Roberta Metsola, president of the European Union (EU), said Monday that European democracy is under attack, following allegations by Belgian prosecutors over the weekend that Qatar had sought to shape EU policy by bribing multiple European parliament members.
A criminal network smuggling migrants into the European Union (EU) through the Belarusian border was targeted by Polish, Estonian, German, Lithuanian and Latvian police, coordinated by Europol, last week.
Despite its setback Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, a proposed law called the ENABLERS Act still holds considerable support from experts in the national security and foreign policy communities as a means to combat money laundering in the U.S..
Ukraine’s top court has issued an arrest warrant in absentia against Kyrylo Shevchenko, the former head of Ukrgazbank, who is suspected of leading a corruption ring that embezzled more than US$5.5 million from the bank.
President Pedro Castillo of Peru attempted to dissolve his country’s legislature on Thursday, but within hours Peruvian lawmakers removed him from office and he was jailed by police.
New data published by UNESCO highlights what it calls an increased abuse of the judicial system to attack journalists and undermine freedom of expression around the world.
On Friday, hundreds of supporters of jailed Georgian former president Mikheil Saakashvili rallied in front of the Tbilisi City Court as it held its first hearing on a motion regarding the postponement of his sentence for health reasons.
The United Kingdom government says it has saved more than 400 million pounds (US$487 million) for the public purse by utilizing data-matching software as it cracks down on benefits and tax fraud.
Police in the southeastern African country of Malawi have arrested three suspects in last week’s brutal murder of Talandira Chirwa, a three-year-old girl with albinism, who was stabbed in the neck while sleeping in bed with her grandmother by a man who broke into the house in the middle of the night, local media reported.
A Brazilian tug boat transporting more than four tonnes of cocaine bound for European markets was intercepted off the coast of Sierra Leone by the French Navy on Nov. 30.