A secretly-filmed video showing Austria’s Vice Chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, discussing corrupt deals has thrown the government into turmoil and forced the far-right politician to resign on Saturday.
Madagascar’s Anti-Corruption Agency (BIANCO) gave federal prosecutors the names of 79 Members of the National Assembly that it assessed were involved in a corruption scandal last year, AFP reported on Friday.
A Ukrainian oligarch who allegedly masterminded the theft of US$5.5 billion from one of the country’s largest commercial lenders has returned to the country on Thursday after years spent in exile in Switzerland and Israel.
The appellate court in Almaty upheld on Thursday charges against a Kazakh activist who during a marathon race filmed people holding a banner that read “You cannot run away from the truth,” which authorities interpreted as participating in an unauthorized rally.
The European Union launched on Thursday a €2.2 million (US $2.5 million) initiative to fight corruption and organized crime in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
United Australia Party leader Clive Palmer has contributed AUS$70 million (US$48.2 million) to his party’s campaign, which ends on election day this Saturday, most of which he earned thanks to tax cuts he helped pass, media reported on Thursday.
European police authorities said on Tuesday they had busted a criminal network that sold fake olive oil in Germany and Italy.
South African officials this week will hear testimony about how a major bank managed to strip millions of dollars off of a loan that was supposed to go to building railways and ports for the people of South Africa, local media reported.
The Bulgarian Parliament overwhelmingly accepted on Wednesday the resignation of Agriculture Minister Rumen Porozhanov, the latest government official to step down amidst a number of real estate scandals rocking the country.