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    Copa America 2021 moved to Brazil

    Agence France-Presse . Asuncion | Updated at 08:28pm on May 31, 2021

    With two weeks to kickoff, South America's CONMEBOL football federation on Monday moved the Copa America 2021 to Brazil after stripping Argentina of matches amid...

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    Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:43pm on May 30, 2021

    Tens of thousands of people in Brazil staged another day of protest against president Jair Bolsonaro, in particular for his chaotic handling of the pandemic,...

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    Covid situation worsening around globe amid mass vaccinations

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:57am on May 20, 2021

    The Covid-19 situation is worsening around the world with each passing the day, despite mass vaccinations. In fact, the total global corona caseload is fast...

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    Brazil env minister probed for timber trafficking

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 08:11pm on May 19, 2021

    Brazilian environment minister Ricardo Salles is suspected of involvement in a trafficking ring that sold illegal timber on the black market, a Supreme Court ruling...

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    Coronavirus death toll reaches 3.4m amid vaccination programmes

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:30pm on May 19, 2021

    The global death toll from Covid-19 is approaching 3.4 million, as the race for mass inoculations continues...

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    25 killed in police drug raid in Brazil slum

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 11:44pm on May 06, 2021

    A massive police operation against drug traffickers in a Rio de Janeiro favela Thursday left at least 24 suspects and a policeman dead, Brazilian media...

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    Brazil’s central bank raises interest rate to 3.5pc

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 11:14pm on May 06, 2021

    Brazil’s central bank on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in a row by another 75 basis points to 3.5 per...

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    Five, including three minors, killed in Brazil daycare attack

    Agence France-Presse . Rio De Janeiro | Updated at 11:09am on May 05, 2021

    An 18-year-old attacker armed with a knife burst into a daycare center in Brazil Tuesday and killed three children and two staff, local police said,...

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    No Covid-19 improvement in India, Brazil

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:52pm on May 01, 2021

    Fresh coronavirus waves showed no sign of abating Saturday as devastating surges in India and Brazil pushed daily infections and deaths to record levels. Despite...

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    Brazil wants Neymar at Tokyo Olympics

    Agence France-Presse . Sao Paulo | Updated at 05:14pm on April 23, 2021

    Brazil's Olympic football coach, Andre Jardine, said on Thursday he wants to pick star forward Neymar for the Games in Tokyo later this year, but...