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Brazil: Gang leader likely ordered killing of journalist, Amazon expert

A boy plays with a flower in front of a banner with images of British journalist Dom Phillips (left) and Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira and the word "Justice" written in Portuguese, during a rally demanding authorities conduct a thorough investigation into the circumstances leading to their deaths, and do more to protect indigenous lands against […]

Burkina Faso ends military pact with France, says to defend itself

Demonstrators hold placards during a protest to support the Burkina Faso President Captain Ibrahim Traore and to demand the departure of France's ambassador and military forces, in Ouagadougou, on Jan 20, 2023. (OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT / AFP) OUAGADOUGOU – Burkina Faso has decided to end a military accord that allowed French troops to fight insurgents […]

Macron awaiting clarifications from Burkina Faso president on troops

French President French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech at the Camp des Milles memorial site in Aix-en-Provence, southern France, Dec 5, 2022. (CHRISTOPHE SIMON / POOL VIA AP) PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday he was awaiting clarifications from Burkina Faso's transitional President Ibrahim Traore about reported demands for the departure […]

Brazil and Argentina to discuss common currency

This handout picture released by the Argentinian Foreign Ministry shows Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (center), accompanied by his wife Rosangela "Janja" da Silva (left) and Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero (right), during his arrival to the Jorge Newbery Aeroparque Military Air Station in Buenos Aires, on Jan 22, 2023. (IRINA DAMBRAUSKAS / […]