Brazil's former President Lula faces more charges
A federal judge in Brazil has ruled that former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will face further criminal charges.
He said there was sufficient evidence for a trial to go ahead.
Prosecutors accuse Lula of involvement in an alleged bribery scheme related to work by the construction giant, Oderbrecht, in Angola.
His lawyers denied wrongdoing and dismissed the charges as politically motivated and frivolous.
This is the third case against Lula to received the go-ahead.
He says the charges are designed to destroy his reputation and prevent him from standing in presidential elections in... read more
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