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May, 2017

  • 11 May

    Brazil’s Lula testifies against corruption allegations

    Brazil’s Lula testifies against corruption allegations Former Brazilian president Lula da Silva appeared in court to testify over his alleged entanglement in a sprawling corruption scandal that has thrown the country’s political class into tumult. Lula, 71, is the highest-profile defendant in the “Operation Car Wash” probe into a multi-billion-dollar bribery scheme in which politicians and officials allegedly handed out …

March, 2017

  • 27 March

    Thousands rally across Brazil for anti-corruption probe

    Brazilians have held nationwide demonstrations in support of an anti-corruption investigation, now into its fourth year. The protesters are angry over attempts by the congress to slow down “Operation Car Wash”, which has already led to the imprisonment of dozens of politicians and business leaders. Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Sao Paulo. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – …

  • 21 March

    China, EU suspend Brazil imports after meat scandal

    China, EU suspend Brazil imports after meat scandal The fallout from a tainted meat scandal in Brazil is deepening. Despite assurances from President Michel Temer, some of the largest importers, including China, Chile and the EU have decided to halt purchases of beef and poultry from the country. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish …

February, 2017

  • 23 February

    Thiem and Ramos-Vinolas: 2017 Rio Open Tennis Highlights 22 Feb

    Dominic Thiem reached his fourth quarterfinal of the year and Albert Ramos-Vinolas took out Fabio Fogni at the Rio Open on Tuesday. Watch official ATP matches live and on demand all year round at Tennis TV: http://tnn.is/WatchLive

  • 13 February

    Brazil police resume duty after violent strike

    Hundreds of police officers have returned to duty in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo. But roughly 10,000 more remain on strike after rejecting a deal over a pay increase. More than 140 people have died in street violence since the strike began. Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from Vitoria. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on …

July, 2014

  • 14 July

    Germany Win the 2014 World Cup

    Germany players celebrate winning the World Cup after the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images for Sony)

    Germany won the 2014 World Cup with a final score of 1-0 against Argentina. The final match was played at the Maracana on 13th July 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, following a closing ceremony which featured the singer Shakira. The winning goal was scored by Mario Götze during extra time.

June, 2014

  • 9 June

    FIFA World Cup 2014: Brazil 23 Man Squad

    Brazil have announced an impressive 23 man squad for their FIFA World Cup 2014 campaign on home soil. A star-studded lineup of principally European-based players ensures that Phil Scolari’s men are once again short-priced for this year’s tournament, and, with home advantage, they will be difficult to beat. Brazil have won this tournament more times than any other nation – …

  • 3 June

    2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil: Group Stage Fixtures

    There’s excitement building around the world, as the global game prepares for its major event: the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil kick’s off on Thursday 12th June 2014, when the hosts, Brazil, will be taking on Croatia in this year’s Group A curtain raiser. The 2014 Group stages include several eye-catching fixtures, including big European bouts Spain v Holland …

June, 2013

  • 17 June

    Brazil, Italy and Spain Win First Stages of 2013 Confederation Cup

    The opening stages of the Confederation Cup in Brazil saw Italy, Spain and Brazil emerge victorious. Results Group A: Brazil 3-0 Japan (Neymar 3′, Paulinho 48′, Jo 90’+3) Group A: Mexico 1-2 Italy (Hernandez 34, Pirlo 27’, Balotelli 78’) Group B: Spain 2-1 Uruguay (Pedro 20’, Soldado 32; Suarez ‘88’) Fixtures The next fixture is between Tahiti and Nigeria. Group …

March, 2012

  • 13 March

    “It’s Likely a US Government Credit Crunch Will Occur in 2013” – Clem Chambers

    Massive trade imbalances are driving the current global economic situation. BRIC nations are in for a tough time. Meanwhile, the United States is on the edge of a credit crisis, says Clem Chambers, CEO of leading financial information site ADVFN.com and author of ‘101 Ways To Pick Stock Market Winners.’ The developed world runs trade deficits and the developing world …