Greta Thunberg, too, needs a break; activist says she will be home for X'mas
Michelle Obama, the former first lady, told Thunberg to not let “anyone dim her light.”
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is 2020 Republic Day chief guest
“Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi invited the President of Brazil to be the...
Brazilian President criticises Leonardo DiCaprio, says actor paid money to set Amazon on fire
Jair Bolsonaro said the actor had funded nonpro...
Brazilian Prez Bolsonaro to be chief guest at India's Republic Day celebrations in 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to the Republic Day celebrations in 2020. During his meeting with Bolsonaro on the sidelines of 11th BRICS Summit held in Brasilia, PM Modi invited him to be the chief guest at the Republic Day in 2020. Bolsonaro accepted the invitation with pleasure.
India world's most open, investment friendly economy: PM Modi at BRICS Business Forum
PM Modi said the grouping of five countries had led to economic development despite the global economic slowdown. Noting that India has "limitless" possibilities and "countless" opportunities, the PM urged the BRICS business leaders to take advantage of them. "I invite the business of BRICS countries to build and grow their presence in India," he said.
PM Modi hopes BRICS summit will boost economic, cultural links
On the sidelines of the 11th BRICS summit, Modi will meet Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to discuss ways to enhance the bilateral strategic partnership. The Prime Minister is scheduled to hold separate bilateral meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday.
Government plans to invite Brazil President as Republic Day chief guest
If the trip is finalised, Jair Bolsonaro would be the third Brazilian President to be invited for Republic Day celebrations, after Fernando Henrique Cardoso in 1996 and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in 2004.
Racist remarks, third wives: Many similarities between Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro
Jair and Donald have both also been criticised for nepotism in office.
Brazilian indigenous speak out as Amazon fires rage
Kayapo, one of the Bau people's leaders, helps organise a village watch group to protect the community's lands from encroaching flames as well as illegal loggers, miners and others seeking to exploit the area. With fires spreading quickly to wide swaths of indigenous territories in recent weeks, his task has grown more critical. So far in 2019, Brazil reported 83,000 fires, a 77 per cent increase from the same period last year.
Why are the Amazon fires sparking a crisis for Brazil - and the world?
BRAZIL-ENVIRONMENT/AMAZON (EXPLAINER, TV, PIX):EXPLAINER-Why are the Amazon fires sparking a crisis for Brazil - and the world?
Amazon wildfires represent an 'international crisis': Macron
"Our house is on fire. Literally. The Amazon, the lung of our planet which produces 20 percent of our oxygen is burning," French President Emmanuel Macron said on Twitter. "It is an international crisis. Members of the G7, let's talk in two days about this emergency."
Wildfires rage in Brazil's Amazon Rain forests
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that the government lacks the resources to fight wildfires in the Amazon rainforest afte...
G20 Summit: PM Modi holds bilateral talks with Indonesian and Brazilian Presidents
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Japan’s Os...
BRICS under new Brazilian President
New Brazilian government has started a radical reorientation of strategic partners, in line with the populist winds that have shaken much of the globe.
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