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El Salvador ex-president under house arrest
Francisco Flores, accused of misappropriating $15m from Taiwan for quake relief efforts, had earlier handed himself in.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2014 06:47 GMT
QF preview: Holland v Costa Rica
The Dutch are big favorites to beat Costa Rica, but Los Ticos have prospered with their underdog status in Brazil.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2014 13:31 GMT
Last-16 preview: Belgium v USA
Rated as outside favourites, the Belgians will need every bit of skill and talent to go past the stubborn USA.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 08:06 GMT
Be optimistic about Brazil 2014: FIFA
Sepp Blatter is confident the World Cup will be a success despite growing concerns over security and unfinished work.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2014 09:57 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
Of Persian snake charmers: Racism and global hegemony
The author, citing recent remarks about Persians, bemoans the fact that racism is alive and well in diplomacy.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2013 12:13 GMT
Brazil protesters keep up the pressure
Huge demonstrations ahead of the World Cup in 2014 continue to focus on corruption and governance issues.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2013 12:18 GMT
Candomble rituals held amid papal visit
Candomble rituals in Brazil were illegal until believers fused their religion with some Catholic beliefs and traditions.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2013 12:16 GMT
Brazilians of African descent demand equality
Eighty percent of Brazilians are originally from Africa and they say they suffer discrimination.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2013 10:27 GMT
Clashes erupt outside Brazil football venue
Protesters clash with police minutes before Brazil-Spain final of Confederations Cup got underway.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2013 23:24 GMT
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The photo controversy over indigenous people
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
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