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Blatter, Platini risk suspension amid FIFA ethics probe
Blatter, Platini risk suspension amid FIFA ethics probe

The future of embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter and his heir-apparent Michel Platini was in play, as they faced scrutiny by the football world body's ethics committee.

Blatter, Platini risk suspension amid FIFA ethics probe
Gates Foundation sues Petrobras, PwC over scandal
Gates Foundation sues Petrobras, PwC over scandal

The charity foundation of multi-billionaire Microsoft founder Bill Gates has sued Petrobras and accounting giant PwC's Brazil arm over investment losses due to corruption at the Brazilian oil giant.

Gates Foundation sues Petrobras, PwC over scandal
Trinidad to rule on extraditing Warner in FIFA corruption scandal
Trinidad to rule on extraditing Warner in FIFA corruption scandal

Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner will learn if he is to be extradited to the US to face charges linked to a corruption scandal sweeping football's world governing body.

Trinidad to rule on extraditing Warner in FIFA corruption scandal
Prince Ali says FIFA leaders knew of corruption
Prince Ali says FIFA leaders knew of corruption

Prince Ali bin al Hussein, who led a challenge against Sepp Blatter this year, hit out at FIFA leaders links to corruption ahead of his entry into the FIFA presidential race.

Prince Ali says FIFA leaders knew of corruption
Brazil graft probe targets two in president's inner circle: reports
Brazil graft probe targets two in president's inner circle: reports

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's former campaign treasurer and her chief of staff have been placed under investigation in the Petrobras mega corruption scandal.

Brazil graft probe targets two in president's inner circle: reports
Nobel winner Menchu hails Guatemala's 'great awakening'
Nobel winner Menchu hails Guatemala's 'great awakening'

Guatemalan Nobel laureate Rigoberta Menchu sees the unprecedented protests calling for the ouster of President Otto Perez as a historic moment for a country long torn by violence.

Nobel winner Menchu hails Guatemala's 'great awakening'
Malaysia PM urged to come clean on scandal at anti-graft meeting
Malaysia PM urged to come clean on scandal at anti-graft meeting

A global anti-corruption conference opened in Malaysia with a demand for the country's Prime Minister Najib Razak to come clean on a raging financial scandal.

Malaysia PM urged to come clean on scandal at anti-graft meeting
Pressure on Malaysian PM mounts as ex-leader backs protests
Pressure on Malaysian PM mounts as ex-leader backs protests

Pressure mounted on Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak as influential former leader Mahathir Mohamad threw his weight behind mass protests.

Pressure on Malaysian PM mounts as ex-leader backs protests
Guatemala's president may face corruption trial
Guatemala's president may face corruption trial

Guatemala's Supreme Court gave a green light for embattled President Otto Perez to be investigated for graft in the corruption scandal rocking his government.

Guatemala's president may face corruption trial
Brazil speaker, former president charged in Petrobras corruption
Brazil speaker, former president charged in Petrobras corruption

Brazilian prosecutors lodged corruption charges against the speaker of the lower house -- a key figure in the country's current political crisis -- and also against a former president.

Brazil speaker, former president charged in Petrobras corruption
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'Shooting corrupt officials' in Kazakhstan proves controversial

A humoristic anti-corruption campaign in Kazakhstan's Kostanai turns sour?

'Shooting corrupt officials' in Kazakhstan proves controversial
The Chairman of the Board of Astana EXPO-2017 Akhmetzhan Yessimov.
Newly appointed Chairman Yessimov lays off top management of Astana EXPO-2017

Akhmetzhan Yessimov, the newly appointed Chairman of the Board of Astana EXPO-2017 National Company, has started restructuring the company.

Newly appointed Chairman Yessimov lays off top management of Astana EXPO-2017
Brazilians rage against president, corruption
Brazilians rage against president, corruption

Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanded Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's resignation, blaming her and the leftist Workers' Party for runaway corruption,

Brazilians rage against president, corruption
Corruption eating away at India 'like a termite': Modi
Corruption eating away at India 'like a termite': Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Saturday that corruption was eating away at India "like a termite".

Corruption eating away at India 'like a termite': Modi
Iraq PM sacks senior cabinet official: statement
Iraq PM sacks senior cabinet official: statement

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has sacked a senior cabinet official who was a close aide to his predecessor and rival Nuri al-Maliki.

Iraq PM sacks senior cabinet official: statement
Iraq parliament approves PM's anti-corruption plan
Iraq parliament approves PM's anti-corruption plan

Iraq's parliament unanimously approved Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's reform programme aimed at curbing the corruption and government waste.

Iraq parliament approves PM's anti-corruption plan
Iraq PM rolls out sweeping reforms after protests
Iraq PM rolls out sweeping reforms after protests

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi proposed scrapping top government posts and curbing privileges in an ambitious reform drive sparked by swelling popular anger over corruption and poor governance.

Iraq PM rolls out sweeping reforms after protests
Serik Akhmetov ©Turar Kazangapov
Ex-Prime Minister of Kazakhstan appears before court

Former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has appeared before the court on charges of large scale corruption.

Ex-Prime Minister of Kazakhstan appears before court
US probes banks in FIFA scandal: sources
US probes banks in FIFA scandal: sources

US regulators are probing large banks including Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and HSBC over their possible handling of tainted funds in the FIFA corruption scandal.

US probes banks in FIFA scandal: sources
Swiss widen FIFA money-laundering investigation
Swiss widen FIFA money-laundering investigation

The number of alleged money laundering transactions linked to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups bids won by Russia and Qatar has ballooned from 53 to 81.

Swiss widen FIFA money-laundering investigation