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TEHRAN, Nov 23_Senior officials from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party have reportedly been working behind the scenes to bring him down following his indictment on corruption charges.
News ID: 44289    Publish Date : 2019/11/23


TEHRAN, May 27- A Romanian court has sentenced the country's most powerful politician to 3 ½ years in prison for official misconduct in a graft case.
News ID: 39940    Publish Date : 2019/05/27


TEHRAN, May 21- Argentina's populist former leader Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, fresh from shaking up the country's national election race with a vice presidential bid, will be at the center of more drama on Tuesday as a corruption trial against her gets under way.
News ID: 39669    Publish Date : 2019/05/21


TEHRAN, Apr 24 - Romania's lower house of parliament approved changes to the criminal codes on Wednesday that could shut down several ongoing high-level graft cases, but opposition politicians plan to challenge the bills at the Constitutional Court.
News ID: 38396    Publish Date : 2019/04/24


TEHRAN, Apr 23 - Algeria's richest man Issad Rebrab has been detained in jail on the public prosecutor's orders, state media reported Tuesday a day after his arrest as part of a corruption probe.
News ID: 38334    Publish Date : 2019/04/23


TEHRAN, Apr 19 - Nigeria's former most senior judge who was found guilty of graft charges has appealed his conviction, his lawyers said on Friday.
News ID: 38103    Publish Date : 2019/04/19


TEHRAN, Mar 16 - Indonesia's anti- graft agency on Saturday named a prominent Islamist politician backing President Joko Widodo's re-election campaign as a suspect in a bribery case, an investigator said.
News ID: 36856    Publish Date : 2019/03/16


TEHRAN, Mar 03 - An Egyptian military court has rejected an appeal made by Egypt's former anti-corruption chief and an opposition figure against a five-year prison sentence for spreading false news harmful to the military, his lawyer said on Sunday.
News ID: 36199    Publish Date : 2019/03/03


TEHRAN, Jan 1 - Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appealed his conviction and prison sentence handed down by an Islamabad anti- graft tribunal last week.
News ID: 33586    Publish Date : 2019/01/01


TEHRAN, December 15 - Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared an "overwhelming victory" in his fight against graft within the ruling Chinese Communist Party, while still vowing that the campaign to weed out deep-seated corruption will continue, state media reported.
News ID: 32864    Publish Date : 2018/12/15


TEHRAN, November 30 - China has extradited a corruption suspect for the first time from a European Union member state, the country's top graft buster said on Friday, getting back from Bulgaria a former local official wanted for taking bribes.
News ID: 32197    Publish Date : 2018/11/30


TEHRAN, November 20 - Malaysian anti- graft authorities have reopened investigations into a contentious submarine deal 16 years ago involving former prime minister Najib Razak, the latest corruption probe facing the embattled Najib.
News ID: 31719    Publish Date : 2018/11/20


TEHRAN, November 16 - Former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos was granted bail on Friday after convincing a court to defer her arrest following her conviction a week ago for massive graft .
News ID: 31614    Publish Date : 2018/11/16


TEHRAN, November 05 - The former leader of a resource-rich eastern Malaysian state was charged Monday with allegedly receiving bribes for the award of timber concessions amid a widening crackdown on abuse by former officials.
News ID: 31104    Publish Date : 2018/11/05


TEHRAN, November 02 - US officials have unveiled criminal charges against two former Goldman Sachs bankers over the scandal-plagued Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, raising fresh questions about corporate culture at the prestigious investment bank.
News ID: 30944    Publish Date : 2018/11/02


TEHRAN, October 19 - China has arrested a former vice finance minister for suspected corruption, its top prosecutor said on Friday.
News ID: 30377    Publish Date : 2018/10/19


TEHRAN, October 17 - Brazil's federal police have asked the supreme court to indict President Michel Temer and confiscate his assets and those of some of his close associates over alleged graft , according to a copy of its report for the court, seen by Reuters on Tuesday.
News ID: 30300    Publish Date : 2018/10/17


TEHRAN, October 05 - Pakistan opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif has been arrested on charges of graft corruption related to a low-cost housing scheme in Punjab province, according to Pakistani officials.
News ID: 29744    Publish Date : 2018/10/05


TEHRAN, October 05 - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu underwent a new round of questioning on Friday over one of several graft cases that have threatened to topple him, Israeli media reported.
News ID: 29741    Publish Date : 2018/10/05


TEHRAN, October 04 - The wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najjib Razak pleaded not guilty Thursday to laundering illegal proceeds linked to the graft scandal at the 1MDB state investment fund that led to her husband's shocking electoral loss.
News ID: 29705    Publish Date : 2018/10/04