Final ruling on appeal to overturn his 12-year jail sentence for case related to a corruption case slams the door on a political comeback for former leader and son of the country's second prime minister, Abdul Razak.
President Chakwera dissolved his entire cabinet last year citing corruption allegations against ministers.
Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan replaces Nguyen Xuan Phuc who resigned on Tuesday after reports that he was facing ejection from the influential central committee amid
London's Metropolitan Police plunged into further crisis after an officer admitted to being a serial rapist while colleagues missed chances to stop him for almost 20 years.
Resignation of President Nguyen Xuan Phuc is an unprecedented move in the history of the communist party, says research fellow Nguyen Khac Giang.
The latest conviction for Myanmar's former leader Aung San Suu Kyi brings her prison term to 33 years after 18-month-long court trials.
Abdulla Yameen, who lost power in 2018, will remain the party's presidential candidate for the 2023 election, despite the corruption conviction, according to his party.
Amid graft allegations, President Cyril Ramaphosa consolidates his support within his party, as he vows to address the crippling power cuts that is hurting the economy.
Four suspects have been charged and remanded in custody in a Belgian investigation into alleged corruption at the European Parliament.
Scott Morrison becomes the first prime minister in the history of Australia who has been censured by the parliament, though the motion is symbolic in nature.
More than a quarter of world's population now live in "democratically backsliding countries," says International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.
Complaint by the Andean country's prosecutors is a key step to remove curbs that grant immunity to embattled President Pedro Castillo from criminal charges.
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