Protesters rally in western Iran
30 December 2017 | 6:00 am
Iranian police have dispersed anti-government protesters in the western city of Kermanshah on Friday. The outbreak of regional unrest reflects growing discontent over rising prices and alleged corruption.
7 Mar 2021
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will appeal his conviction for corruption and influence peddling, which saw him handed a three-year prison sentence on Monday, his lawyer said. Sarkozy's lawyer Jacqueline Laffont called the verdict "extremely severe" and "totally unfounded and unjustified", adding that the former president was "calm but determined to continue to prove his innocence".
9 Mar 2021
We will fight corruption, not people - EFCC Chairman
18 Mar 2021
Energy giants Eni and Shell were accused of corruption in the 2011 purchase of an offshore oilfield in Nigeria. The $1.3 billion sale was the biggest corruption scandal to hit the industry.
29 Apr 2021
In tonight's edition: South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa admits that the country's ruling party could have done more to halt state graft under his predecessor Jacob Zuma as he testifies before an anti-corruption inquiry. In Somalia, the president tries to diffuse tensions over a proposed two-year extension of his mandate by inviting parliament to debate the move over the weekend. And hospitals in Madagascar are overwhelmed with an intensified wave of coronavirus cases in the country.
20 May 2021
In Ivory Coast, corruption has infected most of the public sector – from procurement contracts, to customs services, to recruitment. The country is ranked 106th out of 180 countries, according to the NGO Transparency International. Re-elected in October of last year, President Alassane Ouattara has promised to make the fight against corruption one of the priorities of his new term. But so far, no concrete measures have been put in place to tackle the problem. Our correspondents report.
27 May 2021
Former President Jacob Zuma is being tried for graft, fraud, racketeering and money laundering. The plea marks a turning point in the decadelong trial.
28 May 2021
Artists of all kinds, from musicians to actors and dancers, speak out and perform during a new protest against the government of Colombian President Ivan Duque in the city of Medellin. Musicians play in street side orchestras, and actors perform live theatre, as they express their dissatisfaction with the government. Demonstrations have continued in the face of a violent, deadly police crackdown that has drawn international condemnation in the country.
12 Jun 2021
The military regime alleges the detained former leader accepted illegal payments. Suu Kyi is expected to go on trial next week.
11 Jul 2021
Anti-government protesters and police clash in the Colombian cities of Medellin and Popayan during demonstrations that mark two months of a grassroots movement in which more than 60 people have died across the country.
18 Jul 2021
The demonstrators are angered by long food lines and the shortage of medicine during the coronavirus pandemic.
14 Jul 2021
Cubans giver their views a day after unprecedented protests took place against the communist government and the country's president Miguel Diaz-Canel.
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London police chief Cressida Dick has said officers will investigate a spate of parties held at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's residence and office during COVID-19 lockdowns
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The British prime minister is facing fresh accusations of hosting parties during lockdown in June 2020. About 30 people are said to have attended a birthday celebration, when gatherings were not allowed.
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As football fans reel over the deaths of at least eight people outside Olembe Stadium, questions have been raised as to how the tragedy unfolded. There had been concerns about poor preparation ahead of the tournament.
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Eight teams are left standing in the Africa Cup of Nations after a round of 16 full of suspense, surprises and upsets but overshadowed by tragedy and more criticism for CAF. Selina Sykes is joined by Sports Editor Simon Harding and Eurosport journalist Ruben Slagter to discuss all the major talking points of the knockouts so far and what to expect in the quarter-finals.
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Denmark has accused coup generals of playing a dirty political game after the junta withdrew the invitation to deploy Danish troops. Denmark has announced the country would withdraw its newly deployed contingent of 90 troops from Mali after repeated demands by the poor Sahel country's military junta.