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Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro

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    Neymar to miss Brazil friendlies

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:37pm on October 25, 2019

    Paris Saint-Germain’s injury-hit striker Neymar was left out of the Brazil squad announced Friday for friendlies next month against Argentina and South Korea. Neymar was...

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    Nine people killed in Brazil building collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Rio De Janeiro | Updated at 01:41pm on October 20, 2019

    The death toll from an apartment building collapse in northeast Brazil reached nine on Saturday, an official said, after the body of the last missing...

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    World leaders meet over Amazon rainforest fire

    Agence France-Presse . Rio De Janeiro | Updated at 01:52pm on September 22, 2019

    The fires that burned through the Amazon rainforest last month sparked international outcry and offers of help, but as world leaders meet in New York,...

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    At least 11 killed in Brazil hospital fire

    Agence France-Presse . Rio De Janeiro | Updated at 01:32pm on September 14, 2019

    At least 11 people, many of them elderly, were killed when a fire swept through a hospital in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro...

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    10 dead in Rio de Janeiro hospital blaze

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:40am on September 14, 2019

    At least 10 people died in a fire inside a hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Thursday evening with rescuers desperately trying to evacuate...

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    Brazil bus hijacker shot dead by police

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:15am on August 21, 2019

    A gunman holding a busload of passengers hostage in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday was shot dead by police, officials said, ending the hours-long hijacking....

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    E-cigarettes should be regulated: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Rio De Janeiro | Updated at 02:25pm on July 27, 2019

    Electronic cigarettes are ‘undoubtedly harmful’ and should be regulated, the WHO said Friday as it...

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    Brazil’s new performing arts chief in anti-left ‘crusade’

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    Creating a ‘cultural war machine’ in Brazil’s performing arts is renowned theater director Roberto Alvim’s mission as he seeks to eradicate progressive ideas from the...

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    No Neymar, no problem for Brazil

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    As Brazil geared up for the Copa America last month, a Neymar-induced pall of doom and gloom threatened to scupper the host nation’s chances before...

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    Tite tells Messi to show respect

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

    Brazil coach Tite told Lionel Messi to show some respect following claims from the Argentina captain that the Copa America had been ‘fixed’ so the...

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