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'They messed with the wrong generation': How young people shook up politics in Peru

Added: 30.11.2020 17:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

With the hashtag #TheyMessedWithTheWrongGeneration, young Peruvians are warning officials in a system plagued by corruption that business as usual will no longer be tolerated.


Coronavirus in South Africa: A nurse's fight against the 'Covid storm'

Added: 30.11.2020 9:18 | 5 views | 0 comments

Nurse Tshego is fighting a virus that brings her face to face with stigma, poverty and corruption.

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Israeli PM Netanyahu 'cannot cling on to power much longer'

Added: 28.11.2020 21:18 | 4 views | 0 comments

Analysts say Israeli PM Netanyahu's days in office are numbered as police investigate two new corruption probes.


Venezuela judge orders prison time for American oil executives

Added: 28.11.2020 5:16 | 18 views | 0 comments

A Venezuelan judge found six American oil executives, who have been held in the country for three years, guilty on corruption charges Thursday night – confirming the disheartening news that blocked any hope of a quick release back to their families in the United States.

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Citgo 6: US oil executives convicted of corruption in Venezuela

Added: 27.11.2020 6:15 | 16 views | 0 comments

The men, who worked for a US company owned by Venezuela, were arrested in 2017.

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Peru plunged into political upheaval as Congress ousts President Vizcarra

Added: 25.11.2020 18:20 | 9 views | 0 comments

Peru's Congress ousted President Martín Vizcarra on Monday in an impeachment vote over corruption allegations, prompting immediate tensions in the Andean nation.


Former French president Sarkozy faces corruption trial

Added: 25.11.2020 0:17 | 8 views | 0 comments

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is going on trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, a first for the 65-year-old politician who has faced several other judicial investigations since leaving office in 2012. Sarkozy is accused of trying to illegally obtain information from a magistrate about an investigation involving him in 2014. He stands trial in Paris along with his lawyer Thierry Herzog, 65, and the magistrate, Gilbert Azibert, 73. They face a prison sentence of up to 10 years and a maximum fine of one million euro (£900,000). They deny any wrongdoing. Hearings are scheduled until December 10. Sarkozy faces a number of investigations (AP) AP/PA Images / Sarkozy faces...

Lamine Diack will die in jail if sentenced - defence lawyers tell court

Added: 18.06.2020 18:50 | 2 views | 0 comments

Lawyers for former world athletics chief Lamine Diack, who is on trial for corruption, on Thursday protested their client's innocence and said the 87-year-old would die in jail if sentenced to a prison term.


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