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Brazil Jews Blast Recall of Envoy to Israel

Representatives of Brazil's Jewish community said their government's recall of its ambassador from Israel amounted to a defense of Hamas.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hamas (Palestine), Brazil, Terrorism

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Xi bolsters Latin America ties with string of lucrative deals

China's President Xi Jinping wrapped up a four-country tour of Latin America this week after signing a string of lucrative deals, further challenging the United States' long-running economic dominance in the region.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil

Nerve News

Brazilian president exonerated in probe of refinery deal

Brasilia, July 24 Brazil's federal audit tribunal has said that President Dilma Rousseff bore no responsibility for state-controlled oil giant Petrobras's ultimately disastrous acquisition of a US refinery in 2006.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, Pasadena, TX

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Fox News

Poll: Voters say Putin has upper hand in Ukraine

July 16, 2014: Russia's President Vladimir Putin waves to photographers as he leaves the Itamaraty Palace after attending the final day of the BRICS Summit in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Brazil, US News, Conservative Political News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Reuters

Brazil's Aneel sees fresh loan enough to help power distributors

A plan by BNDES, Brazil's state development bank, and a pool of commercial banks to lend an additional 6.5 billion reais in emergency credit should help electricity distributors cope with higher power costs amid a drought, the president of industry watchdog Aneel said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Star Online

Analysis- Brazil election now anything but certain for Rousseff

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff until recently appeared to be cruising towards re-election in October but she now finds herself in a tight race as an already sluggish economy takes a turn for the worse.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff,

The Globe and Mail

Business faces tough adjustment to post-MH17 world

Russia's President Vladimir Putin motions to blow a kiss to journalists as he leaves the Itamaraty Palace after the BRICS Summit in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Brazil, World News

Mass Transit

Brazil: Presidents Xi Jinping & Dilma Rousseff Witness BYD History

BYD Company Ltd. 's Wang Chuanfu made history this week signing a contract to be the first Chinese manufacturer to open a battery factory in Brazil.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, Xi Jinping,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

International Business Times

Toaster Selfie: A Toaster That Toasts Your Selfie

Selfie-obsessed individuals can now enjoy "munching on their faces" through a new bread toaster that's designed to imprint any image on the toast.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News,

Xinhuanet

Chinese president arrives in Venezuela for state visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here on Sunday for a state visit to Venezuela, the third leg of his four-nation Latin America tour.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Xi Jinping, Brazil

Forbes.com

Indians Emerge From Jungle, Catch Deadly Flu

One of the last uncontacted tribes emerged from the Amazon jungle last month and promptly caught a disease which could wipe out their entire population - the flu.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Buenos Aires Herald

No A in BRICS

B is for Brazil. R is for Russia. I is for India. C is for China. S is for South Africa.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Brazil,

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Putin denies Russian plans to reopen spy base in Cuba

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Inter Press Service

As Winds of Change Blow, South America Builds Its House with BRICS

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff, President of China Xi Jinping and South African President Jacob Zuma take a family photograph at the 6th BRICS Summit held at Centro de Eventos do Ceara' in Fortaleza, Brazil.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Dilma Rousseff, South Africa, Africa, World News, Brazil,

SFGate

10 Things to Know for Today

In this June 16, 2014 photo, demonstrators chant pro-Islamic State group slogans as they carry the group's flags in front of the provincial government headquarters in Mosul, 225 miles northwest of Baghdad.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, World News, Brazil, Marijuana, Quincy, MA, Israel, Middle East

Bloomberg

Xi Brings Brazil Chinese Deals for Jets, Energy, Cars

China pledged more than $8.6 billion in investments and loans in Brazil today as President Dilma Rousseff vows to attract capital to stimulate a slowing economy.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, World News, Brazil, Xi Jinping,

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sunherald.com

China, Russia leaders seek South American inroads

China, Latin American and Caribbean leaders pose for a group photo during the China and CELAC Summit at the Itamaraty Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, World News, Brazil, Paraguay Travel, Colombia Travel, Michelle Bachelet, South America, Chile

Inter Press Service

BRICS Build New Architecture for Financial Democracy

The five BRICS leaders pose for the cameras at the sixth annual summit in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza.

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Related Topix: Cameras, World News, Brazil, South Africa, Africa, Vladimir Putin

China Daily

Xi promotes cooperation on railway across South America

Chinese President Xi Jinping suggested in a meeting on Wednesday with Peruvian President Ollanta Humala that China, Peru and Brazil form a working group to promote cooperation on building a railway across the South American continent.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil

The Straits Times

US Cabinet ministers to visit India to woo PM Modi who was once shunned by Washington

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves while leaving the BRICS-UNASUR Summit at Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia, Brazil on July 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

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