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Marilia Mendonca: Chart topping Brazilian singer dies in plane crash at 26

MarĂ­lia Mendonça, one of Brazil’s most popular contemporary singers, has been killed in a plane crash at the age of 26, officials say. Four other people her uncle, her producer and two crew members also died in the accident in a rural area in south-eastern Minas Gerais state. An investigation has been launched to determine […]

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Police in Brazil kill at least 25 suspects part of heavily armed bank robbers

Police in Brazil killed at least 25 suspects as part of an unprecedented offensive against heavily armed bank robbers whose brazen heists have brought several major cities to a standstill. The alleged criminals were gunned down in the early hours of Sunday in the south-eastern state of Minas Gerais, where police claimed they had been […]