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French economy minister owes back-taxes: Media

Paris - France's Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron will have to pay back-taxes after authorities found he had undervalued a family property, two local media outlets claimed on Tuesday.

Venezuela opposition investigates $69bn in alleged corruption

Caracas - Venezuela's opposition-controlled legislature is investigating 89 alleged cases of corruption involving currrent and former government officials amounting to $69 billion dollars, lawmaker Freddy Guevara said.

S. Africa prosecutors to appeal ruling on Zuma's 800 graft charges

Pretoria - South African state prosecutors said Monday they would appeal against a court ruling that President Jacob Zuma should face almost 800 corruption charges, triggering accusations that he was being protected from justice.

Leading ally of Brazil's Lula sentenced to 23 years

Bras - A leading ally of Brazil's leftist icon and ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for his part in a giant corruption scheme that has shaken the country's elite.

Japan to probe Black Tidings Olympics payments

Toukyo - Japan's Olympic committee on Wednesday announced its own probe of $2 million allegedly paid to secure the 2020 Games -- some of which was used to buy luxury watches, according to French investigators.

Japan to probe Black Tidings Olympics payments

Toukyo - Japan's Olympic committee on Wednesday announced its own probe of $2 million allegedly paid to secure the 2020 Games -- some of which was used to buy luxury watches, according to French investigators.

Japan to probe Black Tidings Olympics payments

Toukyo - Japan's Olympic committee on Wednesday announced its own probe of $2 million allegedly paid to secure the 2020 Games -- some of which was used to buy luxury watches, according to French investigators.

Japan's Abe vows cooperation in French Olympic payments probe

Toukyo - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday vowed cooperation with French investigators probing payments allegedly made to help Tokyo secure the 2020 Olympics.

Russia 'sorry' and 'ashamed' over doping scandal: Sports minister

London - Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko apologised on Sunday for the doping scandal that threatens the athletic superpower's participation in the Rio Olympics.

Brazil's new government vows support for graft probe

Bras - Brazil's new justice minister pledged his "full support" for an explosive corruption investigation that has a host of top politicians in its sights, including several of his colleagues.

Argentina's Kirchner charged with fraud, assets frozen

Buenos Aires - Assets belonging to former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner have been frozen after she was charged with damaging national finances by manipulating the Central Bank's exchange operations during her last months in office.

Former Chinese presidential aide Ling charged with bribery

Bejing - An ex-aide of former Chinese president Hu Jintao has been charged with accepting bribes and illegally obtaining state secrets, prosecutors said on Friday, suggesting he will face jail after a trial.

Inquiry says $2 million payment fuels Tokyo Olympics suspicions

Paris - French investigators said on Thursday they suspect that $2 million paid to a son of disgraced athletics supremo Lamine Diack was to get support for Tokyo's 2020 Olympics bid.Some 2.8 million Singapore dollars (1.

Brazil opposition leader Aecio Neves faces corruption probe

Bras - Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday authorized a corruption probe against Senator Aecio Neves, the opposition leader narrowly defeated by Dilma Rousseff in 2014 presidential elections.Neves is suspected of money laundering and bribe taking.

UK hails progress, defends tax havens at corruption summit

London - Prime Minister David Cameron hailed progress on pursuing corrupt individuals at an international summit on Thursday, but rejected accusations he had failed to deliver transparency on Britain's overseas tax havens.

Just return stolen assets, Nigeria's Buhari tells British PM

London - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday that he did not want an apology from Prime Minister David Cameron for calling his country "fantastically corrupt", but said Britain could return assets stolen by officials who fled to London.

British PM calls Nigeria, Afghanistan 'fantastically corrupt'

London - British Prime Minister David Cameron called Nigeria and Afghanistan "possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world" in inadvertently public remarks Tuesday, but hailed their leaders' planned attendance at an anti-corruption summit in London.

'Fantastically corrupt' nations join London summit

London - British Prime Minister David Cameron will push for global action on corruption at a summit Thursday attended by the leaders of Nigeria and Afghanistan, countries he was caught describing as "fantastically corrupt".

'Kleptocracy Tour': London sightseeing with a difference

London - A black bus winds its way through some of London's most expensive neighbourhoods for a sightseeing tour with a difference -- a guided visit around luxury houses bought by shady international tycoons and officials.

Treasure Islands: Britain's offshore hubs

London - Prime Minister David Cameron is under pressure to demand greater transparency from Britain's overseas tax havens, which critics say help promote and support corruption.

Platini to quit as UEFA president after losing appeal

Lausanne - Michel Platini will quit as the head of European football after a sports tribunal on Monday rejected his final appeal against his ban from football over a suspect $2.0 million payment he received from FIFA.

Rogues' gallery to decide fate of Brazilian leader

Rio De Janeiro - One Brazilian is accused of taking bribes, another with hiding a secret bank account, a third with trying to help a man escape prison.So who are they -- hardened conmen? Mobsters?

Nigerian leader, Kerry join UK anti-corruption summit

London - The presidents of Afghanistan, Colombia and Nigeria will join US Secretary of State John Kerry at an anti-corruption summit in London next week, which British leader David Cameron said Sunday will make the issue a global priority.

Morales ex-partner seeks to deny him paternity rights

La Paz - A former partner of Bolivian President Evo Morales said Saturday that she will pursue legal action to deny him paternity rights over a child she claims is theirs.

Brazil: Leftist deputy asks court to block impeachment vote

Bras - A deputy from the ruling Workers' Party has appealed to Brazil's Supreme Court in an effort to block the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff ahead of Wednesday's Senate vote.

Cunha: Brazil's master tactician put in check

S - Eduardo Cunha led the battle to impeach Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, but just days before her likely suspension, the powerful lower house speaker has suffered the same fate.

Brazil's Rousseff vows to seek return if forced from office

London - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff vowed during a defiant interview broadcast Thursday to "continue to keep fighting" to return to power if she is forced from office.

Brazil court suspends key Rousseff rival

Bras - Brazil's Supreme Court suspended a powerful lawmaker at the center of efforts to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, on grounds he tried to obstruct a probe into his alleged corruption.

Corruption twist boosts Brazil's 'president in waiting'

Bras - An explosive new twist in Brazil's corruption and impeachment crisis has weakened President Dilma Rousseff days before her probable suspension from office and strengthened the man likely to replace her.

Timeline of political turmoil in Brazil

Bras - Below are key dates in two months of Brazilian political turmoil where interconnected crises threaten to bring down President Dilma Rousseff.
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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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