Firefighters, municipal workers, police officers take part in a rescue operation in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday. Associated Press
Peru failed to capitalise on a ten-man Brazil 20 minutes from time — after Gabriel Jesus was sent off for a second yellow — leaving Tite’s charges holding on to win the Copa America 3-1 in front of boisterous home fans on Sunday.
Following claims by Lionel Messi that the Copa America had been ‘fixed’ so the hosts would win, Tite — coach of champions Brazil — told the Argentina captain to show some respect.
Football legend Pele was taken to a Paris hospital as a precaution on Wednesday after suffering from an "infection" but is "doing well", according to members of his entourage.
The Dubai Police have arrested an Arab actress (M.H) for organising two birthday parties at two different restaurants for a number of guests in a closed place.
Pakistan’s ailing former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has broken a nearly yearlong silence from exile in London to vow to oust Imran Khan from office.
The coronavirus pandemic is having a "devastating" impact on people displaced and affected by conflict, tipping many into hunger and homelessness.
Up to 400 protesters occupied a square near the Swiss National Bank and parliament in Bern on Monday, as leaders of a group that has also targeted banks including Credit Suisse said they sought to highlight government inaction on climate change.