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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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Huay Yai farming park accused of commercializing public land

PATTAYA - Banglamung authorities are investigating a newly opened tourist attraction in Huay Yai they claim is built illegally on public-grant land. Huay Yai Mayor...

Culture Minister chairs event to commemorate Rattanakosin Kingdom

Bangkok - The Minister of Culture chaired a merit making event Saturday to mark the 236th anniversary of the Rattanakosin Kingdom, at Lan Khon...

UNESCO confers Global Geopark status on Satun

Satun - The UNESCO Global Geoparks Council announced on April 17 its decision to classify Satun Geopark, which takes up a large area of...

Campaign launched for elimination of sexual harassment on public transport

Bangkok - The Safe Cities for Women network has asked the managing director of The Transport Co., Ltd. to join the “Albino Team” to...

20-year plan promoting mental well-being among Thais to be developed

Bangkok - The National Mental Health Board is set to push for the first 20-year national plan to promote mental well-being in Thailand. Deputy Prime...

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