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Telefonica prevails in battle for Vivendi's Brazil unit GVT

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PARIS - French media company Vivendi picked Telefonica for exclusive talks over the sale of its Brazilian broadband unit GVT, spurning a rival bid from Telecom Italia .

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Telefonica prevails in battle for Vivendi's Brazil unit GVT 3:58pm BST

PARIS - French media company Vivendi picked Telefonica for exclusive talks over the sale of its Brazilian broadband unit GVT, spurning a rival bid from Telecom Italia .

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Telecom Italia, Telefonica in bidding war for Vivendi's GVT 9:31am BST

PARIS - The battle over Brazil's telecoms market ratcheted up on Thursday as European competitors Telecom Italia and Telefonica made rival offers for Vivendi's Brazilian broadband unit GVT.

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Brazil telecom battle heats up as Oi tries to buy, split TIM 12:58am BST

RIO DE JANEIRO/PARIS - Brazil’s Grupo Oi SA unveiled plans on Wednesday to take over Telecom Italia's local mobile unit, in a move sources said was aimed at breaking up the country’s second-biggest wireless carrier and upstaging merger bids by foreign rivals.

UPDATE 6-Brazil telecom battle heats up as Oi tries to buy, split TIM 12:54am BST

RIO DE JANEIRO/PARIS, Aug 27 - Brazil's Grupo Oi SA unveiled plans on Wednesday to take over Telecom Italia's local mobile unit, in a move sources said was aimed at breaking up the country's second-biggest wireless carrier and upstaging merger bids by foreign rivals.

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Brazil telecom battle heats up as Oi tries to buy, split TIM 27 Aug 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO/PARIS - Brazil’s Grupo Oi SA unveiled plans on Wednesday to take over Telecom Italia's local mobile unit, in a move sources said was aimed at breaking up the country’s second-biggest wireless carrier and upstaging merger bids by foreign rivals.

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New Brazil poll shows Silva beating Rousseff in runoff 27 Aug 2014

BRASILIA - Environmentalist Marina Silva would handily beat President Dilma Rousseff if Brazil's October election goes to a runoff, a poll showed on Wednesday, an outcome that seemed unimaginable just a few weeks ago and one that would put an end to 12 years of Workers' Party rule.

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New Brazil poll shows Silva beating Rousseff in runoff 27 Aug 2014

BRASILIA - Environmentalist Marina Silva would handily beat President Dilma Rousseff if Brazil's October election goes to a runoff, a poll showed on Wednesday, an outcome that seemed unimaginable just a few weeks ago and one that would put an end to 12 years of Workers' Party rule.

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Brazil's Silva winning over investors in presidential race 27 Aug 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO - Investors are warming up to a possible victory by Marina Silva in Brazil's presidential election as the popular environmentalist emerges as their best shot at avoiding four more years of a government they strongly dislike.

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Brazil's Silva winning over investors in presidential race 27 Aug 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO - Investors are warming up to a possible victory by Marina Silva in Brazil's presidential election as the popular environmentalist emerges as their best shot at avoiding four more years of a government they strongly dislike.

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Crisis deepens as Ukraine says Russian troops back rebel advance

KIEV - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that Russian forces had entered his country and the military conflict was worsening after Russian-backed separatists swept into a key town in the east.