France’s Constitutional Council cleared the way for former president Nicolas to be tried over alleged illegal financing failed re-election campaign in 2012.
Worldwide Corruption articles on Democracy Chronicles
Worldwide corruption is a major obstacle to democracy and the rule of law. In a democratic system, offices and institutions lose their legitimacy when they’re misused for private advantage. This is harmful in established democracies, but even more so in newly emerging ones. It is extremely challenging to develop accountable political leadership in a corrupt climate. Also see our section on World Democracy and our articles on Corruption in America.
Former Brazilian President Michel surrenders to federal police, marking the second time he is arrested for participated in corruption scheme for decades.
Prosecutors in Peru alleged Tuesday that they have gathered overwhelming evidence implicating former President Ollanta Humala
In recent years, the party has been rocked by multiple high-level corruption scandals and mounting complaints about its failure to provide basic services.
Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party, has elected Mohamed Djemai, a businessman, as its new leader, state television said on Tuesday.
For many South African voters, the government’s struggle with corruption which in the past five years has provoked numerous inquiries.
German automaker Daimler, which makes armored limousines used by N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un, says it has no idea where he got them .
Algerian authorities are embarking on a “Clean Hands” campaign aimed at rooting out corruption that has been linked to top tycoons.
Brazil’s court reduced sentence of incarcerated former President da Silva, opening the possibility he could be moved to house arrest later this year.
N. Korea is using cryptocurrency markets to evade global sanctions and is likely using the virtual money to fund its weapons of mass destruction programs.