The first-ever trial of a former German president has ended with an acquital. A Hanover court cleared Christian Wulff on charges he took a 700-euro bribe in a case that prompted his resignation two years ago.
A former judge and soccer official from Guatemala has been ordered to serve eight months in prison for accepting bribes. Hector Trujillo is the first to be sentenced in the US in the corruption scandal engulfing FIFA.
A South Korean court has ruled that the 49-year-old heir to one of the world's biggest business empires paid bribes in anticipation of favors from former President Park Geun-hye, and handed him a 5-year jail sentence.
Brazilian President Michel Temer has been charged with obstruction of justice and leading a criminal organization. As sitting president, he will only face trial if two-thirds of the lower house vote to suspend him.
Brazilian President Michel Temer has described accusations that he received millions of dollars in bribes as "fiction." He could now face trial over the charges and become the second leader removed from office in a year.
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