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Brazil corruption scandal: Police seek permission to question former president Lula

Police in Brazil have sought permission from the country’s Supreme Court to question former president Luiz Inacio…

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Corruption scandal: Swiss authorities seize computer data from FIFA

FIFA, the world soccer governing body, has handed over computer data to police in Switzerland investigating the 2018 and 2022…

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Guatemala: President Pérez dismisses key ministers after corruption allegations

Otto Pérez, the president of Guatemala, has fired several ministers and key officials as the political crisis…

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Petrobras corruption scandal: Senior Brazilian politicians to be probed

The Supreme Court in Brazil has given its approval to carry out an investigation against several top…

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Three killed, 10 injured in Brazil offshore rig blast

At least three workers have been killed and ten injured in a blast on an offshore rig run by Brazilian…

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Corruption scandal: Portugal minister resigns

Miguel Macedo, the interior minister of Portugal, has resigned following a probe into allegations of corruption concerning residence permit allocations,…

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Brazil: Leading banker Aldemir Bendine appointed as new Petrobras chief

Prominent banker Aldemir Bendine has been named as the new chief executive of Brazil’s oil giant Petrobras. Bendine is likely…

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Brazil:Oil giant Petrobras' head resigns amid corruption scandal

Maria das Gracas Foster, the head of Petrobas - the Brazilian state-run oil company, has resigned along with five senior…

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Putin praises Fifa president Sepp Blatter, says he deserves Nobel Prize

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has said that Sepp Blatter, the beleaguered president of world football’s governing…

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Former Fifa vice-president Jeffrey Webb pleads not guilty

Jeffrey Webb, the former Fifa vice-president, has pleaded not guilty in a major corruption scandal that has hit the sport’s…

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Corruption probe: Bolivia's football chief Carlos Chavez arrested

Carlos Chavez, the president of the Bolivian Football Federation, has been arrested as part of a corruption inquiry, reports say.…

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FIFA corruption scandal: Sepp Blatter to resign as president

Sepp Blatter has announced his resignation as FIFA president, just days after he was re-elected for a fifth term, amid…

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