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3 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Brazil To Fight Dengue With GM Mosquitoes

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 21 -- The world's largest ever swarm of genetically modified mosquitoes has been released in a Brazilian town to combat dengue -- a leading cause of illness and fatality in several Latin Mercosur group countries, except for Uruguay.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Peninsula

Qatari, Brazilian students showcase designs at expo

DOHA: The National Museum of Qatar opened yesterday an exhibition featuring the ten final design pieces of Qatari and Brazilian students at the recently concluded "Kheit" competition held as part of the Qatar Brazil 2014 Year of Culture.

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, South America, Qatar Travel, Travel, Middle East Travel, Virginia Commonwealth University

USA Today

Holy days converge in packed Old City Jerusalem

Palm fronds and wooden crosses clutched in their hands, throngs of Christians have spent Holy Week retracing the last steps Jesus took before his death and resurrection in the ancient Old City of Jerusalem, while hundreds of thousands of Jews have made their own pilgrimages for the eight-day holiday of Passover.

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Related Topix: Israel Travel, Jerusalem, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Travel, Life, Holidays, Passover, MO, Passover, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, South Africa,

Babalu Blog

Brazil's embrace of dictatorships like Cuba's has left it marginalized on the world stage

Brazil is learning the hard way that when you embrace and assist the most vile and murderous dictatorships in the world, it is impossible to wash off the stench of death.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Dilma Rousseff, Jazz, US News, Conservative Political News

The Independent

Protesters in Brazil torch buses after Good Friday killing

Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Residents in a city near Rio de Janeiro set alight four buses to remonstrate the death of Anderson Santos Silva, who was killed by a bullet on his way to a Good Friday church service.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Prince Charles

Nerve News

India wants Internet to become Equinet

"The idea of proposing to rename the Internet as Equinet has a political motive, that would pave way for telecom companies to have a bigger role to bring in harmful commercial models that would destabilize the open architecture of the Internet.

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BleacherReport

FIFA Executive Ricardo Teixeira's Daughter Recieves Suspicious Cash Payment

The daughter of former FIFA executive committee member Ricardo Teixeira had more than 2 million deposited into a bank account set up in her name on June 22, 2011, when she was just 10 years old.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Film Comment

'Castanha' Director Davi Pretto Explains the Merger of Real & Fiction

JoA o Carlos Castanha is a spirited 52-year-old actor and transvestite who lives with his mother in the southern Brazilian port city of Porto Alegre.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Buses, cars burned in Brazil protest against police

Four buses, a truck and two cars were burned in Brazil when demonstrators took to the streets to protest the deaths of two young men during police actions.

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The New Zealand Herald

Angry protesters in Brazil burn buses over killing

Angry residents of city near Rio de Janeiro have torched four buses to protest the death of a man killed by a bullet on his way to a Good Friday church service.

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Suria

Powerful 7.5 magnitude quake strikes off...

A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 struck off Papua New Guinea late Saturday night, the US Geological Survey said.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, South America,

The Rio Times

Going to the Movies in Rio this Easter Weekend: Daily

Movie theaters in Rio de Janeiro are offering a wide range of options for movie buffs of all ages during this holiday weekend.

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The Globe and Mail

Artist photographs one Torontonian from every country in the world

Originally from Bangladesh, Nadia Alam explains how Toronto is home 'because it's the first place [she] called home.'

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Evening News

Photo gallery: Adorable baby primate is newest addition to Banham Zoo

It may only be a week old but a rare addition to Banham Zoo is already monkeying around with its family.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

MSDN Blogs

Inspiring female hackers in Brazil

The Microsoft Research Connections blog shares stories of collaborations with computer scientists at academic and scientific institutions to advance technical innovations in computing, as well as related events, scholarships, and fellowships.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, South America, World News, Computers

The New Zealand Herald

The beat of Brazil

In his khaki fatigues, tightly laced calf-length black leather boots and white helmet, the cop looked like any other policeman in a Latin American republic under military rule.

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Reuters

Brazilian tycoon Batista investigated for financial crimes: reports

BrazilA s federal police have opened an investigation into former billionaire Eike Batista for financial crimes, including insider trading, manipulation of markets and money laundering, Brazilian media reported on Friday.

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Christian Science Monitor

With Brazil's Petrobras under fire for corruption, have Brazilians had enough?

Brazil's leading Worker's Party is under intense scrutiny this week amid Senate hearings and mounting allegations of corruption at Petrobras, the state-run oil company.

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INAUTONEWS

Renault to further invest in Brazil

The French automaker seeks to augment its presence in Brazil through a 240 million euros investment that would aid in locally building more models and open a new logistics unit.

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Anchorage Daily News

Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child

In a Dec. 9, 2013, file photo Chelsea Clinton speaks in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.

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Related Topix: World News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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