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Brazil protests spark emergency cabinet meeting

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has been holding an emergency cabinet meeting to discuss the country's most widespread unrest in two decades.

Protests began more than a week ago over transport fare rises, but they are now also directed at corruption and the cost of next year's football World Cup.

More than a million people are reported to have taken part in demonstrations on Thursday in about 100 cities.

Alastair Leithead reports from Rio de Janeiro.

  • 21 Jun 2013
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