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  1. Security at Olympics 'robust', says IOC chiefRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Brasilia, July 24 - The visiting head of the International Olympic Committee is confident about Brazil's security plans for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, a report said on Saturday. IOC Executive Director Christophe Dubi spoke to reporters in Rio on Friday, describing the security plans as robust, and commending the level of cooperation between Brazilian security forces and foreign intelligence services, Xinhua reported citing the Agencia Brasil news agency as saying.

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  2. Brazil police arrest man suspected of Olympics attack plansRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    A man implicated in an alleged terrorism plot is escorted by police at the Brazilian Federal Police hangar at the airport in Brasilia on July 21, 2016. Brazilian police have arrested 10 members of an "amateur" would-be terrorist group.

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  3. Brazilian scientists discover another type of Zika-transmitting mosquitoRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Brasilia, July 23 : Brazilian scientists have identified another type of Zika-transmitting mosquito, responsible for over 1,700 cases of microcephaly in newborns in the South American country since October 2015. The public Brazilian laboratory Fundacion Oswaldo Cruz announced that researchers found the presence of the Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito infected by the Zika virus in three out of 80 groups of mosquitoes analyzed up until now.

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  4. 10 Brazilian attack suspects sent to maximum security prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Peninsula

    Brazilian army special forces participate in the ceremony to present the integrated security forces for the ten Rio 2016 Olympic Games football matches that will be played at the Mane Garrincha national Stadium in Brasilia, on 22 July 20016. The security of the Olympic matches will be taken in charge from next Sunday on by 4,500 agents, between soldiers, police officers, firefighters and Traffic department personnel / AFP / EVARISTO SA Braslia: Ten Brazilians arrested two weeks before the Olympics on suspicion of planning attacks have been transferred to a maximum security prison near the border with Paraguay, officials said Friday.

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  5. Brazil nabs 10 IS backers in Olympics anti-terror swoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Yahoo!

    Ten Brazilians who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State militant group were arrested Thursday, authorities announced, describing them as "amateurs" who discussed on social media the possibility of staging attacks during next month's Olympics. Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes said in the capital, Brasilia, that the 10 were being held on two terrorism-related charges and that two more people were being sought.

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  6. Islamist terrorists call to attack Israeli delegation and others at Rio Olympics, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Jersey Jewish News

    JTA - Islamist terrorists have issued directives to "lone wolves" to carry out attacks against the Israeli delegation and others at the Rio Olympics this summer, according to a news website. The Foreign Desk reported that a list of directives published on social media advises jihadis to target American, British, French and Israeli athletes, saying "One small knife attack against Americans/Israelis in these places will have bigger media effect than any other attacks anywhere else insha Allah," meaning "If Allah wills."

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  7. Brazil holds 'amateur' Olympics terrorism group loyal to the ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The China Post

    Brazilian police have arrested 10 members of an "amateur" would-be terrorist group that expressed loyalty to the Islamic State organization and was preparing attacks ahead of the Olympics, officials said Thursday. The nationwide anti-terrorism swoop codenamed Operation Hashtag was the most heavily publicized security incident so far ahead of the Games, which start in Rio de Janeiro on August 5. However, Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes described the alleged group of Brazilian nationals as "an absolutely amateur cell" and "disorganized."

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  8. Rio Maintains Olympics Security Plan Despite Terrorist ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Rio Times

    Fifteen days to go before the start of the 2015 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro's security secretary, JosA Mariano Beltrame stated Thursday that despite the arrest of ten Brazilians suspected of planning terrorist attacks in the city during the Games, there are no plans to change the city's security plans. Terrorism suspect arrives in Brasilia before being transferred to maximum security prison in Mato Grosso, photo by Valter Campanato/AgBr According to Beltrame anti-terrorist agents from other countries have been working alongside their Brazilian counterparts for the past few months, monitoring the Internet and chatter of possible attacks during the Games.

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  9. Rio Olympics terror suspects were 'baptised' as Islamic State...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    Brazil terror suspects were 'baptised' as Islamic State sympathisers online but were so amateurish they planned to learn martial arts to commit attacks - as police say they are monitoring 100 people ahead of Rio Games Ten Brazilians arrested over a plot to commit 'acts of terrorism' at next month's Rio Olympics had been 'baptised' as Islamic State sympathisers online. The ten wannabe jihadis have been described by police as 'complete amateurs' who decided they should start practicing martial arts a few days ago as part of their planned attack.

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  10. Dolly delay a worry for Da GamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Iol.co.za

    The National Under-23 coach Owen da Gama struggled to contain his frustration because of the uncertainty over when captain Keagan Dolly will link up with the side for the Olympics. Dolly was supposed to have joined the team upon his return from Cairo where he helped Mamelodi Sundowns put one foot in the semi-finals of the CAF Champions League after their 2-1 win over Zamalek.

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  11. Brazil anti-terror swoop nabs 10 IS backers ahead of Olympics in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Greeley Tribune

    Ten Brazilians who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State militant group were arrested Thursday, authorities announced, describing them as "amateurs" who discussed on social media the possibility of staging attacks during next month's Olympics. Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes said in the capital, Brasilia, that the 10 were being held on two terrorism-related charges and that two more people were being sought.

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  12. 10 IS supporters 'amateurs': BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Yahoo!

    Ten Brazilians who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State militant group have been described by authorities as "amateurs" who discussed on social media the possibility of staging attacks during next month's Olympics. They were arrested on Thursday and are being held on two terrorism-related charges.

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  13. Brazil arrests 10 for 'amateur' terror plot against OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Thanh Nein News

    Brazil's Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes attends a press conference on arrests made in at least two states before the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Brasilia July 21, 2016. Brazil arrested 10 people on Thursday suspected of belonging to a poorly organized group supporting Islamic State and discussing terrorist acts during the next month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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  14. Security in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the OlympicsBrazilian Navy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Yahoo!

    Brazilian Navy soldiers attend an exercise on Flamengo beach ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 19, 2016. Brazilian police arrested 10 people who allegedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group on social media and discussed possible attacks during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, officials said Thursday.

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  15. Brazil-US Consumer Product Safety Conference Address - Friday, June 10, 2011, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2012 | US Consumer Product Safety Commission

    Good morning and thank you for that kind introduction. President Jornada and Mr. Council General, it is a pleasure to share the stage with both of you today.

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  16. Brazilian police crack down group linked to ISRead the original story

    Thursday | Xinhuanet

    Brazil's federal police announced Thursday that it had broken up a group suspected of planning violent acts and of having links to the Islamic State terrorist organization. In a secret operation codenamed Hashtag, conducted two weeks before the opening of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 10 people were arrested in a number of states.

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  17. A taste of Rio for your plateRead the original story

    Thursday | Sunday Herald

    With all eyes on the Rio this summer, as the 2016 Olympics limber up, it's little wonder there's such an appetite for all things Brazilian right now. And if you're in the mood to jazz up dinnertimes in celebration of the Games, look no further than Carnival! - the first 'definitive guide to throwing an authentic Brasilian street party' - where you'll find all the right ingredients to dish up some Rio-ready fare.

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  18. Brazilian Police Arrest 10 Suspected of Plotting Olympics Terror AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Time

    Brazil's Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes , speaks on the arrest of 10 people who allegedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group on social media and discussed possible attacks during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Taken in Brasilia, Brazil, July 21, 2016.

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  19. Islamist Terrorists Call for Attacks on Israelis at Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Forward

    Islamist terrorists have issued directives to "lone wolves" to carry out attacks against the Israeli delegation and others at the Rio Olympics this summer, according to a news website. The Foreign Desk reported that a list of directives published on social media advises jihadis to target American, British, French and Israeli athletes, saying "One small knife attack against Americans/Israelis in these places will have bigger media effect than any other attacks anywhere else insha Allah," meaning "If Allah wills."

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  20. Brazil arrests 10 members of 'amateur' Olympics terrorism groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | ABC News

    Brazilian police have arrested 10 members of an "amateur" would-be terrorist group that expressed loyalty to the Islamic State group and was targeting the upcoming Olympics, officials say. The anti-terrorism swoop codenamed Operation Hashtag was the most concrete security incident so far ahead of the Games, which start in Rio de Janeiro on August 5. However, Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes described the alleged group of Brazilian nationals as "an absolutely amateur cell" and "disorganised".

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