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Funeral for Brazil judge killed in small plane crash

Porto Alegre - Brazilian President Michel Temer attended a funeral service Saturday for a Supreme Court judge who died in a plane crash while probing a corruption scandal that potentially could implicate him.

Full probe urged of key Brazil judge's death

Rio De Janeiro - Relatives and allies of a judge involved in probing a corruption scandal potentially implicating Brazil's president demanded on Friday a full investigation into the magistrate's death in an air crash.

Judge in Brazil's Petrobras probe dies in plane crash

Rio De Janeiro - A judge involved in the probe of Brazil's huge pay-to-play corruption scandal at the state-run oil giant Petrobras died in a plane crash Thursday.

S. Korea court rejects arrest warrant for Samsung heir

Seoul - A South Korean court on Thursday refused to authorise the arrest of the heir to the Samsung business empire, in a setback to prosecutors probing a corruption scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye.

Guatemala leader's son and brother arrested on corruption charges

Guatemala City - A son and a brother of Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales were arrested Wednesday on corruption charges over suspected fraud in a state food contract, officials said.

Romanian president blocks draft corruption law

Bucharest - Romania's president on Wednesday held up a series of controversial legal changes that would have protected corrupt politicians in the graft-tainted country from prosecution.

Samsung heir awaits court ruling on arrest

Seoul - A South Korean judge began deliberating Wednesday whether to formally arrest the heir to the Samsung empire over his alleged role in a corruption scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye.

Samsung heir awaits court ruling on arrest

Seoul - A South Korean judge began deliberating Wednesday whether to formally arrest the heir to the Samsung empire over his alleged role in a corruption scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye.

Samsung heir awaits court ruling on arrest

Seoul - A South Korean judge began deliberating Wednesday whether to formally arrest the heir to the Samsung empire over his alleged role in a corruption scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye.

Ordinary jail for El Salvador ex-president

Sansalvador - A former president of El Salvador who is detained pending trial for alleged embezzlement was transferred to an ordinary jail Tuesday.

Spain ruling party's ex-treasurer tells court of slush fund

San Fernando De Henares - The most high-profile suspect in a major Spanish corruption scandal took the stand Monday, admitting for the first time in public that the ruling conservative Popular Party (PP) once had a slush fund.

S.Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir

Seoul - South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought the arrest of the heir to giant conglomerate Samsung for bribery in connection with a political scandal that has seen President Park Geun-Hye impeached.

S.Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir

Seoul - South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought the arrest of the heir to giant conglomerate Samsung for bribery in connection with a political scandal that has seen President Park Geun-Hye impeached.

S.Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir

Seoul - South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought the arrest of the heir to giant conglomerate Samsung for bribery in connection with a political scandal that has seen President Park Geun-Hye impeached.

PNG failing to fight graft, police abuse: rights group

Sydney - Corruption and police abuse will only end in Papua New Guinea when officials are held accountable for their actions, Human Rights Watch said Friday, accusing the government of failing to protect victims.

UN distances itself from Ban relatives corruption scandal

New York - Corruption charges against the relatives of former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon do not concern the United Nations, the UN spokesman said Wednesday.

Iran's Rouhani clashes with judiciary in run-up to vote

Tehran - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has clashed with the country's powerful and conservative judiciary, in a rare public row as tensions rise ahead of this year's presidential election.

Netanyahu questioned for second time in graft probe: reports

Jerusalem - Police questioned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday for a second time as part of a probe into whether he illegally accepted gifts from wealthy supporters, media reports said.

Trial of E. Guinea leader's playboy son adjourned in France

Paris - A French court agreed Wednesday to adjourn the trial of the playboy son of Equatorial Guinea's leader, giving him six more months to prepare his defence against charges he embezzled more than 100 million euros.

Trial of E. Guinea leader's playboy son adjourned in France

Paris - A French court agreed Wednesday to adjourn the trial of the playboy son of Equatorial Guinea's leader, giving him six more months to prepare his defence against charges he embezzled more than 100 million euros.

Trial of E. Guinea leader's playboy son adjourned in France

Paris - A French court agreed Wednesday to adjourn the trial of the playboy son of Equatorial Guinea's leader, giving him six more months to prepare his defence against charges he embezzled more than 100 million euros.

Scratching a living in Myanmar's storied 'land of rubies'

- Every week Aye Min Htun prays he will find the ruby that changes his life, one of thousands of people scratching a living in Myanmar's mines set to gain little from the end of US sanctions on the military-dominated industry.

Greek justice minister vows speedy corruption inquiry

Atenas - Greece's justice minister on Tuesday promised a "swift and thorough" investigation into suspected corruption by civil servants and Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis.

Graft probe tests Netanyahu's years-long hold on power

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a graft probe some believe could force him from office, but the four-term premier has overcome legal troubles in the past and remains a towering figure in Israeli politics.

Hong Kong former leader pleads not guilty over corruption

Hong Kong - Hong Kong's former leader Donald Tsang, who ended his term in disgrace after accepting favours from tycoons, pleaded not guilty to bribery charges Tuesday at his high-profile corruption trial.

Police question Netanyahu as part of graft probe

Jerusalem - Police grilled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for three hours on Monday on suspicion of receiving gifts from businessmen, as part of a graft probe that has shaken the country's politics.

Police question Netanyahu as part of graft probe

Jerusalem - Police grilled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for three hours on Monday on suspicion of receiving gifts from businessmen, as part of a graft probe that has shaken the country's politics.

Police question Netanyahu as part of graft probe

Jerusalem - Police grilled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for three hours on Monday on suspicion of receiving gifts from businessmen, as part of a graft probe that has shaken the country's politics.

Netanyahu to be questioned in graft probe: reports

Jerusalem - Israeli police were expected to question Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday over whether he illegally accepted gifts from wealthy supporters, media reports said, in a probe shaking the country's political scene.

Playboy son of E.Guinea leader goes on trial in France

Paris - The playboy son of Equatorial Guinea's leader, notorious for his extravagant taste in cars, homes and Michael Jackson memorabilia, went on trial Monday in France accused of plundering his country to fund his jetset lifestyle.
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