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Decision on Netanyahu indictments imminent – reports

Feb 28, 2019 - 4:52 PM

The reports come with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the midst of a tough reelection campaign ahead of April 9 polls

South Korea court gives former president 8 more years in prison

Jul 20, 2018 - 3:26 PM

The new penalty for disgraced South Korean president Park Geun-hye is on top of the 24-year sentence she is already serving for corruption and abuse of power

CONVICTED. This file photo taken on August 25, 2017 shows South Korean ousted leader Park Geun-hye (left) arriving at a court in Seoul. Photo by Kim Hong-ji /Pool/AFP

Pakistan ex-PM Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years for corruption

Jul 06, 2018 - 7:41 PM

(UPDATED) Nawaz Sharif is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment for cancer. The verdict immediately raises questions over whether he would return to Pakistan.

NAWAZ SHARIF. Pakistani ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif speaks with media representatives at the tomb of Pakistan's national poet Allama Mohammad Iqbal to mark the country's Independence Day in Lahore on August 14, 2017. File photo by Arif Ali/AFP

South Korean ex-president Lee indicted for corruption

Apr 09, 2018 - 2:22 PM

The CEO-turned-president who served from 2008 to 2013 is charged with bribery, power abuse, embezzlement, and tax evasion, state prosecutors say

LEE MYUNG-BAK. In this file photo taken on March 13, 2018 South Korea's former president Lee Myung-bak arrives at the prosecutors' office in Seoul on March 14, 2018. File photo by Kim Hong-ji/AFP

Ombudsman asks SC to strike down ‘delay’ doctrine

Apr 01, 2017 - 11:00 AM

The Office of the Ombudsman says the anti graft court Sandiganbayan s interpretation of the delay doctrine is confusing and risks letting corrupt officials go unscathed

S.Africa appeal ruling sought on Zuma's 800 graft charges

May 24, 2016 - 8:45 AM

Pressure on the president would increase if some or all of the charges – which relate to alleged corruption racketeering fraud and money laundering – were reinstated

APPEAL. A file photograph dated August 6, 2015 shows South African president Jacob Zuma reacting whilst answering questions from opposition parties in parliament, Cape Town, South Africa. File photo by Nic Bothma/EPA

Egypt court acquits former Mubarak PM

May 04, 2016 - 9:41 PM

The court s Wednesday ruling cannot be appealed a judicial official and Nazif s lawyer Wageeh Abdel Malak said The court is yet to release its reasoning

AHMED NAZIF. Former premier Ahmed Nazif (2-R) leaves courthouse after he was cleared in retrial on corruption charges on February 24, 2015. File photo by Ayman Aref/Almasry Alyoum/EPA

Amid global corruption probes, Malaysia PM travels overseas, stays at 5-star hotels

Sep 23, 2015 - 10:44 AM

Global corruption probes and whispers behind the scenes at home may make travel unwise but Malaysia s embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak is off to London and New York

CONTROVERSIAL COUPLE. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (L), accompanied by his wife Rosmah Mansor (R) are said to be in Londona and New York. Photo by Bagus Indahono/EPA

Binay arrives early in Yolanda Cabinet meeting

Nov 05, 2014 - 2:47 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay is uncharacteristically early in a Cabinet meeting days after the President says he is free to leave

EARLY ARRIVAL. Vice President Jejomar Binay arrives early for a Cabinet meeting on Yolanda rehabilitation efforts just days after the President said he is free to leave the Cabinet. Malacañang Photo Bureau

'It's Binay's call to stay or go' – Palace

Nov 04, 2014 - 4:29 PM

Malacañang says the President has made his opinion clear on Vice President Jejomar Binay s accomplishments as a Cabinet member but whether or not he should remain in the Aquino Cabinet is his choice

PROVIDE SOLUTIONS. President Benigno Aquino III says Vice President Jejomar Binay has the responsibility to do more than criticize  the government

Aquino hits ‘critical’ Binay, says he's free to leave

Nov 03, 2014 - 1:15 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says Vice President Jejomar Binay should provide constructive solutions to problems rather than criticize an administration that he is a part of

STUDYING OPTIONS: Vice President Binay is not sure yet if he's attending Senate hearing on November 6

Rappler Newscast | September 15, 2014

Sep 15, 2014 - 8:31 PM

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