RIO DE JANEIRO | Arrest of Rio governor adds to state’s fame for corruption

RIO DE JANEIRO — The governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro was arrested on…

MIAMI | FIFA boss says he doesn’t know why prosecutor was suspended

MIAMI — FIFA President Gianni Infantino says he doesn’t know why the lead investigator into corruption…

SKOPJE, Macedonia | Macedonia ex-leader requests asylum in Hungary

SKOPJE, Macedonia  — Former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, who fled his country to avoid a…

SKOPJE, Macedonia | Macedonian police issue arrest warrant for former PM

SKOPJE, Macedonia  — Macedonian police sought the country’s former prime minister late Monday, looking to arrest…

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia | Ethiopia arrests 63 suspected of rights abuses, corruption

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia has arrested 63 intelligence officials, military personnel and businesspeople on allegations…

NAIROBI, Kenya | Kenya launches internal police probe to help reform force

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s internal security minister Friday launched a police internal affairs unit to investigate…

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar | Madagascar to vote for familiar faces in presidential polls

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar — Voters in Madagascar will go to the polls Wednesday to elect a president…

JOHANNESBURG | South Africa leaving ‘dark’ days of corruption, says leader

JOHANNESBURG — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says his country has survived a “dark period” when…

TIRANA, Albania | Albanian interior minister resigns amid anti-corruption push

TIRANA, Albania — Albania’s interior minister has resigned as the Balkan nation tries to better tackle…

TIRANA, Albania | Top ex-Albanian official arrested on suspicion of corruption

TIRANA, Albania — Albanian police say that a former head of the prison department has been…

DOJ News: Former U.S. Navy Commander Sentenced to Prison for Bribery Conspiracy with Foreign Defense Contractor in U.S. Navy Corruption, Fraud Case

WASHINGTON – A former U.S. Navy Commander was sentenced today to 30 months in prison, followed…

NAIROBI, Kenya | Kip Keino hands himself over to police in corruption case

NAIROBI, Kenya  — Running great Kip Keino has handed himself over to police and is under…

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | Threatened election officials flee Maldives, vote challenged

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka  — Four of the five members of Maldives’ Elections Commission have fled the…

RUSE, Bulgaria | Bulgaria radio says suspect arrested over journalist slaying

RUSE, Bulgaria  — Bulgarian national radio reported Tuesday that a suspect has been arrested in connection…

BUCHAREST, Romania | Bulgarian journalist killed after reporting on corruption

BUCHAREST, Romania — Bulgarian police are investigating the rape, beating and slaying of a female television…

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | The Latest: Wife of Malaysian ex-PM arrested in graft case

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia  — The Latest on the arrest of the wife of former Malaysian Prime…

NEW YORK | Ex-aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces sentencing for corruption

NEW YORK — A judge is set to decide whether a former top aide to Gov.…

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. | Arkansas governor’s nephew to quit state Senate amid charges

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  — A nephew of Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday announced he would…

MONACO | IAAF Council member David Okeyo of Kenya banned from track and field for life for corruption

MONACO — IAAF Council member David Okeyo of Kenya banned from track and field for life…

KINSHASA, Congo | Congo says former VP Bemba cannot run for president

KINSHASA, Congo — Congo’s electoral commission has rejected former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba, a top opposition…

BAMAKO, Mali | Mali constitutional court upholds election results

BAMAKO, Mali  — Mali’s constitutional court on Monday confirmed the re-election of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita…

GENEVA  | US demands Glencore documents to check on corruption

GENEVA  — Shares in commodities giant Glencore have plunged after the company was ordered to hand…

MEXICO CITY  | Mexico elections center on disgust with corruption, violence

MEXICO CITY  — Mexicans vote Sunday in a potentially transformative election that could put in power…

Former City Attorney and City Manager of Crystal City, TX, Sentenced to Federal Prison for Bribery and Kickback Scheme

In Del Rio today, a federal judge sentenced the former City Attorney and City Manager of…

Romanians protest corruption after law passed by Parliament

BUCHAREST, Romania/January 20, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Romanians are gathering to protest against legislation passed by Parliament which critics…

FBI probing Clinton Foundation corruption claims

WASHINGTON  /January 5, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The FBI is investigating whether the Clinton Foundation accepted donations…

Egypt arrests 75, including officials, with corruption

CAIRO/January 04, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Egyptian authorities have arrested 75 people including government officials and foreigners over an array…

Petrobras agrees to pay $2.95B to settle case in the US

RIO DE JANEIRO/January 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Brazil’s state-run oil giant Petrobras has agreed to pay $2.95 billion…

Lotte founder, chairman convicted of corruption

SEOUL, South Korea /December 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The 95-year-old founder of the Lotte Group and…

Success, then suppression for Ukraine anti-corruption agency

KIEV, Ukraine  /December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  An anti-corruption agency established in Ukraine two years ago…