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RoboCup 2014 competition attracts experts and inspires learning

RoboCup 2014 has a bit in common with FIFA's World Cup. Robots are now playing soccer (football) in Brazil instead of humans but international glory is still on the line.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel

Rio judge orders 23 anti-World Cup protesters jailed

Rio De Janeiro - A judge in Rio de Janeiro ordered 23 people jailed for "violence" during ant-World Cup protests, including those arrested before the Argentina-Germany final.
In the Media by AFP

FIFA World Cup actually boosted productivity at work

The whole world’s attention was on the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The television ratings scored huge points during the games as a significant portion of world population turned their television on for the games.
In the Media by Milton Este

British World Cup ticket exec turns himself in: Brazil

Rio De Janeiro - A British World Cup ticketing executive accused of involvement with a scalping network blamed for fraud worth tens of millions of dollars turned himself in on Monday after a manhunt, authorities said.
In the Media by AFP

Isolated Russia has friends at multipolar-pushing BRICS

Fortaleza - The summit of the BRICS group of emerging economies this week defies the Western push to isolate Russia, the latest sign of the increasingly multipolar world order the bloc demands.
In the Media by Philippe Zygel (AFP)

Police disperse World Cup protest with tear gas

Rio De Janeiro - Police launched tear gas and stun grenades Sunday to disperse some 300 anti-World Cup protesters who tried to march toward Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium shortly before the Argentina-Germany final.
In the Media by AFP

Police disperse World Cup protest with tear gas

Rio De Janeiro - Police launched tear gas and stun grenades Sunday to disperse some 300 anti-World Cup protestors who tried to march toward Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium shortly before the Argentina-Germany final.
In the Media by AFP

China's leader Xi departs for South America visit

Beijing - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday departed for a visit to four South American countries, including Brazil, to build ties in a resource-rich region traditionally considered the backyard of the United States.
In the Media by AFP

World Cup to put Ukraine, Russia leaders in same arena

- The leaders of Ukraine and Russia will attend the World Cup final on Sunday amid conflict between Kiev troops and pro-Moscow separatists as Brazil kicks off a flurry of diplomacy.
In the Media by Yana Marull (AFP)

Ukraine leader to attend World Cup final, as will Putin

Bras - Ukraine's leader has accepted an invitation to attend Sunday's World Cup final, with Russian President Vladimir Putin also among the spectators, amid a crisis between their countries, Brazilian officials said.
In the Media by AFP

Missing World Cup ticket executive not 'fugitive' - Firm

Rio De Janeiro - A World Cup ticketing excutive who fled a Rio de Janeiro hotel just before police arrived to detain him is not "a fugitive," his company said Friday.
In the Media by AFP

Police manhunt after FIFA partner exec flees arrest

Rio De Janeiro - An executive from the World Cup's hospitality services firm escaped out the back door of his plush Rio de Janeiro hotel Thursday to avoid arrest on charges of illegally selling tickets, authorities said.
In the Media by Laurent Thomet (AFP)

Op-Ed: Brazil v. Germany — Why the Seleção lost

Toronto - The calamitous end to Brazil's uninspiring World Cup campaign was a disaster waiting to happen as the Seleção struggled against all the teams they faced, save for Cameroon, a crisis-riven team more concerned with unpaid bonuses than playing football.
In the Media by Farid Omar - 2 comments

Economic worries trounce Cup shame in Brazil election

Bras - With elections looming, President Dilma Rousseff now faces Brazilians angry at their World Cup humiliation, but her bigger worry will be convincing voters she can jumpstart the economy.
In the Media by Moises Avila (AFP)

Joachim Low outwits Scolari as Germany batters Brazil

Germany’s victory over Brazil will be remembered for years to come in what proved to be a straightforward tactical battle.
In the Media by Tyrrell Meertins - 6 comments

World Cup 2014 Preview: Brazil vs Germany

The last time Brazil and Germany met in the World Cup, Luiz Felipe Scolari guided the hosts to their fifth triumph in Japan.
In the Media by Tyrrell Meertins

Brazil launches election campaign amid Cup fever

Bras - Playing second fiddle to the injury woes of soccer star Neymar and the host country's bid for World Cup glory, Brazil on Sunday kicked off its campaign for October 5 general elections.
In the Media by Rosa Sulleiro (AFP)

Putin to visit Cuba and other LatAm nations

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin will next week begin a major Latin America tour that will take him to Cuba, Argentina and Brazil as he seeks to counter Russia's growing international isolation over the Ukraine crisis.
In the Media by AFP

Overpass collapse kills two in Brazil World Cup city

Belo Horizonte - An unfinished highway overpass being built for the World Cup in Brazil collapsed in the city due to hold a semifinal match, killing at least two people and injuring 19.
In the Media by AFP

Overpass collapse kills two in Brazil World Cup city

Belo Horizonte - An unfinished overpass being built for the World Cup crashed down on several vehicles in Brazil's southeastern city of Belo Horizonte on Thursday, killing at least two people and injuring 22.
In the Media by AFP

Overpass collapses in World Cup host city Belo Horizonte

In a breaking news report issued by Reuters, it is being reported that an overpass located in the World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte has collapsed. It is further understood that so far, two deaths have occurred.
In the Media by Karen Graham

Op-Ed: Paying the price for World Cup stadiums

Even though FIFA does not require that host countries build new soccer stadiums, it does describe how they should be constructed, along with important criteria such as placement of drainpipes in the playing fields and telephone locations.
In the Media by Karen Graham

Brazil flood evacuees increase tenfold to 50,000

Bras - Severe flooding caused by a week of torrential rain in southern Brazil has forced more than 50,000 people from their homes, officials said Sunday, increasing an earlier estimate almost tenfold.
In the Media by AFP

Police fire tear gas at protest outside World Cup match

Rio De Janeiro - Police in Brazil fired tear gas Saturday to break up hundreds of protesters outside Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium, where Colombia and Uruguay were playing a World Cup knock-out-stage match.
In the Media by AFP

Brazil floods force 6,000 to evacuate

Bras - Nearly a week of torrential rain has triggered widespread floods in southern Brazil that have forced 6,000 people from their homes, officials said Saturday.
In the Media by AFP

Police sniper scare at Brazil World Cup opener

Rio De Janeiro - A sniper requested permission to shoot an armed man whose presence near world leaders attending the World Cup's June 12 opening game sparked a security scare, Brazilian officials said Friday.
In the Media by AFP - 1 comment

Brazil — Chile preview: Can Chile avenge past World Cup defeats?

Chile will encounter a familiar foe on their road to their first World Cup triumph as they have a date with hosts Brazil.
In the Media by Tyrrell Meertins

Anti-World Cup protests as Brazil play Cameroon

Bras - Activists burned a mock World Cup trophy Monday in protests called to demand more investment in health and education as Brazil played a clutch match against Cameroon.
In the Media by AFP

Graz restaurateur builds realistic 'favela' to watch World Cup

Graz - When thinking of Brazil, people imagine parties, beaches, lovely weather, but for tens of millions of ordinary Brazilian people, the situation is way different. To raise awareness, a Graz man has built a "favela" for his clients to watch the World Cup.
In the Media by Anne Sewell

Despite discontent Brazil's President launches re-election bid

- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff formally launched her re-election bid, leading in opinion polls despite lingering discontent over World Cup costs.
In the Media by Yana Marull (AFP)
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Brazilian countryside, Sao Paulo state.
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Terrorists are free to cross borders in this no man's land
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Avenida Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.
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An intricate wooden dam is at the heart of the Enawene Nawe's Yãkwa ritual. © Survival
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Agent Orange, believed to be used to clear the Amazon rain forest, seized by IBAMA last week.
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TAM airline planes at the airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Picturesque houses at Rua dos Tabajaras, Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil.
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Night time coming in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest at Urubu River, Amazonas, Brazil.
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Brazilian countryside, Sao Paulo state.
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Folk sculptures in front of Centro de Arte e Cultura, Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil.
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Telegráfica Dam, just one of the dams under construction on the Juruena river. ©Survival
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