Former Brazilian president Lula da Silva expressed outrage over being questioned in connection with a wide-scale corruption investigation that has sparked a debate on whether or not the operation may be politically motivated.
Whatever the final verdict against former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, it won't diminish his enormous contribution to the country's political life, says DW's Astrid Prange.
Lawyers defending Brazilian President Michel Temer against allegations of corruption have asked the Supreme Court to remove the attorney general from the investigation. Tension between the two has been rising.
A congressional committee has rejected a report calling for Brazilian President Michel Temer to be suspended from office. A massive corruption scandal has already seen ex-president Lula sentenced to almost ten years.
Brazil's president Michel Temer has successfully blocked corruption charges in Congress. In a vote, the legislature decided not to suspend Temer and ask the Supreme Federal Court to try him for bribery.
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