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Brazilian Court Orders Release of Ex-President Lula

Brasilia (TSN) – The order demands the suspension of the provisional sentence and grants Lula his freedom immediately. In a decision released on Sunday federal judge Rogerio Favreto of the appeal Federal Regional Court of the 4th Region based in Porto Alegre, decided to grant freedom to former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who has been imprisoned […]

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As US-Turkey Relations Simmer, Reza Zarrab’s Strange Case Adds Fuel to the Fire

Ankara (MPN) – The intriguing case of Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab triggered massive waves in Turkey’s domestic politics, waves so large they are being felt in the United States. There is currently a case making its way through the U.S. federal courts that is playing a significant role in increasing tension between Washington and Ankara. Federal prosecutors […]

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Israeli Police to Recommend Indicting Netanyahu: Reports

Tel Aviv (MEE) – Israel’s police chiefs will recommend indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli media reported. According to the Times of Israel and Ynet news, Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich and other police chiefs “are in unanimous agreement that there is sufficient evidence to indict Netanyahu for bribe-taking in Case 1,000 or the so-called ‘gifts affair’.” Netanyahu is […]

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Saudi Crown Prince Revealed as Buyer of $300m French Chateau: Report

Riyadh (MEE) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been revealed as the owner of a French chateau described as the world’s most expensive home, according to reports. The purchase of the vast property west of Paris for $300m would be the latest in a string of extravagant purchases by the powerful prince, who has been […]

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Erdogan Sues Opposition Over Corruption Charges, Offers to Resign if True

Ankara (GPA) – Following accusations of corruption by the Turkish opposition on the 21st, President Recep Erdogan said he would consider resigning…if they can prove it. Last Tuesday, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, leader of the Republican People’s Party (CHP) called on Erdogan to release information concerning his families finances following information from the recent Paradise Papers leak. While Erdogan was […]

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Venezuela Arrests 11 for Alleged Oil Corruption

Puebla, MX (VNA) – Venezuelan authorities said Thursday they had arrested 11 people accused of corruption and sabotage against the country’s oil industry. Four of those arrested were officials from PDVSA subsidiary PetroPiar, who were accused of involvement in a scheme to purchase supplies at inflated prices. Some of the prices were inflated by as much as 10,000 […]

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Netanyahu’s Likud Party Drafts Bill to Protect PMs From Criminal Investigations

Tel Aviv (GPA) – The Israeli government, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party, seek to protect the Prime Minister’s Office from criminal investigation. This week, a committee of Israeli Cabinet Ministers will be working out the final wording of a bill to protect Israeli PMs from criminal investigation while in office. […]

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Former Netanyahu Aide Turns State’s Witness in (Both) Corruption Cases

Tel Aviv (GPA) – Former Netanyahu Aide, Ari Harow, has turned state’s witness in two bribery cases against the current Israeli Prime Minister. Harow has agreed to cooperate with Israeli prosecutors in the ongoing corruption investigations as a part of his own plea bargain.  Although Netanyahu dismissed this latest development in a Facebook video, calling it “the scandal of the […]

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South Korea’s Park Questioned at Court Hearing on Arrest Request

Seoul (Tasnim) – South Korea’s disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was being questioned Thursday by a court that will decide if she should be arrested over corruption allegations that have already toppled her from power. Live TV footage earlier showed a stern-looking Park entering the Seoul Central District Court building amid a barrage of camera flashes. […]

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