Gulf Times - corruption-charges
Infamous Dhaka jail used for trial of Bangladesh ex-PM Zia

Infamous Dhaka jail used for trial of Bangladesh ex-PM Zia

The Bangladesh government on Wednesday turned a notorious jail into a courtroom to try ailing opposition leader Khaleda Zia on corruption charges.

Pakistan candidate jailed in drug case days before poll

Pakistan candidate jailed in drug case days before poll

Hanif Abbasi is seen as a strong candidate for the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) in Wednesday's election.

Pakistan court orders jail for Sharif, daughter on graft charges

Pakistan court orders jail for Sharif, daughter on graft charges

The anti-graft court ruled that the Sharif family bought properties in London with the money plundered from Pakistan in the 1990s.

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia granted bail

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia granted bail

Khaleda Zia was imprisoned in February after being accused of embezzling money intended for an orphanage, an allegation she said was politically motivated.

South Africa's Zuma appears in court over graft charges

South Africa's Zuma appears in court over graft charges

Jacob Zuma, 75, smiled broadly and gave a thumbs-up as he walked into the Durban High Court building to take his seat in the dock just seven weeks after he was forced to resign from office.

Ex-president Park named as witness in Samsung heir's appeal

Ex-president Park named as witness in Samsung heir's appeal

Disgraced former South Korean president Park Geun-hye was named as a witness on Thursday by an appeal court reviewing the conviction of Jay Y. Lee, the billionaire heir to the Samsung Group, on corruption charges.

South African court blocks appeal by Zuma over corruption charges

South African court blocks appeal by Zuma over corruption charges

South African President Jacob Zuma failed on Friday in his appeal against a court ruling that corruption charges against him be reinstated, another setback for the leader who has been facing calls for his resignation.