From Syria to Sudan, Yemen and Afghanistan, the most corrupt states are also torn apart by political conflicts, showing the strong connection between the two.
The money was seized from the bank accounts of former officials who were involved in, and then prosecuted for, years of corruption schemes in football, world football's governing body said in a statement.
These tragedies in Lebanon today are the most recent symptoms of a national emergency rooted in the culture of corruption in all facets of government.
A recent survey shows widespread insecurity among Syrians living in the Assad regime-controlled territories.
One year later, a HRW report examines how Lebanese authorities were responsible for one of the world's largest non-nuclear explosions that killed over 200 people and wounded 7,000.
Prosecutors allege ten defendants, including high-rolling Italian financiers and ex-Vatican employees, engaged in various financial crimes, such as embezzlement, fraud and corruption.
This crisis presents the chance for the government to accelerate the undoing of the country’s corruption and apartheid inheritance — otherwise risk its survival.
Assange’s brother, Gabriel Shipton, says extradition of the Wikileaks founder to the US would be a death sentence for him and press freedom worldwide.
With the latest entry of Basil Rajapaksa, the Sri Lankan cabinet headed by Gotabaya now has five of his family members.
A judicial inquiry has been launched into the 2016 multi-billion-dollar deal between France and India, long shrouded in allegations of corruption, favouritism and involvement from the highest offices in both countries.
Haiti and South Sudan were also placed on a “grey list” of countries under increased monitoring to counter money laundering and terrorist financing, while Ghana was removed from the list.
Israel’s unique relationship with the US benefits from America's passive approach toward Tel Aviv’s aggressive actions.
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