21:52 | October 13, 2017
The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) announced on Thursday it is investigating the former head of Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) football club and beIN media agency and a former FIFA top-level executive over allegations of corruption.
22:25 | October 12, 2017
Former Portuguese socialist prime minister, Jose Socrates, was indicted along with 18 individuals and nine companies in connection with an investigation into suspected tax fraud, corruption and money laundering, the country's prosecutor general's office announced on Wednesday.
22:08 | September 4, 2017
Israeli police arrested six government and military officials on Sunday in connection with alleged corruption in a US$2 billion deal to buy submarines and naval vessels from a German company.
01:04 | August 26, 2017
Lee Jae-yong, Samsung’s billionaire heir and South Korea’s third-richest man, was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for his role in a sprawling corruption scandal that has gripped the country and toppled its former president.
21:38 | July 24, 2017
A suspended UN diplomat has testified in a US court that a Chinese billionaire paid him up to US$ 50,000 monthly in return for help securing a contract to build a UN conference center, media reported Friday.
21:45 | July 19, 2017
Spanish police on Tuesday arrested the president of the country’s football association, his son and several other executives as part of a corruption investigation into financial wrongdoing in the soccer world, ESPN reported.
22:55 | June 27, 2017
Australian model Miranda Kerr has handed over US$ 8.1 million worth in jewelry purchased for her by Malaysian financier Jho Low with allegedly misappropriated government funds, the Guardian reported Tuesday.
23:12 | May 25, 2017
Ukrainian authorities Wednesday arrested 23 former high-ranking tax officials who are suspected of helping ex-President Viktor Yanukovych’s government to defraud the state of nearly US$ 4 billion.
23:54 | May 22, 2017
French prosecutors are investigating whether DCNS, an industrial group that specializes in naval defence and energy, paid a bribe as part of a deal to sell five submarines worth US$7.5 billion to Brazil, Reuters reported Sunday.
22:32 | May 15, 2017
Anti-corruption police in four countries are investigating a British firm for allegedly bribing a Norwegian official to forge the export license of seven naval vessels that ended up in the hands of a Nigerian warlord, the Guardian reported Sunday.
02:58 | May 5, 2017
A U.S. company contracted to secure an air base in Iraq not only ignored reports about the involvement of its staff in human trafficking and alcohol smuggling but fired those who uncovered the wrongdoing, according to an Associated Press investigation published Thursday.
13:10 | April 29, 2017
U.K. and French tax authorities raided on Wednesday the offices of premier soccer league clubs Newcastle and West Ham on allegations of £5 million (US$6.5 million) worth of tax evasion and National Insurance fraud, the BBC reported.
13:03 | April 29, 2017
French authorities questioned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter as part of a corruption probe into FIFA’s vote for Russia and Qatar to host respectively the the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, Le Monde reported Thursday.
04:41 | April 25, 2017
Ukrainian authorities detained an ex-MP and a state energy firm deputy chief for the embezzlement of US$ 17.3 million from selling uranium concentrate at inflated prices, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) said Friday.
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