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Brazil has highest probability of winning World Cup: Goldman Sachs

Brazil will win its sixth World Cup title, defeating Germany in the final on July 15, according to the The World Cup and Economics report issued by the Goldman Sachs Group on Tuesday. “When Lionel Messi observed that ‘in football…talent and elegance mean nothing without rigor and precision,’ he was clearly thinking as much about …

Mohamed Samir

Trade minister attends Mercosur ministerial meeting in Brazil

Trade and Industry Minister Tarek Kabil participated in the ministerial meeting of Mercosur countries in Brazil, according to press statement on Thursday. The ministry said that trade exchange between Egypt and Mercosur members is $3.3bn annually. Kabil stressed the importance of intensifying efforts to achieve a balance in trade between the two sides, which is …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

Dozens dead in Brazil prison riot

A riot in a jail in northern Brazil has left at least 56 dead and resulted in the escape of more than 150 prisoners. This marks the latest clash between the country’s two biggest gangs – and the deadliest in years.

Deutsche Welle

Dilma Rousseff’s last chance

Can Dilma Rousseff avoid impeachment or will Brazil’s first female president be the first to be deposed? A final vote will decide her fate. DW’s Astrid Prange reports from Rio de Janeiro.

Deutsche Welle

Egypt’s dream team: handball keeping hopes up in Rio

In Egypt, the national football team has always monopolised the spotlight of the country’s sports scene, supported and cheered for by the population and officials. This year, and especially with the Rio Olympics taking the sports world by storm, the spotlight has started to shine on other team sports, specifically handball. Winning the 2016 African …

Maya Nawar