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  1. News - World - BRAZIL

    Police sniper nearly shoots colleague during World Cup opening

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:54am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro World Cup police shooting averted A sniper requested permission to shoot an armed man whose presence near world leaders attending the World Cup's June 12 opening game sparked a security scare, Brazilian officials said. The man turned out to be a military police officer who had been sent to the restricted area at Sao Paulo's ...

  2. News - World - BRAZIL

    Election campaigning begins in Brazil with Rousseff expected to win second term

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brasilia Rousseff ahead as campaign begins Playing second fiddle to the injury woes of soccer star Neymar and the host country's bid for World Cup glory, ... points, with the World Cup- which has generally passed off successfully- giving her an apparent boost. Rousseff said she knew a tough political battle lay ahead. "I think this is going ...

  3. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazilian police fire tear gas on Sao Paulo subway strikers ahead of World Cup

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 11:17am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sao Paulo Subway strikers in Sao Paulo threaten chaos for World Cup as union vows to continue stoppage that has caused gridlock in Sao Paulo regardless of legal ruling Subway strikers threaten chaos for World Cup Police in Sao Paulo fired tear gas on Monday to disperse protesters supporting a subway strike that has unleashed transport chaos three days ...

  4. News - World - BRAZIL

    Strikers clash with police as subway shutdown causes chaos in World Cup city Sao Paulo

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:24am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sao Paulo Subway shutdown causes chaos in Sao Paulo, which will host first match Strikers clash with police in World Cup city Police clashed with striking subway workers in Sao Paulo yesterday as traffic chaos gripped the Brazilian mega-city less than a week before it hosts the soccer World Cup's opening match. Police fired tear gas and swung batons ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - BRAZIL

    Everything just right, says Fred

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 09:13pm by AFP

    ... the US$11 billion cost of the tournament, the town of Terespolis has certainly caught World Cup fever. National flags are draped from almost every building while murals depicting the stars ... otherwise I wouldn't be here giving an interview," joked Fred, the top scorer at last year's Confederations Cup with five goals. "I always look to score goals, and I know I need ...

  6. News - World - BRAZIL

    Clashes over World Cup strike Sao Paulo airport 27 days from kick-off

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:33am by Agence France-Presse in Sao Paulo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sao Paulo Protesters angry over the cost to Brazil of hosting the World Cup soccer tournament clashed with police close to Sao Paulo airport, with other ... opened a new international terminal ahead of the World Cup soccer tournament. Police responded with stun grenades to disperse the estimated 50 protesters who demonstrated in the Sao Paulo suburb ...

  7. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil police clash as anti-World Cup protesters call for better public services

    Posted May 16th 2014, 05:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sao Paulo Protesters and police clashed in Sao Paulo on Thursday, as demonstrations against the World Cup and rallies calling for improved public services erupted ... strength to go against the injustices of the World Cup,” said Luana Gurther, a social sciences student. “We are the ones who should decide where the public money goes. More funding for schools, ...

  8. News - World - BRAZIL

    'Don't scream when you're being robbed', Brazil police tell World Cup fans

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:12am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Sao Paulo 'Don't scream when you are being robbed' Brazilian police will distribute pamphlets to World Cup visitors advising them not to argue or scream when being robbed. The campaign was designed by the head of the committee created by police in Brazil's biggest city to prepare for soccer's marquee event and aimed at avoiding ...

  9. News - World - BRAZIL

    Fifa concerned but confident on prospects for World Cup despite violence in Brazil

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 01:56pm by Associated Press in Rio de Janeiro

    ... to stage 'the biggest party on Earth' Fifa is concerned about recent violence in Brazil less than two months before it hosts the World Cup but remains confident the country will stage ... Cup, so there are lots of questions,” he said. “But I can guarantee that no one has retracted from bringing guests because everybody strongly believes that this will be the biggest party ...

  10. News - World - BRAZIL

    Deadly riot in Rio's Copacabana district with World Cup weeks away

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 08:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro Riots hit Rio's beachfront district, leaving one man dead, less than two months before World Cup Flames and fury rock Copacabana One person was shot and killed as violent protests erupted in Rio's Copacabana beach district less than two months before soccer's World Cup begins in Brazil. The riots followed the death ...




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