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Facebook agrees to pay UK fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook agrees to pay UK fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook has agreed to pay a 500,000 pound ($644,000) fine for breaches of data protection law related to the harvesting of data by consultancy Cambridge Analytica ...

Philippine drug war chief quits amid narcotics scandal

Philippine drug war chief quits amid narcotics scandal

The Philippines' top policeman, who leads the nation's deadly drugs crackdown, quit on Monday as he faces allegations of protecting officers accused of selling a huge haul of seized narcotics.

Former head of scandal-hit Swedish Academy dies of cancer

Former head of scandal-hit Swedish Academy dies of cancer

Sara Danius, the former head of the scandal-tainted committee which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died of cancer, Swedish news agency TT said on Saturday.

Whistleblower in Ukraine scandal is a CIA officer

Whistleblower in Ukraine scandal is a CIA officer

The whistleblower whose complaint has shaken the foundations of Donald Trump's presidency is a male officer of the Central Intelligence Agency who was seconded to the White House ...

Canadian PM Trudeau's brownface scandal deepens as other images emerge

Canadian PM Trudeau's brownface scandal deepens as other images emerge

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's brownface picture scandal deepened on Thursday as new damaging images emerged, and the Liberal leader reached out to his candidates in next month's federal election to apologise.

S Korea arrest warrants approved in Samsung accounting scandal

S Korea arrest warrants approved in Samsung accounting scandal

A South Korean court on Saturday approved arrest warrants for two vice presidents of Samsung Electronics over an accounting scandal, but rejected one for the head of the conglomerate's pharmaceutical arm ...

Malaysia probes claim China offered to bail out 1MDB

Malaysia probes claim China offered to bail out 1MDB

Malaysia said Tuesday it was investigating claims China offered to help bail out scandal-hit state fund 1MDB and get foreign probes into the controversy dropped in return for securing infrastructure deals.

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs, ex-bankers in 1MDB probe

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs, ex-bankers in 1MDB probe

Malaysia on Monday filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two of the US bank's former employees in connection with an investigation into suspected corruption and money laundering ...

Vietnam arrests ship firm execs for 'embezzling $4.5m'

Vietnam arrests ship firm execs for 'embezzling $4.5m'

Two executives from a near-bankrupt state-run shipbuilding company have been arrested in Vietnam on accusations of embezzling $4.5 million in collusion with a scandal-plagued bank ...

Frenchman in Nobel scandal jailed for 2 years for rape

Frenchman in Nobel scandal jailed for 2 years for rape

A Swedish court on Monday sentenced a Frenchman at the heart of a Nobel scandal to two years in jail for rape in a scandal that emerged during the #MeToo campaign.

Macron ex-bodyguard at centre of scandal to testify in public next week

Macron ex-bodyguard at centre of scandal to testify in public next week

The former bodyguard whose violent conduct plunged French President Emmanuel Macron into his biggest political crisis this summer agreed reluctantly to face questioning by senators ...

VW investors seek $11 bn damages over dieselgate scandal

VW investors seek $11 bn damages over dieselgate scandal

Investors took Volkswagen to court on Monday to seek 9.2 billion euros ($10.6 billion) in compensation for the hit to the carmaker's share price from its diesel emissions scandal ...