Corruption / Bribery / Embezzlement

Former Virginia governor gets Supreme Court reprieve from prison

Published 24/08/2015

WASHINGTON U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts on Monday temporarily allowed former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell to remain out of prison as he fights his corruption [more…]

The flying marshal: North Korea builds private runways for plane-loving Kim

Published 19/08/2015

SEOUL His father was afraid to fly, but North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has taken to the skies, building a series of small runways [more…]

Malaysia opposition party files suit against PM, state fund 1MDB

Published 12/08/2015

KUALA LUMPUR A Malaysian opposition party on Wednesday filed a civil suit against Prime Minister Najib Razak and indebted state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), [more…]

Korea’s Chung to formally launch FIFA bid in Paris

Published 12/08/2015

SEOUL South Korea's Chung Mong-joon will formally launch his bid to become president of world soccer's scandal-hit governing body FIFA on Aug. 17 in France, [more…]

Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

Published 03/08/2015

KUALA LUMPUR FIFA President Sepp Blatter was relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership on Monday, seven months before he will be replaced [more…]

Sheikh Ahmad coy about who should succeed Blatter

Published 03/08/2015

KUALA LUMPUR As the candidates hoping to succeed FIFA's outgoing president Sepp Blatter continue to lobby for support, the political kingmaker who could have a [more…]

FIFA hasn’t come to its senses, says South Korea’s Chung

Published 21/07/2015

SEOUL South Korean tycoon Chung Mong-joon, one of the most influential figures in Asian soccer, said on Tuesday that leaving Sepp Blatter at the helm [more…]

Former Utah attorney general pleads not guilty to corruption charges

Published 29/06/2015

SALT LAKE CITY Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of public corruption, his lawyer said, in a scandal [more…]