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​Students against corruption in Slovakia

Citizens take to the streets in Bratislava to protest what they see as a corrupt government.

Citizens take to the streets in Bratislava to protest what they see as a corrupt government.

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Spain's PM called as witness in Popular Party corruption trial

Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has been called as a witness in a corruption trial that has long been plaguing his ruling Popular Party.

Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has been called as a witness in a corruption trial that has long been plaguing his ruling Popular Party.

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South Korea's ousted president charged with bribery

Prosecutors in South Korea have charged ousted president Park Geun-hye and Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin with bribery. It is the latest twist to a corruption scandal that rocked the country for m

Prosecutors in South Korea have charged ousted president Park Geun-hye and Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin with bribery. It is the latest twist to a corruption scandal that rocked the country for m

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Malaysia's central bank joins North Korea funds probe

Malaysia's central bank says it is helping law enforcement agencies investigate the possible illegal flow of millions to North Korea.

Malaysia's central bank says it is helping law enforcement agencies investigate the possible illegal flow of millions to North Korea.

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Brazil Petrobras probe: judge targets dozens of politicians

In Brazil, President Michel Temer’s government is reeling after a Supreme court judge placed dozens of politicians under formal investigation for bribery.

In Brazil, President Michel Temer’s government is reeling after a Supreme court judge placed dozens of politicians under formal investigation for bribery.

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Ukraine's central bank governor quits

Ukraine's Central Bank governor Valeria Gontareva has resigned in a blow to reform plans for its battered corruption-plagued economy.

Ukraine's Central Bank governor Valeria Gontareva has resigned in a blow to reform plans for its battered corruption-plagued economy.

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Serbia sees sixth day of anti-corruption protests

Serbia sees a sixth day of anti-corruption protests following the presidential election win of Aleksander Vucic.

Serbia sees a sixth day of anti-corruption protests following the presidential election win of Aleksander Vucic.

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Brazil: Cunha gets 15 years for corruption

A Brazilian court has sentenced the former speaker of the country's lower house, Eduardo Cunha to more than 15 years in prison for corruption.

A Brazilian court has sentenced the former speaker of the country's lower house, Eduardo Cunha to more than 15 years in prison for corruption.

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Brazil widens political corruption probe

Brazil’s top prosecutor has dramatically expanded a corruption probe into the country’s political establishment.

Brazil’s top prosecutor has dramatically expanded a corruption probe into the country’s political establishment.

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Francois Fillon tells supporters to "ignore" fresh media attacks

Embattled French conservative, Francois Fillon continues to be dogged by financial scandal despite friends and foe in the Republican party deciding earlier this week to stick with…

Embattled French conservative, Francois Fillon continues to be dogged by financial scandal despite friends and foe in the Republican party deciding earlier this week to stick with…

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Ex-Argentine president fends off corruption charges in court

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has fended off corruption allegations in court claiming she was the victim of “judicial persecution” and a media “witch…

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has fended off corruption allegations in court claiming she was the victim of “judicial persecution” and a media “witch…

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Ukraine jails its head of tax and customs

Ukraine's anti-corruption prosecutor says investigators suspect 38-year-old Roman Nasirov helped exiled lawmaker Oleksandr Onishchenko deprive the state of the money in tax revenue linked to a gas dea

Ukraine's anti-corruption prosecutor says investigators suspect 38-year-old Roman Nasirov helped exiled lawmaker Oleksandr Onishchenko deprive the state of the money in tax revenue linked to a gas dea

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Brazil suffering worst ever recession

Brazil's worst-ever recession has unexpectedly deepened; GDP dropped by 3.6 percent in 2016; almost as bad as 2015's 3.8 percent slump.

Brazil's worst-ever recession has unexpectedly deepened; GDP dropped by 3.6 percent in 2016; almost as bad as 2015's 3.8 percent slump.

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South Korea: President Park 'colluded with' friend for bribe from Samsung

South Korea’s special prosecutor’s office has found President Park Geun-hye colluded with her friend, businesswoman Choi Soon-sil, to receive bribes from Samsung…

South Korea’s special prosecutor’s office has found President Park Geun-hye colluded with her friend, businesswoman Choi Soon-sil, to receive bribes from Samsung…

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Fillon divides Paris

Pro and counter demonstrations took place in the centre of Paris on Sunday (March 5).

Pro and counter demonstrations took place in the centre of Paris on Sunday (March 5).

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Five things Europe could learn from the protests in Romania

#PeoplePower made in Bucharest has somehow served as a role model. At least in Germany. The question is whether this is a sort of snowball effect throughout Europe and around.

#PeoplePower made in Bucharest has somehow served as a role model. At least in Germany. The question is whether this is a sort of snowball effect throughout Europe and around.