BRICS leaders, from left, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South African President Jacob Zuma, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a group picture during the BRICS 2013 Summit in Durban, South Africa, on Wednesday. Sabelo Mngoma/AP hide caption

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As Developing World Goes Mobile, Can Apple Make The Sale?

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A truck carrying hardwood timber drives along a rural road leading to Paragominas, Brazil, on Sept. 23, 2011. The city has become a pioneering "Green City," a model of sustainability with a new economic approach that has seen illegal deforestation virtually halted. Andre Penner/AP hide caption

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Activists Fear Brazil's Triumph Over HIV Has Fizzled

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HIV Prevention Drug Truvada No Quick Fix For Brazil's Epidemic

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Brazilian Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo says his country no longer recognizes FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke as a spokesman after Valcke slammed Brazil's World Cup preparations. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Should our growing understanding of pre-Columbian settlements in the Amazon have any bearing on the debate over the region's development today? Antonio Scorza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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