.
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Last updated: 30 Mar 2013 19:44 GMT
Carnival kicks off across Brazil
The country's organisational expertise is on display as millions join raucous celebrations.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2013 15:28 GMT
Debilitating drought devastates Brazil
The driest conditions in 50 years are wiping out the region's cattle with the threat of 'ghost towns' as ranchers flee.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2012 15:12 GMT
Question mark over Confederations venues
Brazil venues are likely to be ready for 2014 World Cup but will things be in order for 2013 Confederations tournament?
Last updated: 31 Oct 2012 19:59 GMT
FIFA's Jerome Valcke continues tour of Brazil
FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke plans to visit all 12 of Brazil's World Cup host cities before the end of the year.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2012 12:17 GMT
FIFA and Brazil look forward
Following FIFA criticism levelled at Brazil's preparations for the 2014 World Cup, two sides iron out their differences.
Last updated: 08 May 2012 19:52 GMT
Spotlight shifts to Brazil 2014
There may be ageing airports and too few hotels, but Brazil can guarantee a good party.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2010 14:07 GMT
Gatti's body exhumed for autopsy
The boxer's family wants an autopsy performed after the suicide ruling.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2009 14:32 GMT
Bodies found from missing jet
Two bodies and luggage from missing Air France flight retrieved by Brazilian navy.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2009 19:23 GMT
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