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Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US

Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman, has strong links to the Trump administration and American far rightThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador...

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as  ambassador to US

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Trump Jr, Bolsonaro Jr … beware the Adult Idiot Sons of unhinged presidents | Arwa Madhawi The world’s worst leaders have an heir who will risk peace to get Dad’s attention. It’s a whole new generation of moronsThere is an emerging political...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Brazilian airman on Bolsonaro's trip to G20 summit caught with 86 pounds of cocaine aboard plane A member of Brazil’s Air Force who was set to join President Jair Bolsonaro on his trip to Japan for this week’s G20 summit was arrested Tuesday after...
04:36, 06/27/2019

Bolsonaro minister who jailed Lula takes leave after leaks cast doubt on impartiality Sérgio Moro became a national hero for his role as a judge in the sweeping graft scandal Operation Car WashBrazil’s justice minister, Sérgio Moro, has...
04:48, 07/09/2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he 'absolutely agrees' with comment that Trump is an 'illegitimate president' AP Photo/Michael Dwyer During a campaign event in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden said he agreed with a woman who said that President ...
13:36, 05/15/2019

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American histor...
02:36, 05/23/2019

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and tha...
18:24, 06/12/2019

Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’...
04:36, 06/25/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summ...
21:24, 06/10/2019

Trump lashes out at Britain’s ambassador for a second day U.S. President Donald Trump has lashed out for a second day at Britain’s ambassador to the U.S., describing him as “wacky” and a “pompous fool,” after...
06:48, 07/09/2019

Kim Darroch, U.K. Ambassador to U.S., Resigns After Leak Mr. Darroch said he could no longer perform his role after the leak of his memos calling the Trump administration “clumsy and inept” and President Tru...
06:00, 07/10/2019

U.K. Ambassador to U.S. Resigns After Leaked Cables Britain’s ambassador to the U.S., Kim Darroch, said he is resigning after secret cables in which he criticized President Trump were leaked, causing a ...
10:00, 07/10/2019

Trump says he wishes British ambassador well U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered good wishes to Britain's former ambassador to Washington, Kim Darroch, who resigned this week after stin...
09:24, 07/12/2019

Trump 'radiates insecurity' — UK ambassador to US The diplomat has described the Trump administration as "dysfunctional," "clumsy" and "inept," according to a British Sunday newspaper. Euroskeptic Nig...
12:36, 07/07/2019

Johnson ally warns PM over new US ambassador Boris Johnson and not Theresa May should appoint Sir Kim Darroch's successor as British ambassador to the US, a key supporter of the Conservative lead...
11:24, 07/11/2019

There's a '50-50' chance of a trade deal at the G-20, says former US ambassador Investors will be scrutinizing the G-20 summit in June, as U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set to meet amid their esc...
04:24, 05/15/2019

'Incompetent and inept': UK ambassador to US criticises Trump Britain's ambassador to the US, Sir Kim Darroch, has described Donald Trump as "incompetent", "inept" and "insecure", according to leaked diploma...
18:12, 07/06/2019

U.S. ambassador: Dutch should ban Huawei outright on 5G network U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra said on Wednesday the Dutch government should ban Huawei outright from supplying equipment for a new 5G mobile telecommu...
11:00, 06/05/2019

First Rafale To Be Delivered In 2 Months: French Ambassador French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler Friday said the first Rafale fighter aircraft will be delivered within two months and it will be "perfect...
14:00, 07/05/2019

| Trump calls British ambassador to US 'a very stupid guy' President Donald Trump has called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact with t...
09:36, 07/09/2019

Irish ambassador: ‘We have a very strong relationship with Argentina’ Ireland’s Ambassador to Argentina Jackie O’Halloran on bilateral relations, the impact of Brexit and the push to legalise abortion on both sides of th...
07:12, 05/18/2019

US ambassador says Israel 'has the right to retain some' of the West Bank President Trump’s administration won’t “prejudge” an Israeli effort to annex settlements in the West Bank, according to the top U.S. envoy to Israel....
12:48, 06/08/2019

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Man...
16:36, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump 'inept' and 'dysfunctional', UK ambassador to US says In ‘leaked’ diplomatic memos, Kim Darroch reportedly says presidency could ‘end in disgrace’Britain’s ambassador in the United States has described Pr...
21:24, 07/06/2019

U.S. Ambassador to China visiting Tibet this week U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was scheduled to visit Tibet this week, a U.S. embassy spokesperson said, the first visit to the region by a U...
20:36, 05/19/2019

Trump: U.S. will no longer deal with British ambassador President Donald Trump said he will no longer deal with Britain's ambassador to the United States following a leak of documents that showed the diplom...
10:48, 07/09/2019

China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in Chin...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Johnson under fire as Kim Darroch quits as UK ambassador to US One minister accuses Tory leadership favourite of throwing ambassador ‘under the bus’Latest politics news – live updatesKim Darroch: urbane diplomat w...
09:24, 07/10/2019

| Britain's US ambassador resigns after Trump spat Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said he was resigning after drawing Donald Trump's ire for calling the US president "inept" in leaked c...
08:36, 07/10/2019

British Ambassador To US Quits After Row Over Trump Remarks Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said on Wednesday he was resigning after drawing US President Donald Trump's ire for criticising his ad...
08:12, 07/10/2019

Japanese Ambassador To Sweden Sees Pikachu As His Son While I’ve been gearing up for the Detective Pikachu movie, I’ve noticed how many other people around me, and all over the world, are also excited and...
20:00, 05/07/2019

British ambassador who trashed Trump resigns Sir Kim Darroch resigned Wednesday as Britain’s ambassador to the US after incurring President Trump’s wrath for calling his administration “dysfuncti...
05:24, 07/10/2019

Rihanna Proves She Is Her Best Fenty Brand Ambassador Again “Fearlessness is a façade,” Rihanna told Vogue of the pressure she feels to perform. The ceaseless hype surrounding the most-anticipated label launch...
11:00, 05/24/2019

Trump's new ambassador to Colombia was once expelled from Bolivia Philip Goldberg was accused of fomenting dissent in 2008Conservative will oversee vast military aid budgetDonald Trump has nominated a controversial c...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia's New US Ambassador Is A Princess With An Impossible Job Saudi Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan has a daunting task as she prepares to take up her role as the kingdom's ambassador to Washington with rel...
22:48, 06/25/2019

Germany: Israeli ambassador shuns contact with far-right AfD The Israeli ambassador to Germany says he is avoiding any contact with the far-right Alternative for Germany party because their leaders have said thi...
02:24, 05/12/2019

Greek Anarchists Vandalize U.S. Ambassador’s Home An anarchist group called Rouvikonas claimed responsibility, saying it was acting in solidarity with an imprisoned hit man for a now-defunct terrorist...
03:36, 05/15/2019

Trump: We will no longer 'deal with' Britain's ambassador President Donald Trump said he will no longer "deal with" Britain's ambassador to the United States following a leak of documents revealed the diploma...
00:36, 07/09/2019

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has...
04:00, 07/02/2019

Liam Fox defends UK ambassador to US in row over leaked memos Trade minister says Kim Darroch is ‘held in high regard’ as Farage calls for his sackingWhat the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpBritai...
03:36, 07/08/2019

Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter ...
18:48, 05/24/2019

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet The U.S. ambassador to China is making a rare visit to Tibet to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and t...
01:36, 05/20/2019

In Leaks, U.K. Ambassador Casts Trump as Ineffective and Erratic Diplomatic cables containing the British ambassador’s withering assessment of the Trump administration could damage relations at a delicate moment for...
04:24, 07/07/2019

Trump attacks British ambassador, takes swipe at UK PM May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he "will no longer deal" with the British ambassador to the United States, after a weekend news report that...
12:36, 07/08/2019

British police to investigate leak of ambassador's memos British police said on Friday they had opened an investigation into a leak of confidential memos that led to the resignation of the British ambassador...
17:24, 07/12/2019

| US ambassador flees teargas at Malawi election protest The US ambassador to Malawi was forced to hurriedly leave the main opposition party's headquarters as police fired teargas at protests outside over al...
16:48, 06/06/2019

U.S. Democrats question Trump administration over Ukraine ambassador Two senior U.S. Democrats questioned President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday over the departure of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine months be...
17:36, 05/07/2019

Police 'discussions' over memo leak as ambassador quits Police have held "initial discussions" over an investigation into the leak of diplomatic memos from Sir Kim Darroch, the UK's ambassador to the US, wh...
14:00, 07/10/2019

'Terminator' Trump: Best bits of ambassador's damning report The UK ambassador to the US, Sir Kim Darroch, was tasked with compiling a briefing note on Donald Trump's personality and leadership style just a few ...
06:24, 07/07/2019

Donald Trump Calls British Ambassador To US "A Very Stupid Guy" President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact...
07:36, 07/09/2019

UK Ambassador Says in Leaked Cables That Trump’s Presidency Could End in Disgrace Diplomatic cables are known treasure troves of frank analysis and insight into the inner workings of governments. Normally protected by confidentialit...
04:36, 07/08/2019

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before ...
20:12, 07/03/2019

Sir Kim Darroch resigns as UK ambassador to US amid Trump memo row Britain's ambassador to Washington quit today after the leak of diplomatic cables he had written which were damning about Donald Trump's administratio...
05:36, 07/10/2019

YouPorn introduces a virtual human brand ambassador YouPorn likes to push the edge with technology. So the porn company is announcing today it has created a virtual ambassador, a computer-animated woman...
08:12, 05/07/2019

US ambassador: Israel has right to annex parts of West Bank David Friedman gives interview to New York Times‘Israel has right to some, but unlikely all’ of disputed territoryThe US ambassador to Israel did not ...
11:36, 06/08/2019

UK ambassador who trashed Trump disinvited from dinner: report The British ambassador to the US — who trashed the Trump administration — was disinvited from a dinner hosted Monday by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuc...
18:24, 07/08/2019

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank Ambassador David M. Friedman opened the door to American acceptance of Israel’s annexation of parts of the West Bank, a move that would violate intern...
01:48, 06/08/2019

Trump says US 'will no longer deal with' UK Ambassador after leaked memos President Trump lashed out at U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch after leaked emails in which Darroch critici...
17:00, 07/08/2019

Trump attacks UK's May and ambassador after leaked emails fiasco U.S. President Donald Trump has attacked the U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and the country's ambassador to the U.S. after candid confidential d...
03:12, 07/09/2019

Bahrain summons Iraqi ambassador over embassy attack BAGHDAD (AP) — Bahrain’s state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the Iraqi chargé d’affaires in the kingdom over the ...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador’s residence ROME (AP) — Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country’s opposition-controlled National Assembly has...
03:48, 05/10/2019

Trump lashes out at 'foolish' May as crisis over ambassador grows US commerce secretary pulls out of trade talks as president calls envoy ‘very stupid’Transatlantic tensions over the British ambassador’s leaked criti...
14:24, 07/09/2019

UK ambassador to Washington quits after leaked memo spat After the leak of diplomatic cables that were heavily critical of US President Donald Trump, Britain’s envoy in Washington, Kim Darroch, has resigned....
05:12, 07/10/2019

Donald Trump: we will no longer deal with the British ambassador In latest tweets on Kim Darroch, US president also attacks Theresa May for making a mess of BrexitDonald Trump has launched a scathing attack on There...
04:48, 07/09/2019

UK ambassador to US quits days after leaked cables on Trump The U.K. Foreign Office says Britain’s ambassador to the United States has resigned just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Tru...
05:12, 07/10/2019

Israeli charged with assault for spitting on Polish ambassador Israeli prosecutors filed charges on Thursday against a man accused of spitting on Poland's ambassador, an incident that drew strong condemnation from...
12:24, 05/16/2019

Trump's ambassador Grenell muddled on Merkel comments Ambassador Richard Grenell has again earned the ire of the German public. This time for perpetuating a misleading story about Merkel calling the Unite...
14:12, 05/17/2019

U.K. Defends Ambassador Over Alleged Memos Critical of Trump The U.K. Foreign Office defended its ambassador to the U.S. after a British newspaper published what it said were leaked diplomatic cables to London c...
13:48, 07/07/2019

Donald Trump: UK ambassador is 'a very stupid guy' – live updates The president lashed out at Sir Kim Darroch in another Twitter tirade against the British ambassador that also took aim at Theresa MaySign up for the ...
08:48, 07/09/2019

U.S. ambassador urges China to talk to the Dalai Lama China should hold talks with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to...
22:24, 05/25/2019

Polish PM condemns 'xenophobic' attack on ambassador to Israel The ambassador was spat at in his car near the Polish embassy in Tel Aviv, according to police. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called the incident ...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico injured in traffic accident Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico, Nelson Olivero, was injured in a traffic accident in Mexico City, along with several others from the embassy, the Gu...
22:24, 05/25/2019

Trump hits back over UK ambassador's leaked memos US president criticises Kim Darroch, saying he ‘has not served Britain well’What the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpDonald Trump has s...
16:24, 07/07/2019

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional', says UK ambassador to U.S.: newspaper Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional", "clumsy" and "inept", the Mail on Sund...
15:12, 07/07/2019

US Ambassador to Greece condemns vandal attack on his home The U.S. ambassador to Greece has condemned a vandalism attack on his home in Athens, after paint was thrown at the wall outside his residence, near t...
00:36, 05/15/2019

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be ne...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Venezuelan government says expelled German ambassador may return The Venezuelan foreign ministry said on Monday it had agreed to the return of the German ambassador whom President Nicolas Maduro's government expelle...
17:48, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Tuesday that Beijing was ready to resume trade talks with Washington, but blamed the U.S. ...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Smooth confirmation seen for Trump nominee to be ambassador to Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Mexico had a smooth U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday, and looked likely to easily...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Trump admin ‘not big fans’ of UK ambassador who called WH ‘inept’ President Trump said “we are not big fans” of the ​British ambassador to the US who called his administration “inept.” ​“We’ve...
18:48, 07/07/2019

Trump says won't deal with UK ambassador after leak of 'inept' memos Donald Trump said he would not deal with Britain's ambassador to Washington after a leak of confidential memos in which the diplomat described the U.S...
11:48, 07/09/2019

AP source: Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the details says that Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the lea...
23:12, 05/23/2019

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the ...
09:48, 05/25/2019

Poland demands reaction over assault of ambassador to Israel Poland's foreign ministry says it has summoned Israel's ambassador to the country to explain why the Polish ambassador to Israel was assaulted and ins...
05:24, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Hunt: Trump remarks about UK ambassador ‘wrong’ British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says President Donald Trump’s remarks about Britain’s U.S. ambassador and Prime Minister Theresa May are “disres...
11:00, 07/09/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. ambassador: Dutch should ban Huawei outright on 5G network U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra said on Wednesday the Dutch government should ban Huawei outright from supplying equipment for a new 5G mobile telecommu...
16:12, 06/05/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in a...
05:53, 04/28/2019

'Serious consequences': Hunt's warning after leak of UK ambassador's memos on Trump Jeremy Hunt has warned there will be "serious consequences" for whoever is responsible for leaking memos from the UK's ambassador to Washington, as Do...
05:00, 07/08/2019

Polish ambassador spat at in Israel amid rising tensions Poland's ambassador to Israel was spat at while sitting in his car in Tel Aviv, Israeli police said, and the Polish government condemned the incident,...
07:24, 05/15/2019

Trump assails UK's May, British ambassador who called his administration inept U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and her ambassador to Washington on Monday while Britain voiced regret for a leak of c...
14:36, 07/08/2019

Presidential candidate Warren says she won't give ambassador positions to donors Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she will significantly increase the U.S. diplomatic force and not give those jobs to...
10:00, 06/28/2019

Brit ambassador trashes ‘inept’ Trump in secret communiques Over the past three years, Britain’s ambassador to the US has been firing off memos to officials in London insulting President Trump as “inept,’’ “inc...
20:36, 07/06/2019

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional,' British ambassador to US reportedly says Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional," "clumsy" and "inept," the Ma...
11:36, 07/07/2019

Theresa May Stands by Embattled U.S. Ambassador After Diplomatic Cables Leak (LONDON) — Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after P...
05:00, 07/09/2019

U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Calls Trump Administration ‘Inept’ in Leaked Memos (LONDON) — Leaked diplomatic cables reveal that Britain’s ambassador to the United States regards President Donald Trump’s administr...
06:48, 07/07/2019

In Leak, U.K. Ambassador Calls Trump Administration ‘Inept’ and ‘Clumsy’ Diplomatic cables containing the British ambassador’s withering assessment of the Trump administration could damage relations at a delicate moment for...
08:36, 07/07/2019

Former British Diplomats Say Trump’s Dispute With the Ambassador Has Come at the Worst Possible Time The escalation of a diplomatic rift between the U.S. and the U.K. over leaked ambassadorial cables has left former British officials worried over thei...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Former UN ambassador: North Koreans' test-firing was likely intended to show they’re ‘still around’ Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson reacted Thursday to reports that North Korea fired two short-range missiles saying, “righ...
14:24, 05/09/2019

UK Minister To Apologise To Ivanka Trump For Ambassador's Leaked Memos Britain's trade minister said on Monday he would apologise to U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka for a leak of confidential memos in which ...
07:36, 07/08/2019

Leak of UK ambassador's US telegrams plays into wider power struggle Mail on Sunday disclosure of Kim Darroch’s criticism of Trump administration spurred calls for his removal Sometimes leaks from within the government ...
06:48, 07/07/2019

Trump Calls U.K. Ambassador ‘Very Stupid Guy’ After Leaked Criticism of his Administration A diplomatic rift between the U.K. and the U.S. deepened Tuesday morning as President Trump lashed out at the British government over leaked memos tha...
09:12, 07/09/2019

Trump No Longer Mates With UK Ambassador, Next Prime Minister Will Be New Best Bruv Here I am, putting my British Person in America hat, which is shaped like one of those Buckingham Palace guards’ hats, to report the news: Donald Trum...
21:36, 07/08/2019

Princess Rima Bint Bandar: Saudi's First Woman Ambassador Princess Rima bint Bandar, Saudi Arabia's first woman ambassador, is a social campaigner on the front line of government efforts to boost the kingdom'...
07:24, 04/28/2019

Sudan's foreign ministry summons British ambassador: agency Sudan's foreign ministry summoned on Wednesday the British ambassador in Khartoum to protest his remarks on political developments in the country, Sud...
12:12, 06/12/2019

Trump calls British ambassador a ‘very stupid guy’ and a ‘pompous fool’ The special relationship between the U.S. and Britain descended into a round of name-calling after the leak of U.K. ambassador’s cables in which he ca...
06:48, 07/09/2019

Trump’s UN pick was absent more than 300 days from post as ambassador to Canada “I find this staggering amount of time away from post very troubling and an abdication of leadership," said Bob Menendez, top Democrat on the Senate F...
14:12, 06/19/2019

U.S. ambassador to China to make first visit to Tibet since 2013: report U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was due to begin visiting Tibet on Sunday for official meetings and visits to religious and cultural sites, ac...
17:00, 05/19/2019

U.S.-U.K. ‘special relationship’ is in tatters after British ambassador, under fire, resigns President Trump saw an opportunity to embarrass the British government, already divided by Brexit, and used it to drive a wedge into another country....
17:48, 07/10/2019

British police to investigate leak of ambassador's memos that led to his resignation British police on Friday said they had opened an investigation into a leak of confidential memos that led to the resignation of the British ambassador...
18:36, 07/12/2019

Boris Johnson Denies Playing Any Role in Departure of U.K. Ambassador (LONDON) — Boris Johnson, the man likely to become U.K. prime minister within weeks, on Thursday denied playing any role in the departure of Bri...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Boris Johnson says it's 'bizarre' people are blaming him for resignation of UK ambassador to US Boris Johnson — the British politician who will most likely become the U.K. prime minister in the coming weeks — denied on Thursday that he had anythi...
15:00, 07/11/2019

China-Canada differences run much deeper than outgoing ambassador: minister Jim Carr said the federal government is awaiting China's decision on its replacement for outgoing ambassador Lu Shaye, who has had harsh words for Can...
13:12, 06/05/2019

Bahrain recalls ambassador to Iraq over embassy attack: statement Bahrain recalled its ambassador to Iraq for consultations on Thursday after demonstrators broke into the courtyard of the kingdom's embassy in Baghdad...
16:48, 06/27/2019

Israel’s U.N. Ambassador gives the U.N. Security Council a history lesson on the Bible In what was an unusual sight for the Security Council, Israel’s ambassador Danny Danon during his speech covered his head with a black Yarmulke and pi...
08:24, 04/30/2019

Johnson dodges question on ambassador's future as Hunt backs Sir Kim Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson has refused to say whether he will keep Britain's ambassador to the US in post after the leak of sensitive dip...
01:48, 07/10/2019

Israeli ambassador to UN: Iran is 'panicking' in the face of increased US sanctions Israel's ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday that the Iranians are "panicking" in the face of increased sanctions, dismissing the newest rhe...
11:36, 06/25/2019

US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian m...
08:24, 06/04/2019

Fishermen find pieces of US drone shot down over Iran, ambassador says Iranian fishermen have found pieces of the US drone shot down by the Islamic Republic, according to Iran’s ambassador to the UK. Hamid Baeidinejad pos...
10:00, 06/25/2019

UK ambassador says Trump left Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama Britain's ambassador to the US described Donald Trump's abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal as an "act of diplomatic vandalism", it has been revealed...
19:36, 07/13/2019

Britain summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong comments: Reuters Britain has summoned China's ambassador following "unacceptable" comments he made over London's criticism of the situation in Hong Kong, a s...
10:00, 07/03/2019

Chinese ambassador lambasts British ‘interference’ in Hong Kong – video China’s ambassador to the UK has warned that Britain’s approach to the Hong Kong protests has damaged the relationship between the two countries. Liu ...
16:00, 07/03/2019

US Ambassador To India Meets Rajnath Singh, Discusses Defence Ties United States Ambassador to India Ken Juster paid a courtesy call on Defence minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on Monday. The two held a discussion ...
19:48, 06/24/2019

Ukraine election proves Canada’s support works — and must continue: ambassador "It's something which most Canadians take for granted but it's not something we take for granted in our part of the world," the Ukrainian ambassador s...
11:24, 06/30/2019

Jürgen Klopp wins German Football Ambassador award 2019 Jürgen Klopp has been named the German Football Ambassador for 2019 following his fine work with Liverpool and representing German football abroad. Bu...
14:00, 05/15/2019

British ambassador who called Trump 'inept' has Theresa May's 'full support' Prime Minister Theresa May's office has reiterated her full support for Britain's ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seeking...
11:12, 05/17/2019

Reporter's Notebook: North Korea's UN ambassador silent about Otto Warmbier When we saw Kim Jong Un's ambassador to the United Nations, Kim Song, leaving the U.N. Secretariat building, I thought that his sudden appearance pres...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Venezuela's UN ambassador: 'foreign powers' like Trump trying to destabilize legitimate government Samuel Moncada, who is the U.N. ambassador for Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro’s government, is claiming foreign interventions are the reason for his...
16:12, 04/30/2019

UK summons China ambassador after he slams 'colonial' attitude to Hong Kong A diplomatic spat between the UK and China deepened Wednesday after London summoned the Chinese ambassador over what it said were "unacceptable and in...
23:24, 07/03/2019

Filipino ambassador and consuls in Canada recalled until garbage is shipped back Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. tweeted Thursday that the Philippines "shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbag...
06:12, 05/16/2019

Trump Says He Will No Longer Deal With British Ambassador Whose Critical Cables Were Leaked President Trump’s statement came close to declaring Kim Darroch, the ambassador, persona non grata — an extraordinary breach between the United States...
15:12, 07/08/2019

British Politicians and Former Diplomats Are Furious That Trump ‘Bullied’ Their Ambassador Out of Office British politicians and officials have reacted with outrage to the resignation of their ambassador to the U.S. amid a rift with President Trump over l...
17:00, 07/10/2019

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty resigns amid Senate race U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty announced Tuesday he will leave the diplomatic post, just days after President Donald Trump endorsed him to run ...
10:00, 07/16/2019

Jeremy Hunt says he does not agree with views in UK ambassador's leaked memo Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he does not agree with all the views expressed by Sir Kim Darroch in the leaked messages, insisting Britain has...
14:00, 07/08/2019

China's Ambassador To India Luo Zhaohui Appointed Vice Foreign Minister Outgoing Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui has been elevated as vice-minister of foreign affairs. Announcing Mr Luo's appointment as the vice fo...
09:36, 05/29/2019

British Ambassador to U.S. Kim Darroch quits after leaked criticisms of Donald Trump British Ambassador to the United States Kim Darroch resigned Wednesday, just days after leaked diplomatic cables showed he said U.S. President Donald ...
08:36, 07/10/2019

Trump pulled out of Iran deal to spite Obama, U.K. ambassador said in leaked memo In the May 2018 cable published by the Mail on Sunday, U.K. Ambassador Kim Darroch called Trump's decision to abandon the international accord "an act...
12:36, 07/14/2019

Trump's Israel Ambassador Downplays Skyrocketing Anti-Semitism...While Visiting Auschwitz Anti-Semitism in the United States has jumped sharply in recent years, but according to President Donald Trump’s ambassador to Israel, it’s really not...
07:00, 05/03/2019

After British ambassador’s downfall, diplomats fear putting Trump criticisms in writing The resignation of Kim Darroch prompted discussions about moderating the tone of assessments about the Trump administration. But one former diplomat s...
17:48, 07/10/2019

U.S. Ambassador Makes Rare Visit to Tibet Amid Trade War Tensions With China The U.S. Ambassador to China is scheduled to visit Tibet this week, making the first trip by an American envoy to the highly restricted area in four y...
03:36, 05/20/2019

Polish ambassador to Israel assaulted in Tel Aviv amid diplomatic row over Holocaust reparations The standoff between Poland and Israel has further escalated after Poland's foreign ministry summoned Israel's ambassador to the country after the Pol...
07:12, 05/15/2019

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Meet With Dalai Lama in Rare Visit to Tibet (BEIJING) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama duri...
15:00, 05/25/2019

British Ambassador Resigns After Leak of Diplomatic Cables Critical of Trump Administration (LONDON) — Britain’s ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday, just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Tr...
05:24, 07/10/2019

Theresa May was told her three Irish Brexit priorities were incompatible, ex-ambassador tells MPs - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenLunchtime summaryEU expected to reject outright Johnson and Hunt’s backstop planGri...
08:48, 07/16/2019

Sir Kim Darroch latest: Met launch probe into leak of official communications which led to ambassador's resignation The Metropolitan Police has launched a criminal investigation into the leaking of official communications writtten by Britain's former ambassador to t...
15:00, 07/12/2019

Wolf Blitzer, Kellyanne Conway and members of Congress celebrate Bastille Day at the French ambassador’s house Despite the potential of, um, awkwardness among the diplomatic core and official Washington, elbows were ripe for rubbing at the French ambassador’s r...
10:36, 07/14/2019

Mozambique: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets the child cyclone survivors who’ve lost everything Visiting storm-ravaged Mozambique, UN Children’s Fund Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom, listened to devastating stories of children who lost everythi...
17:12, 05/30/2019

US rift with UK deepens as Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross cancels meeting over presence of British ambassador Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross abruptly canceled a long-planned meeting with Britain's Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox Tuesday bec...
15:00, 07/09/2019

Ambassador Grenell: Human Rights Campaign should 'cease to exist' if they stay silent on Antifa attack The United States Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has slammed organizations like the Human Rights Campaign for their silence in light of the a...
17:24, 07/02/2019

Ambassador to Germany: Trump deserves credit for bringing Iran to the table, is open to cutting new deal with regime The U.S. Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, discussed America's strategy to push Iranian sanctions abroad on "Special Report with Bret Baier," an...
17:48, 07/16/2019

Kelly Craft, Trump choice for UN ambassador, to face questions on climate change, coal industry ties Senate Democrats are poised to grill Trump pick to be UN ambassador, over ties to the coal industry, her views on climate change and her work ethic. ...
05:48, 06/19/2019

New leaks of UK ambassador memos claim Trump pulled out of Iran deal in 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Obama President Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal last year in an act of "diplomatic vandalism" to spite Barack Obama, according to a new leaked diploma...
09:24, 07/14/2019

'Simply unbelievable': Trump ambassador Woody Johnson slammed for filming Queen Elizabeth on smartphone during solemn D-Day ceremony Two diplomats used smartphones to film Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom while she delivered a solemn D-Day anniversary speech, prompting jeers...
22:36, 06/05/2019

| Trump hits back at UK ambassador | Iran set to break nuclear deal: WATCH the top world news videos for today Donald Trump: The ambassador has not served the UK well | Analysis: Iran to break limits on enrichment; here are the top world news videos for today....
04:36, 07/08/2019

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating the...
06:12, 07/05/2019

U.S. Needs Cabinet Agency Focused on Women and Girls, Says Former Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues It’s time for President Donald Trump to create a Cabinet-level agency focused on women and girls to help “guarantee that women’s iss...
11:48, 05/30/2019

IAEA meeting did not produce any results for America: Iran ambassador to IAEA An emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Wednesday, held at Washington's request to weigh Tehran's breach of a nuclear deal, did not produ...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Trump steps up attacks on British ambassador, calling Kim Darroch 'very stupid guy' President Trump called Kim Darroch a 'wacky Ambassador' after leaked emails revealed what Britain's envoy thought of the Trump administ...
18:36, 07/09/2019

Police 'could probe leak' of UK ambassador's report which criticised Trump administration Jeremy Hunt warns of 'very serious consequences' Liam Fox acts to limit harm to US relations More than 100 people believed to have access to Sir Kim's...
14:00, 07/08/2019

'Trump radiates insecurity': UK to investigate leak of ambassador's scathing takes on White House When asked about the leaked remarks, President Donald Trump told reporters that Ambassador Kim Darroch "has not served the U.K. well."   &#...
18:00, 07/07/2019

Brazil’s Disappointment In the course of a decade, Brazil has gone from rising power to fallen star. Latin America’s largest economy enjoyed effervescent years under Presiden...
09:36, 06/07/2019

When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music The capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia can be an intimidating place for travelers. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found out, when in doubt, just ...
16:24, 07/02/2019

Welcome To The Last Ride Of Marta's Brazil The sun is about to set on Brazil this summer. The land of joga bonito has fielded one of, if not the, best generations of women’s soccer players over...
15:24, 06/06/2019

20 of Brazil's most beautiful places From its stunning beaches to its amazing interior, Brazil is a feast for the eyes. Here are 20 of its most beautiful places to visit when you travel t...
23:48, 05/28/2019

Why does Brazil lag behind in women's football? Contrary to what happens in the men's game, the Americans dominate the female landscape while Brazil have only once made it to the final. What explain...
06:36, 06/11/2019

Australia beats Brazil 3-2 with aid from an own goal An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women's World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournament...
05:00, 06/14/2019

| Pele meets with Obama in Brazil Pele met with former US president Barack Obama in Sao Paulo where the pair discussed how "to make the world better," the Brazilian football great said...
02:24, 05/31/2019

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died ...
06:48, 05/27/2019

Protesters take to Brazil's streets – in pictures Tens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have marched throughout the vast South American country in protest against ultraconservative pre...
01:24, 05/31/2019

Marta on the spot as Brazil through with 1-0 win against Italy Marta's second-half penalty sent Brazil into the last 16 of the women’s World Cup with a 1-0 win against Italy on Tuesday that ensured they finished a...
23:48, 06/18/2019

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had been...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Brazil still wary of Messi, says Silva Lionel Messi has not been at his best at the Copa America but Brazil defender Thiago Silva says his side will not take their eyes off the Argentina ca...
18:12, 06/29/2019

VAR drama as Australia come from two down to stun Brazil "Women\u0027s World Cup Group C, Stade la Mosson - Australia 3 (Foord 45\u0027, Logarzo 58\u0027, Monica 66\u0027) Brazil 2 (Marta P 27\u0027, Cristia...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Neymar stripped of Brazil captaincy Neymar has been replaced as Brazil captain for next month's Copa America by his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Dani Alves, the country's football federa...
08:00, 05/28/2019

Blasts Probed in Brazil Dam Burst Brazil’s chief police officer looking into the collapse of Vale’s dam in January said he was investigating whether detonations carried out by the mini...
22:48, 06/25/2019

Cop kills ex, then himself in Brazil government building A police officer shot his ex-girlfriend to death at her office at the municipal education department in Brazil's capital and then killed himself Monda...
14:24, 05/20/2019

Brazil's Golden Generation Won Nothing But Changed Everything Heading into this tournament, one of the few things that felt certain was that this was to be the last hurrah at a World Cup for Brazil’s feared fours...
13:00, 06/24/2019

China, Brazil and the Soybean Crush Soybeans are crushed into soy meal and the more expensive soy oil. Find out how growth in China, the top importer of the oilseed, influences their pri...
07:36, 06/25/2019

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the ant...
00:48, 06/11/2019

Brazil carving up Amazon at staggering rate Amazon deforestation accelerated more than 60% in June over the same period last year, in what environmentalists say is a sign that the policies of Pr...
15:48, 07/02/2019

Brazil’s poor are squeezed as inequality grows A new study by the Getulio Vargas Foundation finds that the key measure of income inequality has reached its highest level since the series began seve...
09:48, 05/28/2019

Gunmen Kill 11 People In Bar In Brazil: Officials Gunmen killed at least 11 people in a bar in northern Brazil on Sunday, officials said. The shooting took place in the city of Belem, the public safet...
22:12, 05/19/2019

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces envi...
20:00, 07/03/2019

| Clashes in four Brazil prisons leave 40 dead At least 40 inmates were killed in four jails in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, in the latest wave of violence to rock the country's sev...
06:36, 05/28/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothin...
00:24, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Petrobras says CEF to sell $1.86 bln stake - filing Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said Caixa Econômica Federal will sell a stake worth 7.2 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in the c...
05:24, 06/10/2019

Messi On Copa América: "I Think The Cup Is Fixed For Brazil" Despite the absence of Lionel Messi, and being down to 10 men on the field, Argentina were able to hold off Chile in the Copa América third place game...
14:00, 07/07/2019

Brazil win but fans unhappy at lacklustre display "Brazil got the win they wanted in their Copa America opener on Friday but the postmortem of the 3-0 victory over Bolivia was as much about the lack o...
06:24, 06/15/2019

Brazil v Jamaica: Women's World Cup - live! Minute-by-minute updates from the game in Grenoble10 young players to watch from the Women’s World CupSend your emails to Nick here or tweet him @Nick...
07:48, 06/09/2019

Marta ruled out for Brazil’s first World Cup match GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Marta has been ruled out for Brazil’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup because of a left thigh injury. The s...
17:00, 06/08/2019

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
13:24, 05/17/2019

11 people reported killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil Brazilian news media say a gang of gunmen roared up to a bar in Belem city in Brazil’s northern Pará state and opened fire, killing six women and five...
18:12, 05/19/2019

Brazil sets 2022 inflation target at 3.5% Brazil's top economic policy body on Thursday set its inflation target for 2022 at 3.5%, with a tolerance margin of 1.5 percentage points on either si...
15:24, 06/27/2019

Armed group kills 11 in a bar in northern Brazil An armed group entered a bar in the Brazilian northern city of Belem on Sunday and fired at patrons, killing 11 people and leaving one wounded, accord...
20:36, 05/19/2019

Cristiane’s hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica’s first-ever Women’s World Cup match with a 3-0 victor...
10:12, 06/09/2019

11 people killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil: reports Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media s...
20:36, 05/19/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The governm...
20:24, 05/15/2019

Brazil players support Neymar: Fernandinho Brazil midfielder Fernandinho backed his team mate Neymar on Sunday, saying he and the other players training for the Copa America will not let the ra...
18:24, 06/02/2019

Messi's misery: 'We had chances to end Brazil hoodoo' "Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday thanks to a goal in each half ...
14:36, 07/03/2019

Brazil's Cielo cut dividend payout so it could invest more - CEO Brazilian card processor Cielo SA's dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competit...
11:00, 05/25/2019

Fans can help Brazil at home of 7-1 embarrassment, says coach Brazilian fans will be vital to lifting the team when they return to the site of their worst defeat in this week's Copa America semi-final against Arg...
00:36, 07/02/2019

Brazil unsure if Marta will play against Australia Brazil played coy on the status of star player Marta ahead of its Women's World Cup match against Australia, a team reeling from a first-round upset a...
07:24, 06/13/2019

Gorgeous Brazil Goal Starts With A Nutmeg And Just Keeps Getting Better When Brazil full back Tamires stood there on the sideline seemingly with nowhere to go, and then insouciantly toe-poked the ball through Emily Gielnik...
13:48, 06/13/2019

'I'm an American': Deported adoptee struggles in Brazil Paul Fernando Schreiner paces around a sparsely furnished room, swatting mosquitoes from his arms and neck as he wonders if today will be any differen...
21:24, 06/04/2019

Brazil cancels another UN climate change event After backing out of hosting the 2019 U.N. climate summit, Brazil is now canceling a United Nations climate change event that was to be held in August...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean i...
14:12, 06/13/2019

Brazil's Usiminas approves 1.38 bln reais in new investments The board of Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA has approved roughly 1.38 billion reais ($344 million) in new capital expend...
06:24, 05/27/2019

| IFA confirms life ban for ex-Brazil football chief FIFA's appeals committee has upheld a lifetime ban issued to the former head of the Brazilian football federation, Marco Polo Del Nero, for bribery an...
12:36, 05/27/2019

Brazil's JBS prepays debt to free up collateral Brazil's JBS SA has prepaid $700 million of debt to Banco Santander Brasil SA , Banco Bradesco SA, Banco do Brasil SA and Bank of China, according to ...
20:00, 06/19/2019

42 Inmates Were Killed Across Three Brazil Prisons, Authorities Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, aut...
23:36, 05/27/2019

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil’s far-right leader Amnesty International has published an open letter criticizing the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homic...
15:36, 05/21/2019

Brazil's Moro says 'nothing to hide' about leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said Wednesday there is nothing improper about alleged conversations he had with prosecutors when he was a crus...
13:12, 06/19/2019

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides a...
19:12, 05/21/2019

FIFA confirms life ban for Brazil's Del Nero FIFA's appeal committee has rejected an appeal by former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero against his life ban fro...
13:00, 05/27/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being...
16:00, 05/22/2019

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a surp...
06:00, 06/19/2019

WWC roundup: Australia scores improbable win over Brazil Australia rallied from a two-goal, first-half deficit to earn a 3-2 victory over Brazil on Thursday in Group C play at the Women's World Cup from Mont...
18:24, 06/13/2019

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market: CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, add...
18:36, 06/04/2019

Manufacturers run out of cotton harvesters for Brazil for 2019 It is only May, but if a Brazilian cotton grower orders a new harvester now to cope with an expected larger crop this year, he will not get it in 2019...
09:36, 05/03/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environmen...
23:36, 05/08/2019

Brazil's economy contraction more likely after industry collapse Output tumbled 1.3 percent in March, its worst reading in six months. In the 12 months through March, Brazil’s industrial production contracted for th...
09:36, 05/03/2019

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching ...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retail...
06:24, 05/01/2019

Brazil’s far-right leader cancels N.Y. trip following backlash Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss ...
22:24, 05/04/2019

Why the Future of Brazil’s Economy Rides on Pensions Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, is at a crossroads. Fixing its public finances could open the door to a virtuous cycle of expansion; failing ...
19:00, 04/30/2019

Brazil's Vale to pay damages over deadly mining dam collapse Over 240 people were killed in January when a dam collapsed at a mine, releasing a wave of toxic sludge on a rural community. Brazilian mining giant V...
05:12, 07/10/2019

Brazil backs Venezuela uprising, but says it won't intervene militarily Brazil's right-wing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's push to oust President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday, a...
19:12, 04/30/2019

| Brazil police shoot dead eight in Rio favela: official Brazilian police have shot dead eight people in one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest slums on, an official says, just days after figures showed a record nu...
15:36, 05/06/2019

Cristiane's hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica's first-ever Women's World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday   &...
11:36, 06/09/2019

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the ...
10:00, 06/15/2019

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is ...
01:36, 06/02/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar Brazilian authorities say there has been a “massacre” in the country’s northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian media say 11...
18:12, 05/19/2019

Brazil officials report 'massacre'; media say 11 dead at bar Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media s...
16:36, 05/19/2019

Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modified...
11:12, 05/15/2019

C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So are fancy parties to watch them. In a nation with one of the world’s highest rates of Caesarean births, the elite are hiring wedding-style planners, makeup artists and caterers to tur...
01:36, 06/12/2019

The Latest: 42 reported killed at 3 prisons in north Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on deadly violence at prisons in northern Brazil (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Brazilian authorities say 42 inmates ha...
16:12, 05/27/2019

Brazil's CPFL increases share offer by 15% -filing Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA on Thursday said it increased the size of its follow-on share offering by 15% using an over-allotment provi...
16:24, 06/27/2019

Coutinho leads Brazil to opening win in Copa America SAO PAULO (AP) — Philippe Coutinho helped Brazil overcome the absence of Neymar by scoring twice in Brazil’s 3-0 win over Bolivia in the opening...
02:24, 06/15/2019

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from c...
08:24, 06/10/2019

Nearly 1,000 Murder Suspects Held In Brazil Police Operation Brazilian police carried out a giant anti-murder operation in nearly every state of the country Tuesday, arresting 968 suspects in one day, according ...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering cl...
18:48, 06/21/2019

Officer stopped with 39kg of cocaine on Brazil G20 trip A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilogram...
15:12, 06/26/2019

Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon f...
18:12, 05/29/2019

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Bigtboys transgender men’s soccer team is counting on Brazil’s love of soccer to help fight prejudice amid a gro...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry ...
18:48, 06/15/2019

Final will be different to 5-0 drubbing against Brazil in group, promise Peru "Peru will produce a far better performance in the Copa America final against Brazil than their 5-0 defeat by the hosts earlier in the tournament, mid...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Brazil’s Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages Brazil’s justice minister is questioning the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that appear to show him when he was ...
18:24, 06/15/2019

Brazil's Willian ruled out of Copa America final "Brazil winger Willian has been ruled out of Sunday\u0027s Copa America final against Peru due to a muscle injury, his side said in a statement on Thu...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Brazil mourns death of musician João Gilberto Bossa nova legend, 88, earns warm tributes – but not from president Jair BolsonaroBrazil is mourning the death of João Gilberto, one of the country’s ...
16:24, 07/07/2019

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, fol...
11:12, 06/28/2019

Brazil's top court rejects Lula release request Brazil's Supreme Court has turned down a request to free jailed ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva following allegations the judge who convicted h...
10:48, 06/26/2019

Brazil Bar Shooting Leaves 11 Dead and 1 Wounded, Reports Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — A gang of gunmen reportedly attacked a bar in the capital of Brazil’s northern Pará state Sunday afternoon, and ...
03:36, 05/20/2019

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the coun...
01:00, 06/14/2019

Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible merger...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with Brazil Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-0...
15:48, 06/28/2019

Brazil's Usiminas renegotiates bank debts -filing Brazilian steelmaker Usiminas has signed a debt restructuring agreement with several banks including Brazil's Itau Unibanco SA, Banco Bradesco SA and ...
07:00, 07/01/2019

In Brazil, a New Rendering of a Literary Giant Makes Waves Machado de Assis Real, developed by a Brazilian university and an ad agency, shows the 19th-century writer in color, challenging some long-held ideas ...
11:24, 06/14/2019

Brazil's Petrobras says it has begun sale process for 4 refineries Brazil state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Friday it had begun the process for selling four of its refineries, as part of a br...
05:36, 06/28/2019

Brazil and Argentina eclipsed at start of Copa America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Uruguay, Chile and Colombia impressed at the start of the Copa America, eclipsing hosts Brazil and embattled Argentina early in ...
13:12, 06/18/2019

Brazil real slides below 4.04 per dollar, lowest in over 7 months Brazil's real weakened sharply on Thursday, falling below 4.04 per dollar for the first time in more than seven months as worries intensified over the...
14:00, 05/16/2019

BHP faces $5 billion claim over 2015 Brazil dam failure Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, $5.0 billion damages claim in England for being "woefully negligent" in the run-up to a 2015 d...
12:12, 05/07/2019

Host Brazil still looking for right balance in Copa América After escaping an embarrassing elimination, Brazil is trying to find the right balance for the rest of the Copa América at home   &#...
11:00, 06/28/2019

Brazil: 42 inmates found dead in Amazonas prisons Dozens of inmates have been found dead in separate prisons in northern Brazil's Amazonas state. Authorities said the victims appeared to have been str...
20:36, 05/27/2019

At least 42 prisoners found strangled in Brazil jail clashes Inmates die in gang violence at three jails in Amazon city of Manaus; 15 other prisoners were killed on Sunday Forty-two inmates were killed at three ...
02:00, 05/28/2019

Brazil's mangroves on the front line of climate change Fishermen like Jose da Cruz have made their living for decades hunting for crabs among Brazil's vast coastal mangrove forests, dense thickets of twist...
05:00, 05/28/2019

Moura, Fabinho not in Brazil squad for Copa America "Brazilian coach Tite included Manchester City\u0027s Fernandinho for his Copa America squad on Friday, but there was no place for Spurs forward Lucas...
12:24, 05/17/2019

Vale warns Brazil prosecutors another dam at risk of collapse Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA told prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais that a dam is at risk of rupturing at its Gongo Soco mine, about 40 mil...
17:36, 05/16/2019

Brazil prosecutor's office seeks suspension of gun decree Brazil's federal prosecutor's office said Wednesday that it has filed a lawsuit seeking the immediate suspension of a decree by President Jair Bolsona...
18:24, 05/16/2019

Brazil plans to slash funding of universities by 30 percent Education officials in Brazil’s far-right government say they are slashing university funding 30%, a move at least partly motivated by complaints abou...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Brazil’s Filipe Luis misses practice because of injury BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Brazil is preparing for the Copa América semifinal against Argentina without left back Filipe Luis, midfielder Fernandin...
15:48, 06/29/2019

Huawei says Brazil on target with 5G tests, but falling behind neighbors China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to lead 5G development in Brazil, but sees some challenges for the country to catch up with other Latin Ame...
20:24, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle...
18:12, 05/27/2019

One Way Out: Pastors In Brazil Convert Gang Members On YouTube As gang wars drive Brazil's homicide rate to historic highs, evangelical pastors - long revered in the nation's slums and prisons - have come up with ...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the co...
15:36, 05/31/2019

Venezuela unrest leads to more migrants at the Brazil border The Brazilian military says the number of Venezuelans crossing into Brazil has risen this week amid an escalation in their homeland's political unrest...
20:36, 05/02/2019

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two d...
21:36, 05/29/2019

Brazil officials say ‘several’ prisoners found dead at jails RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say several inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the northern state of Amazonas. Mon...
16:12, 05/27/2019

Brazil Ex-Billionaire Fined $134 Million For Insider Trading Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, has been fined around $134 million for insider trading, the securities commission said Monday, as the ex...
16:48, 05/27/2019

Clashes In Four Brazil Prisons Leave 42 Dead: Official At least 42 inmates were killed in clashes in four prisons in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, a day after violence in one of the jails le...
16:48, 05/27/2019

Watch: Cristiane gets Brazil's first hat trick since 1999 at World Cup Brazilian soccer star Cristiane helped her squad to a 3-0 win against Jamaica with a hat trick in the group stage match at the FIFA Women's World Cup....
13:24, 06/10/2019

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was name...
07:48, 05/16/2019

Brazil reach Copa semis with shootout win over Paraguay "Brazil reached the last four of the Copa America on Thursday with a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Paraguay after their compelling quarter-final in Po...
03:48, 06/28/2019

Brazil set out to win the Copa América final and the love of a nation Brazil have reached the Copa América final without conceding a goal, but the public remain unconvinced about the teamBy Yellow & Green Football for th...
18:48, 07/06/2019

Brazil authorities transfer inmates after rioting kills 55 Brazilian security officials said Tuesday nine inmates blamed for killing sprees in several prisons will be transferred to stricter federal facilities...
15:24, 05/28/2019

Major donor Norway frets over Brazil deforestation Norway has expressed alarm over accelerating destruction of the Amazon and concern for the future of a Brazilian rainforest protection fund it has giv...
05:12, 07/05/2019

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film prize...
10:48, 05/16/2019

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmenta...
09:48, 05/30/2019