A global anti-corruption group said that nearly $1 trillion was illicitly drained from developing countries in 2012, representing a record level of corruption.
Iraqi Prime Minister announced that an investigation had uncovered the existence of 50,000 "ghost soldiers", and promised a widening crackdown on corruption.
Former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan and ex-Defense Minister Serik Akhmetov has been put under house arrest on corruption related charges.
Portugal's Interior Minister resigned, three days after top officials were detained in a corruption probe linked to "golden visas" for wealthy foreign investors.
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban dismissed corruption claims cited by Washington as the reason for US entry bans on six senior Hungarian officials.
Several thousand Hungarians marched though Budapest to demand the resignation of the head of the country's tax office.
The OECD has issued several new recommendations to Kazakhstan in its fight against corruption.
A judge in Spain has charged 26 suspects including governing party politicians and businessmen in a bribery probe that has embarrassed the government.
Spain prime minister apologised for corruption scandals involving members of his conservative Popular Party.
Brazilian President must now deliver on her pledge to crack down on corruption or be dogged by the scandals that nearly derailed her campaign.
Some 21 million Peruvians are voting in regional and municipal elections, with many candidates accused of corruption, drug-trafficking ties.
Kazakh Lower Chamber MP asked the head of the Anti-Corruption Agency about ways to improve Kazakhstan's rating in the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index.
A Chinese delegation has come to Kazakhstan to discuss governance and corruption.
A corruption and influence-peddling investigation launched in July against former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been suspended.
A third of the surveyed Kazakhstanis do no believe in the effectiveness of combating corruption in Kazakhstan.
Kazakh anti-corruption project STOPKylmys (StopCorruption) initiated by the youth wings of Zhas Otan and Nur Otan political parties reported the results of an anonymous survey among Kazakhstani students.
The new Kazakhstan Criminal Code that will enter into force next year introduces a tougher punishment for bribes.
Belgian prosecutors have charged Kazakhstani Olympic Champion in Cycling Alexander Vinokourov with private corruption.
Kazakhstan holds the 140th place in the Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index and struggles to create a comprehensive anti-corruption program.
Chinese President's anti-graft campaign is turning its focus to the power base of his predecessor , announcing a former official's arrest.
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