Mr. Bouteflika, ousted from the presidency in 2019 after 20 years in office, joined the country’s fight for independence in the 1950s and helped lead the nation out of a brutal civil war in the 1990s.
There were lots of winners of the War in Afghanistan. Defense contractors, for one.
A former adviser to the Indian government once proposed immunity for people who give “harassment” bribes.
A previous inquiry was cut short when the chief anti-corruption prosecutor was fired, but media reports of cash payments have prompted another one.
Government officials can be corrupted — but so can their critics.
Increased crossings from Central America are forcing the administration to choose between two major goals — stopping migrants or stopping the root causes.
It pains me to see President Biden and other Western officials blame the Afghan Army for collapsing but not mention why that happened.
Soccer’s governing body and two affiliates in the Americas have been awarded millions after having been classified as victims in a corruption scandal.
El presidente Joe Biden prometió abordar la corrupción en Centroamérica, un propósito que ha tenido que pasar a segundo plano para lograr un clima de cooperación que reduzca el flujo migratorio.
President Biden promised to attack corruption in Central America head on, but that goal has taken a back seat to cooperating on stopping migrants from the region.
Officials are examining whether President Jovenel Moïse’s killing was tied to the drug trade. The man in charge of his safety was a suspect in a major trafficking case, they say.
Starting in the spring, the Taliban negotiated wholesale surrenders and seized roadways and weapons, handing them vital propaganda victories and freedom to move quickly to the next opportunity.
Biden owns the moment. He’ll also own the consequences.
The Montenegrin leader says that an almost $1 billion Chinese-built highway approved by his predecessor has badly strained the country’s finances.
Mr. Barrack, the chairman of Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, was accused of failing to register as a lobbyist for the United Arab Emirates, obstruction of justice and lying to investigators.
People can’t get their money from banks, the currency has crashed and Riad Salameh’s reign at the central bank is facing allegations of fraud.
Valued at $3.4 million, a Haitian senator’s Montreal villa has become a potent emblem of the growing gap between Haiti’s impoverished citizens and its wealthy political elite.
Both opponents and supporters of the Haitian president saw his assassination as a worrisome sign that the already fragile country was descending into greater turmoil.
The Constitutional Court had found him guilty of contempt for failing to appear before a commission investigating corruption accusations that tainted a president once best known for fighting apartheid.
The former president, whose tenure was tainted by financial scandals, was a comrade of Nelson Mandela and a dominant figure for decades in the governing African National Congress party.
English courtrooms have become a battleground — and a source of powerful weapons — in fierce disputes between the tycoons and the politicians of the post-Soviet world.
Tired of law enforcement corruption, the owners of a fast-food chain in Pakistan sought justice over social media.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo distanced himself from the aide, Joseph Percoco, but the governor’s sister and close allies quietly funded the aide’s legal fight.
After a year of protests outside Balfour, the prime minister’s house, Israelis are debating what role they played in Benjamin Netanyahu’s downfall.
If President Biden really wants to fight global financial corruption, he should pardon Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards.
In her first foreign trip as vice president, Kamala Harris promoted economic development and anti-corruption efforts, trying to stem the northward flow of migrants.
Vice President Kamala Harris detailed efforts to combat trafficking and corruption in order to deter northward migration.
As Venezuela collapses, armed gangs are taking over parts of the capital, exposing President Maduro’s vulnerability even in his seat of power.
The public corruption unit of the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan is examining Patrick Jenkins, a former aide to Carl Heastie and a top state lobbyist.
A movement demanding a new kind of Iraq struggles to carry on, despite intimidation from Iranian-backed militias that are believed to have murdered dozens of activists.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, already hampered by an economic crisis and a surge in coronavirus cases, is now battling allegations of corruption in his ranks.
Con artists and swindlers have long captured headlines in Spain. Now the country has a novel solution: A rehabilitation program aiming to “reinsert” corrupt officials back into society.
Just two days after being furloughed, the once-powerful Democrat was headed back to prison to continue serving his sentence on corruption charges.
The secretary of state will reassure Kyiv of backing against Russian hostilities, but call for more determined efforts to clean up the political system.
The prime minister’s opponents may now get a chance to oust him from power. But it is too soon to write off Benjamin Netanyahu, a political survivor.
Britain’s Electoral Commission said it was opening an investigation into whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson used political donations to refurbish his apartment.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is testifying about graft during his predecessor’s tenure, in what analysts have characterized as a battle for the soul of the governing African National Congress.
Prosecutors have banned the opposition leader’s political groups from carrying out any public activity.
Amid scandals, accusations and calls for his resignation, the New York governor seems determined to prove that the instincts that have gotten him into trouble can get him out of it too.
Joel Greenberg, a onetime local official in Florida, is accused of an array of crimes, including bribery, stalking and corruption.
Peruvians head to the polls at a moment that many are calling one of the lowest points in the country’s young democracy, and many plan to cast empty ballots.
Ashraf Ghani has few remaining allies, the Taliban are gaining militarily, and his international supporters are impatient with him and the stumbling peace process.
The standoff between King Abdullah II and his half brother, Prince Hamzah, wasn’t just palace intrigue. It hinted at Saudi meddling and highlighted wider tensions within Jordan’s complex society.
After a fourth inconclusive election in two years, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu still has no easy path back into office. But he has more of a chance than his opponents.
With Benjamin Netanyahu on trial on corruption charges, even as he tries to cobble together a new government, Israel’s democratic system is drawing closer to a constitutional crisis.
Why do members of the political elite insist that they’re not?
A true story about election fraud.
“He is now running out of legal runway,” one law expert says, as the country’s highest court will decide whether the former president can be jailed for contempt.
President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras figured prominently in a U.S. drug trial, but few think it will matter in a country mired in corruption.
President Moon has spent years trying to curb runaway housing prices. Now several officials in his government are under investigation for contributing to the problem ahead of important elections.