The arrest of senior Vatican official Nunzio Scarano for money laundering has once again breathed life into the investigation of the Vatican's private bank, which has been fighting accusations of money laundering and corruption for years.
Corruption charges against former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak mark a major turning point in a graft scandal that has blighted the Southeast Asian nation. Malaysians are seeking a return to good governance.
More than $13 million has been frozen since 2013, and 17 investigations are ongoing. But critics lament that there has not been a single indictment, and are pushing for more aggressive prosecutions.
The Socialist has toppled Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy by filing a no-confidence motion. But it was systematic corruption that brought about the Conservatives' downfall, as Stefanie Müller reports from Madrid.
Turkish prosecutors have ordered the seizure of Reza Zarrab's assets as he implicates top officials in a US trial. The trial is unveiling damning information about alleged corruption and money laundering in Turkey.
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