For years, Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel was known as an outspoken critic of Equatorial Guinea’s government, despite decades of brutal repression and staggering corruption.
Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz has been given a five-year jail sentence by a court in Geneva, in a trial described as the mining sector's biggest-ever corruption case.
Kazakhstan's ruling party has cemented its grip on parliament in the opposition-free election, officials said Monday.
No real opposition parties were permitted to run.
Even though there is no danger of independent parties getting into parliament, authorities fear renewed protests.
Following Trump’s erratic approach, Biden’s team of experienced pros are expected to try to reengage the region. Will they be able to?
The court sentenced the former chairman of the board of directors of BTA Bank JSC Mukhtar Ablyazov in absentia to 15 years in prison, confirmed on Monday the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation. The civil claim of BTA Bank for more than 173 billion rubles is also satisfied.