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Malaysia probes claim China offered to bail out 1MDB

Malaysia probes claim China offered to bail out 1MDB

Malaysia said Tuesday it was investigating claims China offered to help bail out scandal-hit state fund 1MDB and get foreign probes into the controversy dropped in return for securing infrastructure deals.

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs, ex-bankers in 1MDB probe

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs, ex-bankers in 1MDB probe

Malaysia on Monday filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two of the US bank's former employees in connection with an investigation into suspected corruption and money laundering ...

Vietnam arrests ship firm execs for 'embezzling $4.5m'

Vietnam arrests ship firm execs for 'embezzling $4.5m'

Two executives from a near-bankrupt state-run shipbuilding company have been arrested in Vietnam on accusations of embezzling $4.5 million in collusion with a scandal-plagued bank ...

Frenchman in Nobel scandal jailed for 2 years for rape

Frenchman in Nobel scandal jailed for 2 years for rape

A Swedish court on Monday sentenced a Frenchman at the heart of a Nobel scandal to two years in jail for rape in a scandal that emerged during the #MeToo campaign.

Macron ex-bodyguard at centre of scandal to testify in public next week

Macron ex-bodyguard at centre of scandal to testify in public next week

The former bodyguard whose violent conduct plunged French President Emmanuel Macron into his biggest political crisis this summer agreed reluctantly to face questioning by senators ...

VW investors seek $11 bn damages over dieselgate scandal

VW investors seek $11 bn damages over dieselgate scandal

Investors took Volkswagen to court on Monday to seek 9.2 billion euros ($10.6 billion) in compensation for the hit to the carmaker's share price from its diesel emissions scandal ...

Malaysia PM calls for China's help with fiscal problems

Malaysia PM calls for China's help with fiscal problems

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called on China's top leadership to help with his country's fiscal problems Monday, as he seeks to revise major Beijing-backed projects ...

Macron's disgraced former bodyguard admits 'mistake'

Macron's disgraced former bodyguard admits 'mistake'

Le Monde had last week published smartphone videos of Alexandre Benalla hitting one protester and violently wrestling another.

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's scandal-mired Najib hit with travel ban after poll loss

Malaysia's scandal-mired Najib hit with travel ban after poll loss

Malaysia's scandal-ridden former leader Najib Razak was hit with a travel ban Saturday as speculation mounted he was about to flee the country following his shock election loss ...

Australia to fight for 'respect', says new coach Langer

Australia to fight for 'respect', says new coach Langer

Newly appointed Australia coach Justin Langer will charge his players with winning back the ‘respect’ of the cricket world after a ball-tampering scandal left the team's reputation in ruins.

British interior minister Rudd resigns after immigration scandal

British interior minister Rudd resigns after immigration scandal

Britain's interior minister resigned on Sunday after Prime Minister Theresa May's government faced an outpouring of indignation over its treatment of some long-term Caribbean residents ...