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Shura Council signs MoU with Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies

Shura Council signs MoU with Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the Shura Council and Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies in Doha Sunday.

Brazilian delegation explores investment prospects in Qatar

Brazilian delegation explores investment prospects in Qatar

A high-level delegation from Brazil headed by the president of the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies, Rodrigo Maia, visited the Ras Bufontas Free Zone to explore more investment opportunities

Amazon countries discuss strategy for preservation of rainforest

Amazon countries discuss strategy for preservation of rainforest

The measures "will have to be taken not only by the Amazon countries, but also by the nations in the region and the international community in general"

Brazil officials, Bolsonaro's son meet with Trump to discuss Amazon fires

Brazil officials, Bolsonaro's son meet with Trump to discuss Amazon fires

Brazil's foreign minister and President Jair Bolsonaro's son met with USPresident Donald Trump on Friday to discuss the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest

Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Europe as fires soar

Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Europe as fires soar

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday Europe has "nothing to teach" the country about preserving the environment

Brazil's burning ban takes effect as Amazon fires rage

Brazil's burning ban takes effect as Amazon fires rage

A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil takes effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest.

Brazil to only accept G7 Amazon aid if Macron withdraws 'insults'

Brazil to only accept G7 Amazon aid if Macron withdraws 'insults'

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to retract "insults" against him

Brazil's army fights Amazon fires after hundreds more flare up

Brazil's army fights Amazon fires after hundreds more flare up

Brazil on Sunday deployed two C-130 Hercules aircraft to douse fires devouring parts of the Amazon rainforest, as hundreds of new blazes were ignited ahead of nationwide protests over the destruction.

Brazil says thousands of troops available to combat forest fires

Brazil says thousands of troops available to combat forest fires

Brazil has 44,000 troops stationed in its northern Amazon region that are available to combat forest fires and could send more from elsewhere in the country

Amid global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro looks to send army to fight Amazon fires

Amid global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro looks to send army to fight Amazon fires

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international condemnation and pressure mounted for tough action

Brazil bus hijacker, armed with toy gun, shot dead by police

Brazil bus hijacker, armed with toy gun, shot dead by police

A hijacker armed with what turned out to be a toy gun was shot dead by police in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday after he held a busload of passengers hostage for several hours on a major bridge in peak-hour traffic.

Brazil inmate found dead after foiled escape disguised as daughter

Brazil inmate found dead after foiled escape disguised as daughter

A Brazilian drug trafficker, who had attempted to escape from prison disguised as his teenage daughter, was found dead in his cell on Tuesday, officials said.