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Nearly 60 dead in Brazil following heavy floods, landslides: Reports

Buenos Aires/UNI: Heavy rains, flooding and landslides in Brazil’s state of Sao Paulo have resulted in nearly 60 deaths, Brazilian media report.

Brazil: Over 650 people accused of assault on seats of power

Brasilia: As many as 653 people have been accused of crimes related to the assaults on the seats of power in Brasilia on Jan. 8, Brazil's attorney general's office said Saturday.

Brazil: President Lula sacks army commander in wake of Brasilia riots

Brasilia: Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, after meeting with military commanders on the recent unrest in the capital, sacked the head of Brazil’s army Gen. Julio Cesar de Arruda, who had been in office for just over two weeks, media report.

Brazil’s prosecutors ask SC to probe Jair Bolsonaro

Brasilia: The Attorney General's Office of Brazil has asked the country's Supreme Court to probe former President Jair Bolsonaro as part of an investigation into the incitement and organization of riots that led to the temporary seizure of government buildings in the capital city of Brasilia.

Brazil: Bolsonaro supporters storm key government buildings

Brasília:Police have arrested at least 400 people after supporters of Brazil's far-right former President Jair Bolsonaro stormed several government buildings in the country's capital Brasília, media reports said.

Brazil's president-elect Lula da Silva joins Koo

Bengaluru/IBNS: Brazil’s President-elect Lula da Silva on Dec. 1 announced his arrival on the Indian micro-blogging platform Koo.

President Poll: Brazilian leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva makes comeback, Jair Bolsonaro defeated

Brasília: Brazilian leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has defeated  far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in the presidential polls to make a strong comeback.

Brazil: Election goes to runoff between Lula, Bolsonaro

Brasilia: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will participate in the presidential runoff on Oct 30, the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) announced.

Domestic action lays foundation for addressing global challenges, Brazil’s Bolsonaro tells UN

New York: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro kicked off the annual high-level debate of the United Nations General Assembly citing his nation’s achievements in addressing an array of challenges including public health, economic recovery and sustainable development.

Brazil: Iconic Jiu Jitsu champion Leandro Lo shot dead

Sao Paulo: Brazil's iconic Jiu Jitsu champion Leandro Lo was shot dead in the head in a night club in  Sao Paulo city of the country, media reports said.

At least 18 people killed in police operation in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro

Brasilia/UNI/Sputnik: At least 18 people have been killed during a large-scale police operation against a gang of car thieves and robbers in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, media reported.

Brazil urged to step up search for missing journalist and indigenous activist

New York: Authorities in Brazil must step up efforts to find a British journalist and an indigenous rights activist who disappeared nearly a week ago in a dangerous remote area of the Amazon, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday.

37 die in heavy rains in Brazil

Rio De Janeiro/UNI/Xinhua: At least 37 people were killed and about 5,000 others displaced in northeastern Brazil due to heavy rains, authorities have said.

Rights expert concerned about erosion of democracy in Brazil

New York: Decrying the erosion of democracy in Brazil, a UN expert has called for authorities to create and maintain a safe environment conducive to the exercise of the rights to peaceful assembly and association.

Six Brazilians killed in rockslide

Brasília/UNI/Xinhua: At least six people died, 32 people were injured and about 20 are missing after several giant rocks collapsed from a geological canyon and fell onto four boats on Furnas Lake in Brazil's southeast Minas Gerais state, rescue teams said on Saturday.