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Brazil recalls ambassador to Israel in row over president’s Gaza comments

Brazil has recalled its envoy to Israel, and Tel Aviv says Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is not welcome in the occupied territories, in a diplomatic rift after Lula compared Israel’s military campaign in Gaza to the Holocaust.

Mass anti-Bolsonaro rallies in Brazil, calling for impeachment

Tens of thousands of Brazilians flooded into the streets of the large cities in the country on Saturday to demand President Jair Bolsonaro’s impeachment. The Brazilian leader’s popularity has hit the lowest point of his time in office, according to a new poll.

Brazilians call for Bolsonaro’s impeachment

Several hundred Brazilians protested against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and demanded his impeachment in Sunday demonstrations called by conservative groups.

Brazil’s Popular Ex-President Freed from Jail in Blow to Bolsonaro

Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, a standard-bearer of the Latin American left and a political force in Brazil, was released from jail pending appeals Friday, cutting short a long corruption sentence that prevented him from contesting the last presidential election.

18 Killed, 6 Wounded in Brazilian Club Shooting

At least 18 people have been killed and six others injured in the shooting at the club in the Northeastern Brazilian city of Fortaleza, official sources said.

Brazilian Police Searching for 144 Prisoners after Jail Carnage

Brazilian authorities have launched a major operation to capture scores of inmates who escaped from a detention center in the country's north during a prison riot in which nearly 60 people were killed.

Brazilian Policeman Confesses to Killing Greek Ambassador

A Brazilian policeman has confessed to killing the Greek ambassador upon the request of the envoy’s Brazilian wife, who had a love affair with him.

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