Investigation

Maldives 'orgy of corruption' exposed ahead of election

Research shows at least 50 tropical island leases were obtained by tourism companies without public tender.

Report exposes Maldives 'orgy of corruption' ahead of election

Guatemala

Concern as Guatemala defies ruling on anti-graft chief

Officials say they'll defy top court's ruling ordering anti-corruption chief Ivan Velasquez be allowed back in country.

Guatemala faces 'litmus test' after ruling on anti-graft chief

Egypt

Egypt: Mubarak's sons arrested for alleged stock manipulation

Two sons of the former Egyptian president are among several men held in a corruption investigation.

Egypt: Mubarak's sons arrested  for alleged stock manipulation

Malaysia

Malaysia: 1MDB case heats up as Najib's lawyer charged

Muhammad Shafee Abdullah was arrested and brought to court as police widen investigation into corruption scandal.

Malaysian ex-PM Najib's lawyer charged with money-laundering

Guatemala

Guatemalans protest against Morales' annulment of CICIG

Thousands take to the streets against president's decision to not renew anti-corruption body mandate.

Guatemala

Thousands protest end of anti-graft body in Guatemala

Thousands block highways in first of week-long actions against president's decision to not renew anti-graft body mandate

Guatemala: Indigenous protest against Morales' CICIG decision

Bosnia

Journalists demand justice after Bosnian reporter badly beaten

Media workers in Bosnia are routinely subjected to verbal attacks, threats and libel lawsuits.

Journalists demand justice after Bosnian reporter badly beaten

Colombia

Colombia anti-corruption referendum comes up shy on votes

The proposal included lowering politician's salaries and increased transparency in public contracts.

South Korea

Appeals court increases Park's sentence to 25 years

Court also fines Park, who was removed from office in 2017 over corruption allegations, almost $17.8m.

Appeals court gives ex-Korean President Park 25-year sentence

Romania

Row deepens over alleged police brutality at Bucharest protest

Some 450 people were treated for injuries at recent rally, but ruling party leader denounces protest as coup attempt.

Row deepens over alleged police brutality at Bucharest protest

Business & Economy

Typhoons and Tycoons: Disaster capitalism in the Philippines

Big corporations are spearheading reconstruction efforts, but some stand accused of exploiting residents.

101 East

Philippines: Disaster Capitalism, Inc

101 East investigates the corporations that profit from the chaos and misery of disaster-prone Philippines.

Kenya

Kenya: Corruption allegations over $3.2bn rail project

Officials, business people and companies charged with misdealing during China-funded flagship railway's construction.

Kenya: Officials accused of corruption in flagship rail project

Malaysia

Malaysia's former leader Najib hit with new charges

Najib Razak denied allegations he transferred $10.3m to personal bank accounts as criminal charges against him pile up.

Malaysia

Malaysian ex-PM Najib faces money laundering charges

Anti-graft agency announces new case against former premier a day before his pre-trial hearing for earlier charges.

Malaysian ex-PM Najib to be charged with money laundering