Zelenskiy Says Rooting Out Graft Not As Simple As He Imagined

Recently-elected President and former comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy candidly expressed his growing awareness of the sizable challenge he faces in his crusade to uproot corruption in Ukraine, the campaign promise that paved the way to his surprising victory in April and one he says is still his “top priority.”  

Mafia Arrests Spread to Canada

Italian crime clans have been served a cold dish of revenge this week with authorities in Italy and Canada arresting 27 mafia suspects on Thursday, a day after US and Italian police nabbed 19. 

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Arrested for Graft

Pakistan’s anti-graft officials arrested former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday, in the latest blow to Pakistan’s opposition party that has accused current Prime Minister Imran Khan of targeting its leaders.