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Chinese anti-graft agency investigates telecom boss

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese anti-corruption agency is investigating a former boss of one of the country’s three major state-owned phone carriers. Li Guohua, formerly general manager of C...

Prosecutors question chief of northeast Taiwan's Yilan County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors questioned Yilan County Commissioner Lin Tzu-miao (林姿妙) after raiding 30 locations in connection with the county government and the Luodong Township government...

South Africa's president is urged to root out corruption

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is challenged to take decisive action against the corruption that has been documented in a judicial report presented to him and made public,...

AP Exclusive: Polish opposition duo hacked with NSO spyware

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The aggressive cellphone break-ins of a high-profile lawyer representing top Polish opposition figures came in the final weeks of pivotal 2019 parliamentary elections. Two years ...

Hong Kong issues warrants for activists ahead of 'patriots only' legislative vote

Hong Kong officials have issued warrants accusing five overseas activists of calling for a boycott of Sunday's legislative polls, the first to take place under Beijing's "patriots only&qu...

Myanmar: What can we expect from Aung San Suu Kyi trial?

On February 1, 2021, the day the Myanmar military toppled the nation's democratically elected government in a coup, Aung San Suu Kyi was arrested. Since then, the country's most prominen...

Mexican president replaces head of anti-corruption agency

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president announced Monday he is replacing the head of the government’s anti-corruption agency, saying more reforms are needed. One of President Andrés M...

Former head of China state asset firm sentenced to death

BEIJING (AP) — The former head of state-owned China Huarong Asset Management Co. Ltd. was sentenced to death Tuesday for bribe taking in one of the harshest punishments for economic crimes in recent y...

Ukraine's president moves to dissolve top court over ruling

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine faced a new political crisis Friday as the president moved to dissolve the nation's top court following its decision to freeze the country's anti-corruption reforms. ...

Former aide to China's vice president named in anti-graft probe

A long-time colleague of Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan is under investigation for corruption and suspected of “serious” violation of the law, Chinese authorities have announced. Do...

FIFA open to help fund anti-corruption agency for sports

VIENNA (AP) — FIFA would help fund a global agency to tackle corruption in sport, its president Gianni Infantino said Monday. Creating a body like the World Anti-Doping Agency to add...

Kenyan police teargas anti-corruption protesters in Nairobi

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's police have teargassed protesters holding a peaceful demonstration against alleged corruption including the theft of supplies for the fight against COVID-19 ...

Malaysia's ex-finance minister charged over tunnel project

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's former finance minister Lim Guan Eng was charged Friday with corruption over a $1.5 billion undersea tunnel project, with his party slamming the move as politi...

Nigeria anti-corruption chief suspended, accused of graft

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The head of Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency has been suspended from office following corruption allegations against him. President Muhammadu Buhari approved t...

Zimbabwe's health minister fired over COVID-19 graft scandal

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's health minister has been fired for inappropriate conduct after he was accused of illegally awarding a multi-million-dollar contract for COVID-19 medical supplies to ...