Lee Myung-bak was on a list of more than 1,300 people who received special pardons "from the perspective of broad national unity through reconciliation, tolerance and consideration".
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has appointed a governing AK Party veteran Bekir Bozdag as the new justice minister after his predecessor stepped down.
Pollster Datafolha found that 48 percent oppose impeaching Bolsonaro while 45 percent of those surveyed want to see him impeached, a difference within the margin of error of the poll.
Sergio Moro, famed anti-corruption crusader, quits amid row with President Jair Bolsonaro after he decided to change the head of the country's federal police during the coronavirus pandemic.
The trial, which lasted six months, was closely watched in Germany where concern has been growing over an increasingly militant far-right scene.
Brazilian football great Ronaldinho will remain in jail in Paraguay after judge rejects his lawyer's request that he be released on bail or to house arrest in fake passport case, public prosecutor says.
Para is Brazil's second-largest rainforest state and sits along the so-called arc of deforestation that encircles the Amazon and is rapidly penetrating deeper into the forest.
President Abdelmadjid Tebboune's cabinet is composed of 39 members, whose names were announced by the spokesman on state TV live from the presidency, in a departure from the usual procedure of naming a government in a statement.
Myanmar's gamble to send Suu Kyi to represent the country at the International Court of Justice has backfired.
Removing military control over Algeria's politics is a lengthy process that will not be ended by protests or elections.
The opposition failed to reach the 101 votes needed in the 200-member parliament to topple the cabinet, with 85 lawmakers voting no confidence in the cabinet, and 85 voting against.
Brazil's Justice Minister Sergio Moro laments what he called the "criminal invasion" of the phones of several prosecutors involved in a sprawling anti-graft probe that has put dozens of top politicians and businessmen behind bars.
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