Officials in Japan are investigating Mitsubishi after the carmaker admitted that it lied to customers. Echoing the scandal that is engulfing rival Volkswagen, Mitsubishi manipulated data to make its cars appear to be more fuel-efficient.
German car makers "gambled away" public trust by manipulating emissions values in their diesel cars, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a Dortmund campaign speech. She added that honesty is part of the economy.
Only days before a summit in Berlin on the future of diesel cars in Germany, policymakers are suggesting different ways of bringing cheating carmakers to reason. But a lot is just pre-election rhetoric, experts say.
The Venezuelan attorney general has described the alleged vote manipulation as a "scandalous act." The company charged with tallying the result said the number of votes cast had been altered by a million.
A task force has unveiled a wide-ranging operation by the National Intelligence Service to support disgraced President Park Geun-hye. The manipulation involved elements of the agency's pyschological warfare division.
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