World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 29, 2015
A huge fire engulfing a swath of Brazilian jungle threatens the existence of remote indigenous tribes and may have been started by illegal loggers invading the territory, Greenpeace said Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday August 11, 2015
The president of Brazil's Senate said on Monday that attempting to impeach President Dilma Rousseff was not a priority and warned that seeking her removal in Congress would "set the country on fire."
World News | Associated Press | Saturday September 13, 2014
Brazil's state-controlled Petrobras oil company says six workers have been injured in a fire at a refinery in the state of Sao Paulo.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday July 14, 2014
Luiz Felipe Scolari had earlier said that he would let the Brazil football confederation (CBF) decide his fate after his team lost the FIFA World Cup 2014 game for third place 3-0 to the Netherlands on Saturday, after being crushed by Germany in a humiliating 7-1 defeat on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 29, 2014
Police in Brazil fired tear gas Saturday to break up hundreds of protesters outside Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium, where Colombia and Uruguay were playing a World Cup knock-out-stage match.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 4, 2014
When Brazil and Croatia kick off the tournament in Sao Paolo on June 12 there's a good chance they'll be using a ball made by Gulshan and her colleagues at the Forward Sports factory in Pakistan's eastern town of Sialkot.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Police in the Brazilian capital fired tear gas Tuesday to break up a protest by Indian chiefs and groups opposed to the money being spent to host the World Cup.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 23, 2014
Heavily armed men stormed a Sao Paulo bus depot on Tuesday, setting some three dozen buses on fire in attack police believed was linked to organized crime.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 9, 2014
Six inmates of a Brazilian jail were killed in a fire set during a riot, authorities said on Wednesday
Monday October 21, 2013
Shares of sugar producers rose today as the international price of the commodity surged after a fire severely damaged warehouses belonging to Brazil's largest sugar and ethanol cooperative in the port of Santos.
World News | Reuters | Saturday October 19, 2013
A fire ravaged Copersucar's sugar terminal in Brazil on Friday, paralyzing operations of the world's biggest sugar trader and putting 10 million tonnes of export capacity offline for six months or more.
World News | Reuters | Saturday February 2, 2013
A judge in southern Brazil ordered 30 more days of detention on Friday for the owners of a nightclub and band members involved in a fire that killed 236 in the college town of Santa Maria last weekend.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 31, 2013
An owner of the Brazilian night club where 235 people perished in a weekend fire tried to commit suicide, police said on Wednesday, as the number of survivors seeking medical treatment after the disaster continued to rise.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday January 30, 2013
Cities across Brazil are cracking down on nightclubs to ensure that they comply with fire regulations after a weekend blaze destroyed a club in the southern university town of Santa Maria, killing 235 people.
NDTVSports | Tuesday January 29, 2013
International soccer body dismisses links between the tragedy in Santa Maria and concerns about the World Cup.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday January 29, 2013
Brazilian police investigating a nightclub fire that killed 231 people detained on Monday the owners of the club and two band members whose pyrotechnics show authorities say triggered the blaze.
World News | Reuters | Monday January 28, 2013
Relatives of the 231 people who died in a Brazilian nightclub fire demanded answers on Monday as to how it could have killed so many people, while police questioned the club's owner and members of the band whose pyrotechnics show allegedly caused the tragedy.
World News | Associated Press | Monday January 28, 2013
A fast-moving fire roared through a crowded, windowless nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, filling the air in seconds with flames and a thick, toxic smoke that killed more than 230 panicked partygoers, many of whom were caught in a stampede to escape.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday January 27, 2013
A fire swept through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, killing at least 245 people and leaving at least 200 injured, police and firefighters said.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 5, 2012
South Africa fired coach Pitso Mosimane on Tuesday after hopes of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil suffered a severe setback last weekend when held 1-1 at home by Ethiopia.
Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 10, 2011
Brazil failed once again to live up their favourites label at the Copa America on Saturday, securing a 2-2 draw with Paraguay after they stood 90 seconds from defeat.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday April 7, 2011
Brazilian authorities say that a gunman opened fire in an elementary school in Rio de Janeiro and at least 13 people are dead. The gunman is among them, though it is not clear if he shot himself or was killed by police.Fire department spokesman Evandro Bezerra tells the Globo television network that at least 20 people were wounded in Thursday's sho...
World News | The Associated Press | Saturday September 25, 2010
A fire has raged through a Brazilian slum, destroying more than 300 homes.Residents of the Real Parque neighborhood in Sao Paulo were frantically using buckets of water in an attempt to douse the flames that burned through their houses -- many little more than shacks. Firefighters arrived around noon Friday and it took three hours to control the bl...
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday August 25, 2010
Brush fires and strong dry winds caused a fire tornado in the Brazilian municipality of Aracatuba on Tuesday.A whirlwind of flame, spiralling several metres high, danced across burning fields, bringing traffic to a halt on a nearby highway, before it dissolved, as rapidly as it appeared.The mini-firestorm followed weeks of drought which led to brus...