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Brazilian judge orders border open for Venezuelan migrants

Brazilian judge orders border open for Venezuelan migrants

A Brazilian federal appeals court judge has overturned a ruling barring Venezuelan migrants fleeing economic and political turmoil from entering Brazil.

  • by Ricardo Brito & Anthony Boadle

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Brazil party names jailed leader Lula as presidential nominee
Politics

Brazil party names jailed leader Lula as presidential nominee

The former president is likely to be barred by Brazil's electoral court from standing in the polls to be held in October.

Fields Medal stolen in Brazil within minutes of being awarded
Brazil

Fields Medal stolen in Brazil within minutes of being awarded

When Caucher Birkar, a professor at Cambridge University, heard that he would be awarded one of this year's medals at a ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, he was thrilled.

  • by Siobhan O'Grady
US senators introduce new 'bill from hell' targeting Russia and Putin
USA

US senators introduce new 'bill from hell' targeting Russia and Putin

Congress passed a Russia sanctions bill last year but some lawmakers said US President Donald Trump has been reluctant to implement it

  • by Patricia Zengerle
Brazil's largest gang is enticing recruits with monthly discount
Brazil

Brazil's largest gang is enticing recruits with monthly discount

In an attempt to recruit more members, Brazil's largest gang is taking a page from after-school programs and soccer teams.

  • by Marina Lopes