Brazil’s historic National Museum opens its doors to cameras for the first time since the 200-year-old institution was engulfed by a fire last year. IMAGES
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A fire at the state-of the-art training center for the Flamengo soccer club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has left 10 dead and many more injured, according to responding firefighters.
Players reportedly were still asleep in the center’s dormitory when flames engulfed the building. The residence hall which housed players aged between 12 and 17 was completely razed in the fire. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9nyp
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The first international competition for women orchestra conductors was launched in Paris on Thursday evening. Founded by pianist Clemence Guerrand, the MAWOMA (Music And Women Maestra) contest will be held on six continents, going to cities like Rio, Los Angeles, Johannesburg, Sidney and Tokyo, to highlight the talent of young women of all nationalities. The final will take place at the end of 2019 in Paris and will decide between the six winners of the continental events.
The judge who has upended Brazilian politics with a sweeping corruption probe, Sergio Moro, is seen leaving the home of far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, after he reportedly accepted an invitation to be his justice and public security minister. IMAGES