Gunmen have attacked a convoy of trucks carrying uranium fuel to a nuclear power plant near the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, police say.
Move comes days before opposition leaders planned to bring in foreign aid
A fire has engulfed a dormitory at the youth team training centre of one of Brazil's biggest football clubs, killing 10 people, local media report.
President Jair Bolsonaro’s far-right government launched a barrage of measures on its first day in office on Wednesday to crack down on crime and shrink the size of the state, sending Brazilian markets higher.
Right-wing nationalist Jair Bolsonaro, who has vowed to crack down on political corruption, violent crime and ignite a moribund economy with deregulation and fiscal discipline, was sworn in as Brazil’s president on Tuesday.
Brazil's far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has convinced prominent anti-corruption judge Sergio Moro to lead the country's justice ministry.
Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro faces leftist Fernando Haddad of the Workers' Party in the second and final round of presidential elections.
Brazilian far-right presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro and his team are increasingly confident of winning this month’s election, and have switched on “cruise control” as they seek to glide to victory, top campaign sources say.