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Recovering Pele set to return to Brazil on Monday: advisor

Recovering Pele set to return to Brazil on Monday: advisor

Brazilian football legend Pele, who has been in hospital in Paris, will return to Brazil on Monday, his advisor told AFP on Saturday.

Message from Brazil's FM

Message from Brazil's FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani received a written message from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil ...

10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil

10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil

At least 10 bank robbers were shot dead Thursday after Brazilian military police busted a gang trying to blow up ATM machines near Sao Paulo, officials said.

Pele undergoes treatment in Paris hospital

Pele undergoes treatment in Paris hospital

Football legend Pele was taken to a Paris hospital as a precaution on Wednesday after suffering from an "infection" but is "doing well", according to members of his entourage.

Brazil city burying eight victims of school attack

Brazil city burying eight victims of school attack

Stunned family members on Thursday prepared to bury the eight victims of a school shooting in Brazil, along with the two attackers who carried out the violence, and grappled to understand why the bloodshed took place.

Nine dead, including 5 children, in Brazil shooting; 17 others also shot

Nine dead, including 5 children, in Brazil shooting; 17 others also shot

At least nine people were killed at a Brazilian elementary school where two young men were seen entering the building and firing weapons early on Wednesday, according to Sao Paulo police.

Two police arrested in Brazil over killing of black activist

Two police arrested in Brazil over killing of black activist

Two policemen were arrested Tuesday in the killing of Brazilian black activist Marielle Franco, news reports said.

Jailed Brazil ex-leader Lula released for grandson's funeral

Jailed Brazil ex-leader Lula released for grandson's funeral

Brazil's jailed ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva arrived Saturday in Sao Paulo under police escort after receiving permission to attend the funeral of a grandson who died aged seven.

At least five dead in Brazil after powerful storm lashes Rio de Janeiro

At least five dead in Brazil after powerful storm lashes Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's second-largest city, awoke to scenes of chaos on Thursday after thrashing wind and rain whipped through neighborhoods, felling trees, flooding streets ...

Toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 115 dead, 248 missing

Toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 115 dead, 248 missing

The toll from a dam collapse last week at a mine in southeast Brazil has risen to 115 dead and 248 missing, according to officials Saturday.

Brazilian mining company pledges payments to dam mudslide victims

Brazilian mining company pledges payments to dam mudslide victims

The Brazilian mining giant Vale has promised to pay 100,000 reals (27,000 dollars) to the families of each of the people killed when one of its dams burst and released a massive mudslide ...

New alert as hundreds feared dead in Brazil dam disaster

New alert as hundreds feared dead in Brazil dam disaster

An alarm warning of an imminent mining dam rupture went up early Sunday in Brumadinho, the same Brazilian community where a dam collapsed killing 34 with hundreds more feared dead, firefighters and the mining company said.