When Ricardo Rossello took to Facebook at the 11th hour on 24 July to become the first Puerto Rican Governor to resign from office, he had been hit with 12 straight days of public protest. It was some 48 hours after a 500,000 strong crowd marched in the capital of a country with population of about 3.2 million. But the seeds of his political
With Donald Trump’s impeachment as the prize that some Democrats covet, and others fear, Robert Mueller will finally sit down on Wednesday for five hours of questioning before two House committees. The reluctant witness won’t make it easy. So Democrats on the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees
Former Pakistani prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday became the latest opposition figure to be targeted under the government of his successor Imran Khan.
The corrupt elite of Pakistan is mainly responsible for the country’s huge economic woes (“Pak army chief points to ‘fiscal mismanagement’ for problems,” June 29, Gulf Today). There should be capital punishment in Pakistan for those who are involved in financial corruption because corruption has not only
Rosmah Mansor — widely reviled in Malaysia due to her penchant for lavish overseas shopping sprees — was charged with accepting a five million ringgit ($1.2 million) bribe in relation to a government solar power project.
Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, resigned on Saturday after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key EU elections.
Sudan's ex-president Omar Al Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown in April.
A Seoul university professor forced students to write her daughter’s thesis to gain entry to an elite dental school, a government report revealed on Tuesday, the latest scandal to hit South Korea’s hyper-competitive education system.
Algeria’s ex-Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia appeared in court as part of a corruption probe, private channel Ennahar TV reported on Tuesday.
An Asian investor, 32, conniving with others, forged documents to seize Dhs9 million from a victim’s account. According to investigations conducted by Dubai Public Prosecution, the defendant, assisted by others who are still at large, forged an establishment card belonging to the Ministry of Interior’s General Department of Minorities Affairs, a trade licence and an authorisation letter of a company.