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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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Bands play on as Fleet Review starts in damp fashion

The unpredictable Pattaya weather ensured that the much publicized International Fleet Review began with a different kind of flotilla on Sunday. What started out as...

Thai Navy holds rehearsal for this Monday’s international parade

Bangkok - The Royal Thai Navy has preparing for the international military parade on Monday. Adm Naris Pratoomsuwan, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Navy, traveled...

New U.S. consul-general visits Pattaya

PATTAYA - The newly appointed American consul-general paid his first visit to Pattaya to talk tourism and security with city officials. Mayor Anan Charoenchasri welcomed Timothy...

Central and southern regions can expect thundershowers

Bangkok - Thundershowers can be expected in all parts of Thailand until Tuesday except for the north and the northeast according to the Meteorological...

Vice NLA President backs NCPO’s plan to ease ban on political movements

Bangkok - A vice president of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has voiced his support for the National Council for Peace and Order's (NCPO)...

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