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.
Afghans are glad to be liberated from a corrupt system but are terrified at the prospect of a tyrannical alternative.
Amazon.com Inc has launched an internal investigation in India after a whistleblower alleged an employee had taken kickbacks.
From Syria to Sudan, Yemen and Afghanistan, the most corrupt states are also torn apart by political conflicts, showing the strong connection between the two.
The money was seized from the bank accounts of former officials who were involved in, and then prosecuted for, years of corruption schemes in football, world football's governing body said in a statement.
These tragedies in Lebanon today are the most recent symptoms of a national emergency rooted in the culture of corruption in all facets of government.
A recent survey shows widespread insecurity among Syrians living in the Assad regime-controlled territories.
One year later, a HRW report examines how Lebanese authorities were responsible for one of the world's largest non-nuclear explosions that killed over 200 people and wounded 7,000.
Prosecutors allege ten defendants, including high-rolling Italian financiers and ex-Vatican employees, engaged in various financial crimes, such as embezzlement, fraud and corruption.
This crisis presents the chance for the government to accelerate the undoing of the country’s corruption and apartheid inheritance — otherwise risk its survival.
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