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Lawyer for ex-Malaysian leader Najib arrested, charged

Lawyer for ex-Malaysian leader Najib arrested, charged

Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak's chief lawyer was arrested and charged with money laundering Thursday, as authorities intensified a crackdown on corruption linked to the previous government.

Police disperse protesters at entrance to Iraqi oilfield

Police disperse protesters at entrance to Iraqi oilfield

Officials at the field in the southern oil hub of Basra said operations were running normally.

Brazil electoral court bars Lula from presidential race

Brazil electoral court bars Lula from presidential race

The widely expected decision removes a cloud hanging over Brazil's most uncertain election in decades.

Romania to probe alleged police violence at protest

Romania to probe alleged police violence at protest

Romania has opened an enquiry into alleged police violence at a mass anti-corruption protest against the leftwing government last week where hundreds were injured ...

Iran arrests 67 people for suspected financial crimes

Iran arrests 67 people for suspected financial crimes

Iranian authorities have arrested 67 people in a drive against financial crime, the judiciary said on Sunday, as the country faces renewed US sanctions and a public outcry against profiteering and corruption.

Kenya arrests two top officials for suspected corruption over new $3 bn railway

Kenya arrests two top officials for suspected corruption over new $3 bn railway

Kenyan authorities have arrested the head of the agency that manages public land and the boss of the state railway on suspicion of corruption over land allocation ...

Pakistan's ex-premier Sharif in hospital over heart condition

Pakistan's ex-premier Sharif in hospital over heart condition

Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have been held at a high-security prison in Rawalpindi since July 13 following their conviction on corruption charges.

Iraq PM sacks electricity minister after weeks of protest

Iraq PM sacks electricity minister after weeks of protest

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday sacked his minister of electricity, his office said, following weeks of protests against corruption and chronic power outages.

Indonesian jailers busted over fancy prison cells

Indonesian jailers busted over fancy prison cells

Anti-graft agents arrested five people connected to the scandal at Sukamiskin prison, including inmates and the warden.

Iraqi protesters call for downfall of political parties

Iraqi protesters call for downfall of political parties

In the oil hub of Basra, about 3,000 protesters gathered outside the headquarters of the provincial governorate.

India charges former finanace minister with corruption

India charges former finanace minister with corruption

P. Chidambaram confirmed the charge and said he would "vigorously" contest the case filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation.

Zuma's son released on bail after corruption charges

Zuma's son released on bail after corruption charges

Duduzane Zuma, the son of former South African president Jacob Zuma, was released on bail after appearing in court in leg-irons on Monday on charges of corruption.