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Brazilian Ambassador Unsure About Embraer-Boeing Merger

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro expressed doubts on Friday over the merger between Brazilian aviation company Embraer and U.S. company Boeing, which has been in...
Court

Brazil’s Supreme Court to decide Lula fate on May 4

Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) is to vote on a motion starting May 4 that could potentially release ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva...
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Brazilian Court Rejects Ex-President Lula’s Scheme to Avoid Prison

Brazil's Supreme Federal Court judges voted early Thursday to reject former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's plea to avoid prison. After over 10 hours...
Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff attends a Senate impeachment trial in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 29, 2016. Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff, twice elected president as the candidate of a left-leaning alliance led by the Workers' Party (PT), will undergo one of the most critical moments of her political career. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

Brazilian court blocks assets of former president Dilma Rousseff

Brazil's Federal Court of Accounts (TCU) on Wednesday blocked assets belonging to the former president, Dilma Rousseff, for her alleged role in a 2006...
meat

Brazil to appeal to US over meat embargo

Brazil's Minister of Agriculture Blairo Maggi said on Friday he would travel to the U.S. to present evidence for the U.S. to reverse its...
violence against women

Women across Brazil march against rampant gender violence

Brazilian feminist movements held protests in various states in the country against the high instances of gender violence and rape on Wednesday, or International...
trade protectionism

Rising global protectionism causes concern – analyst

Growing protectionist tendencies and rising conservative nationalism have raised deep concern in a global scenario with a deterioration of multilateral security mechanisms since ...
Photo taken on July 20, 2015 shows the construction site of the stadium for the 2018 World Cup at the Krestovsky Island in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Russia will host the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in 2018. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

Brazil’s construction giant pays Colombia’s FARC protection money

Brazil's construction giant Odebrecht has been paying the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas up to 100,000 U.S. dollars a month to work...
Corruption

Head of violent Brazilian prison suspended for alleged corruption

The interim director of the Anisio Jobim prison, which saw 56 prisoners killed and 112 escape on Jan. 1, was suspended on Tuesday for...
Police arrest

Brazilian inmates killed for refusing to join gang

Some 33 prisoners in Brazil's northern state of Roraima were killed last week for refusing to join a criminal ring, a state official said...
missile

Oct. 18 world news summary at 0030 GMT

LAGOS -- The death toll from the attacks over the weekend by suspected Fulani Herdsmen on residents of Godogodo town in central north Nigeria's...
AFP/File / Evaristo Sa The impeachment case against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff rests on accusations in Congress that she illegally manipulated government budget accounts

Brazilian Federal Senate Impeach President Dilma Rousseff

"The plenary approved the removal of Dilma Rousseff from office of President of the Republic. There were 61 votes in favor and 20 against....
Brazilian Vice President Michel Temer

New Brazilian President Is Michel Temer

The Brazilian Senate voted on Wednesday to strip Dilma Rousseff of the presidency. Michel Temer, who assumed the interim presidency after Rousseff was suspended...
Dilma Rousseff (Xinhua file pic)

Dilma Rousseff, Former President of Brazil

Dilma Rousseff, once Brazil's first female president, was stripped of her presidency by the Senate on Wednesday morning, with 61 votes supporting and 20...
Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff attends a Senate impeachment trial in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 29, 2016. Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff, twice elected president as the candidate of a left-leaning alliance led by the Workers' Party (PT), will undergo one of the most critical moments of her political career. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

Brazil’s political strife goes beyond Rousseff’s impeachment

Fora Dilma. Dilma Out. The battle cry of the enraged right-wing of Brazil, which rang out around the streets for months, has come to...
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will stand for re-election in October

Sept. 1 World News Summary at 0130 GMT

BRASILIA -- Fora Dilma. Dilma Out. The battle cry of the enraged right-wing of Brazil, which rang out around the streets for months, has...
Getty/AFP/File / Justin Sullivan Hillary Clinton has declined a final debate with Bernie Sanders and will concentrate on campaigning against presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump instead, her campaign says

Aug. 31 World News Summary at 0030 GMT

WASHINGTON -- Nearly 30 out of the 14,900 deleted emails recently recovered by the FBI in U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's email setup...
Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff attends a Senate impeachment trial in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 29, 2016. Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff, twice elected president as the candidate of a left-leaning alliance led by the Workers' Party (PT), will undergo one of the most critical moments of her political career. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

Brazil’s Rousseff denounce impeachment hearing as a coup

In a 45-minute address to senators who will decide her fate starting Tuesday, Rousseff denied the charges of being "criminally responsible" for alleged fiscal...
Congress people take part in the Brazilian Senate's session, during which the final stage of the impeachment process against suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is started, in Brasilia, Brazil, on Aug. 25, 2016. [Xinhua]

Aug. 26 world news summary at 0030 GMT

HAVANA -- Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will sign the final peace deal with the FARC guerrilla prior to the Oct. 2 plebiscite where...

Aug. 25 China-related world news summary at 0900 GMT

WELLINGTON -- New Zealand will continue to develop security relationship with China, which has seen the two militaries increase cooperation in recent years, Defence...
Dilma Rousseff (Xinhua file pic)

Trial impeachment of Rousseff set for late August

The decision was taken in a joint meeting between Senate President Renan Calheiros, the president of the Supreme Court, Ricardo Lewandowski, and leaders of...
AFP/File / Evaristo Sa The impeachment case against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff rests on accusations in Congress that she illegally manipulated government budget accounts

Aug. 18 world news summary at 0100 GMT

PARIS -- Six people were injured, one seriously, on Wednesday after a French regional train TER crashed into a fallen tree on track in...
AFP/File / Evaristo Sa The impeachment case against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff rests on accusations in Congress that she illegally manipulated government budget accounts

Brazilian Senate prepares to hold Rousseff’s impeachment

The Federal Senate voted 59-21 in favor of holding an impeachment trial after debates on Tuesday that lasted into the early morning hours of...

Aug. 5 world news summary at 0030 GMT

PARIS -- France sent home an Algerian who was suspected of having ties with terrorist networks, the interior ministry said on Thursday. ...
IMF

July 1 world news summary at GMT 0030

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson said on Thursday enhanced security presence were expected at U.S. airports and other domestic transit centers...

June 18 world news summary at GMT 0030

BELGRADE -- Chinese President Xi Jinping paid homage to the Chinese martyrs killed in the NATO bombing of the former Chinese embassy in the...

June 15 world news summary at 0030 GMT

UNITED NATIONS -- The UN Security Council on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution to ensure strict implementation of arms embargo on Libya. ...
economy

June 9 world news summary at 0100 GMT

WASHINGTON -- A lone gunman was at large after opening fire on four people off North Capitol in northwestern Washington D.C. on Wednesday afternoon,...

June 2 world news summary at 0030 GMT

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday set preliminary dumping margins on imports of certain iron mechanical transfer drive components from China and...
AFP/File / Evaristo Sa The impeachment case against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff rests on accusations in Congress that she illegally manipulated government budget accounts

Brazilians stage protest against Rousseff impeachment course

The protests came a day before the Senate votes on whether to start the impeachment process and temporarily remove Rousseff from her position over...