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Sports - World
1/13/2024 6:55:00 PM
China opened their Asian Cup campaign with a 0-0 draw against debutants Tajikistan on Saturday, heaping more embarrassment on a country rocked by a football graft scandal at home.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/4/2023 1:04:21 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial resumed on Monday, despite the country's continuing war on the Gaza Strip.

Sports - World
9/28/2023 1:57:06 PM
Police in Spain on Thursday searched the headquarters of the country's football referee committee as part of a probe into payments made by Liga giants Barcelona to a firm owned by a former official of the body.

World - International
8/8/2023 9:13:11 PM
Lawyers for former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan filed an appeal Tuesday against his conviction for graft, as he languished in a small cell in a century-old prison at the start of a three-year jail term.

World - International
8/5/2023 12:16:15 PM
Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan was arrested at his home in Lahore Saturday, police and officials said, after a court in the capital found him guilty of graft and sentenced him to three years in jail.

World - International
5/17/2023 11:35:01 AM
A French appeals court on Wednesday upheld a prison sentence of three years, including two suspended, against former president Nicolas Sarkozy for corruption and influence peddling.

World - International
5/10/2023 10:22:20 AM
Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan will appear in a special court at the capital's police headquarters to answer graft charges on Wednesday, a day after his shock arrest prompted violent nationwide protests.

World - Region
4/12/2023 4:49:33 PM
A Belgian judge agreed on Wednesday to release Greek MEP Eva Kaili, charged with corruption under the Qatargate graft inquiry, from custody and into house arrest pending her prosecution.

World - International
3/4/2023 11:31:27 AM
Former Ecuador president Lenin Moreno was put under house arrest Friday for allegedly receiving bribes from a Chinese firm in exchange for a contract to build the country's largest hydroelectric dam, authorities said.

World - Region
2/11/2023 7:11:54 PM
Prosecutors on Saturday charged a Belgian lawmaker in the European parliament with corruption after searching his bank safe as part of a probe into a bribery scandal linked to Qatar that has rocked the EU.

World - War in Ukraine
2/1/2023 3:46:25 PM
Ukraine on Wednesday expanded a clampdown on corruption with coordinated searches of residences linked to a high-profile oligarch and former interior minister, and tax offices in the capital, a senior official said.

World - International
12/22/2022 2:04:57 PM
A Greek MEP at the center of a graft scandal rocking the European Parliament and linked to Qatar protested her innocence in a Belgian court on Thursday and asked to be released from detention.

Egypt - Society
12/15/2022 7:15:35 PM
Egypt launched on Wednesday the third phase of the National Strategy to Fight Corruption (2023 – 2030) during a ceremony at the headquarters of the Administrative Control Authority (ACA) — the country's highest anti-graft body.

World - International
12/11/2022 3:40:13 PM
Four suspects have been charged and remanded in custody in a Belgian investigation into alleged corruption at the European Parliament tied to Qatar, prosecutors said Sunday.

World - International
12/10/2022 6:02:37 PM
The arrest of a European Parliament vice-president and four others linked to a corruption probe implicating World Cup hosts Qatar sparked calls Saturday for the bloc's MPs to be held to higher standards.

World - International
10/16/2022 9:49:05 AM
President Xi Jinping kicked off China's five-yearly Communist Party Congress on Sunday with a wide-ranging speech defending Beijing's zero-Covid approach, hailing its anti-graft efforts and reasserting its ambition to absorb Taiwan, by force if necessary.

World - Africa
7/31/2022 5:33:34 PM
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday his party remains committed to anti-graft rules under which members charged with corruption or other serious offences must quit as he faces challenges to his leadership from within the movement.

War in Ukraine - Economy
7/20/2022 12:40:08 PM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's dismissal of senior officials is casting an inconvenient light on an issue that the Biden administration has largely ignored since the outbreak of war with Russia: Ukraine's history of rampant corruption and shaky governance.

Sports - Africa
11/30/2021 7:29:07 PM
Kenya's suspended football chief was charged with corruption on Tuesday and accused of embezzling millions of shillings, less than a week after the state dropped a graft case against him.

World - International
10/10/2021 7:35:09 PM
Austria's top diplomat Alexander Schallenberg on Sunday said an "enormously challenging task" awaited him after embattled Chancellor Sebastian Kurz named him as his successor in a spectacular leadership change in the EU member.

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