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March 29, 2020

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Arrest warrant issued for S.Africa ex-president Zuma

Arrest warrant issued for S.Africa ex-president Zuma

A South African court on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant for embattled former president Jacob Zuma after he failed to appear for a pre-trial hearing over corruption charges related to a 1990s arms deal.But the court said that execution of the warrant will be

Peru court orders Keiko Fujimori to return to prison

Peru court orders Keiko Fujimori to return to prison

A Peruvian judge ordered opposition leader Keiko Fujimori to return to prison for a further 15 months' pre-trial detention Tuesday as part of an investigation into Latin America's sprawling Odebrecht corruption scandal.Fujimori, 44, who was in court to hear

Airbus strikes anti-corruption deals with France, UK, US

Airbus strikes anti-corruption deals with France, UK, US

European aerospace giant Airbus said on Tuesday it had reached an "agreement in principle" with the French, British and US authorities over corruption investigations. Airbus has been the subject of corruption probes in all three countries in recent years and

Netanyahu says drops request for immunity from graft charges

Netanyahu says drops request for immunity from graft charges

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that he had dropped his request for parliamentary immunity from corruption charges.The announcement came hours before he was to meet in the White House with President Donald Trump for the unveiling of a lo

Trump defense lawyers attack Bidens at impeachment trial

Trump defense lawyers attack Bidens at impeachment trial

US President Donald Trump's lawyers on Monday defended his request that Ukraine investigate Joe Biden and his son Hunter, arguing at his Senate impeachment trial that it was motivated by concerns about corruption.Pam Bondi, the Republican former attorney gene