Ailing crusader Anna Hazare calls off his three-day hunger strike but pledges to continue fighting for his cause.
Two billionaire brothers who control Asia's biggest property development company have been charged with corruption, anti-bribery officials in Hong Kong said Friday.
Sun Hung Kai shares plunge following arrest of company's co-chairmen in a major corruption probe in Hong Kong.
James Ibori, the former Governor of Nigeria's oil region, pleaded guilty to stealing $250 million over eight years
The arrest of a Nigerian politician who deposited millions of dollars of stolen money in UK accounts has raised questions about the role of British banks in corruption.
Sun Hung Kai Properties, Hong Kong's largest property developer, said on Friday that its former chairman Walter Kwok had been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation of the company by the city's anti-corruption agency.
A spokesman for the Philippine Supreme Court discusses charges filed against former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
Students asked to fork out thousands of Kenyan shillings for a bursary; drivers pushed to pay police officers for traffic offences; people asked to shell out large sums to speed up the process of getting a new passport or making a land transfer.
Two of Hong Kong's biggest property tycoons who were arrested last week in connection with a corruption investigation protested their innocence on Tuesday.
Former Romanian Prime Minister Adrian Nastase was placed on three years of probation Friday in a corruption case that had been under investigation for more than six years.
Brothers at the helm of a company that helped build Hong Kong's skyline and the man who once was the city's number two official were arrested in an investigation of a bribery case has shocked the former British colony.
Brothers Thomas and Raymond Kwok, who control Hong Kong's biggest property development company, Sun Hung Kai, have been arrested for suspected corruption, authorities said Thursday.
Most American states are doing a subpar job in protecting against corruption and assuring accountability, according a study released Monday.
The Pakistani Supreme Court on Monday indicted Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for contempt after his steadfast refusal to revive old corruption cases against the country's president.
Pakistan's prime minister says he has an "extremely capable" lawyer and doesn't believe the country's supreme court will jail him on contempt charges after a Monday hearing.
The Pakistani Supreme Court on Friday rejected the prime minister's appeal against its decision to charge him with contempt, his defense team said.
Spain's best-known judge will be suspended for 11 years from the bench after his conviction Thursday for improperly ordering wiretaps while investigating a financial corruption case, the nation's Supreme Court ruled.
Romania's former Prime Minister Adrian Nastase was sentenced Monday to two years of prison in a corruption case after more than 1,000 days of trial and over 900 witnesses.
Spain's best-known judge, Baltasar Garzon, went on trial Tuesday in Madrid for the second time in two weeks, accused of abusing his judicial authority during his investigation of human rights abuses under the former dictatorship of Spain's Francisco Franco.
Spain's best-known judge, Baltasar Garzon, went on trial Tuesday in Madrid accused of abusing his judicial authority in an investigation into financial corruption.
Baltasar Garzon is accused of abusing his judicical authority. CNN's Al Goodman analyzes the case.
The federal prosecution of former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi of Arizona will continue after the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear his appeal.
A judge subpoenaed the Spanish king's son-in-law Thursday in a corruption case that has drawn increased scrutiny to the royal family.
India's beleaguered government huddled with various political parties Wednesday, trying to come up with a way forward on an anti-corruption bill as ailing, elderly campaigner Anna Hazare continued his fast for a second day to protest legislation he slammed as too weak to deal with endemic graft.
Drama unfolded on two fronts of India's battle against corruption Tuesday night.
New Zealand is perceived as the least corrupt nation on earth, and Somalia and North Korea are seen as the most corrupt, a German watchdog organization said in a report released this week.
Brazil's cabinet lost another minister Sunday with the resignation of Carlo Lupi, who as labor minister became embroiled in an alleged corruption scandal involving non-governmental organizations.
Former Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal has criticized cricket's governing body for not doing enough to prevent corruption.
The former city administrator of Bell, California -- who's at the center of corruption allegations that he and seven other city officials misappropriated $5.5 million in salaries and personal loans -- is suing the city for breach of contract and labor code violations.
Brazil's tourism minister has resigned amid corruption allegations, the latest in a string of cabinet defections that have occurred under a cloud of suspicion.
India's anti-corruption movement may be basking in the warm afterglow of success after getting the undivided attention of the country -- and its parliamentarians -- on the question of an independent watchdog body to deal with dishonest politicians and government employees.
Somalia, Myanmar and Afghanistan have the lowest scores on Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index, which measures how people in 178 countries and territories view corruption in their public sectors.
India's Parliament resolved Saturday to accept demands raised by 74-year-old activist Anna Hazare to tackle chronic corruption in the country.
India's parliament on Saturday debated demands by a 74-year-old anti-corruption activist in what an opposition leader called a "historic occasion" for lawmakers to come together in the fight against graft.
India's Rahul Gandhi warned lawmakers Friday not to allow the nation's democracy to be undermined, in an apparent criticism of anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare's high-profile hunger strike.
Critics say activist Anna Hazare's hunger strike is undemocratic. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.
Anna Hazare walks out of a New Delhi jail to carry on his anti-corruption campaign. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.
Anti-corruption activists and federal ministers have begun negotiations to end their deadlock over an anti-corruption bill as a 74-year-old campaigner's hunger strike entered its ninth day Wednesday.
He wears only khadi, a simple garb of homespun cotton, and lives in a small room off a temple in a remote, drought-prone western Indian village. A veteran of the 1965 India-Pakistan war, he retired from the Indian army and took vows of chastity and public service.
Outside the jail where he is staying, though he isn't a prisoner, Indian activist Anna Hazare has a growing crowd of supporters to back him up.
Activist Anna Hazare accepts a deal to begin a public hunger strike to protest government graft in India.
Anna Hazare, the 74-year-old Indian activist set to begin a 15-day hunger strike at a public venue, delivered a message Thursday to the thousands who have taken to the streets in support of his anti-corruption crusade.
A veteran anti-corruption activist has been freed, hours after he and seven supporters were sent to jail for seven days by a court in New Delhi, a prison official said Tuesday.
An anti-corruption activist and more than 1,200 supporters are arrested, sparking protests. CNN's Isha Sesay reports.
Activists fighting what they see as rampant corruption in India burnt copies of a new anti-graft bill they reject as lame-duck legislation.
Lawyers for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich have filed in federal court a laundry list of alleged errors in his retrial -- which ended last month in his conviction on public corruption charges -- and asked for yet another trial.
CNN's Eunice Yoon reports on how the Communist Party of China has promoted "red" culture ahead of its 90th birthday.
Blagojevich could face 20 years for being convicted of 17 criminal counts
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was convicted Monday on 17 of the 20 public corruption charges against him related to his attempt to sell the U.S. Senate seat held by Barack Obama before he resigned to become president.
CNN's Ted Rowlands describes the emotion in the courtroom as Rod Blagojevich heard his guilty verdict on 17 counts.
CNN's Eunice Yoon reports on the ongoing crackdown in China despite the release of two prominent activists.
Chinese web developers are using a new weapon aimed at fighting corruption: sites encouraging people to share stories of bribes online.
As the Communist Party of China (CPC) celebrates the 90th anniversary of its founding, party officials are pledging to continue the fight against corruption.
The federal prosecution of former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi of Arizona will continue, a federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled Thursday. The three-judge panel said the lawmaker's actions were not protected by the Constitution's "speech and debate" clause.
The first democratically elected president of Zambia, who become the focus of a lengthy corruption trial during his retirement, died at his home early Saturday, his spokesman said.
A Cuban court has convicted 14 government officials and businessmen and a Chilean entrepreneur for corruption and bribery involving the state-owned airline and a tourism agency.
India's prime minister Thursday made an impassioned appeal to his country's powerful bureaucracy to put its foot down harder against corruption as a spate of scandals weakened his administration.
Morocco's Facebook youth movement Fevrier 20 has called on civil society groups the length of the country to participate in a nationwide demonstration Sunday.
Nima Elbagir speaks to Egyptian politician Mustafa Bakri, who is leading anti-corruption calls against Hosni Mubarak.
Support swelled for an anti-corruption crusader in India, as his indefinite hunger strike seeking tough new graft laws entered its third day Thursday.
The Cairo Criminal Court approved a freeze on the assets of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and upheld a travel ban against him Tuesday as the nation moves forward in pressing corruption charges against the ousted leader.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who is still believed to be at his residence in Sharm el-Sheikh, will be brought to Cairo next week for questioning in his corruption case, said Mustafa Bakri, a former member of parliament.
India's beleaguered government suffered another blow Thursday as the country's Supreme Court quashed the appointment of the top anti-corruption investigator because he himself faced allegations of fraud.
India's prime minister vowed Wednesday that his government is "dead serious" about fighting corruption within its ranks, a scourge he said threatens to tarnish India's reputation worldwide.
When people take to the streets to protest against their governments, the list of grievances is usually long and complex, but corruption is always at the top.
An Indonesian court on Wednesday handed a seven-year sentence to a former tax official for corruption in a case that exposed rampant government graft.
Professor PLO Lumumba has the difficult job of reducing corruption in Kenya. He speaks to CNN's Robyn Curnow.
Kenya's senior officials cannot be treated as "sacred cows" if the East African nation wants to root out corruption, according to the country's anti-graft chief.
Former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader has been arrested in Salzburg, Austria, an Austrian Ministry of Justice spokeswoman said Friday.
Denmark, New Zealand and Singapore are seen as having the least corruption in the world, according to a just-published global survey.
CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva breaks down the results of a survey on perceived world corruption levels.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai confirmed Sunday that he engineered the release of a security official arrested on suspicion of corruption, bolstering the perception by many that he is unwilling to confront a major problem in his country.
For the first time, Afghan President Hamid Karzai says he is committed to allowing two key government anti-corruption units to operate without political interference.
The former mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey, was sentenced Thursday to two years in federal prison for accepting bribes in one of the state's largest political corruption scandals, according to the U.S. attorney's office in New Jersey.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich waits as jurors begin to deliberate in his corruption trial.
Disgraced former lobbyist Jack Abramoff was transferred Tuesday from prison to a Maryland halfway house to serve out the remainder of his sentence, a spokeswoman for the Bureau of Prisons told CNN.
Opening statements in the federal criminal trial of embattled former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich are set to begin Tuesday.
Supporters gather as former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich arrives for the first day of trial on corruption charges.
Two senior members of President Barack Obama's administration have been subpoenaed as witnesses in the federal corruption trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, which begins Thursday in a federal courtroom in Chicago, Illinois.
Top leaders of Chinese Football Association are arrested in ongoing probe of match fixing and illegal gambling.
Kandahar's newest gathering place offers reporters a refuge from their dangerous jobs. CNN's Michael Holmes reports.
Violence in Afghanistan is up nearly 90 percent from this time last year, according to a new Pentagon report submitted to Congress Wednesday.
Lawyers for Rod Blagojevich filed a motion Thursday seeking to subpoena President Obama to testify in the corruption case against the former Illinois governor.
The news that Hewlett-Packard is the target of a German-Russian bribery investigation spotlights a seldom mentioned reason for the U.S. government's recently stepped-up enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: other countries are finally starting to crack down on corruption cases.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his inner circle engaged in a near-constant conspiracy of extortion and kickbacks after his 2002 election, according to a court document released Wednesday that reveals details of the allegations against him.
The former mayor of Jerusalem, Uri Lupolianski, was arrested Wednesday in connection with an investigation into allegedly corrupt real estate deals in Jerusalem, Israeli police said.
The crowd gathered inside Concepcion church could not have seemed better to Senator Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III: Most people were clad in yellow, the color his mother -- revered former president Corazon "Cory" Aquino -- wore to symbolize her fight for democracy. The candidate received a rock-star welcome, with supporters vying to get near him.
Indonesia's former anti-corruption chief is found guilty of murder in a key case. CNN's Anna Coren reports.
Hundreds of photographers, camera crews and journalists pushed and shoved each other at the South Jakarta District Court trying to catch a glimpse of the man at the center of a crime that has captivated a nation.
Crusaders against corruption in India have come up with a novel way of confronting bribe-takers -- a zero-value bill that resembles a normal 50-rupee banknote but carries an anti-graft message.
China will ramp up the monitoring of high-level public officials' family members to keep them from hiding profits from corruption, state media reported Thursday.
Pakistani Defense Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar is free to travel outside the country, Pakistan's government said Friday a day after blocking his departure and sparking a national incident.
CNN's Arwa Damon interviews Rehman Malik, Pakistan's Interior Minister, about Pakistan's Supreme Court.
Pakistan's interior minister has defiantly characterized himself and other politicians facing corruption charges as victims of politically motivated opponents, in an interview with CNN.
CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports on how deep corruption runs in Afghanistan and how little the government can do.
In the Afghan capital's department of motor vehicles, the simple act of registering a car can turn into days, even weeks, of waiting and frustration. Unless you pay off the right people.
Thousands of protesters gathered in several cities in Indonesia on Wednesday to push the government to deal with rampant allegations of corruption.