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{FD} Law partners in Odebrecht, Panama Papers scandals get bail

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A court in Panama on Friday ordered the release on bail of two partners at a law firm involved in last year’s “Panama Papers” scandal set off by the leak of thousands of documents related to offshore accounts. Continue reading

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{FD} Netanyahu: Palestinians must prove they want peace

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday in an exclusive Fox News interview that Israel would make peace with Palestinians by demanding they “pass the test of peace.” Continue reading

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{FD} US officials see signs Chinese bombers’ alert status changed, but downplay concern

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Senior US defense officials say they have seen a greater amount of bomber activity in China hours after North Korea warned Beijing that a nuclear test would be conducted on April 20th. Continue reading

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{FD} Mexican ex-gov. accused of graft appears in Guatemala court

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A Mexican former governor wanted on corruption charges is appearing before a Guatemalan court that will consider his possible extradition. Continue reading

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{FD} Danish court to decide on extradition of South Korean woman

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A Danish court has started proceedings to decide whether the daughter of the former confidante of South Korea’s ousted president can be extradited to face prosecution in her home country. Continue reading

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{FD} A look at key moments in life of S. Korea’s ex- leader

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Park Geun-hye, the recently deposed president of South Korea, has been indicted on corruption and other charges. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: S. Korea indicts Lotte chief on bribery charge

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The Latest on the indictment of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-S. Korean leader Park indicted and now faces trial

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South Korean prosecutors say they’ve indicted jailed former President Park Geun-hye and sent her case to a criminal court over a high-profile corruption scandal. Continue reading

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{FD} Bribe department: How Brazil’s Odebrecht organized graft

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A secret communications system was used to discuss and arrange the payments of bribes. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-exec: paid millions in bribes to Brazil president party

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A former construction executive says his company paid $40 million to Brazilian President Michel Temer’s party and another party to ensure a contract with the state oil company. Continue reading

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{FD} South Korean prosecutors expect to indict Park next Monday

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South Korean prosecutors say they expect to indict former President Park Geun-hye early next week over corruption allegations. Continue reading

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{FD} Brazil’s top court opens probes into 9 government ministers

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Brazil’s Supreme Court announced on Tuesday that it has opened corruption investigations into nine government ministers and dozens more top politicians in a sweeping decision that affects one third of embattled President Michel Temer’s Cabinet and many… Continue reading

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{FD} Indonesian corruption investigator attacked with chemical

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Police say an anti-graft commission investigator leading a probe into a scandal that threatens to implicate high-profile Indonesian politicians was attacked with a chemical as he returned from dawn prayers. Continue reading

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{FD} South Sudan residents say army carrying out ethnic killings

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Targeted ethnic killings and killings of civilians by government soldiers spread panic throughout the western town of Wau on Monday, residents told The Associated Press. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian warship activity across Europe exceeds Cold War levels, US admiral says

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The latest activity from Russian warships around Europe has exceeded levels seen during the Cold War, a top U.S. and NATO naval officer said Saturday. Continue reading

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{FD} Top US admiral expresses growing concerns over Russian naval activities

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The latest activity from Russian warships around Europe has exceeded levels seen during the Cold War, a top U.S. and NATO naval officer said Saturday. Continue reading

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{FD} Chinese insurance regulator under graft investigation

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China’s chief insurance regulator is under investigation by its anti-corruption agency, expanding a marathon anti-graft crackdown into the top ranks of finance following complaints of misconduct by insurers. Continue reading

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{FD} Unfettered online hate speech fuels Islamophobia in China

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The flood of angry anti-Muslim rhetoric on social media was the first sign of how fiercely the suburban middle-class homeowners in this central China city opposed a planned mosque in their neighborhood. Continue reading

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{FD} Uganda arrests government minister accused of taking bribe

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Ugandan police have arrested a government minister for allegedly taking a bribe from a businessman. Continue reading

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{FD} Trial of Samsung heir focuses on father-to-son succession

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The scion of South Korea’s Samsung business empire Lee Jae-yong, has appeared in court on trial for bribery and other charges. Continue reading

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{FD} Netanyahu welcomes US attack on Syria base

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Israel’s prime minister has welcomed the U.S. attack on a Syrian air base saying he “fully supports” President Trump’s decision. Continue reading

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{FD} Nigeria’s ex-oil minister charged with money-laundering

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Nigeria’s Federal High Court has charged a former oil minister with money-laundering in an election bribery scandal. Continue reading

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{FD} Rights group says extremists exploit Mali ethnic tensions

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Human Rights Watch is calling on authorities in Mali to investigate and prosecute those responsible for a wave of attacks since January that have killed at least 52 people and left more than 10,000 displaced. Continue reading

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{FD} Judge proceeds in case against ex-President Fernandez

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A federal judge has formally charged former Argentina President Cristina Fernandez and her two children with money laundering and running a criminal association that received bribes from businesspeople. Continue reading

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{FD} Syria’s conflict: More war crimes, more peace talks-and more radicalization by Russian design

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Amid a hailstorm of poison gas attacks, Russian cluster bombings, and displacements of tens of thousands of refugees—all actions judged by the United Nations to be war crimes—Syria’s long-running civil war has returned to extreme levels of brutality, even as U.N. officials continue to place wan hopes on a near-comatose peace process in Geneva. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia bucks trend and asks world to leave Venezuela alone after ‘coup’

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The opposition is hoping the military may nudge President Maduro into bringing forward a presidential election. Continue reading

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{FD} FIFA sends 1,300-page corruption probe to Swiss prosecutors

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FIFA has sent 1,300 pages of internal investigation reports into suspected bribery and corruption to Switzerland’s attorney general. Continue reading

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{FD} Disgraced Park downsized from Blue House to solitary cell

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For a person whose life always seemed to revolve around South Korea’s huge presidential palace, the next several months will be lived on a much smaller scale. Continue reading

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{FD} S Korea’s Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

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South Korea’s disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was being questioned Thursday by a court that will decide if she should be arrested over corruption allegations that have already toppled her from power. Continue reading

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{FD} Park arrives at Seoul court for hearing on arrest request

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South Korea’s disgraced ex-president arrived at a Seoul court Thursday for hearing on a prosecutors’ request to her arrest for corruption allegations that have already toppled her from power. Continue reading

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{FD} Thailand’s ex-tourism chief gets 50 years for taking bribes

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The former head of Thailand’s tourism promotion board has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for accepting $1.8 million in bribes from two Hollywood producers to let them organize the Bangkok International Film Festival a decade ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Mosul airstrike: ISIS may have used human shields, US general says

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Islamic State fighters in western Mosul likely herded innocent men, women and children into a building as human shields before the airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition that killed more than 100 people, a top U.S. general revealed Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Romania: ex-minister sentenced to 6 years for bribes

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A court has handed a former Romanian tourism minister a six-year sentence for bribery and abuse of office connected to a boxing gala that she organized. Continue reading

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{FD} Thai authorities give ex-PM Thaksin $503 million tax bill

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Authorities in Thailand have escalated their effort to collect taxes they say are due from ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, posting a bill for 17.6 billion baht ($503 million) at the house where he lived before fleeing into exile in 2008 to av… Continue reading

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{FD} Ousted S. Korean leader to attend court review over arrest

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South Korean prosecutors say ousted President Park Geun-hye has decided to attend a questioning session by a Seoul court before it determines whether she should be arrested over explosive corruption allegations. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny jailed over anti-Kremlin protests

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders during an anti-government protest. Continue reading

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{FD} Crackdown creates meat shortage in most populous India state

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India’s most populous state is running out of meat. Continue reading

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{FD} S. Korea prosecutors push to arrest ex-leader over scandal

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South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they want a court to issue a warrant to arrest former President Park Geun-hye on corruption allegations. Continue reading

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{FD} Brother seeks retrial for China ex-police chief facing death

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At first blush, the plight of former Chinese police official Zhao Liping might not win much sympathy. Continue reading

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{FD} Prisoners reportedly shot dead while fleeing Syrian prison after air strike

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Prisoners who attempted to flee from a Syrian prison that had just been struck in an air strike Friday night were fatally shot while they tried to level the facility, a Britain-based war monitor told Reuters. Continue reading

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{FD} AP EXPLAINS: Allegations surrounding ousted S. Korean leader

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Several months into their investigation into the country’s biggest political scandal in decades, South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday finally met and questioned recently ousted President Park Geun-hye to determine whether to seek a warrant to arrest her. Continue reading

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{FD} Brazil reassures foreign countries after meat scandal

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Brazil’s president has met with dozens of ambassadors from countries that import Brazilian meat to reassure them after a corruption investigation charged that meatpackers bribed inspectors to keep rotten meat on the market. Continue reading

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{FD} Brazilian giant meatpackers targeted in corruption probe

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Two big Brazilian meatpackers bribed inspectors to keep rotten meat on the market, police charged Friday in issuing dozens of arrest warrants, while a judge accused the Agriculture Ministry of betraying the country. Continue reading

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{FD} Netherlands ban Turkish ministers as dispute escalates

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Tensions continue to grow between NATO allies Turkey and the Netherlands on Sunday as a Turkish minister was escorted out of the country less than a day after Turkey’s foreign minister was denied entry, prompting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to call … Continue reading

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{FD} Global arms trade rises to post-Cold War high

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The global arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War, according to a study. Continue reading

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{FD} Former Bosnian tax chief charged in mayor corruption case

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Bosnia’s prosecution office says it has brought charges against a former head of the country’s tax authority over accepting close to 1 million euros ($1.1 million) in bribes to defraud the state of customs revenue. Continue reading

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{FD} Former Hong Kong leader guilty in unprecedented graft trial

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Local media say a former leader of Hong Kong has been convicted of corruption over a luxury apartment in mainland China. Continue reading

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{FD} Angolan vice president faces corruption charges in Portugal

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Portugal’s attorney general’s office says prosecutors are bringing charges of corruption, money-laundering and forgery against Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente as part of an investigation in Lisbon. Continue reading

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{FD} Samsung’s billionaire heir tries to avert arrest in court

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The billionaire heir to Samsung, South Korea’s most successful and best known conglomerate, made his second attempt Thursday to block efforts by prosecutors to arrest him on bribery and other charges in connection with a corruption scandal that has eng… Continue reading

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{FD} Seoul court begins to deliberate Samsung chief’s arrest

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A South Korean court has begun deliberating on whether to issue an arrest warrant for a Samsung heir accused of offering bribes to the country’s president and her close friend. Continue reading

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