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BRICS to discuss creating new rating agency in March - Brazilian ambassador
The contact group of BRICS experts will meet in March to discuss the idea of establishing an independent rating agency, said Brazilian Ambassador to Russia Jose Vallim Antonio Guerreiro. The agency would become an alternative to the western ‘big three’.

28.01.2015 11:29

Monsanto agrochemicals cause genetic damage in soybean workers – study
Soybean workers exposed to the agrochemicals like glyphosate, the main component in Monsanto’s ‘Roundup’ herbicide and other biocides, suffer from elevated DNA and cell damage, according to a new study.

22.01.2015 15:07

Tear gas, sound bombs: Clashes in Sao Paulo as 1,000s protest bus fare hike
Police used tear gas and sound bombs to disperse thousands of people protesting against hikes in bus fare price in Brazil’s biggest city, Sao Paulo.

17.01.2015 06:03

‘Global War I: Geopolitical battle where oil is key’
The oil price crash is the first battle of Global War I between the geopolitical interests of the West versus Russia and its allies, says international consultant Adrian Salbuchi. In the future we might see the same happening over water or food, he adds.

15.01.2015 04:50

Structure taller than Eiffel Tower built in middle of Amazon (PHOTOS)
The construction of a giant observation tower in the middle of the Amazon rainforest – a project of German and Brazilian scientists – is nearing completion. Photos from the top of the structure, which is higher than the Eiffel Tower, reveal the process.

14.01.2015 13:46

Over 30 arrests as Sao Paulo erupts in protest over bus fare price (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
A massive rally against a bus fare hike has turned violent in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Shops were pillaged and objects thrown, with riot police resorting to tear gas and rubber bullets. This is the first such incident since the World Cup protests this summer.

10.01.2015 08:52

2014 as we saw it: Top 25 photos of the year
From protests to outbreaks, political tensions and going where no probe has gone before: 2014 has witnessed some stunning moments, which have been pictured by photographers around the globe.

28.12.2014 07:36

Over 220 injured in Rio de Janeiro train collision
Two trains have collided outside Rio de Janeiro, with 229 people injured in the incident, local media cited authorities. One of the trains, which had stopped at a station, was crashed into from behind by another.

06.01.2015 06:19

Protesting across the globe: What took people to the streets in 2014
Calls for independence, pleas to stop war, objection to mass surveillance, outrage over police brutality, and much more drove people to the streets in 2014. RT takes a look at what prompted millions around the globe to rise up.

27.12.2014 19:43

Huge swastika found in Brazilian swimming pool
Police in Brazil have stumbled upon a giant swastika depicted on the floor of a private swimming pool while flying over it in a helicopter during an anti-drugs raid in the southern state of Santa Catarina.

06.12.2014 14:28

‘EU may become an increasingly declining part of the world’
The eurozone has huge problems and is holding back the global economy from growing, however the world in general is doing ok, Jim O'Neill, former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, told RT.

13.11.2014 12:05

Fans forever: Brazilian FC Corinthians builds cemetery for its supporters
Fans of Brazilian football club Corinthians will soon have an opportunity to remain close to their favorite club literally forever and always. Corinthians is building an entire cemetery with 70,000 burial places for its supporters.

31.10.2014 14:29