Corruption costs the German economy around 100 billion Euros a year. Many of the perpetrators are from the wealthiest section of society. So why do high-earning executives try to top up their paycheck through crime?
A corruption trial against oil giants Shell and Eni and Nigeria's ex-oil minister Dan Etete is getting started in Milan. The case deals with alleged bribes valuing millions, and the Italian trial is not the only one.
Sportswear giant and trendsetter Adidas has been caught red-handed in a major corruption and bribery scandal in the US, prompting a reconsideration of athlete endorsement in exchange for other superstars.
Embattled PM Najib Razak's grip on power will face a challenge in the upcoming general election, when the ruling party confronts an opposition alliance led by former strongman Mahathir Mohamad — Najib's erstwhile mentor.
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