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  1. News - World

    Brazil to deploy special police for Confederations Cup security

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 05:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Brasilia

    ... National Force police will be sent to cities in Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, Minas Gerais, Ceara and Brasilia Brazil will deploy a special police force to help provide security ... Minas Gerais, Ceara and the capital Brasilia, but not to Pernambuco. National Force police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to break up a protest Sunday in Rio de Janeiro outside the Maracana ...

  2. News - World

    Brazil's president cancels state visit to Washington over US spying that targeted her nation

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 01:36am by AP

    ... BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's president cancels state visit to Washington over US spying that targeted her nation. ...

  3. In the next issue of STYLE...

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Our Design & Living issue has a Nordic twist, as we step inside some very cool Swedish homes and discover why Helsinki is a paradise for lovers of design. We talk with Brit Matthew Hilton, look back on the life and times of Brazilian architect Oscar N ...

  4. Brasilia kicks off Mardi Gras-style

    Posted May 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... when it unveiled Gisele Bundchen as the face of its new collection, Brasilia. This was followed by a Brazil-themed cocktail party with dancers in Mardi Gras costumes. Brasilia is Ebel's ... With the launch of Brasilia, which the firm defines as a marriage of classic curves and ultra-modern, balanced and streamlined proportions, Ebel hopes to capture a 'young' share of the market. ...

  5. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil to build own aircraft carrier to replace French hand-me-down

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 09:15pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brasilia Brazil plans to build its own aircraft carrier Brazil is planning to build its first aircraft carrier to replace an ageing French-built one as part ... the hardware is made in Brazil. "We are starting to think about a new aircraft carrier," Amorim said on Tuesday in Brasilia, adding the new vessel was likely at least 15 years away. "Our ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Iconic Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer dies at age of 104

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro Oscar Niemeyer, the committed communist who designed Brazil's capital and the UN headquarters, worked until the end of his life inspiration never ceased for the genius of brasilia Oscar Niemeyer, a towering figure of modern architecture who designed much of Brazil's futuristic capital, Brasilia, has died at the age of 104. ...

  7. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Brazil’s foreign minister quits over row with Bolivia

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Bolivian opposition senator Roger Pinto escape to Brazil after he was holed up for 15 months in Brasilia's embassy in La Paz despite having been granted asylum. Pinto, an opponent of Bolivian ... in Brasilia, where he was recalled for consultations. The diplomat said he made the personal decision to help Pinto escape "because there was an imminent threat to the life and dignity ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    D-Day for Curitiba World Cup stadium with Fifa set to announce fate

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:00am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Sao Paulo and Brasilia. Sao Paulo will host the June 12 opening match between the hosts and Croatia – but the laggardly progress made by Curitiba is currently the prime source of concern. Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke, already back in Brazil to take in visits to Manaus, Brasilia and Porto Alegre, said on his last visit in January that Tuesday would be D-day for the 40,000-capacity ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Action needed to save Rio Games

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:50pm by >Associated Press

    ... of the meeting in Brasilia between Rio organisers and President Dilma Rousseff's chief of staff. Brazil's sports ministry said the deadlines would be met "and the Games themselves would ...

  10. News - World - BRAZIL

    Leading political figures jailed in Brazil corruption case

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 03:39pm by Associated Press in Brasilia

    ... Associated Press in Brasilia Senior members of Brazil's political elite convicted of corruption charges begin serving time Top figures found guilty in Brazil’s biggest corruption scandal turned themselves in to police on Friday, just days after the Supreme Court in Brasilia ruled they must begin serving their prison sentences, a blow to long-standing immunity ...




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