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Many are somewhat optimistic, even as every misstep on the path to the Olympics is a reminder of how Brazil's seemingly endless upward trajectory of years past is now a memory.
Brazil issued 12 arrest warrants Thursday for people they believe have had contact with Islamic State. It's getting advice on how to prevent attacks from countries with more experience in dealing with terrorism.
The ruling Workers' Party said educational access would be the 'priority of priorities.' But deep recession has put significant gains in peril, and students are mobilizing to push back.
Though the Russian public have no more love for athletic doping than the rest of the world, many in Russia see the decision to ban it from the Olympics as a political, rather than athletic decision.
Brazil's Senate votes today on her impeachment. The highly politicized process has placed gender and the role of women in the national spotlight.
Brazil's lower house of Congress voted overwhelmingly for President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment Sunday. Some see it as a necessary first step to confront widespread corruption.
As possible impeachment looms for Brazil's President Rousseff, some observers say the current travails could be a pivotal moment.
Ongoing turmoil – including revelations linked to the Panama Papers – threatens to unseat Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff.
It was the previous president's administration that played a key role in building up the country's ability to fight corruption. Now those bodies, like the Public Ministry, are questioning him.
Previous programs had considerable success in eradicating the mosquito that carries the virus. Experts say coordination and more research are crucial.
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