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Journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Ahmed Husein was part of a team led by award-winning journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, whose probe led to the resignation of the head of the Ghana Football Association

More people involved in graft to be brought to book: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Friday said more such people would be rounded up who have been involved in financial embezzlement, ARY News...

Malaysia ex-PM’s wife quizzed for almost 13 hours in graft probe

The luxury-loving wife of Malaysia's former prime minister questioned for almost 13 hours by investigators probing the multi-billion-dollar scandal that helped topple her husband's government.

Ex-Comoros president charged with graft in connection to passports scheme

MORONI: Ex-Comoros president Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi has been formally charged with corruption and embezzling public funds in connection with a scheme to sell...

Spain king’s brother-in-law loses graft appeal, faces jail

The Spanish king's brother-in-law was sentenced on appeal to five years and 10 months jail for embezzling millions of euros.

Nawaz, Maryam return to face graft trial

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz arrived in the federal capital from London late on Sunday night to appear...

Saudi Arabia graft suspects were physically abused: report

RIYADH: Prominent Saudi Arabians held in what Riyadh dubbed an anti-corruption campaign were subjected to coercion and physical abuse, the New York Times reported...

Saudi attorney general says 56 graft suspects still held

RIYADH: Saudi Arabian attorney general Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb said on Tuesday that 56 corruption suspects were still in custody out of 381 high-profile figures...

Saudi Arabian minister ‘resumes work’ after graft detention

RIYADH: A Saudi Arabian minister who was detained in a sweeping anti-government probe at a Riyadh hotel attended a cabinet meeting on Tuesday after...

Turkey detains 17 in graft case as Erdogan denounces US plot

ANKARA: Turkey has detained 17 suspects in an investigation into a Turkish-Iranian gold trader who was once a close ally of the government but...

Saudi Arabia makes fresh arrests in anti-graft crackdown: sources

RIYADH: Saudi Arabian authorities have made further arrests and frozen more bank accounts in an expanding anti-corruption crackdown on the kingdom’s political and business...

Modi eyes real estate assets in drive against graft

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has quietly plugged a tax loophole used by the wealthy to buy real estate in someone else’s...

India’s shock bank note ban sparks cash chaos

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Indians struggled to pay for basics goods like food and fuel on Wednesday and fretted about their savings, after the government withdrew 500...

China celebrates Communist Party’s 95th birthday

BEIJING : Chinese President Xi Jinping warned on Friday that the biggest threat to the ruling Communist Party is corruption, as he used the party's 95th birthday to also warn against any threats to China's security and Taiwan independence.

Malaysian PM cleared of graft after funds in account declared a Saudi gift

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's attorney-general cleared Prime Minister Najib Razak of any criminal offences or corruption on Tuesday, closing investigations into a murky multi-million-dollar funding scandal that his opponents had hoped would bring him down.

Blatter, Platini now free to appeal bans – FIFA ethics committee

GENEVA: FIFA's ethics tribunal said Saturday it had provided Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini with the reasons for its decision to ban them from football for eight years, clearing the way for them to appeal against the decision.

Colombia turns to lie detectors to tackle government corruption

BOGOTA: Colombia's government plans to carry out lie detector tests on senior civil servants who allocate contracts to private companies as it tries to clamp down on widespread corruption and embezzlement of public funds.

India’s Tamil Nadu CM jailed in graft case

NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaram was sentenced to four years in jail on Saturday in a high-profile corruption case that has lasted nearly two decades.