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Brazilian opposition demands Temer impeachment

Bras - A Brazilian opposition party on Monday filed a petition for the impeachment of President Michel Temer, underlining the growing difficulties facing the center-right leader as he tries to introduce austerity reforms.

South Korea opposition votes to seek Park's impeachment

Seoul - South Korea's main opposition party voted Monday to seek the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye after prosecutors named her a criminal suspect in a snowballing corruption case.

Brazil ousts lawmaker who pushed for Rousseff impeachment

Bras - Brazil's lower house of Congress voted Monday to oust its former speaker Eduardo Cunha, who spearheaded the drive to impeach president Dilma Rousseff only to suffer his own graft-stained downfall.

Leader of Rousseff impeachment drive could lose own Brazil seat

Bras - Brazil's lower house debated Monday whether to unseat former speaker Eduardo Cunha, who spearheaded the drive to impeach president Dilma Rousseff and now faces his own graft-stained demise.

Brazil's Rousseff leaves presidential palace for good

Bras - Brazil's impeached president Dilma Rousseff left the official presidential residence for the last time Tuesday, flying to her coastal hometown as President Michel Temer jetted home from the G20 summit in China.

Mass protests in Brazil against Temer 'coup'

S - Tens of thousands took to Brazilian streets to support sacked leader Dilma Rousseff and protest the new government of Michel Temer, who has taken power and downplayed the protests.

Brazil's sacked leader Rousseff to head home, fight on

Bras - Brazil's sacked ex-president Dilma Rousseff said Friday she will abandon the presidential residence next week and continue the fight against her successor Michel Temer from her adopted hometown, Porto Alegre.

Brazil's Rousseff loses palace, but life goes on

Bras - Dilma Rousseff will soon abandon Brazil's beautiful presidential palace along with its luxury sports facilities and helicopter pad -- but perhaps post-impeachment life won't be so bad after all.

Latin America's 'pink tide' ebbs to new low in Brazil

Rio De Janeiro - Dilma Rousseff's impeachment doesn't just mark the end of 13 years of Workers' Party rule in Brazil, but a new low for the so-called "pink tide" of leftist leaders in Latin America.

New leader vows to heal Brazil after impeachment drama

Bras - Brazil's new leader Michel Temer began his presidency in earnest Thursday vowing to heal the crisis-stricken Latin American giant after senators fired his defiant rival Dilma Rousseff in an emotional impeachment trial.

Venezuela, Brazil withdraw envoys after Rousseff removal

Caracas - Venezuela and Brazil on Wednesday withdrew their respective ambassadors after Caracas froze ties with its southern neighbor in response to president Dilma Rousseff's removal from office.

New president vows to heal Brazil as Rousseff sacked

Bras - Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country's presidency in an emotional impeachment vote and replaced by conservative rival Michel Temer, who promised to heal Latin America's biggest economy.

Michel Temer sworn in as Brazil's new president

Bras - Brazil's Michel Temer was sworn in as the country's new president on Wednesday after leftist Dilma Rousseff was removed in a Senate impeachment trial.

Venezuela freezes Brazil ties after Rousseff removal

Caracas - Venezuela on Wednesday withdrew its ambassador from Brazil and froze ties with its southern neighbor in response to president Dilma Rousseff's removal from office.

What next for post-impeachment Brazil?

Bras - Senators have fired Dilma Rousseff as president of Brazil in an acrimonious impeachment trial.Here are five ways the drama affects key players and ordinary people in Latin America's biggest country:- What's Dilma's future? -Murky.

Brazil's Rousseff stripped of presidency, Temer sworn in

Bras - Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country's presidency in an impeachment vote Wednesday and replaced by her bitter rival Michel Temer, shifting Latin America's biggest economy sharply to the right.

Brazil Senate braces for Rousseff impeachment vote

Bras - Brazil's Senate was set to vote Wednesday on stripping Dilma Rousseff of the presidency in a traumatic impeachment trial set to end 13 years of leftist rule over Latin America's biggest country.

Brazil's evangelicals pray for sinful politicians

Bras - If pastor Francisco Carlos Soares de Menezes's prayers are answered, Dilma Rousseff won't be the last Brazilian leader sent to the political hellfires.

Brazil's Rousseff urges vote against 'coup' in trial

Bras - Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff told senators in emotional testimony at her trial that voting for her impeachment would amount to a "coup d'etat.

Rousseff urges Senate to vote against 'coup'

Bras - Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff told senators in emotional testimony at her trial Monday that voting for her impeachment would amount to a "coup d'etat.

Scant rallies for Brazil's Rousseff before big day

Bras - Supporters of Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff rallied Sunday as she prepared for her dramatic last stand at an impeachment trial expected to see her fired within days.

Brazil's presumptive president beset by risks

Bras - Michel Temer expects to become Brazil's full president if his rival Dilma Rousseff gets impeached this week. If he trips up, the country will fall deeper into crisis, analysts warn.

Brazil's Congress — a den of corruption

Bras - Brazil's Senate is big on decorum, not even letting men in without a coat and tie. But when it comes to corruption allegations, the politicians judging suspended president Dilma Rousseff seem less worried.

Brazil's Rousseff broke no laws, impeachment trial hears

Bras - Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff's former economy minister testified Saturday that Rousseff did not break any laws justifying impeachment, as her trial closed in on next week's climax.

Brazil's Rousseff broke no laws, impeachment trial hears

Bras - Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff's former economy minister testified Saturday that Rousseff did not break any laws justifying impeachment, as her trial closed in on next week's climax.

Brazil's Rousseff broke no laws, impeachment trial hears

Bras - Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff's former economy minister testified Saturday that Rousseff did not break any laws justifying impeachment, as her trial closed in on next week's climax.

Tense Brazil impeachment trial hears charges

Bras - Accusations and occasional angry yells flew in an impeachment trial against Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff, expected to end 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest economy.

Brazil's Rousseff enters final act of impeachment

Bras - Brazil's first woman president, Dilma Rousseff, faced the final act of an impeachment battle Thursday likely to see the suspended leader of Latin America's biggest economy sacked within days.

Brazil court rejects Rousseff request to annul impeachment session

Bras - Brazil's Supreme Court chief justice has rejected a request from suspended president Dilma Rousseff to annul the session at which senators voted to open an impeachment trial against her.

What went wrong in Brazil?

Bras - At the height of the emerging markets boom, Brazil looked tantalizingly close to finally living down an old joke: that it is the country of the future... and always will be.
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