Hafez al-Assad finished in the lower end of the International Mathematical Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro.
Lula's conviction leaves the 2018 presidential race wide open, raising chances of a victory by a political outsider.
The Valongo Wharf was described as "the most important physical trace of the arrival of African slaves on the American continent."
Sunday's protest in Copacabana beach followed the fatal shooting of a 76-year-old woman and her daughter.
In 20 years, the parade has increased participation from 2,000 to 3 million people.
News that the president himself may have been party to a cover-up has shaken the nation.
Dozens of heavily-armed criminals launched a three-hour assault on the vault of Prosegur, a firm specializing in the transport of cash.
Russia has delivered a batch of shoulder-fired Igla-S air defense missile systems to Brazil and has planned on sending Panstir-1 air defense and artillery systems.
Brazil had been mired in scandal around its third-largest export, after a litany of meat importers banned Brazilian meat after an inspection controversy.
Brazil prepared to launch its first satellite into space to provide better internet access across the country—and shield it from the NSA.
A Brazilian land rights activist was shot dead: He was in the hospital recovering from a previous attempt on his life days before.
Bruno Fernandes de Souza was released after just seven years of a 22-year sentence.
The player convicted of killing his girlfriend was released from prison on a technicality and signed for Boa Esporte.
Lula, an extremely popular two-term president who left office in January 2011, faces another trial on graft charges.
Only six people survived when the LaMia plane went down en route to Colombia from Bolivia.
'I will only really believe it when we see the coffins and the families,' one mourner says.
As many as 200 more politicians could be implicated in a sprawling bribery probe.
Inmates stormed a rival wing and took relatives hostage during visiting hours.
Senators voted 61-20 to convict Rousseff for illegally using money from state banks to boost public spending.
Protesters came onto the streets in support of the suspended president.