The Iraqi Commission of Integrity has summoned or issued arrest warrants against more than 250 former and acting officials on suspicion of corruption, as part of the government's reforms after a wave of protests over unemployment, corruption and lack of public services hit the country.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on Thursday in a series of corruption cases, throwing Israel’s paralyzed political system into further disarray and threatening his 10-year grip on power. He rejected calls to resign, angrily accusing prosecutors of staging “an attempted coup.”
The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) on Monday detained and charged a cabinet minister and long-time ally of President Emmerson Mnangagwa for abuse of office alleged to have cost the government $3.7 million, the second high-profile graft case this year.
The South American football confederation said questioning the integrity of the Copa America was “unacceptable” after Lionel Messi alleged Argentina was victims of “corruption” in its 2-1 win over Chile.
Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, has resigned after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key European Union (EU) elections.
The United States is becoming more corrupt under President Donald Trump as America’s system of checks and balances and its ethical norms faces growing threats by the White House, according to a global corruption watchdog.
The US slid down the rankings of a global corruption index last year as America’s system of checks and balances faced growing threats on Donald Trump’s watch, Transparency International (TI) — the global civil society organization based in Berlin, Germany, leading the fight against corruption — said on Tuesday.
China has disciplined 180,100 people in around 133,100 cases involving corruption and violations of the code of conduct since the 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress in late 2017, according to figures from the top anti-graft watchdog.
Rosmah Mansor pleaded not guilty Thursday to allegedly soliciting 187.5 million ringgit ($44.8 million) from Jepak Holdings in 2016 for her help in securing a 1.25 billion ($299 million) solar energy project involving rural schools in eastern Sarawak state. S