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Brazil oil-auction protests turn violent
Unions angered by foreign firms' participation in state-run oil company's successful bid to develop offshore field.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2013 06:38 GMT
Police battle prison drug-gang in Sao Paulo
At least eight killed in assaults and clashes with police, bringing to 55 those killed in past week in Brazilian city.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2012 19:06 GMT
Germany firm on Greece despite IMF pressure
Merkel rebuffs call by the International Monetary Fund to give Greece more time to clean up finances.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2012 15:30 GMT
BRICS plan to revive the global economy
Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are worried about the world economy and they want fundamental reforms.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2011 15:06 GMT
Brazil 'planning' to help Europe via IMF
Official says foreign minister to propose Brazil and emerging nations contribute funds to help ease euro zone crisis.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2011 05:57 GMT
US loses AAA credit rating from S&P
Standard and Poor's downgrades rating to AA+ for the first time, as China says US must "cure its addiction to debts".
Last updated: 06 Aug 2011 04:21 GMT
Currency 'wars' dominate G20 summit
With rising international clout, Brazil gears up to mediate the 'currency war' between China and the US at G20 summit.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2010 17:27 GMT
Fighting Brazil's 'currency war'
With an election Sunday, finance officials worry an overvalued real could hurt performance in the fast growing economy.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2010 16:10 GMT
G20 struggles for united front
Leaders pledge to halve deficits by 2013 but agree to chart their own course to growth.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2010 13:36 GMT
G20 close to deficit cut deal
Leaders of industrialised nations agree on principles of plans to reduce deficit.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2010 20:29 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.
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What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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