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    French first lady ugly: Brazil minister

    Agence France-Prersse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    A Brazilian government minister said French first lady Brigitte Macron was ‘truly ugly’ Thursday, only days after the country’s president appeared to endorse an attack...

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    Brazil’s Amazon basin fires keep surging

    Agence-France-Presse . Brazil | Updated at 02:35pm on September 01, 2019

    The number of fires in Brazil’s Amazon basin is still on the rise, even though the government has banned burning, officials said Saturday. In the...

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    Barca offer for Neymar has not met PSG demands: Leonardo

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2019

    Paris St Germain are not close to reaching a deal with Barcelona that would take Neymar back to the Spanish champions as the Catalans have...

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    Brazil agents raid illegal miners in Amazon

    Reuters . Altamira, Brazil | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2019

    Federal agents in Brazil exchanged gunfire with illegal miners in the Amazon state of Para on Friday, according to Reuters witnesses, in a dramatic example...

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    Bangladeshi greens demand UN intervention

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    Green activists in Bangladesh on Friday at a procession demanded United Nations’ intervention to douse the fire at Amazon rainforest in South America especially in...

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    Brazil bans burning for two months to defuse Amazon crisis

    Agence-France-Presse .  Brazil | Updated at 12:00am on August 30, 2019

    Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree Wednesday to ban burning throughout the country for two months, government sources cited in local media said, as...

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    A global emergency in the Amazon

    Leila Salazar-López and Lindsey Allen | Updated at 12:00am on August 29, 2019

    Global solidarity with Brazil’s indigenous and environmental movements can make the difference at this critical moment, write Leila Salazar-López and Lindsey Allen CALLED ‘the lungs...

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    New fires erupt in Amazon, Brazil rejects G7 aid

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 03:07pm on August 27, 2019

    Hundreds of new fires have flared up in the Amazon in Brazil, data showed on Monday, even as military aircraft dumped water over hard-hit areas...

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    Brazil’s army fights Amazon fires after new blazes ignite

    Agence France-Presse . Porto Velho, Brazil | Updated at 12:00am on August 26, 2019

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

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    Bolsonaro authorises army to help fight Amazon fires

    Agence France-Presse. Porto Velho | Updated at 11:56am on August 24, 2019

    President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorised the deployment of Brazil’s armed forces to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global...

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