A graft probe that has shaken Turkey`s government to its core and threatened Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan`s rule has been blocked, a prosecutor alleged Thursday.
A top Chinese leader is under investigation for corruption, a media report said Saturday.
The procuratorate of Zhengzhou, capital of Henan, decided today to investigate Zhai Zhenfeng, the former director of the housing administration bureau in Erqi district of the city.
Over 140 government officials have come under the scanner of the Central Vigilance Commission for their alleged involvement in corruption.
Team Anna, which has earlier claimed to be possessing documents containing "proof" of graft against Pranab Mukherjee, is expected to make them public on Wednesday when they begin their indefinite fast for a strong Lokpal Bill.
Team Anna member Kiran Bedi Wednesday sought an independent agency to probe the graft charges they have levelled against 14 ministers, including Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee.
The Government Wednesday said that disciplinary action was initiated against seven Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers in the last three years for their alleged involvement in corruption.
Hosni Mubarak was ousted by the mass street protests on February 11.
Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe has been linked to several shady property deals.
Veteran French Polynesia leader Gaston Flosse, an ally of former president Jacques Chirac, was questioned in a graft probe in Tahiti as police searched his home and party headquarters.
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