corruption

Haiti: Key suspect arrested over assassination of President Moise
World

Haiti: Key suspect arrested over assassination of President Moise

Police in Haiti arrested a man on Sunday who is accused of being a key figure in the plot to…
South African court orders ex-president to jail for contempt
World

South African court orders ex-president to jail for contempt

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced to…
France opens graft probe into Lebanon’s central bank chief
Middle East

France opens graft probe into Lebanon’s central bank chief

PARIS (AP) — The French national financial prosecutor’s office has opened a preliminary investigation into the actions of Lebanon’s central…
Israel’s ‘magician’ Netanyahu faces final curtain after record run
Middle East

Israel’s ‘magician’ Netanyahu faces final curtain after record run

Long the familiar face of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu has held on as prime minister for more than a decade, clinging…
Turkish mobster’s videos targeting top politicians draw millions of views
Middle East

Turkish mobster’s videos targeting top politicians draw millions of views

When Sedat Peker, a convicted Turkish mob boss, began posting videos on social media earlier this month in which he…
Israel’s Netanyahu backs bill for direct election for PM
Middle East

Israel’s Netanyahu backs bill for direct election for PM

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is pushing for a new law to allow the direct election of…
Netanyahu’s favors were ‘currency’, prosecutor says as corruption trial starts
Middle East

Netanyahu’s favors were ‘currency’, prosecutor says as corruption trial starts

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli prosecutors accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of treating favours as “currency” on Monday at the opening…
Italian court acquits Shell, Eni in Nigeria corruption case
World

Italian court acquits Shell, Eni in Nigeria corruption case

An Italian court acquitted energy firms Royal Dutch Shell and Eni on Wednesday in a massive corruption case. The long-running case concerns…
Kuwait swears in new government amid mounting crises
Middle East

Kuwait swears in new government amid mounting crises

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait’s new Cabinet was sworn in Wednesday, state-run media reported, weeks after the government…
New Lebanese prosecutor to lead probe into Beirut blast
Middle East

New Lebanese prosecutor to lead probe into Beirut blast

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s top judicial body on Friday named a new judge to lead the investigation into last year’s…
Back to top button