28 Sep 2018
Narendra Modi supports UN Chief's campaign to combat sexual abuse
PM Narendra Modi is among the world's 48 other leaders who've endorsed a collective statement by UN chief Antonio Guterres reaffirming their continued support to combat sexual exploitation across the UN system.
03 Sep 2018
Brazil: Years of knowledge destroyed as 200-year-old museum catches fire
In a rather unfortunate incident, a massive fire gutted Brazil's 200-year-old national museum late on Sunday, and it is feared years of knowledge and artefacts have been destroyed.
13 Jul 2017
Ex-Brazilian president Lula convicted, gets nearly 10-yr sentence over corruption
Ex-Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been convicted and given a nine and a half years prison sentence on corruption charges.
27 Jun 2017
First formal corruption charges against Brazilian President Michel Temer
The Brazilian chief prosecutor has charged President Michel Temer with accepting bribes.
10 Jun 2017
Brazilian court dismisses case that could oust President Temer
A case threatening to oust Brazilian President Michel Temer has been dismissed by the country's top electoral court.
20 May 2017
Brazil corruption scandal- President Michel allegedly took bribes worth millions
Brazil's Supreme Court has released plea-bargaining testimony accusing President Michel Temer of receiving millions of dollars in bribes since 2010.
29 Apr 2017
Brazil burns as the first general strike ended
Violence has broken out in Brazil as the country saw its first general strike in almost 20 years.
25 Apr 2017
'Robbery of the century': Violent gang steals millions in Paraguay
Over 50 criminals were involved in an elaborate multi-million dollar heist in Paraguay which authorities have described as the "robbery of the century."
18 Jan 2017
Brazil to build 30 prisons in 2017
In order to ease chronic overcrowding in its penitentiary system, President Michel Temer of Brazil said that his country would build 30 prisons over the next one year.
16 Jan 2017
10 killed in Natal prison riot in Brazil
Prisoners took control of Alacauz jail, the largest prison in Natal city in Brazil after a riot.
09 Jan 2017
100 inmates killed in one week in Brazil's prisons
According to public safety officials, on Sunday, at least 4 inmates were killed in a facility in Manaus, the capital of Amazonas, Brazil.
07 Jan 2017
Another 33 killed in Brazil prison wars
After the ghastly massacre where 56 were killed, another prison in Brazil witnessed the killing of 33 inmates in a new prison uprising.
03 Jan 2017
Brazilian prison riots: 60 dead at Manaus prison
A prison riot in the Amazon region of Brazil claimed dozens of lives as fighting broke out between rival gangs.
06 Sep 2016
Protests erupt in Brazil against new government
Thousands of citizens gathered on the streets of Brazil carrying placards reading "Out with Temer!" and "Direct elections now!", in protest of former President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment.
02 Sep 2016
Diplomatic crisis unfolds after Rousseff's impeachment
The impeachment of Brazil's former President Dilma Rousseff sent shockwaves across South America.
01 Sep 2016
Brazil Senate impeachment vote ousts President Rousseff from office
The Brazilian Senate voted to impeach the embattled, first woman President Dilma Rousseff from office over alleged manipulation of the budget.