Netanyahu’s woes mirror those of his ally Trump

JERUSALEM (AP) — He was accused of using his high office to advance his personal political interests. He derided the investigation as a “witch hunt” fueled by “fake news” — an “attempted coup.” He cou...

Israel’s Netanyahu indicted on corruption charges

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted Thursday in a series of corruption cases, throwing Israel’s paralyzed political system into further disarray and threatening...

Israeli Justice Ministry: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on fraud, breach of trust and bribery.

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Justice Ministry: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on fraud, breach of trust and bribery.

A look at the corruption scandals facing Israel's Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s attorney general plans to announce Thursday whether he will indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on an array of corruption charges, which would throw Israel’s political s...

4 charged over pay for Volkswagen employee council members

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they have charged four current and former personnel managers at Volkswagen over the payment of allegedly excessive salaries and bonuses to members of the automaker...

Malaysian ex-PM Najib ordered to enter defense in 1MDB case

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian judge on Monday ordered former Prime Minister Najib Razak to enter a defense at his first corruption trial linked to the multibillion-dollar looting at ...

The Latest: Judge orders Najib to enter defense in 1MDB case

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the corruption trial of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (all times local): ___ A Malaysian judge has ordered...

Graft ruling for Malaysian ex-leader a test for government

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — An important court ruling Monday in the first corruption trial of former Malaysian leader Najib Razak will be a test of the legal system and of the credibility of the pri...

Taiwan's ex-President Ma Ying-jeou goes on trial in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) went on trial in Taipei on Wednesday (Nov. 6), charged with criminal breach of trust over the sale of three Kuomintang (KM...

Nissan former Chair Ghosn's lawyers ask charges be dismissed

TOKYO (AP) — The lawyers for former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn have asked a Tokyo court to dismiss all charges filed against him in a financial misconduct case. The lawyers said in...

Renault ousts CEO who replaced jailed former head Ghosn

PARIS (AP) — French carmaker Renault has dismissed its chief executive officer, overhauling its leadership once again after the jailing of its previous chairman and CEO. The decision...

A look at the corruption scandals facing Israel's Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's attorneys met Wednesday with Israel's attorney general and other top law enforcement officials in Netanyahu's long-awaited pre-indictment hearing o...

Israel begins Netanyahu's pre-indictment corruption hearing

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's long-awaited pre-indictment hearing has begun. Netanyahu's lawyers arrived Wednesday at the Justice Ministry in Jerusalem...

Former Austrian far-right leader faces anger after vote

VIENNA (AP) — Heinz-Christian Strache, the former Austrian vice chancellor at the center of a scandal that brought down the country's last government, has scheduled a statement amid anger in his far-r...

Israel's 2 main political parties deadlocked after election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's two main political parties were deadlocked Wednesday after an unprecedented repeat election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to hold on to his ...