Brazil's failure to win the World Cup could have implications for the president's re-election
Licensed 'pot shops' open in Washington as recreational marijuana goes on sale for the first time
Defeat will haunt Brazil for generations as parents advised on how to help children cope
Illegal logging in the Amazon is blamed, as NGO warns the tribe could now face extinction
Two people were killed when a bridge collapsed two miles from Belo Horizonte's World Cup stadium
Jose Mujica says the punishment dished out for striker is 'fascist' as he welcomes team home from Brazil
Film aims to explain the World Cup hosts' obsession with the beautiful game
With the opening match of the World Cup fast approaching, violence threatens to disrupt the tournament
Returned prisoner refuses to speak to family and objects to hospital staff calling him 'sergeant'
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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