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{FD} South Korea’s Park denies charges as corruption trial begins

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Former President Park Geun-hye denied corruption charges Tuesday at the start of a criminal trial that could potentially send South Korea’s first female leader to prison for life. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: S.Korea’s Park leaves court after start of trial

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The Latest on the bribery trial of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Corruption trial begins for ex-South Korean President Park

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Ex-President Park Geun-hye has arrived at a Seoul court for the beginning of her corruption trial. Continue reading

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{FD} Brazil’s Temer says he will only leave office if forced

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Embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer said in an interview published on Monday that he will only leave office if forced out, despite facing growing calls to resign over a corruption scandal. Continue reading

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{FD} Demonstrators continue to take to the streets of Venezuela in their fight against Maduro

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Six weeks of anti-government unrest in Venezuela has resulted in scores of fatalities, as well as hundreds of injuries and arrests in the worst turmoil of President Maduro’s four-year rule. Continue reading

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{FD} South Sudan government forces killed 114 civilians, UN says

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A new United Nations report blames South Sudanese pro-government forces for more than 100 cases of recent abuses against civilians amid the country’s civil war. Continue reading

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{FD} Brazil’s top prosecutor accuses Temer of obstructing justice

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Brazil’s president is vowing to remain in power despite a damaging new corruption allegation, but Latin America’s largest nation could very well be rudderless as long as he stays at the head of what one analyst is calling a “walking dead administration.” Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Brazil president denies OK’ing bribe

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The Latest on Brazil’s political crisis (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer says he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to an ex-lawmaker jailed for corruption. Continue reading

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{FD} Erdogan bodyguards no strangers to beatdowns

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If Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s bodyguards in fact started that beatdown Wednesday of peaceful protesters outside the Turkish embassy in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, it apparently wouldn’t be the first time. Continue reading

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{FD} Brazil leader denies report he endorsed bribing ex-lawmaker

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Brazilian President Michel Temer late Wednesday denied a report that he endorsed the idea of bribing a now jailed former congressman to keep him quiet. Continue reading

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{FD} Bribery scandal met with near-silence in Dominican Republic

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One of the most sprawling corruption scandals in modern history has deep roots in the Dominican Republic: The Brazilian company behind the operation placed its international “bribery bureau” in this Caribbean country and shoveled out nearly $100 millio… Continue reading

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{FD} French president pushes Paris Olympic bid, vets ministers

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French President Emmanuel Macron is building a new government with a fresh face — lean, half-female and tasked with carrying out his plans to rethink labor laws and overhaul politics. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump commits to securing American pastor’s release from Turkish prison, family lawyer says

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President Trump has committed to ensuring the return of an American pastor wrongfully imprisoned in Turkey, according to the attorney who represents his family. Continue reading

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{FD} 65 Venezuelan military members detained for expressing discontent, lawyer says

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Venezuela’s Ministry of Communication did not respond to a request for comment on the military officer detentions. Continue reading

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{FD} South Korea’s new president Moon to tackle raft of reforms

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South Korea’s new president has vowed to take on a challenge that has defied all of his predecessors: reforming the big family-controlled conglomerates that dominate the economy. Continue reading

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{FD} Mexico blasts study labeling it second deadliest conflict zone behind Syria

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They claim it is inaccurate because the data include cases of fighting deaths, white-arms deaths and other crimes. Continue reading

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{FD} South Sudan’s ousted army chief says no retaliation in mind

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South Sudan’s ousted army chief of staff says he has nothing to retaliate for, even as his abrupt removal put the military on alert after months of government infighting. Continue reading

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{FD} South Sudan says divisive army chief of staff removed

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A South Sudan presidential spokesman says the army chief of staff has been removed from his post. Continue reading

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{FD} Mexico now considered second deadliest conflict zone after Syria, study says

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More people were killed in Mexico in 2016 than in Iraq or Afghanistan, according to a new study. Continue reading

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{FD} S. Korea’s next leader will engage North, reconsider THAAD

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Some of the key policies of Moon Jae-in, who is set to be South Korea’s next president after his main rivals conceded following Tuesday’s election: ENGAGEMENT WITH NORTH KOREA A former aide of late liberal President Roh Moo-hyun, who sought rapprocheme… Continue reading

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{FD} Watchdog says Vietnamese officials bribed by log smugglers

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An environmental watchdog has accused Vietnamese government and military officials of taking payoffs to ignore vast smuggling of lucrative lumber from neighboring Cambodia. Continue reading

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{FD} India’s anti-corruption crusader faces bribery allegation

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Anti-corruption crusader Arvind Kejriwal’s government in the Indian capital has plunged into a crisis as a minister he fired over the weekend accuses him of accepting 20 million rupees ($300,000) in cash as a bribe. Continue reading

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{FD} US expresses concern for detained Cambodian rights workers

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The United States has joined the European Union and U.N. Continue reading

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{FD} Residents say South Sudan troops remove 5,000 from church

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South Sudan security forces have forcibly removed about 5,000 civilians who had been sheltering in a church from fighting in the country’s civil war, residents and church officials said Friday. Continue reading

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{FD} How terrorists freely enter Afghanistan and move around unhindered

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Earlier this week some 700 young men were spotted traveling north in a convoy of buses. They had no identification cards and their story was that they are laborers going to find work, General Jawid Kohistani, a former official at Afghanistan’s National… Continue reading

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{FD} Croatia’s finance minister survives no-confidence vote

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Croatia’s finance minister has narrowly survived a no-confidence vote in parliament amid deepening political turmoil in the European Union’s newest member state. Continue reading

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{FD} May Day violence breaks out in Paris; demonstrations around the world

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Police in Paris deployed tear gas on hundreds of protesters during a May Day workers’ march on Monday, less than a week before the runoff French presidential election. Continue reading

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{FD} Netanyahu blasts terror funding as Hamas tries to soften image

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday slammed Palestinian funding of anti-Israel attacks, asking Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas: “How can you talk about peace and fund terrorism?” Continue reading

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{FD} FIFA official Sheikh Ahmad resigning amid bribery claims

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FIFA Council member Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait is resigning from his soccer roles under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed Asian officials. Continue reading

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{FD} As soccer soars, court docs detail graft in Brazilian sports

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Brazil and superstar Neymar were the first to qualify for next year’s World Cup, save for Russia which gets an automatic berth as the host. Continue reading

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{FD} Brazil judge grants release of businessman Eike Batista

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A Supreme Court justice in Brazil has ruled that a businessman who was once one of the world’s richest people should be allowed out of prison while waiting to be tried for corruption. Continue reading

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{FD} FIFA audit official admits bribery in US federal probe

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The sprawling American investigation of bribery and corruption in international soccer has reached into Asia and claimed the first guilty plea from a senior official in the new FIFA leadership. Continue reading

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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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