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Footage shows the dramatic moment a far-right presidential candidate in Brazil was stabbed at an election rally.
Brazil's Workers Party (PT) officially named former President Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva as its presidential candidate on Saturday even though he is in prison on a corruption conviction that will almost certainly bar him from running.
Supporters blocked cars and tore down a gate after he announced he would turn himself him
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was taken into police custody after defying a court order to turn himself to authorities on Friday.
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva misses a judge's deadline to hand himself in to begin 12-year jail term.
Lula da Silva could go to prison within days on a corruption conviction. Incarceration would prevent him standing in October's presidential election.
Feelings are running high after the execution-style killing of human rights activist Marielle Franco and her driver
As the country emerges from recession, leading politicians avoid the weekend's festivities at Rio's Sambadrone
Brazilian President Michel Temer has signed a decree giving the country's military full control of security in Rio de Janeiro in response to rising drug gang violence.
Isabelle Kumar talks to Brazil President Michel Temer. They discuss the country's fragile economic recovery and, of course, his country's longstanding battle against corruption
The leftist icon is determined to run in October's election despite failing to overturn a corruption conviction
Brazilian President Michel temer survives a corrutption vote in Congress
Brazil has stepped up security in Rio de Janeiro amid a rise in violence by organised crime gangs.
The assets of former Brazilian president Lula has had his assets frozen following his corruption conviction
A Brazilian congressional committee has voted against taking a corruption charge against President Michel Temer to trial at the supreme court.
What began as a peaceful protest soon turned violent as activists in Brazil clashed with police on Friday during a nationwide strike and