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Observers say it is a sign that a sweeping corruption investigation is closing in on the inner circle of the leftist Workers Party leadership, who ran the South American country for 13 years.
Just two months after its former president joined Goldman Sachs, the European Commission has been caught up in another corporate scandal.
The man who oversees Volkswagen’s emissions certification – Detlef Stendel – has been questioned by the authorities in South Korea over the so-called dieselgate…
Prosecutors in Brazil have formally charged the country’s ex-President Lula da Silva of being the ‘top boss’ in a giant kickback scheme at state oil company…
Eduardo Cunha, the man dubbed Brazil’s most corrupt, and former speaker of the lower house has been stripped of his seat.
The US has brought the first criminal charges against a Volkswagen executive over the diesel emissions scandal. Engineer James Liang has pleaded guilty and will cooperate with investigators.
Students and anti-corruption activists in Malaysia have taken to the streets of the capital Kuala Lumpur calling for the arrest of Prime Minister Najib Razak.
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter appeared before the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday to appeal against his six-year ban from football.
Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter is going before sport’s highest tribunal, to appeal against his six-year ban from football.
Top European Olympic official Patrick Hickey has temporarily stepped down from his duties, after being arrested in Rio in connection with a police probe into illegal ticket…
A member of the International Olympic Committee’s executive board has been arrested in Rio – in connection with a probe into illegal ticket sales.
A son of Mexico’s infamous drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman was among a group of suspected criminals abducted in a top tourist resort.
The head of international football’s governing body from 1974 to 1998, Joao Havelange, has died at the age of 100 in his hometown Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is to stand trial on obstruction of justice charges related to the Petrobras corruption scandal.
The former chief of the German Football Association and current Fifa executive committee member Wolfgang Niersbach has been banned, with immediate effect, from all football related activity for one…
Two journalists have been cleared by a Vatican court of publishing leaked documents claiming the top of the Catholic Church was plagued by corruption.
Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff has presented her written defence to a Senate impeachment trial.
The governor of the central Russian Kirov region has been detained, “accused of accepting a 400,000 euro bribe’:http://tass.
Brazil’s interim president Michel Temer has dismissed graft allegations against him as dishonest and reckless.
Prosecutors in the tax fraud trial of Spain’s Princess Cristina are seeking 19-years in jail for her husband Inaki Urdangarin.
The inquiry committee will have 65 members and will report back in one year
Brussels lobbyists have taken the unusual step of admitting the openness around how they seek to influence EU decision-making is neither credible nor…
Nearly one billion euros last year were lost to fraud, EU investigators say.
Anti-corruption protesters in Brazil have been given yet more ammunition in their drive to clean up public life.
Scandal-hit FIFA has fired its deputy secretary general, Markus Kattner, with immediate effect, after he was accused of paying himself bonuses worth millions of…
Pedro Parente, the new boss of Brazil's scandal-ridden state-controlled energy firm Petrobras, has been talking about the challenges ahead.
Audrey Tilve: It’s still the dream to be a part of the European Union.
A Singaporean company called ‘Black Tidings’ is at the centre of an investigation of payments made by the Tokyo 2020 Olympic bidding committee and
He’s the man of the moment in Brazil, but relatively unknown on the international stage. Michel Temer has taken the reins as president, for an as-yet