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Death toll in Brazil nursery arson attack rises to eight

Two children burned in an arson attack at a nursery school in Brazil succumbed to their wounds Friday, bringing the death toll to eight on the day the first victims were buried.

published on : 7th October 2017

Brazilian President Michel Temer launches defense against corruption charge 'farce'

Temer, the first president in the country to face criminal charges while in office, is accused of obstruction of justice and racketeering.

published on : 5th October 2017

51 countries to sign UN treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

The treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons was adopted by 122 countries, except the nine nuclear powers, at the United Nations in July following negotiations.

published on : 20th September 2017

Brazil's top court authorizes new investigation on president

Justice Luis Roberto Barroso ruled that there is evidence for prosecutors to investigate whether Michel Temer used his position to favor a company operating in the port of Santos.

published on : 13th September 2017

PM Narendra Modi and Brazilian President Michel Temer discuss partnership based on common global vision at BRICS summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met Brazilian President Michel Temer and discussed a partnership based on a "common global vision".

published on : 4th September 2017

Brazil government freezes Amazon mining plans

Brazil's government said Thursday it has frozen attempts to license commercial mining in a huge natural reserve in the Amazon after a court decision put the controversial project on hold.

published on : 1st September 2017

Brazil President Michel Temer survives Congressional votes; beats corruption charges

Brazil's embattled president survived a key congressional vote that could have suspended him over a bribery charge, mustering enough support to stay in office and avoid being tried in court.

published on : 3rd August 2017

Brazilian President Michel Temer faces congressional vote on his future

Temer is facing a showdown after a vote in Congress' lower house Wednesday on whether he should be suspended and put on trial over a bribery charge filed against him.

published on : 1st August 2017

Brazil's president calls graft charge 'fiction'

Temer, the first sitting president of Brazil to face criminal charges, is accused of accepting bribes from a giant meatpacking company.

published on : 28th June 2017

Brazil President Michel Temer dismisses bribery charges as 'fiction'

Temer, the first sitting president of Brazil to face criminal charges, is accused of accepting bribes from a giant meat packing company. He is also under investigation for belonging to a criminal orga

published on : 28th June 2017

Brazil prosecutor charges president with corruption

For Temer to go on trial, the lower house of Congress must first approve Janot's charge by a two-thirds majority.

published on : 27th June 2017

Supreme Court lashes out at Brazil President Michel Temer 'snooping'

The statement warned of legal, political and institutional consequences if the reported operation were proven at any time.

published on : 11th June 2017

Brazil President Temer gets big victory in electoral court ruling 

After four days of deliberations, judges voted 4-3 in a case that many viewed as a measure of whether Temer could remain in office.

published on : 10th June 2017

Brazil President Michel Temer: Political plotter who risks losing the game

First came accusations of obstruction of justice last month and the opening of a probe that could see him stripped of office.

published on : 10th June 2017

Brazil's election court votes not to oust President Michel Temer

The lack of a clear consensus figure is thought to be the major reason why allies have not yet deserted Temer.

published on : 10th June 2017
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