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Judge in Brazil graft probe dies in plane crash

Teori Zavascki's death raises questions over who will take over the country's biggest corruption case.

Teori Zavascki's death raises questions over who will take over the country's biggest corruption case.

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Romanian protests target government over corruption drive

President Iohannis has intervened amid concern over plans to introduce pardons and decriminalise offences in corruption cases.

President Iohannis has intervened amid concern over plans to introduce pardons and decriminalise offences in corruption cases.

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Samsung chief becomes suspect in South Korea political scandal

The heir apparent of tech giant Samsung has become a criminal suspect in a widening corruption probe engulfing South Korean president Park Geun-Hye.

The heir apparent of tech giant Samsung has become a criminal suspect in a widening corruption probe engulfing South Korean president Park Geun-Hye.

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Israeli PM denies corruption charges

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been questioned in a preliminary criminal investigation by the anti-fraud unit of the Israeli police.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been questioned in a preliminary criminal investigation by the anti-fraud unit of the Israeli police.

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Police question Israeli PM in corruption probe

Israeli police have questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu under caution at his official residence in Jerusalem as part of an inquiry into corruption.

Israeli police have questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu under caution at his official residence in Jerusalem as part of an inquiry into corruption.

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Venezuelan opposition activists freed, but '100 remain imprisoned'

After being held for more than a year on corruption charges, Venezuelan former presidential candidate Manuel Rosales has been released from house arrest.

After being held for more than a year on corruption charges, Venezuelan former presidential candidate Manuel Rosales has been released from house arrest.

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Former head of Helsinki drug squad sentenced in drug smuggling scandal

In a rare corruption case in Finland - ranked the second least corrupt country in the world - the former anti-drug chief was handed a 10 year sentence.

In a rare corruption case in Finland - ranked the second least corrupt country in the world - the former anti-drug chief was handed a 10 year sentence.

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South Korea's ex-health minister detained in widening corruption probe

South Korea’s former health minister Moon Hyung-pyo was detained on Wednesday as part of a widening investigation into the corruption scandal that already brought down President Park…

South Korea’s former health minister Moon Hyung-pyo was detained on Wednesday as part of a widening investigation into the corruption scandal that already brought down President Park…

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How to make millions heating empty sheds

In Northern Ireland farmers to factory owners are cashing in on a flawed scheme designed to encourage the use of renewable heating systems

In Northern Ireland farmers to factory owners are cashing in on a flawed scheme designed to encourage the use of renewable heating systems

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Five takeaways from Romania's parliamentary election

Romanians re-elected the Social Democrats (PSD) to power on Sunday (December 11), just over a year since the party’s corruption-tainted former leader Victor Ponta stepped down after the deadly Buchare

Romanians re-elected the Social Democrats (PSD) to power on Sunday (December 11), just over a year since the party’s corruption-tainted former leader Victor Ponta stepped down after the deadly Buchare

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Retromania: will Romanians look to past for next government?

Romanians could return the Social Democrats (PSD) to power when they go to the polls on Sunday (December 11), just over a year since the party’s corruption-tainted former leader Victor Ponta resigned

Romanians could return the Social Democrats (PSD) to power when they go to the polls on Sunday (December 11), just over a year since the party’s corruption-tainted former leader Victor Ponta resigned

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No mercy for South Korea's embattled president

Opposition parties have vowed to push ahead with attempts to impeach President Park Geun-hye, rejecting her offer to resign amid a growing influence-peddling scandal.

Opposition parties have vowed to push ahead with attempts to impeach President Park Geun-hye, rejecting her offer to resign amid a growing influence-peddling scandal.

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Odebrecht 'to sign plea bargain deal' over corruption scandal

Reports from Brazil say engineering giant Odebrecht has agreed to pay nearly two billion euros in fines for its role in the country’s biggest corruption scandal.

Reports from Brazil say engineering giant Odebrecht has agreed to pay nearly two billion euros in fines for its role in the country’s biggest corruption scandal.

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Spanish court calls for Neymar to serve two years in prison

Spain’s public prosecutor has called for Barcelona soccer player Neymar to be sent to prison for two years for his part in a corruption case over his transfer from Brazilian club Santos to the Liga ch

Spain’s public prosecutor has called for Barcelona soccer player Neymar to be sent to prison for two years for his part in a corruption case over his transfer from Brazilian club Santos to the Liga ch

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Uganda: Man nabbed in fake $120m arms deal

Uganda's police said on Tuesday they had nabbed a con man suspected of swindling a Polish weapons manufacturer into signing a bogus $120m arms deal.

Uganda's police said on Tuesday they had nabbed a con man suspected of swindling a Polish weapons manufacturer into signing a bogus $120m arms deal.

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Russia bribery inquiry - more suspects?

There could be more suspects in a criminal case, which has seen Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev detained on bribery charges.

There could be more suspects in a criminal case, which has seen Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev detained on bribery charges.

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Where in the EU is paying bribes widespread?

Paying bribes to police and public officials is widespread in at least three European Union countries, a new report has claimed.

Paying bribes to police and public officials is widespread in at least three European Union countries, a new report has claimed.

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Russia's economy minister charged with bribery

60-year-old technocrat Alexei Ulyukayev is the highest-ranking Russian official to be arrested while in office since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

60-year-old technocrat Alexei Ulyukayev is the highest-ranking Russian official to be arrested while in office since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

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Neymar could stand trial for alleged corruption

Barcelona forward Neymar, his parents and two of the club’s executives should stand trial for alleged corruption, Spain’s High Court said on Monday as it wrapped up a fraud investigation into the Braz

Barcelona forward Neymar, his parents and two of the club’s executives should stand trial for alleged corruption, Spain’s High Court said on Monday as it wrapped up a fraud investigation into the Braz

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Bad news for Zuma as corruption watchdog recommends official inquiry

A report by an anti-corruption watchdog is recommending a commission of inquiry be set up within 30 days to probe claims of influence peddling in government

A report by an anti-corruption watchdog is recommending a commission of inquiry be set up within 30 days to probe claims of influence peddling in government