Latin America

Brazil police raid home of Olympic committee chief

Police conduct 11 raids across Rio as part of an investigation into a suspected vote-buying scheme for 2016 Games.

Brazil police raid home of Olympic committee chief

Latin America

Guatemala congress to weigh lifting Morales' immunity

Top court rules congress should consider request to strip the president's immunity as Morales faces corruption probe.

Guatemala congress to weigh lifting Morales' immunity

Latin America

Guatemala top court sides with UN anti-corruption unit

Constitutional Court overrules leader's order expelling Ivan Velasquez - a UN official probing his campaign financing.

Guatemala top court sides with UN anti-corruption unit

Africa

Nigeria seizes $21m from ex-oil minister in graft probe

Nigeria's former oil minister has been implicated in cases of fraud and misuse of public funds at home and abroad.

Nigeria seizes $21m linked to Diezani Alison-Madueke

Thailand

Did Thailand's ex-PM escape to Dubai before verdict?

Reports suggest Yingluck may have fled to the Emirati city to escape a case which she believes is politically motivated.

Thailand: Yingluck 'fled to Dubai' before verdict

Asia

Maldives president 'admits receiving stolen cash'

Apparent admission follows Al Jazeera investigation exposing how Yameen and aides embezzled millions from state coffers.

Abdulla Yameen 'admits receiving bags of stolen cash'

Asia Pacific

Witness in Indonesia corruption case commits suicide

Johannes Marliem told a witness protection agency he was worried about his safety weeks before his death in Los Angeles.

Witness in Indonesia corruption case commits suicide

Opinion

Does it really matter if Netanyahu ends up behind bars?

Benjamin Netanyahu's potential downfall and imprisonment will not change Israel's colonial policies.

Neve Gordon

by Neve Gordon

Neve Gordon

Middle East

Netanyahu suspected of bribery and fraud by police

Israeli prime minister facing ongoing corruption investigation regarding a number of bribery cases.

Africa

DR Congo loses $750m in mining revenues to corruption

Global Witness says at least $750m paid to Congo's tax bodies and state mining company disappeared in 2013-2015.

DR Congo loses $750m in mining revenues to corruption

Asia Pacific

China punishes 210,000 officials for corruption

Communist Party's anti-corruption watchdog says it has punished 210,000 officials for corruption in first half of 2017.

China punishes 210,000 officials for corruption

Asia

Maldives president's nephew arrested amid unrest

Politician Faris Maumoon held on bribery charges in run-up to vote to unseat ally of his uncle President Abdulla Yameen.

Abdulla Yameen's nephew arrested amid challenge to rule

Latin America

Peru jails ex-president and wife over corruption charge

Judge orders Humala and his wife, Nadine Heredia, be held for up to 18 months while they are investigated for graft.

Ollanta Humala and wife detained in corruption probe

Latin America

Peru judge orders arrest of ex-president Humala

Former President Ollanta Humala and his wife to be held in preventive detention during a corruption investigation.

Peru judge orders arrest of ex-president Humala

Latin America

Panel rejects graft charge in boost to Brazil's Temer

The victory for Brazil's president is largely symbolic as the decision to put him on trial rests with the lower house.

Panel rejects graft charge in boost to Brazil's Temer