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Netanyahu grilled for sixth time in graft probe: media

Netanyahu grilled for sixth time in graft probe: media

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was questioned by police for a sixth time on Sunday over two suspected cases of corruption, media reports said.

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for finance minister: media

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for finance minister: media

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant for Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, media reported, after the veteran politician failed to turn up for several court hearings.

Netanyahu to be grilled again in graft probe

Netanyahu to be grilled again in graft probe

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was set to be questioned by police on Thursday in connection with two separate investigations into alleged corruption, media reports said.

Philippine ombudsman files criminal case against Aquino

Philippine ombudsman files criminal case against Aquino

The Philippines' anti-graft body filed criminal charges against former President Benigno Aquino on Wednesday for mishandling a botched anti-militant raid that resulted in the death of 44 police commandos in 2015.

FIFA corruption trial opens in New York

FIFA corruption trial opens in New York

It was the raid that changed the face of the world's most popular sport. Swiss police swooped in on a five-star Zurich hotel at dawn, arresting seven soccer officials at US request.

Saudi arrests hailed as 'decisive' anti-graft sweep

Saudi arrests hailed as 'decisive' anti-graft sweep

Prominent billionaire Al-Waleed bin Talal was among the 11 princes arrested late on Saturday, reports said.

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for ex-PM Sharif: lawyer

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for ex-PM Sharif: lawyer

A Pakistani court on Thursday issued arrest warrants for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in two cases of corruption spiralling from the Panama Papers leak, his lawyers said.

Ukraine makes first move to meet protester demands

Ukraine makes first move to meet protester demands

Ukrainian lawmakers on Thursday moved towards meeting one of the demands of anti-corruption protesters who have set up the first tent city in Kiev since the pro-EU revolt of 2014.

Chinese president Xi lays out vision for 'new era'

Chinese president Xi lays out vision for 'new era'

Xi Jinping's wide-ranging address laid out a confident vision for a more prosperous China and its place in the international community, stressing the importance of wiping out corruption and curbing industrial overcapacity.

Bangladesh top judge accused of corruption as he departs country

Bangladesh top judge accused of corruption as he departs country

Bangladesh's chief justice has been accused of serious crimes including corruption by the country's government, it emerged Saturday, as he departed for Australia expressing his fears for judicial independence in the nation.

Valcke says reputation destroyed as he appears before tribunal

Valcke says reputation destroyed as he appears before tribunal

The Frenchman, whose job was to ensure the smooth running of FIFA, and in particular the World Cup, was right-hand man to now banned president Sepp Blatter before both were embroiled in a corruption scandal.

Philippines' elections chief quits after corruption allegations

Philippines' elections chief quits after corruption allegations

The head of the Philippines' elections commission on Wednesday resigned, three weeks after a congressional committee voted to junk an impeachment complaint against him on corruption allegations.