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Talgat Ermegiyayev  (С). ©Tengrinews
Kazakhstan jails international expo organiser for corruption

Kazakhstan sentenced a former minister to 14 years in prison for embezzling millions while heading Kazakhstan's preparations for EXPO-2017.

Kazakhstan jails international expo organiser for corruption
China sets death penalty threshold in graft cases
China sets death penalty threshold in graft cases

Corruption cases involving three million yuan ($463,000) or more may incur the death penalty in future.

China sets death penalty threshold in graft cases
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Kazakhstan crushes on bribery in high-profile case

Ex-deputy Governor, advisor to the Governor and several businessmen were found guilty in a corruption scandal that rocked Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan crushes on bribery in high-profile case
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Third of surveyed Kazakhstanis do not believe in combating corruption

A third of the surveyed Kazakhstanis do no believe in the effectiveness of combating corruption in Kazakhstan.

Third of surveyed Kazakhstanis do not believe in combating corruption
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Kazakhstan toughens punishment for corruption

The new Kazakhstan Criminal Code that will enter into force next year introduces a tougher punishment for bribes.

Kazakhstan toughens punishment for corruption
Argentina's Vice President Amado Boudou. ©Reuters/Enrique Marcarian
Argentine vice president appeals corruption charges

Argentina's Vice President Amado Boudou filed an appeal against charges of corruption allegedly carried out during his time as finance minister from 2009 to 2011.

Argentine vice president appeals corruption charges
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Corruption in Kazakhstan is a major obstacle to FDI: MP

Bribe is the only way to obtain a public service in Kazakhstan, MP Tursunbek Omurzakov said quoting Transparency International.

Corruption in Kazakhstan is a major obstacle to FDI: MP
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Iran hangs man convicted of $2.6 bn bank scam

An Iranian businessman convicted of masterminding a $2.6 billion banking scam, the biggest fraud case in the country's history, was hanged on Saturday, state media reported.

Iran hangs man convicted of $2.6 bn bank scam
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India wins Italy appeal over helicopter deal

India on Friday partially won an appeal against an Italian court order rejecting its request to recover bank guarantees over a scrapped helicopter deal at the centre of a bribery scandal.

India wins Italy appeal over helicopter deal
Guatemala ex-leader gets six years in New York
Guatemala ex-leader gets six years in New York

Former Guatemalan president Alfonso Portillo was sentenced in New York to five years and 10 months in prison Thursday for a $2.5 million bribery scandal.

Guatemala ex-leader gets six years in New York
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. ©Reuters/Ammar Awad
Israel ex-PM Olmert gets 6 years jail for bribery

A Tel Aviv court on Tuesday sentenced Israeli ex-premier Ehud Olmert to six years in prison for accepting bribes linked to a major property development in Jerusalem, media reports said.

Israel ex-PM Olmert gets 6 years jail for bribery
F1 boss Ecclestone's bribery trial starts in Germany
F1 boss Ecclestone's bribery trial starts in Germany

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone went on trial in Germany Thursday accused of bribery in a case which threatens a jail term for the Briton who has controlled the motor sport for four decades.

F1 boss Ecclestone's bribery trial starts in Germany
Formula One Chief Executive Bernie Ecclestone. ©Reuters/Olivia Harris
Formula One boss faces bribery charges in German trial

Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone faces bribery charges when his trial begins in Munich on Thursday in a case which threatens to end his reign.

Formula One boss faces bribery charges in German trial
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Fourth officer charged in US Navy bribery scandal

A fourth US Navy officer has been charged with leaking information to a foreign defense contractor in exchange for cash and other gifts in a widening bribery scandal, officials said Thursday.

Fourth officer charged in US Navy bribery scandal
Gulnara Karimova (C), daughter of Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov. ©Reuters/Shamil Zhumatov
'Letters to father' deepen Uzbek first daughter mystery

The appearance of rambling letters said to have been written by Uzbekistan's once all-powerful first daughter Gulnara Karimova has heightened the mystery over her astonishing fall from grace in the ex-Soviet state.

'Letters to father' deepen Uzbek first daughter mystery
Gu Junshan. Photo courtesy of scmp.com
Chinese general charged with graft: media

A top Chinese military officer has been formally charged with corruption after he was exposed as owning dozens of homes, gold statues and luxury liquor, state media reported Tuesday.

Chinese general charged with graft: media
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Nigeria arrests two Britons over 'oil theft plot'

Two British nationals were among 14 people arrested on suspicion of attempted bribery in connection with an alleged plot to steal oil from a pipeline, Nigeria said.

Nigeria arrests two Britons over 'oil theft plot'
Muslim Umiryayev. Photo courtesy of  PrimeMinister.kz
Intermediary of Vice-Minister bribe case has millions of dollars in his bank accounts

The intermediary who gave the bribe to Muslim Umiryayev, Vice-Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan, has millions of US dollars in his bank accounts.

Intermediary of Vice-Minister bribe case has millions of dollars in his bank accounts
Muslim Umiryayev, Kazakhstan's Vice-Minister of Agriculture. ©Baubek Konyrov
Kazakhstan Vice-Minister of Agriculture arrested over bribery

Muslim Umiryayev, Kazakhstan's Vice-Minister of Agriculture, has been arrested on bribery charges.

Kazakhstan Vice-Minister of Agriculture arrested over bribery
China's former railways minister, Liu Zhijun, attends a trial for charges of corruption and abuse of power. ©REUTERS/CCTV via Reuters TV
Suspended death for China ex-minister's 'huge' bribery

China's former railways minister Liu Zhijun was given a suspended death sentence Monday for "especially huge" bribery.

Suspended death for China ex-minister's 'huge' bribery