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Kenya auditor uncovers massive government misspending

Nairobi - Only one percent of Kenyan government spending can be properly accounted for, according to a report by the country's auditor-general released just days after US President Barack Obama warned corruption was holding the country back.

Malaysia PM replaces deputy, sacks AG amid scandal

Kuala Lumpur - Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday sacked his deputy premier and attorney general as part of a major cabinet reshuffle widely seen as an attempt to tighten his hold on office amid corruption allegations.

Top Croatian court scraps ex-PM's jail sentence

Zagreb - Croatia's constitutional court said Monday it had abolished a jail sentence against former prime minister Ivo Sanader in one of several corruption cases against him and ordered a retrial.

Honduras: Journalist given refuge in human rights commission

Tegucigalpa - A journalist in Honduras has been given refuge in the country's human rights commission because he claims the government is plotting his assassination for exposing a corruption scandal.

Family feud shakes influential century-old Iglesia ni Cristo

Philippine-based Christian-denomination religion Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ) or INC founded by Felix Y. Manalo 100 years ago in Manila is being shaken by allegation of corruption following the disclosure by some members of the church.

Journalist takes refuge in Honduras human rights commission

Tegucigalpa - A Honduran journalist has taken refuge in the country's human rights commission in Tegucigalpa, claiming the government is plotting to assassinate him for exposing a corruption scandal.

Nigeria's Buhari vows to recover 'stolen' oil money

Abuja - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to recover "mind-boggling" amounts of stolen oil money and bring those responsible to book, his spokesman said on Wednesday.

FIFA faces long struggle to pass reforms

Zurich - The high-profile person who will head up the task force established to finetune crucial reforms of football's scandal-hit world governing body FIFA will be named very soon a source close to the organisation's leadership said.

Bolivian judge remands CONMEBOL treasurer in custody

La Paz - A Bolivian judge remanded the president of the Bolivian Football Federation and treasurer of the sport's South American confederation in custody Tuesday, as he faces corruption charges.

Chilean Congress in mea culpa over political corruption

Santiago - The Chilean Congress made an unprecedented mea culpa Tuesday for a series of corruption cases involving lawmakers that have eroded public confidence in the institution.

Top China Communist's fall a political move: analysts

Bejing - The Chinese Communist Party's expulsion of a former top aide to ex-president Hu Jintao for corruption is a political move reinforcing Xi Jinping's power, analysts said Tuesday.

Hungarian tax office head quits over U.S. entry ban scandal

Budapest - Hungary's tax office chief, whose US entry visa ban last year over alleged corruption soured relations between Washington and Budapest, has resigned, the country's economy ministry said Monday.

FIFA ex-vice president pleads not guilty, gets $10 mln bond

New York - Former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb pleaded not guilty in US court Saturday in connection with a massive international corruption scandal, with his release set at a $10 million bond.

Key figure quits Brazil president's ruling coalition

Bras - Brazil's political turmoil deepened Friday when the speaker of the lower house of Congress, a key figure in President Dilma Rousseff's fragile ruling coalition, announced he was joining the opposition.

Extradited FIFA suspect in US: reports

New York - Former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb, the first of 14 suspects indicted in a global corruption scandal rocking world football to agree to extradition, has arrived in the United States, US media reports said Thursday.

Brazil opens corruption probe against ex-president Lula

Bras - Brazil's corruption-fueled political crisis ramped up Thursday when prosecutors announced a probe into possible influence peddling by former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

Riot police in Honduras scuffle with protesters

Tegucigalpa - Riot police in Honduras scuffled Thursday with hunger-striking protesters trying to march on the president's palace in the latest of a series of rallies seeking his resignation for alleged massive corruption.

Switzerland extradites first of seven FIFA suspects to US

Ginebra - One of the seven FIFA officials held in Switzerland as part of an investigation into massive corruption at football's governing body has been extradited to the United States, the Swiss justice ministry said Thursday.

Brazil police target politicians in new Petrobras raids

Bras - Brazilian police probing the giant Petrobras corruption scandal launched raids Tuesday against several politicians, including former president Fernando Collor de Mello, reportedly seizing a Ferrari and other luxury cars from his home.

Berlusconi sentenced to 3 years for bribing Italian senator

Rome - Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi suffered a fresh legal blow Wednesday when a Naples court sentenced him to three years for bribing a senator.

Thousands march against corruption-plagued Guatemala president

Guatemala City - Some 5,000 protesters marched night in downtown Guatemala City demanding the resignation of the country's corruption-plagued president, who lost a fight for immunity from prosecution earlier this week.

Ukraine tackles graft with new U.S.-style police force

Kiev - Some 2,000 young, athletic, US-trained Ukrainians on Saturday swore oaths to enforce the law -- and resist the temptation to take bribes -- at the launch of a new police service in Kiev to replace a notoriously corrupt force.

US seeks extradition of FIFA 7 in Switzerland

Ginebra - The United States has demanded the extradition of seven FIFA officials detained in May setting off what could become a prolonged legal battle over the handling of the major corruption case.

Thousands in anti-corruption march against Honduras president

Tegucigalpa - Tens of thousands of Hondurans marched Friday in Tegucigalpa, many with torches in hand, as they demanded the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernandez over an ongoing corruption scandal.

Follow the money: Magnitsky case reaches Saint Tropez

Paris - In a fresh twist to the Sergei Magnitsky tax scam case which soured US-Russia relations, French investigators have found a money trail leading to the glitzy resort of Saint Tropez, sources told AFP.

Prosecutors seek five-year jail term for Berlusconi

Naples - Prosecutors in Naples on Wednesday asked the judge in Silvio Berlusconi's latest corruption trial to send the former prime minister and media tycoon to jail for five years.

Migration crisis and corruption takes toll on Italy's Renzi

Rome - Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi's popularity and public trust in his centre-left party have been damaged by corruption scandals and the immigration crisis, a new poll showed Saturday.

Thousands demand Honduras leader resign in latest protest

Tegucigalpa - Thousands of angry protesters marched in the Honduran capital Friday for the fourth week in a row to demand President Juan Orlando Hernandez step down over a corruption scandal.

Embattled Honduran president says U.S. may still provide aid

Washington - Hondurans waving torches may have taken to the streets demanding his resignation over corruption, but their president said Wednesday the US Congress may pass a huge Central American aid package anyway.

Swiss prosecutors probe 53 'suspicious' FIFA cases

Bern - Swiss prosecutors are investigating 53 cases of possible money laundering as they look into FIFA's handling of bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, officials said Wednesday.
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Customers and cooks inside a kebab shop watch as a riot police officer fires plastic paintball gun pellets to disperse demonstrators. Protesters are demanding Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan resign over a high-level corruption scandal
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A demonstrator disguised as FIFA President Sepp Blatter takes part in a protest against the condition of workers in Qatar, on the sidelines of the 65th FIFA Congress on May 28, 2015 in Zurich
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Protesters hold Tunisian national flags and posters while demonstrating against corrupt Tunisian government.
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April 26, 2013: In Sarajevo, members of the special police are shown arresting President of Bosnia's autonomous Muslim-Croat federation Zivko Budimir (R) under allegations that he took bribes in exchange for pardons for criminals.
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Yang Dacai, a Chinese safety official, was exposed as corrupt by bloggers, posting images of him wearing luxury items, promoting a disciplinary investigation, which found him guilty of serious wrongdoing.
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Gian-Franco Kasper, a Swiss member of the International Olympic Committee said that corruption appears to be an "everyday matter" in Russia, and that he estimates as much as $18 billion of Sochi's vast construction and development budget was simply embezzled
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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was found guilty on February 12, 2014, on 21 counts of corruption, including bribery, conspiracy, money laundering and tax evasion during the city's recovery from Hurricane Katrina in 2005
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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was found guilty on February 12  2014  on 21 counts of corruption...
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was found guilty on February 12, 2014, on 21 counts of corruption, including bribery, conspiracy, money laundering and tax evasion during the city's recovery from Hurricane Katrina in 2005
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Mayor of Montreal Michael Applebaum is under arrest. Appelbaum is accused of corruption and fraud in municipal affairs, amounting to 14 charges in all
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