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Samsung Chief Jailed For 2.5 Years Over Corruption Scandal

In a verdict that deprives the tech giant of its top decision-maker, the de facto head of South Korea's Samsung company empire was convicted Monday over a major corruption scandal and imprisoned for two and a half years. In connection...

Court Sentences Austrian Ex-Finance Minister To Eight Years In Jail For Corruption

A Vienna court on Friday sentenced a flamboyant, jet-setting former Austrian finance minister to eight years in prison in the country’s biggest corruption trial since World War II. r was found guilty of abuse of power and involvement in kickbacks...

Abba Kyari Reacts To Allegations Of Corruption, Killings

Abba Kyari, the head of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team, has noted he is unperturbed by allegations of corruption and killings against him. Accusations have said that he was involved in corrupt practices and executions. The petitioner alleged...

Removal Of Subsidy Was To Eliminate Corruption – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the removal of subsidy on petrol and electricity was to eliminate corruption associated with subsidies. In a statement released by the President’s spokesman Garba Shehu explained that the removal of subsidy on petrol and electricity...

Breaking! Rivers State Governor, Wike, Rescues Former NDDC MD, Joy Numieh From “House Arrest”

The former NDDC MD has been rescued by Governor Wike after security operatives stormed her home The heavily armed security operatives allegedly broke into Nunieh's residence via the back door of her home, sources say. This happened while the former...

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma debunks corruption allegations

South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma has told a judge-led inquiry that allegations of corruption against him were a "conspiracy" aimed at removing him from the political scene. He was appearing for the first time at the inquiry, which...

Banned UEFA boss, Platini denies wrongdoing in Qatar World Cup case

Banned ex-UEFA boss Michel Platini, questioned Tuesday over alleged corruption in the award of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, has done “absolutely nothing” wrong, his representatives said. The French football legend, who led European football’s governing body from...

UN report says North Koreans are ‘trapped in cycle of corruption’

North Koreans face a daily struggle to make ends meet due to a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a new report says. The United Nations human rights report also accuses Kim Jong-un's government of economic mismanagement, leaving...

Ex-Trump campaign chief, Paul Manafort jailed for fraud

US President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort has been given a 47-month jail sentence for fraud. He was convicted last year of hiding millions of dollars of income earned by his political consulting in Ukraine. The charges stem...

Israel PM, Benjamin Netanyhu faces corruption charges

Israel's attorney general intends to indict PM Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges, Israeli media say. Avichai Mandelblit is reported to have informed Mr Netanyahu's lawyers that he will face charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in connection...
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Refugees Cannot Be Returned To Greece, German Court Rules

A German court said Tuesday that two refugees granted asylum in Greece could not be sent back there because...