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Eleven killed in shooting in bar in Brazil: officials

Gunmen killed at least 11 people in a bar in northern Brazil on Sunday, officials said.

Japanese take to Vietnamese coffee

Japan has increased its imports of Vietnamese coffee thanks to low prices and the geographic proximity between the two countries.

Hope fades for 300 missing in Brazil dam disaster

Hopes were fading Saturday that rescuers would find more survivors from at least 300 missing after a dam collapse at a mine in southeast Brazil, with nine bodies so far recovered.
January 27, 2019 | 07:56 am GMT+7

South Africa in $50-million cocaine bust

South African police said Tuesday they had seized a 700-kilogram (1,500-pound) consignment of cocaine, that was headed for Asia.
January 09, 2019 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Venezuelan immigrants survive on the streets in Brazil

Many Venezuelans thought they were leaving a collapsing economy for a land of milk and honey just next door.
August 31, 2018 | 08:10 am GMT+7

The weird to the wonderful: football pitches of the world

Playing football, nothing could be simpler, right? All you need is a ball, a few players and, a pitch.
June 08, 2018 | 10:47 am GMT+7

World Cup fever causes sleepless nights for Bangladesh flagmakers

Garment workers in Bangladesh still often face long hours, dangerous working environments and low pay.
May 23, 2018 | 03:27 pm GMT+7

At least 21 killed in Brazil prison breakout bid: officials

Prison guards fought back in 'an intense exchange of gunfire.'
April 11, 2018 | 09:48 am GMT+7

Facebook fined $33 million for failing to aid Brazil graft probe

Authorities claim Facebook did not comply in providing personal WhatsApp messages.
April 06, 2018 | 08:18 am GMT+7

Brazil exports murder-tainted illegal logging: Greenpeace

Companies in France, the Netherlands and the United States were the biggest importers in the last year.
November 22, 2017 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

For former crack addict, Brazil's trash offers hope

Fabiana Silva, who lived in one of Sao Paolo's cracklands for 16 years, now works as a garbage collector to support herself and her three children.
August 06, 2017 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's coffee export plunge could raise global supply concerns

Lower outflow from Vietnam, coupled with falling exports from Brazil, could reduce the downward pressure on prices created by ample stocks in importing nations.
July 13, 2017 | 04:17 pm GMT+7

L'Oreal finalizes sale of The Body Shop

L'Oreal sold The Body Shop for one billion euros ($1.1 billion).
June 27, 2017 | 04:34 pm GMT+7

US halts Brazil beef imports, citing food safety concerns

1.9 million pounds (861,825 kilograms) of Brazilian beef products were refused entry to the U.S.
June 23, 2017 | 09:09 am GMT+7

Brazil plea-bargain testimony says president took $4.6 mln in bribes

'This is easily the worst moment in Brazil since we returned to democracy.'
May 20, 2017 | 10:12 am GMT+7
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