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  1. Brazil's interim president reiterates confidence in Rio 2016 successRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Brazil's interim President Michel Temer reiterated on Friday his full confidence that the Rio 2016 Olympic Games would be a resounding success, despite recent terrorist attacks in the world and concerns among athletes and tourists about crime in the host city. At a press conference from the presidential palace in Brasilia, Temer said, "We have an extraordinarily tight security system in Rio de Janeiro to guarantee the Olympic Games go well.

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  2. Dolly 'in sync' for SA Under-23sRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    He has hardly had a break over the past 12 months, but that wasn t going to stop Keagan Dolly from getting straight into the action for the South African Under-23 team in Brazil. Photo by: Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix He has criss-crossed Africa over the last 12 months with club and country with hardly a break in between, but that wasn't going to stop Keagan Dolly from getting straight into the action for the South African Under-23 team in Brazil.

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  3. Brazil's former president Lula accused of obstruction of justiceRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The Brazilian Ministry of Justice decided on Friday to accept a denouncement against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for obstruction of justice in the Petrobras scandal. According to the prosecution, Lula and six other people are accused of trying to hinder investigations by bribing Nestor Cervero, former director of international affairs for state-run oil giant Petrobras, who had turned in evidence in the scandal known as "Carwash Operation."

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  4. Brazil's acting president "ready" for jeers at Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In this June 16, 2016 file photo, Brazil's acting President Michel Temer attends a ceremony on student financing, at the Planalto presidential palace, in Brasilia, Brazil. Temer said in an interview with the newspaper Zero Hora, that he is ready to be jeered during the opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games next week.

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  5. Lula to stand trial for obstruction of justiceRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Brazil's ex President Luiz Incio Lula da Silva and the former chief executive of investment bank Grupo BTG Pactual will stand trial for obstruction of justice, documents from a federal court in Brasilia showed yesterday. Lula was previously under investigation in various jurisdictions in a sprawling corruption probe focused on state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro but is now officially a defendant.

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  6. Brazil's Former President Lula, BTG's Esteves Formally ChargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and six other people, including Andre Esteves of BTG Pactual, were formally charged by a federal judge for allegedly interfering in the country's largest-ever corruption investigation. Lula, Esteves and the others are accused of trying to obstruct the graft probe known as Carwash that has rocked Brazil's political establishment and led to the arrest of some of the country's top business leaders.

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  7. Former Brazilian president Lula to face trial for 'obstructing' probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Belfast Telegraph

    A Brazilian low court judge has accepted charges against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for allegedly obstructing the corruption probe at state-run oil giant Petrobras. The decision published on Friday names Silva and five others as co-conspirators in an alleged attempt to buy the silence of a former Petrobras director implicated in the scandal.

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  8. Former Brazilian President Silva to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

    In this June 6, 2016, file photo, Brazil's Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks at a rally in defense of public companies and against Brazil's interim President Michel Temer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lawyers for the ex-President have filed a petition on Thursday, July 28, 2016, with the U.N. denouncing what they call a lack of impartiality and abuse of power by the judge investigating the corruption scandal at state-owned oil company Petrobras.

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  9. Easy win for SA Under-23s over Brazil's policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Keagan Dolly arrived in Brazil and immediately took to the field as the South African Under-23 team wrapped up their preparations for the Rio Olympics with a 4-0 win over the Brazilian police department in Brasilia on Friday. Mamelodi Sundowns star Dolly left Johannesburg on Thursday after helping his club to a 1-0 victory over Egyptian giants Zamalek on Wednesday night in the African Champions League, which secured their qualification for the semi-finals.

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  10. Temer says Brazil on track to restore investment, credibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Brazilian acting President Michel Temer talks with journalists of international press agencies at Planalto Palace in Brasilia on July 29, 2016. / AFP / ANDRESSA ANHOLETE

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  11. Let the Rio 2016 Games begin! Here's your 90-second A-Z of Brazilian cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    ... Headquarters in New York (a collaboration with his mentor) and the white concrete civic buildings of Brasilia, Brazil's capital (inaugurated 1960). Niemeyer worked until his death at 104, in December 2012, and his contribution to world architecture ...

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  12. Africa: White Supremacy As Cultural CannibalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    The pervasiveness of anti-blackness across the globe suggests that whiteness is not only spread through white people's bodies but is also a system that survives on consuming and destroying other bodies. The only truly human body is the white body.

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  13. Jack of all trades Mobara readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    The Olympics will be part of a new start for Abbubaker Mobara, who will return from Brazil to a new team in a different city. That's why the versatile Orlando Pirates player is looking to make an impact in Brazil, so that he can set a good foundation for his new life in Johannesburg following his big move from Cape Town.

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  14. Dolly puts Downs on the back burnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Mamelodi Sundowns Keegan Dolly, right, congratulates teammate Percy Tau for creating the own goal that saw the Brazilians beat Zamalek. Picture: Samuel Shivambu Johannesburg - The brief from Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane to his players was pretty simple when the club entered the group stage of the CAF Champions League via the backdoor, replacing AS Vita, who were kicked out for fielding a suspended player: 'Go out there and have fun.'

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  15. China warns after attacks on Olympic delegates in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    In this Monday, July 25, 2016 photo, Brazil's Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes points to the screen of a body scanner, during an inspection of safety procedures for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, at the International Airport in Brasilia, Brazil. Moraes surprised many last week by saying the chances of a terror attack at the games were "next to zero" and that the bigger concern is street crime.

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  16. Week in pictures: From Kabul attacks to US electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    ... Mane Garrincha National Stadium, one of the venues for Olympic football ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brasilia, Brazil. [Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters] An installation titled ''A wall of life jackets and their stories'', by Andrew Wakeford and Fred ...

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  17. Rio preparing for worst as terror threat hangs over OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    In this July 22, 2016 photo, Brazilian Army soldiers take part in military exercise during presentation of the security forces for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in front of the National Stadium, in Brasilia, Brazil. A half-million foreign tourists, dozens of heads of state and the attention of the world's media.

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  18. Rio readies for worst as terror threat hangs over OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newsday

    In this July 22, 2016 photo, Brazilian Army soldiers take part in military exercise during presentation of the security forces for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in front of the National Stadium, in Brasilia, Brazil. Security has emerged as the top concern during the Olympics, including violence possibly spilling over from Rio's hundreds of slums.

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  19. Rio readies for worst - Terror threat hangs over OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    A soldier sprays another with water yesterday as part of an exercise drill, simulating their reaction to a chemical attack outside the National Stadium which will host 2016 Summer Olympics football matches in Brasilia, Brazil. WITH A half-million foreign tourists, dozens of heads of state, and the attention of the world's media, if there were ever a headache for anti-terror forces, it's the Olympics.

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  20. For safety in Brazil 'pay' cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Telegraph

    ... the ministry could fine organisers as much as 315,000 real ($96,000). A spokeswoman at the ministry in Brasilia, Brazil's capital, said no fines have been set yet because inspectors must first go through the paperwork. The Olympic Village, which ...

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