Corporate crime has many faces. Most of the time the offender is someone within the company, he or she may even be the boss.
An appeal court has freed but not exonerated Lee Jae-yong after he was convicted of bribery involving an ex-president. The ruling said the "main players in this scandal" had been the president and her confidant.
The verdict against Choi Soon-sil sets the stage for a longer jail term for Park, who is facing similar charges in a separate trial. The court also ordered immediate arrest of Lotte group boss Shin Dong-bin.
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.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged Pakistan to up the fight against militant groups. Husain Haqqani, former Pakistani ambassador to the US, told DW that Pakistan could face dire consequence for non-compliance.
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