Tag: corruption

The idea that Vladimir Putin would quietly retire always seemed fanciful, given the grisly fate that often befalls ageing autocrats, ex-dictators and even supposedly elected presidents once they let go of absolute power. In January,…

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — In a scene reminiscent of Puerto Rico’s turbulent summer of 2019, a few hundred protesters gathered on the streets of Old San Juan Monday, banging pots and pans, waving signs…

WASHINGTON — When the impeachment inquiry opened in September, it centered on a single question: Did President Donald Trump block U.S. military aid to muscle Ukraine into investigating Joe Biden and others, and risk national…

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s attorneys met today with Israel’s attorney general and other top law enforcement officials in Netanyahu’s long-awaited pre-indictment hearing on a series of corruption scandals. The hearing is the…