We are now further away from world peace than at any time in the past 10 years - and it’s creating a global ‘peace inequality’ gap
Fraud charges are last thing organisers need in final weeks before the Games begin
Global sugar market faces deficit
'I fell asleep and woke up in a different place with a man underneath me, another one on top and two others holding my hands'
Fabiano Silveira, who was in charege of the Transparency Ministry, resigns over leaked recordings of coversations relating to a corruption probe
Louis Vuitton have opted to stage their latest Cruise fashion show in Rio de Janeiro - a decision announced last October, before presidential impeachment, the Zika virus and a collapsing currency plunged Brazil into turmoil. It forms a fascinating backdrop to the manoeuvres of a multi-billion pound corporation, says Alexander Fury
'It is absurd that in the 21st Century we should have to live with barbaric crimes such as this'
'I want people to know that it is not the woman’s fault. You can’t blame a robbery victim, for being robbed'
The deposed Brazilian president was overwhelmed by a position she was never qualified to hold
Temer has other things to worry about, from the crashing economy to the Petrobras probe
Expert warns an outbreak of the Asian Zika virus in Africa could be 'a bigger disaster than in South America'
Brazil is among the most diverse countries on earth. Not since the last dictatorship has a Brazilian government been so unrepresentative of its people
Brazil's Senate voted in favour of putting her on trial for breaking budget laws by 55 votes to 22
Vice President Michel Temer chooses ministers as he prepares to step in as the country's interim leader
Senate session begins after acting speaker of Congress' lower house, Waldir Maranhao, reverses decision that would have blocked a key vote in the impeachment process
It is currently unclear whether the vote will go ahead