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

Opinion

The scandal and tragedy of Lula's corruption conviction

Former President Lula's conviction shows that in Brazil it is impossible to govern without playing the corruption game.

Sean W Burges

by Sean W Burges

Sean W Burges

Asia

#Fontgate: Did Pakistani PM's daughter fake documents?

Investigators say Maryam Nawaz presented certified documents typed in font that was unavailable at time of writing.

#Fontgate: Maryam Nawaz accused of document forgery

Latin America

Brazil's Lula convicted but remains free pending appeal

Former President Luiz Inacio 'Lula' da Silva convicted of corruption and money laundering, but is free pending appeal.

Brazil

Ex-Brazilian President da Silva convicted of corruption

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is convicted for graft and money laundering and is sentenced to nine-and-a-half years in jail.

Ex-Brazilian President da Silva convicted of corruption

Latin America

Brazil's senate passes unpopular labour reforms

Move passed despite attempt by opposition senators to block the vote with a six-hour sit-in at the president's rostrum.

Brazil's senate passes unpopular labour reforms

Asia

Pakistan court resumes Sharif 'corruption' hearings

Prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family accused of illegally profiting from his position as PM during the 1990s.

Pakistan court resumes Sharif 'corruption' hearings

Latin America

Brazil police arrest close ally of President Temer

Geddel Vieira Lima is the second ex-cabinet official from Temer's administration to be arrested in less than a month.

Brazil police arrest close ally of President Temer

Latin America

Rio's favela residents protest against killings

Rio's poor rally at Copacabana beach to demand an end to lethal shootouts between drug traffickers and police.

Rio's favela residents protest against killings

Latin America

Brazil arrests dozens of 'rotten' police officers

Authorities launch drive against military police accused of selling arms and being part of drug trafficking.

Brazil arrests dozens of 'rotten' police officers

Latin America

Car rams gate at Brazil president's palace

President Michel Temer was not inside the building when a minor rammed his vehicle into the presidential palace gate.

Brazil: Car rams gate of Temer's presidential palace

Latin America

Brazil's president says corruption charge is 'fiction'

Michel Temer accuses Brazil's prosecutor general of seeking 'revenge, destruction and vengeance' with the indictment.

Brazil's president says corruption charge is 'fiction'

Latin America

Brazil's President Temer charged with accepting bribes

Temer denies receiving a $150,000 bribe from the boss of a meatpacking company implicated in a corruption scandal.

Business & Economy

Barclays bank, former bosses charged over Qatar funding

John Varley and three other former bank managers charged with fraud linked to fundraising during 2008 financial crisis.

Barclays bank, former bosses charged over Qatar funding

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