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​#OpWorldCup: Anonymous wages cyber attacks against Brazil govt
The hacktivist group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for cyber attacks on websites of the Brazilian government and major sponsors of the World Cup. Dubbed #OpWorldCup, the operation is protesting corruption and “actions against the people.”

12.06.2014 00:18

2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil
Five-time champions Brazil are hosting the 20th football World Cup, with Germany battling it out with Argentina to see who will be crowned champion in Rio de Janeiro on July 13. RT is providing full coverage of the match on its website.

09.06.2014 19:45

Brazil countdown: Get me to the World Cup on time!
It’s high fever time in Sao Paulo. The Dutch are chilling in Ipanema, right in front of the beach. The Italians are in their own Riviera 100 kilometers from Rio.

09.06.2014 10:45

#NotGoingToBrazil hits Twitter as Rousseff slams ‘campaign against World Cup’
The recent protests against this month’s FIFA World Cup have spread to Twitter with the hashtag "I am not going to Brazil because…" Brazil’s president has slammed the protest as a campaign against FIFA and her party.

08.06.2014 04:40

FBI provided Anonymous with targets, new leaks show
Leaked documents pertaining to the case against an American computer hacker currently serving a 10-year prison sentence have exposed discrepancies concerning the government's prosecution and raise further questions about the role of a federal informant.

05.06.2014 14:18

Ready to radicalize: Thousands of Brazilians protest govt spending on World Cup (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Just a week before the World Cup, around 12,000 protesters marched on Sao Paulo’s football stadium demanding low-income housing. At the same time the city’s Metro workers declared an indefinite strike, bringing Brazil’s largest city to a grinding halt.

05.06.2014 04:47

Extreme vertigo: 15 skywalker clips that will scare you to death (VIDEOS)
These stunning photos and videos were taken by daredevils addicted to extreme urban climbing who aren’t fazed by eye-watering heights of the world’s tallest buildings and monuments. Most of the climbers scaled the heights without any safety equipment.

04.06.2014 03:24

Dizzy, daring selfies snapped on top of Brazil's Christ the Redeemer statue (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
A British travel company boss has taken the art of the selfie to new heights, when he got rare permission to climb to the top of Brazil’s Christ the Redeemer statue, and, once there, took a picture of himself sticking out of the statue’s head.

02.06.2014 11:38

Anonymous hacktivists plan massive attack on Brazilian World Cup sponsors – report
Amid mass demos and violence over extravagant World Cup spending showing little promise of return for an impoverished Brazil, Anonymous hackers plan a mass hack attack on the Cup’s sponsors, a source told Reuters.

31.05.2014 14:28

Brazilian World Cup host city battling dengue fever epidemic
Less than two weeks before the start of the 20th FIFA World Cup, the host city of Campinas is working to eradicate a deadly outbreak of dengue fever before the first teams arrive.

31.05.2014 12:04

World Cup protests continue in Brazil, snarl Rio traffic (PHOTOS)
Several demonstrations aimed at Brazil’s upcoming World Cup tournament took place in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, snarling traffic towards the city center.

31.05.2014 01:51

‘Need food, not football’: Brazilian graffiti art expresses outrage over World Cup (PHOTOS)
With just two weeks remaining until the World Cup kicks off in Brazil, those who believe the global event is too much of a burden for the country’s struggling economy have found a new way to channel their protest energy – with graffiti.

29.05.2014 15:46

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