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BRICS countries meet to map path to increase their roles

XIAMEN, China (AP) — Five major developing countries opened a summit Monday to map out their future course after host Chinese President Xi Jinping...

10 dead, dozens missing after boat sinks on Brazil river

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A boat carrying 70 people sank on a major river in northern Brazil leaving at least 10 dead and...

Brazil’s Temer won’t resign amid corruption allegations

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday rejected calls for his resignation, saying he will fight allegations that he endorsed...

Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) celebrates his overtime goal...

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — An investigation of Brazil's biggest constructor found new evidence of possible corruption in the building and financing of half...

Brazilian police: Greek ambassador killed by wife’s lover

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police in Brazil believe that Greece's ambassador to the country was killed by his wife's lover under her orders...

After 1,192 days, Brazil mega-event run ends at Paralympics

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — After 1,192 days, Brazil's run of hosting mega-sports events came to an end Sunday at the Paralympic Games. It began...

Paralympic Pele: Brazil hails blind soccer star

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Born with glaucoma, Jeferson da Conceição Gonçalves, known as "Jefinho," was completely blind by age 7, three years before...

Prosecutors: Brazil’s Silva ‘commander’ of graft scheme

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Brazilian investigators on Wednesday charged former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva with money laundering and corruption, calling him...

Brazil’s Rousseff vacates presidential palace after ouster

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Dilma Rousseff moved out of Brazil's presidential palace Tuesday, six days after senators voted to impeach and remove her...

Brazil’s President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate

Brasilia, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's Senate on Wednesday voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the culmination of a yearlong fight that paralyzed...

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Pattaya focuses on HIV prevention for Valentine’s event

Pattaya will celebrate Valentine’s Day with a parade and public-relations campaign focused on preventing HIV infections. Deputy Mayor Vichien Pongpanit chaired a Jan. 4 meeting...

Thailand, Myanmar build 17-kilometer fire barrier

Chiang Rai - Thai and Myanmar authorities on Saturday built a 17-kilometer long barrier in the northern province of Chiang Rai as a precautionary...

PM accepts invitation to attend forthcoming ASEAN-India Summit

Bangkok – Thailand’s Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha will take part in the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit in India on January 25-26. The summit celebrates...

1st mangrove forest in city opened in Rayong

Rayong - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has opened a mangrove forest in Rayong province--the first mangrove forest of the ministry’s “Forest...
Lt Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd.

Govt steps up piracy fight in Thailand

Bangkok - The government has vowed to continue its effort to solve the problem of intellectual properties infringement in Thailand. Government spokesman Lt Gen Sansern...

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