World on Fire: 2012's Uprising and Revolutions

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Brazil

In late October, tensions between Brazilian police and local gangs in São Paulo erupted into a full-scale conflict as police tried to clamp down on the powerful gangs, ending a six-year truce.

(Photo: Courtesy CNN)

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