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28 December 2015 9:55
Brazil still refuses to accept an Israeli ambassador as he was a settler leader in the occupied West Bank, prompting Tel Aviv to threaten Brasilia of a downgrade in diplomatic relations.
Brasilia's decision to reject Dani Dayan four months after his appointment has angered Tel Aviv and prompted it to announce on Sunday that it would press on the left-leaning government...
5 September 2015 12:05
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has blasted Europe for the current refugee crisis, blaming the European countries for the death of a Syrian toddler after the image of his lifeless body circulated in media and galvanized public opinion.
Speaking at an event in the northeastern state of Paraiba on Friday, Rousseff said that Aylan Kurdi died due to the restrictions imposed by...
10 May 2015 21:02
Iran and Brazil have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build a new oil refinery in Latin America, an Iranian deputy minister of petroleum says.
Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the 20th International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition in Tehran on Saturday, Abbas Kazemi, deputy minister of petroleum and managing director of the National Iranian Oil Refining...
18 May 2014 19:39
Rioting inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have taken 122 people hostage, mostly visiting relatives of prisoners.
Prison spokeswoman Sandra Melo said on Saturday that also four prison guards were among those taken hostage at the Advogado Jacinto Filho prison in the city of Aracaju, Sergipe State.
Melo added that the riot, which took place in one wing of the detention...
12 May 2014 15:38
Brazil plans to deploy more than 30,000 troops in a huge military operation to secure its borders in what Brazilian authorities have described as the country’s “single largest mobilization ever” ahead of next month’s World Cup football competitions.
The Brazilian Defense Ministry has begun deploying 30,000 army, navy and air force troops along its lengthy 17,000 km border, which it shares...
9 January 2014 9:41
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed concern about the poor condition of prisons in Brazil, following the deaths of 60 inmates in 2013.
“We regret having to once again express concern at the dire state of prisons in Brazil and urge the authorities to take immediate action to restore order,” the office said in a...
28 October 2013 10:35
Brazilian police have used tear gas in clashes with demonstrators, who had taken to the streets in the city of Sao Paulo to protest a price hike in public transport.
The clashes took place on Friday as angry protesters were marching on the city’s main station and set several buses on fire.
The protesters were said to include members of the...
20 September 2013 11:23
Brazil and Argentina have called on the international community to seek a diplomatic settlement of the foreign-sponsored crisis plaguing Syria.
In a joint statement following a Thursday meeting, Brazilian Foreign Minister Luiz Alberto Figueiredo and his Argentinean counterpart Hector Timerman threw their weight behind a strictly peaceful solution to the turmoil in Syria, Xinhua reported.
The two sides also “condemned the...
10 May 2013 10:04
Brazil says it is ready to contribute to finding a way that would end nearly two years of deadly violence in Syria.
Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota said Thursday that Brasilia “has long supported a negotiated solution to the Syrian impasse.”
“We are willing to make a contribution and support these efforts,” Patriota stated.
The Brazilian foreign minister made the remarks after...
7 May 2013 8:41
Brazil says it is negotiating with Cuba to hire some 6,000 Cuban doctors to work in areas of the South American country in need of medical physicians.
"Cuba is very proficient in the areas of medicine, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology and Brazil is considering receiving Cubans doctors in talks that involve the PAHO," Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota said following a...
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