Police found more than 40 skulls, 70 bones and a fetus in a jar during a raid on a suspected drug trafficking hideout in Mexico City on Saturday. The odd find came a few days after 31 cartel member suspects were arrested.
After finding 39 frozen bodies in a tractor-trailer last week, UK authorities arrested the driver and three other suspects of manslaughter, Essex police announced Monday.
Israeli police launched last week an investigation into senior campaign officials in the ruling Likud party for allegedly harassing a state witness in a corruption case against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Times of Israel reported Sunday.
Nearly 170,000 people joined hands and formed a human chain from the northern to the southern end of Lebanon to show the country is united in its desire to fight corruption and force the government to relinquish power, CNN reported Monday.
Italian police say they arrested 15 suspected members of a group that recycled toxic plastic from greenhouses, sold it to Chinese companies which would send it right back to Italy as shoes.
A Nebraska sheriff’s deputy was indicted for fraud in a scheme that authorities say cost his victims nearly US$11 million, according to a Department of Justice release.
A federal judge ordered on Thursday the release of 27 people, saying they were illegally arrested and evidence against them was fabricated. Police believed the individuals were members of a drug cartel.
A Pakistani court granted bail to jailed former PM Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds Friday, his lawyer told media.
Sharif, 69, was ousted from his post in July 2017 for lying about his wealth after the Panama Papers leaks, which showed he and his family had undeclared businesses in Saudi Arabia and luxurious apartments in London.
UK services and institutions played a significant role in some of the biggest corruption scandals as they allowed 325 billion pounds (US$412 billion) of suspect transactions to flow through the country’s financial system, Transparency International UK revealed in its latest research.
The man who was until last week in charge of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s infamous war on drugs is now being accused of having resold the confiscated drugs along with a dozen colleagues, the BBC reported this week.