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Former aide to Malaysian ex-PM Najib detained

Former aide to Malaysian ex-PM Najib detained

A former aide to disgraced Malaysian ex-prime minister Najib Razak has been arrested in connection to the 1MDB corruption scandal, local media reported.

Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud, justice ministry says

Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud, justice ministry says

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, Sara, was charged on Thursday with fraud over the alleged misuse of state funds in ordering catered meals.

Philippine ex-leader Aquino charged in budget case

Philippine ex-leader Aquino charged in budget case

The money became a source of controversy during Aquino's term from 2010-2016, with critics claiming he used it to barter for favours from legislators.

FIFA won't comment on Blatter's World Cup visit

FIFA won't comment on Blatter's World Cup visit

FIFA on Friday did not want to comment on a planned visit to the World Cup by its former president Joseph Blatter who is banned from football for six years.

Five Armenians charged in Belgium over tennis match-fixing

Five Armenians charged in Belgium over tennis match-fixing

Five Armenians have been charged in Belgium with corruption, money laundering and other crimes as part of a major international investigation into match-fixing in tennis, Belgian federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

Anwar: Australia 'complicit' in Malaysia corruption

Anwar: Australia 'complicit' in Malaysia corruption

Former opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim slammed Canberra's "tainted" policy towards ousted prime minister Najib Razak's administration, which was sensationally ousted in last month's election.

Mugabe snubs Zimbabwe parliament hearing again

Mugabe snubs Zimbabwe parliament hearing again

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe on Monday again failed to attend a parliamentary hearing where he was due to give evidence on corruption in the diamond mining industry.

Watson ton takes Chennai Super Kings to third IPL title

Watson ton takes Chennai Super Kings to third IPL title

Shane Watson smashed an unbeaten 117 as Chennai Super Kings thrashed Sunrisers Hyderabad to win their third Indian Premier League title in a spectacular return from a two-year corruption ban.

England, Australia back players over match-fixing allegations

England, Australia back players over match-fixing allegations

Match-fixing has become a major concern for the sport in recent years and the International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an investigation.

Platini says FIFA must end his ban, but probe goes on

Platini says FIFA must end his ban, but probe goes on

Former UEFA president Michel Platini said on Saturday FIFA must now lift his ban over a €1.8mn payment after Swiss prosecutors said they had found no evidence so far to bring charges against him.

ICC investigating another corruption scandal

ICC investigating another corruption scandal

The International Cricket Council has launched an investigation into corruption allegations in the sport made in a documentary to be aired by news organisation Al Jazeera on Sunday.

Malaysia police say found $28.6 mn, over 400 handbags in 1MDB-linked raids

Malaysia police say found $28.6 mn, over 400 handbags in 1MDB-linked raids

Malaysian police said on Friday that cash worth 114 million ringgit ($28.6 million) and over 400 luxury handbags were seized from several apartments as part of an anti-graft probe ...