Goa News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 3, 2015
Former Louis Berger Vice-President Satyakam Mohanty was arrested on Monday in connection with the pay-off scandal involving the New Jersey-based consultancy firm that is charged with bribing Indian officials to win two major water developmental projects in Goa and Guwahati, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 28, 2015
In a major development in the pay-off scandal involving a US management consultancy firm, the Goa police today arrested a retired chief engineer, who headed the Japan-funded project in the state which is currently under scanner.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 16, 2015
US President Barack Obama weighed in Wednesday on the Bill Cosby sex assault scandal, saying that drugging and having sex with someone without consent - a scenario that parallels allegations made against the comedian - amounts to rape.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday July 16, 2015
The Swiss authorities on Friday did not specify which of the seven officials accepted extradition, as the person requested anonymity in the matter.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday July 11, 2015
Swiss authorities said on Thursday that the US embassy in Bern had sent an extradition request the day before.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 27, 2015
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff arrives in the United States on Saturday for a long-delayed visit, looking to shore up economic ties almost two years after scrapping a trip following revelations that Washington spied on her.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Saturday June 20, 2015
Vladimir Putin said the investigation into the FIFA scandal should be "detailed and transparent" and no one country should try and prosecute citizens of other countries. He criticised the US for prosecuting several football officials who were not American citizens.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 16, 2015
The US kicks off a 'strategic and economic' dialogue with China next week, a way of addressing the numerous outstanding disputes between the two powers.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday June 9, 2015
US authorities, who triggered the uproar by indicting 14 former and current FIFA officials and sports executives for alleged bribery dating back two decades, have said they will investigate the process which led to Brazil being chosen to host the World Cup in 2014.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday June 4, 2015
Jack Warner, one of 14 people wanted by US authorities as part of the corruption scandal rocking world football, said he had an "avalanche" of secrets that include details on FIFA's outgoing president Sepp Blatter.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday May 29, 2015
Jose Maria Marin, 83, second in command at the Brazilian Football Confederation, or CBF, was arrested in an early morning raid at a luxury Zurich hotel, following an investigation by the US attorney general's office alleging massive corruption.
The US district court alleges massive corruption by Jack Warner within its prosecution of 14 people, including serving and former high-ranking Fifa officials and sports marketing company executives alleged to have paid bribes.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday May 28, 2015
FIFA has been engulfed in a bribery scandal that includes accusations from the US attorney general that FIFA officials took cash in return for awarding the tournament to South Africa.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday May 28, 2015
The companies that will pay hundreds of millions of dollar for the right to place their ads around World Cup venues in Russia in 2018 said they expect ethical behavior and transparency from FIFA, after seven football officials were arrested in Zurich by Swiss police at US request.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 9, 2015
Guatemalan President Otto Perez announced on Friday that his vice president, Roxana Baldetti, was resigning after one of her top aides was accused of participating in a customs bribery ring.
World News | Friday March 20, 2015
Monica Lewinsky on Thursday took her freshly launched fight against cyber-bullying to a premier TED gathering known for attracting Internet titans, celebrities and others influencing modern culture.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Argentina wants the United States to help it get to the bottom of a deadly 1994 bombing at the heart of a current political scandal by including the crime in the US nuclear talks with Iran, its foreign minister said on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 7, 2015
A US Navy commander pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking bribes including luxury hotel stays, cash and prostitutes in return for classified military information.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 3, 2015
Royal officials on Friday denied that Britain's Prince Andrew engaged in any "impropriety with underage minors" after he was named in US court documents related to a lengthy lawsuit against American financier Jeffrey Epstein.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 3, 2015
Britain's Prince Andrew has been named in a US court filing by a woman who claims she was kept as an underaged "sex slave" by a billionaire Wall Street financier.
World News | Associated Press | Monday December 22, 2014
An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a US accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking UN Security Council meeting Monday where the country's bleak human rights situation will be discussed for the first time.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Legendary former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw reporting on the Watergate scandal which brought down US president Richard Nixon, died on Tuesday. He was 93.
Tuesday August 5, 2014
An undercover local Chinese TV report on July 20 showed workers at Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd using expired meat and doctoring food production dates. Regulators immediately closed the factory, which is part of OSI Group LLC, a US food supplier and important McDonald's partner.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 25, 2014
McDonald's Hong Kong has suspended sales of chicken nuggets and several other items after admitting it imported food from a US-owned firm in China at the centre of an expired meat scandal.