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Brazil: Shootouts leave 13 dead, including two soldiers in Rio de Janeiro

"Our goal is only to make arrests. If there are deaths, the criminals are to blame,'' Carlos Cinelli, a military spokesman, told reporters while adding that military personnel came under fire durin...

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Brazil poll excluding Lula shows far-right candidate holding lead

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro holds a solid lead in the race for October's presidential election in a new survey on Monday by pollster Ibope, when excluding jaile...

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Twelve dead as Brazilian soldiers, police swarm Rio slums in anti-drug assaults

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - At least five civilians and one soldier died in shootouts in northern Rio de Janeiro on Monday, the army said, as thousands of Brazilian soldiers swept into slums in purs...

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Six dead as Brazilian soldiers swarm Rio slums in anti-drug assault

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - At least five civilians and one soldier died in shootouts in northern Rio de Janeiro on Monday, the army said, as thousands of Brazilian soldiers swept into slums in purs...

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Brazil state asks top court to halt Venezuelan migration

By Mateus Maia and Lisandra Paraguassu BRASILIA (Reuters) - The government of the northern Brazilian state of Roraima on Monday asked the country's supreme court to halt the entry of Venezuelan imm...

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This App Helps You Read Any Nonfiction Book in 12 Minutes

If reading has been taking a backseat and you shy away from picking up books for fear of abandoning them midway, an app by Brazil-based developers could have a solution. 12min creates summaries of ...

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Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region. It is the world's fifth largest country, both by geographical area and by population, with over 193 million people.