Tag: Brazil

  • The extremists who want to overthrow the state

    In Iceland, a trial begins in January against two men who are suspected of terrorist plots. The men deny it, but according to the police have extreme right-wing views, and are said to have planned an armed attack against, among other things, the Alltinget, the Icelandic parliament. The threat from within has also been seen […]

  • World Economic Forum ’23: Participants braced for profound systemic transformation

    It says a lot about this gathering that the managing directors and chairmen of most of Denmark’s largest companies – including the managers responsible for Mærsk, Carlsberg, DSV, Lego Group, Novo Nordisk, PensionDenmark, Vestas and Ørsted – will be present, but they won’t even be considered VIPs. So it’s no wonder snipers can be seen […]

  • The nuclear family is alive, the EU presidency inaugurated, new book by Åsne Seierstad about Afghanistan

    Hour 1: Turkey opposes Swedish NATO membership – should Sweden stand up more for its democratic principles? The EU presidency inaugurated in Kiruna – foreign foreign correspondents hear about Sweden’s challenges Healthcare crisis in Great Britain – now the nurses are on strike with strong support from the population Fierce fighting in Ukraine – what […]

  • Right now: Follow Sweden’s WC premiere in handball

    20.30 HandballWC men’s group stageSweden-Brazil (Per Kahl, Susanna Andrén and Magnus Wislander) Hosts: Linn Nenzén and Selma Jennervall

  • A Danish passport still opens more doors than most

    War-torn survivorsOther notables included Great Britain (187), Norway and the United States (186), Canada and Australia (185), Brazil and Argentina (170), Mexico (159), Ukraine (144), Russia (118), South Africa (106), China (80), Indonesia (71) and India (59). “A stronger passport isn’t just about greater freedom of movement: it’s about greater economic freedoms in terms of […]

  • We know that about the storming of Brazil’s Congress

    Hear Lotten Collin, Sveriges Radio’s former Latin America correspondent, Karin Wallensteen, Sweden’s ambassador to Brazil and Staffan Lindberg, professor of political science at the University of Gothenburg and director of the V-Dem Institute, which measures democracy in the world. From Studio Ett January 9, 2023. Program managers: Li Hellström and Katherine Zimmerman Responsible publisher for […]

  • Bolsonaro supporters have climbed onto the roof of Congress

    Outside Brazil’s Congress, supporters of former president Jair Bolsonaro and the police have clashed. The supporters refuse to accept that Lula da Silva won the election in October and are said to have succeeded in breaking the barricades in front of the congress building. “They must have climbed onto a roof and made an attempt […]

  • Bolsonaro supporters storm Brazilian Congress

    Outside Brazil’s Congress, supporters of former president Jair Bolsonaro and the police have clashed. The supporters refuse to accept that Lula da Silva won the election in October and are said to have succeeded in breaking the barricades in front of the congress building. The police allegedly tried to stop the supporters with tear gas.

  • “The eternal king Pele says goodbye in Vila Belmiro”: The football legend was buried at the home of the long-standing club Santos

    São Paulo [Brazil]January 3 (ANI): Football legend Pele was laid to rest at Vila Belmiro, Santos FC’s home ground where he spent most of his club career, from 1956 to 1974. According to Goal.com, a public ceremony took place from January 2, Monday, until the morning of January 3. His public funeral began at Santos’ […]

  • Chinese paddlers lead 2023’s first ITTF World Ranking

    BEIJING, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) — China’s Fan Zhendong and Sun Yingsha maintained their top positions in the first International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) 2023 world rankings released on Tuesday. Fan and compatriots Ma Long and Wang Chuqin completed the top three men’s singles. Japan’s Tomokazu Harimoto slipped two places to fourth, with Truls Moregard of […]

  • The World Cup that made Pele “immortal”

    Football legend Pele, who died on December 29, went down in history not only as an incredible striker but also as the only man to win the World Cup three times. FRANCE 24 takes a look back at the three World Cups that would result in Fifa naming Pele “the immortal”. PeleThe WC’s undisputed ambassador, […]

  • Yearender: Xinhua’s Top 10 World News Events of 2022

    BEIJING, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) — The following are the top 10 world news events of 2022 selected by Xinhua in chronological order: © Provided by Xinhua RCEP enters into force, sending a strong voice from Asia on integration The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) officially entered into force on January 1, marking the launch of […]

  • Pelé and Sweden – where he won his first World Cup gold

    In Brazil, there are three days of national mourning after the legendary soccer player Pelé died on Thursday. Edson Arantes do Nascimento, as his real name is, was 82 years old. During a football career that spanned three decades, he made an unforgettable impression on the world. His entry onto the world stage took place […]

  • The world pays tribute to the Brazilian “soccer king” Pele

    Pele, the legendary Brazilian footballer who rose from barefoot poverty to become one of the greatest and most famous athletes in modern history, has died aged 82. The Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, where Pele was undergoing treatment, said he died at 3:27 p.m. Thursday due to “multiple organ failure resulting from the development […]

  • Pele’s Obituary: From Humble Origins to Immortality

    by Michael Place RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) — Pele was three months shy of his 10th birthday when he made a promise to his father Dondinho. The pair had just listened to a radio broadcast of Uruguay’s 2-1 victory over Brazil in the deciding match of the 1950 World Cup at Rio de […]

  • Brazilian football legend Pele dies at the age of 82

    Legendary Brazilian soccer player Pele passed away Thursday at the age of 82 after battling colon cancer. A few days ago, the football legend’s health deteriorated and doctors had said he needed treatment for kidney and heart dysfunction. He was also undergoing treatment for a respiratory infection made worse by covid-19. Pele, whose real name […]

  • Brazil and the world mourn as Pele dies after battling cancer

    Legendary Brazilian soccer player Pele passed away Thursday at the age of 82 after battling colon cancer. A few days ago, the football legend’s health deteriorated and doctors said he needed treatment for kidney and heart dysfunction. He was also undergoing treatment for a respiratory infection made worse by covid-19. Pele, whose real name is […]

  • A look at massive performances by ‘Black Pearl’ Pele

    New Delhi [India], Dec 30(ANI): When you talk about the beautiful game of football, the first name that comes to your mind is the legend Pele. Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pele, was born on October 23, 1940 in Tres Coracoes, Brazil. Son of Fluminense footballer Dondinho and Celeste Arantes. He was the […]