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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 ...

Malaysia's scandal-hit PM faces tough fight as poll battle starts

Malaysia's scandal-hit PM faces tough fight as poll battle starts

Campaigning for Malaysia's general election began Saturday with flag-waving supporters hitting the streets, as the scandal-hit government fights to retain power in one of the toughest poll battles ...

Uncertainty prevails as scandal clouds Japan Abe's future

Uncertainty prevails as scandal clouds Japan Abe's future

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is facing his biggest political crisis since taking office more than five years ago, as suspicions swirl about a land sale to a school operator with ties to his wife.

Japan official linked to Abe cronyism row found dead

Japan official linked to Abe cronyism row found dead

Police are investigating the death of the official in Kobe in western Japan and suspect he committed suicide, with some media reporting a suicide note had been found.

South Korean prosecutors seek 30 years' jail for ousted President Park

South Korean prosecutors seek 30 years' jail for ousted President Park

South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday sought a 30-year jail term for former President Park Geun-hye who was ousted last year amid an influence-peddling scandal that rocked the country's business and political elite.