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French protests target 'fake jobs' candidates Fillon, Le Pen

Paris - Thousands demonstrated in Paris and other French cities Sunday to protest corruption, taking aim specifically at presidential candidates Francois Fillon and Marine Le Pen, both accused of misusing public funds.

Argentina president bows to pressure in graft scandal

Buenos Aires - Argentina's President Mauricio Macri has bowed to pressure by canceling a government debt deal with a company previously controlled by his father that had prompted accusations of a conflict of interests.

Ex-Hong Kong leader Tsang guilty of misconduct in graft trial

Hong Kong - Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang was Friday found guilty of misconduct during his time at the helm of the city in a high-profile corruption trial, but escaped conviction for bribery.

Ex-Hong Kong leader Tsang guilty of misconduct in graft trial

Hong Kong - Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang was Friday found guilty of misconduct during his time at the helm of the city in a high-profile corruption trial, but escaped conviction for bribery.

Ex-Hong Kong leader Tsang guilty of misconduct in graft trial

Hong Kong - Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang was Friday found guilty of misconduct during his time at the helm of the city in a high-profile corruption trial, but escaped conviction for bribery.

Spanish king's sister cleared in tax fraud case

Madrid - A Spanish court on Friday acquitted King Felipe VI's sister, Princess Cristina, of charges that she helped her husband evade taxes, in a case that shamed the royal family.

Thousands protest in Panama against corruption

Panama - Thousands marched in Panama on Thursday to protest a scandal over huge bribes paid by a Brazilian company in exchange for public contracts.

EU applauds repeal of Romania corruption decree

Brussels - The EU on Thursday hailed the decision by Romania to reverse a government decree that would have weakened anti-corruption laws and sparked a wave of protests."I really welcome the fact that emergency ordinance 13 has been repealed.

Verdict due Friday in Spanish royals' fraud trial

Madrid - Princess Cristina of Spain, the country's first royal to face criminal charges since the monarchy's 1975 restoration, will learn Friday the verdict from her trial over claims she helped her husband evade taxes.

Italy still seeking cure for cancer of corruption

Rome - "I personally marked every note, one by one." Twenty five years have elapsed since Antonio Di Pietro's sting arrest of Socialist Party official Marco Chiesa lit the fuse on the biggest corruption scandal in Italy's history.

Austria to sue Airbus over Eurofighter deal

Vienna - Austria said Thursday that it will sue European aerospace giant Airbus over a $2-billion sale of Eurofighter jets that has long been plagued by allegations of kickbacks.

Jury out in corruption trial of Hong Kong ex-leader

Hong Kong - Hong Kong's former leader Donald Tsang will soon learn his fate as the jury in his high-profile corruption trial began deliberating Thursday.

Prosecutors from 15 countries to meet on Brazil scandal

Bras - Prosecutors from 15 countries will meet Thursday and Friday in Brasilia to discuss a massive bribery scandal at Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht which has spread across Latin America.

Prosecutors target Argentina president in graft case

Buenos Aires - An Argentine prosecutor on Tuesday demanded a judicial investigation into alleged financial conflicts of interest by the country's President Mauricio Macri.

Brazilian court approves Temer's ministerial pick

Bras - Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that an ally of President Michel Temer can be a government minister despite allegations that his promotion was to protect him from a corruption probe.

Panama says Interpol has issued alerts for ex-president's sons

Panama - Panama said Tuesday that Interpol has issued international wanted notices for two sons of former president Ricardo Martinelli on allegations they accepted bribes from disgraced Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.

Philippines' Imelda Marcos loses bid to reclaim jewels

Manila - Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos has lost a long fight to reclaim jewels confiscated when her dictator husband was ousted, with the Supreme Court ruling she acquired them illegally.

Philippines' Imelda Marcos loses bid to reclaim jewels

Manila - Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos has lost a long fight to reclaim jewels confiscated when her dictator husband was ousted, with the Supreme Court ruling she acquired them illegally.

Philippines' Imelda Marcos loses bid to reclaim jewels

Manila - Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos has lost a long fight to reclaim jewels confiscated when her dictator husband was ousted, with the Supreme Court ruling she acquired them illegally.

Incoming leader of India's Tamil Nadu state jailed

New Delhi - India's Supreme Court jailed the anointed next leader of Tamil Nadu for four years for corruption Tuesday, heightening the turmoil in a state still reeling from the death of its long-time matriarch.

Incoming leader of India's Tamil Nadu state jailed

New Delhi - India's Supreme Court jailed the anointed next leader of Tamil Nadu for four years for corruption Tuesday, heightening the turmoil in a state still reeling from the death of its long-time matriarch.

Incoming leader of India's Tamil Nadu state jailed

New Delhi - India's Supreme Court jailed the anointed next leader of Tamil Nadu for four years for corruption Tuesday, heightening the turmoil in a state still reeling from the death of its long-time matriarch.

Panama asks for Interpol alert on ex-president's sons

Panama - Panama has asked Interpol to issue an international alert for the arrest of two sons of former president Ricardo Martinelli on allegations they accepted bribes from disgraced Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.

Brazil president denies protecting corruption-tainted minister

Bras - Brazilian President Michel Temer on Monday denied suggestions that he is trying to protect a minister implicated in a corruption scandal.

Green light for Romania corruption referendum

Bucharest - Romanian lawmakers unanimously approved Monday a proposal to hold a referendum on corruption after mass protests forced the government to withdraw a decree that would have watered down anti-graft legislation.

Spanish PM's ex-minister testifies in corruption case

Madrid - Spain's ex-health minister Ana Mato took the stand Monday in a major corruption scandal, the first time that a former member of Mariano Rajoy's conservative government has appeared in court.

Peru asks Trump to consider deporting ex-president Toledo

- Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has urged his US counterpart Donald Trump to consider extraditing fugitive former leader Alejandro Toledo, believed to be in the United States, to face graft charges.

Thousands of Romanian protesters return to streets

Bucharest - Tens of thousands of Romanians braved the cold and returned to the streets in protest on Sunday, calling on the government to resign as they accused it of attempting to water down anti-corruption laws."Thieves! Resign!

Brazil's president digs in ahead of corruption time-bomb

Rio De Janeiro - In the face of pending corruption allegations likened to a ticking bomb, Brazilian President Michel Temer is building himself a bunker.

Thousands of Romanians march against government

Bucharest - Thousands of protesters braved the cold to march in Romania's main cities on Saturday, angered by government attempts to water down anti-corruption laws.
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