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FIFA official agrees to extradition from Switzerland to US: Bern
FIFA official agrees to extradition from Switzerland to US: Bern

One of seven FIFA officials detained in Switzerland in May as a massive corruption scandal erupted has agreed to be extradited to the United States.

FIFA official agrees to extradition from Switzerland to US: Bern
Murat Abenov. Photo courtesy of his  Facebook page.
Head of Kazakhstan's National Movement Against Corruption on Georgian approach to fighting corruption

Head of the National Movement Against Corruption in Kazakhstan Zhanaru Murat Abenov told Tengrinews about the methods Georgia uses to fight corruption and whether they could be adapted to Kazakhstan

Head of Kazakhstan's National Movement Against Corruption on Georgian approach to fighting corruption
Russia, Qatar face losing World Cups if bribery proven: FIFA official
Russia, Qatar face losing World Cups if bribery proven: FIFA official

Russia and Qatar could lose the 2018 and 2022 World Cups if irregularities are proven in them being awarded the hosting rights.

Russia, Qatar face losing World Cups if bribery proven: FIFA official
Despite FIFA charges Warner still beloved in Trinidad
Despite FIFA charges Warner still beloved in Trinidad

He is a key figure caught up in the middle of football's biggest corruption scandal. But indicted former FIFA vice president Jack Warner is still a wildly popular.

Despite FIFA charges Warner still beloved in Trinidad
FIFA claims innocence in $10 million transfer
FIFA claims innocence in $10 million transfer

FIFA admitted that it had processed a $10 million payment from South Africa to a disgraced football official but denied that the world body's secretary general Jerome Valcke was involved.

FIFA claims innocence in $10 million transfer
Blatter could be quizzed as Swiss justice question top FIFA officials
Blatter could be quizzed as Swiss justice question top FIFA officials

Several members of FIFA's executive committee have already been questioned by the Swiss justice, and president Sepp Blatter could also be quizzed "in the future if needed".

Blatter could be quizzed as Swiss justice question top FIFA officials
UN puts tie-ups with FIFA under scrutiny
UN puts tie-ups with FIFA under scrutiny

The United Nations is taking a close look at its partnerships with FIFA following allegations of widespread corruption at football's world governing body.

UN puts tie-ups with FIFA under scrutiny
US sidesteps Putin accusation of meddling in FIFA election
US sidesteps Putin accusation of meddling in FIFA election

US diplomats avoided a clash of words with Moscow on the corruption scandal shaking FIFA after Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Washington of trying to block the re-election of football boss Sepp Blatter.

US sidesteps Putin accusation of meddling in FIFA election
FIFA scandal: McDonald's, other World Cup sponsors concerned
FIFA scandal: McDonald's, other World Cup sponsors concerned

Key World Cup sponsors including McDonald's, Adidas and Budweiser expressed strong concerns after global football body FIFA was enveloped by a new corruption scandal.

FIFA scandal: McDonald's, other World Cup sponsors concerned
FIFA office raided in probe linked to 2018, 2022 World Cups
FIFA office raided in probe linked to 2018, 2022 World Cups

Swiss police on Wednesday raided the headquarters of FIFA, seizing documents in a probe linked to fraud in the awarding of the 2018 and 2020 World Cups.

FIFA office raided in probe linked to 2018, 2022 World Cups
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Anti-corruption Agency of Kazakhstan to cooperate with foreign experts

Anti-corruption Agency of Kazakhstan is considering cooperation with foreign experts in order to fulfill the 5 institutional reforms proposed by Nazarbayev.

Anti-corruption Agency of Kazakhstan to cooperate with foreign experts
Brazil's Petrobras reveals graft cost $2.1 bn
Brazil's Petrobras reveals graft cost $2.1 bn

Petrobras lost $2.1 billion to the largest corruption scheme in Brazilian history.

Brazil's Petrobras reveals graft cost $2.1 bn
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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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Moody's downgrades ratings for scandal-hit Petrobras

International ratings agency Moody's said it had downgraded all ratings for scandal-plagued Brazilian oil giant Petrobras.

Moody's downgrades ratings for scandal-hit Petrobras
Brazil's Rousseff backs austerity and ending corruption
Brazil's Rousseff backs austerity and ending corruption

Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff stressed the need for lower spending to balance the books and urged an end to corruption.

Brazil's Rousseff backs austerity and ending corruption
©RIA Novosti / Mikhail Kutusov
Kazakhstan launches 10-year anti-corruption strategy

Kazakhstan is launching a new anti-corruption strategy that focuses on preventive measures and public participation.

Kazakhstan launches 10-year anti-corruption strategy
Turkey delays decision on ministers accused of corruption
Turkey delays decision on ministers accused of corruption

A Turkish parliamentary commission unexpectedly delayed until January a decision on whether four former Turkish cabinet ministers will stand trial on accusations of corruptionю

Turkey delays decision on ministers accused of corruption
Brazil's Petrobras graft scandal embroils 28 more politicians
Brazil's Petrobras graft scandal embroils 28 more politicians

The main accuser in the corruption scandal that has embroiled Brazil oil giant Petrobras gave a list of 28 politicians who had taken kickbacks.

Brazil's Petrobras graft scandal embroils 28 more politicians
Hong Kong tycoon, former official guilty of corruption
Hong Kong tycoon, former official guilty of corruption

Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and the government's former deputy leader Rafael Hui were found guilty of corruption.

Hong Kong tycoon, former official guilty of corruption
The Avon Products headquarters is seen in midtown Manhattan area of New York. ©REUTERS
Avon beauty firm pays $138 mn to settle China bribe probe

US authorities on Wednesday fined the international cosmetics seller Avon Products $135 million to settle a corruption probe in China

Avon beauty firm pays $138 mn to settle China bribe probe