Peru

Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo arrested in US

After extradition request, US authorities arrest Toledo, who faces corruption charges in Peru.

Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo arrested in US

South Africa

South Africa's Jacob Zuma tells inquiry he's victim of conspiracy

Ex-president tells corruption inquiry enemies seeking his removal subjected him to 'character assassination'.

In the Field

'I felt I was going to die': Battling domestic violence in Iraq

Corruption and the absence of effective laws prevent survivors of domestic abuse from getting justice and protection.

Algeria

Algeria: Senator Djamel Ould Abbes arrested on corruption charges

Accusations against the ruling party official include the misuse of public funds and abuse of office for personal gain.

Algeria: Senator Djamel Ould Abbes arrested on corruption charges

AJ IMPACT

Movie producer stepson of former Malaysia PM charged over 1MDB

Riza Aziz faces up to 25 years in prison if found guilty of money laundering in connection with state fund.

Movie producer stepson of former Malaysia PM charged over 1MDB

Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan strips ex-leader of immunity, paves way for charges

Almazbek Atambayev is accused of corruption and has vowed to 'stand to the end' against the charges.

Kyrgyzstan strips ex-leader of immunity, paves way for charges

Czech Republic

Embattled Czech government survives no-confidence vote

Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets in the last week to protest Prime Minister Andrej Babis's leadership.

Embattled Czech government survives no-confidence vote

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

Brazil's Supreme Court rejects request to free ex-president Lula

The court also voted 3-2 to postpone debate on whether the judge who convicted him in 2017 was impartial.

Brazil's Supreme Court rejects request to free ex-president Lula

AJ Impact

Fake cosmetics from China squeeze Kenyan producers & officials

Kenya's anti-counterfeiting officials face an overwhelming task policing fake cosmetics but new measures could help.

Fake cosmetics from China squeeze Kenyan producers & officials

AJ IMPACT

Kenya has a fake cosmetics problem

Kenya is awash in fake cosmetics, placing consumers at risk of purchasing inferior and possibly hazardous products.

Kenya has a fake cosmetics problem

Africa

What does FIFA's takeover of CAF mean for African football?

Fatma Samoura designated general delegate for Africa to oversee a forensic audit of Confederation of African Football.

What does FIFA's takeover of CAF mean for African football?

Asia Pacific

Malaysia seeks $65m stolen from state fund 1MDB

Anti-corruption agency targets 41 entities, including former ruling party, stepping up efforts to retrieve stolen money.

Malaysia seeks $65m stolen from state fund 1MDB

Talk to Al Jazeera

PM Edi Rama: Albania is Europe's bleeding organ

Prime Minister Edi Rama discusses Albania's political crisis and why he thinks the country is not ready to join the EU.

Middle East

Algeria detains second ex-PM in anti-corruption case

Abdelmalek Sellal is the second former prime minister to be detained over alleged corruption in two days.

Algeria detains ex-PM Abdelmalek Sellal in anti-corruption case

Latin America

Strike paralyses Haiti, protesters demand president resign

Schools, businesses and government offices are closed as protesters block roads across the capital Port-au-Prince.

Strike paralyses Haiti, protesters demand president resign