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Body parts wash ashore next to Rio Olympic venue

Parts of a mutilated body wash up on the sands of Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, just meters (yards) from where beach volleyball athletes will compete in the upcoming Olympics.

January 21, 2020
January 21, 2020
USA

Trump heading to Switzerland as impeachment trial reconvenes

When President Donald Trump’s historic impeachment trial is called to order in the Senate this week, he won’t be watching from inside the chamber or on television from the White House. He’ll be thousands of miles away at the Davos economic forum in the Swiss Alps, trying to charm global CEOs over dinner.

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

Body parts wash ashore next to Rio Olympic venue

Parts of a mutilated body wash up on the sands of Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, just meters (yards) from where beach volleyball athletes will compete in the upcoming Olympics.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Brazil's Rousseff makes last-minute bid for support

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has held last-minute talks with lawmakers - a day before Congress votes on whether to impeach her.

March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016

20m pesos loaded into RCBC manager's car

Twenty million pesos believed to be part of the $81million funds stolen from Bangladesh Bank was allegedly loaded onto the vehicle of the branch manager of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation, a witness told a Senate hearing in the Philippines yesterday.

June 10, 2015
June 10, 2015
USA

Bomb threats close parts of White House, Congress hearing

Parts of the White House and a Senate office building evacuated after telephone bomb threats.