Being an intelligence chief is not an easy job and occupies that treacherous border between legality and illegality. Here are some spy chiefs that have ended up on the wrong side of that border.
The disgraced former president was on a list of people receiving special amnesty, and "pardon was granted to heal social conflicts and restore the local community," says Justice Minister Park Beom-kye.
Judges delayed the testimony after the former prime minister’s lawyers argued they were not ready to respond to the testimony from his former spin doctor, star witness Nir Hefetz.
Armed gangs controlling nearly half of the capital, Port-au-Prince, also block the country’s largest fuel terminal, leading to a nationwide fuel shortage.
Human Rights Watch report shed light that Damascus operates a mafia-style intelligence state where returnees face brutality even after signing a “reconciliation” document.
The Austrian Chancellor was forced to resign amid a corruption scandal. But the nominee for his succession, a loyalist career diplomat, is not likely to change anything that allowed the ‘System of Kurz’ to take grip of the country.
The country’s militias and politicians only care about lining their own pockets rather than dealing with the concerns of the people.
Thirty five current and former leaders are among a list of businesspeople and celebrities featured in roughly 11.9 million documents exposing secret wealth stashed in offshore tax havens.
The Benalla affair is just one manifestation of Emmanuel Macron's opaque and authoritarian style of government.
Former president Nicolas Sarkozy was given one-year jail term after he was convicted of illegal campaign financing over massive overspending on his 2012 re-election campaign.
Lebanese citizens have little confidence that change is on the horizon with the newly-elected billionaire prime minister, Nijab Mikati.
With the country mired in a range of structural issues, president Kais Saied’s move to cement one-man rule will only increase unaccountability and corruption.
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